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Heat prompts cooling centers to open in Maine

Masks are required at some locations of Maine cooling centers because of COVID during heat wave

MAINE, USA — Due to high temperatures in Maine for the next couple of days, several cooling centers are opening across the state to help folks get a break from the heat.

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory

RELATED: Latest NEWS CENTER Maine weather forecast

Cooling Center Locations

AUBURN

Auburn Public Library — 49 Spring St. — Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Auburn Senior Community Center — 48 Pettengill Park Road  — Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

BANGOR

Bangor Waterfront —  Grass area near the flagpole at the corner of the Waterfront bulkhead — Thursday - Friday Noon - 5 p.m.

BIDDEFORD

Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center — 35 South Street — Thursday - Friday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

DURHAM

Durham Town Office — 630 Hallowell Road  —  Monday, Tuesday, Friday 10:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. / Thursday 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. / Wednesday closed

FALMOUTH

Family Ice Center —  20 Hat Trick Dr. —  Wednesday - Friday 4:00 a.m. - Midnight / Saturday & Sunday 4:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Falmouth Memorial Library —  5 Lunt Rd. —  Tuesday - Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mason-Motz Activity Center — 190 Middle Rd. — Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. / Friday 8:00 a.m. - Noon

KENNEBUNK

Arundel Fire Station — 468 Limerick Road — Thursday & Friday as needed

LEEDS 

Leeds Town Office  — 8 Community Drive —  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. / Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

LISBON

Lisbon Police Department Lobby  — 300 Lisbon St.  —  Open 24 hours a day 

LIVERMORE

Livermore Town Office —10 Crash Rd —  Monday & Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. / Tuesday & Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. / Wednesday closed

MECHANIC FALLS

Public Library & Town Hall  — 108 Lewiston Street — Monday, Wednesday  9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. / Tuesday, Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. / Friday - Closed / Saturday  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  /Public bathrooms, seating, and charging stations are available. 

MINOT

Minot Town Office — 329 Woodman Hill Road —  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  / Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. / Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

POLAND

Ricker Memorial Library —  1211 Maine Street —  Monday, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. / Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  / Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Poland Town Office — 1231 Maine Street — Monday - Friday  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

PORTLAND

Troubh Ice Arena — 225 Park Ave. — Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 9:00 a.mm - 4:00 p.m. Masks are required. No additional services.

SABATTUS

Sabattus Town Office  — 190 Middle Road  — Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. / Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. /  Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

SACO

The Saco Community Center -  75 Franklin Street - 7:30 AM to 5:30 p.m. Thursday & Friday. Masks are required at this facility since this building also houses the Saco Parks & Recreation summer camp.

After 5:30 p,m - 9:00 p.m - Saco Transportation Center -  138 Main Street - Masks are also required at this facility, as it is a public transportation hub.

The Saco Transportation Center is available anytime as a cooling or heating center, - 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please keep this facility in mind during future heat advisories.

SCARBOROUGH

Scarborough Public Library — 48 Gorham Rd. — Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. / Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm / Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

SOUTH PORTLAND

South Portland Community Center — 21 Nelson Rd. — Wednesday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Masks are required.

South Portland Main Library — 482 Broadway Street — Wednesday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Masks are required.

TURNER

Turner Rescue Station  — 19 General Turner Hill Road  — Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

WALES

Wales Town Office  — 175 Centre Road —  Monday, Wednesday  10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. / Tuesday, Thursdays 3:00 pm - 7:00 p.m. / Friday Closed / Last Saturday  9:00 am - Noon

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