According to Maine law, all information regarding patron records is confidential, and staff shall not knowingly release any information regarding patrons or their activities.
“Title 27: Chapter 4-A: LIBRARY RECORDS – §121. Confidentiality of library records
Records maintained by any public municipal library, the Maine State Library, the Law and Legislative Reference Library and libraries of the University of Maine System, Maine Community College System and the Maine Maritime Academy that contain information relating to the identity of a library patron relative to the patron’s use of books or other materials at the library are confidential. Those records may only be released with the express written permission of the patron involved or as the result of a court order.”