Windham Public Library

217 Windham Center Road, Windham, Maine 04062
(Phone) 207-892-1908 ; (Fax) 207-892-1915

Library and Curbside are open
Monday, Wednesday: 10am-7pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 10am-6pm
Friday, Saturday: 9am-4pm

Special hours or closings will be posted on homepage.

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Book/Author Lists

Book and Author Lists

Whether you need advice for a school report, for research or for enjoyment, our librarians are pleased to provide you with some recommendations. Below are many online resources, as well as booklists that we prepared. Still don’t see what you want? Just contact the librarians and they’ll give you a hand:

For Children’s books: ask for Miss Sam at 892-1908 or email her at

For Teen books: ask for Cassandra at 892-1908 or email her at

For Adult books: ask for Ray at 892-1908 or email him at

Staff Compiled Lists

New at Windham Public Library

Lists of items recently added to the Windham Public Library.


Book and audio recommendations for adults & teens compiled by library staff.



Booklists for teens compiled by library staff.


Award Winning Book Lists

Caldecott Award

Outstanding American picture books for children.


Geisel Award

Given annually to the author(s) or illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers.

Lupine Award

Recognition for Maine authors or illustrators with works that focus on Maine.


Maine Student Book Award

Award-winning books, voted for by Maine students in grades 4-8.


National Book Award

Outstanding American fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature.

Newbery Award

Outstanding American literature for children.

North Star YA Award

Young adult favorites voted for by Maine teens.

Printz Award

Awarded for outstanding young adult literature.

Other Book List Resources

NYT Best Sellers

Weekly list of bestselling books compiled by The New York Times.

NoveList Plus 

Online source with book summaries, recommendations, and more! (all ages)

NoveList K-8

Online source with book summaries, recommendations, and more!

Windham High School

Required summer reading for students who will be attending Windham High School.

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