Library Policies

Rice Public Library is a municipal department of the town of Kittery. 


Mission Statement

The mission of the Rice Public Library is to:

  •  Promote literacy and lifelong learning in a welcoming environment
  • Ensure access to local, national, and global resources for all individuals
  • Offer a collection that reflects the varying interests of our community through a variety of print, electronic, digital, and emerging media
  • Address the educational and cultural interests of the community
  • Collect, preserve, and disseminate Kittery and regional historical information



Collection Development Policy


Challenged Materials Procedures & Form


Exhibit Policy


Freedom To Read


General Library Rules


Intellectual Freedom


Internet and Public Computer Use Policy


Library Animal Policy


Library Bill of Rights


Meeting Room Policy & Request Form


Mission Statement


Request for Reconsideration of Library Materials Form


Safe Child Policy