Western Maine Foothills Community Archive is a collaboration between Norway Memorial Library and West Paris Public Library

Help us document life in the Western Maine Foothills during the COVID-19 pandemic by contributing to our Emergency Archive.  We welcome anything created by you including audio or video diaries, journal entries, letters, photographs, drawings, personal recollections, and interviews with friends and family.

Please contribute your materials using the "Contribute an Item" tab. Having trouble? Use the "Contact Us" tab to send us a message, and one of us will get in touch. Need help getting started? Look at the "Suggested Questions" tab for ideas. Thank you for contributing!

We also invite you to share stories about living through other times of emergency and upheaval. What personal memories or stories of community resilience do you have of those times? How have past events prepared you for our current period of crisis?

Recently Added Items

COVID-19 Prevention Signage

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COVID-19 Prevention signage on the side door of the West Paris Public Library

West Paris Historical Society Sign

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West Paris Historical Society Sign. Photo taken September 1st, 2020.

West Paris Historical Society

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West Paris Historical Society meetings cancelled until further notice. Photo taken September 1st, 2020.