NEW UPDATE JUNE 1: PPL bookdrops are open! Materials are due June 29 and no overdue fees will be incurred until after that date including MaineCat and ILL items. See our FAQ page for more details. We are developing plans for re-establishing services at our locations in conjunction with city and state authorities. We look forward to being able to welcome you to the Library again, and we will make a public announcement when our re-open date is set. See our COVID-19 information page for links to current health information in multiple languages. Reference will be answering questions Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm, 871-1700 x725. If you would like to open a temporary eResource library card, please email us at
Portland Public Library
5 Monument Square
Portland ME 04101
Phone: 207-871-1700
Fax: 207-871-1703

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Contact the Library:
Switchboard (207) 871-1700
Administration Ext. 756
Children’s Services Ext. 707
Development Ext. 759
Facilities Rentals Ext. 755
Lending Services / Website Ext. 730
Outreach Services Ext. 717
Portland Room Ext. 747
Programming Ext. 723
Public Computing Ext. 708
Research & Information Services Ext. 725
Teen Services Ext. 773
Administration Contacts:
Administration Office (located at the Main Library): 207-871-1700 x756
Sarah Campbell Executive Director x755
Jenna Mayotte Associate Director x736
George Cooper Director of Finance x760
Kim Brown Director of Human Resources x768
Kristin Forester Assistant to the Executive Director x755
Andy Cavacco Finance & Human Resources Specialist x757
Development & Programming Contacts:
Development & Programming Office: 207-871-1700 x756
Kristen Smith Director of Development & External Relations x759
Programming Manager x723
Teams & Leadership Contacts:
Business & Government Will Bandoma x727
Children’s Library Mary Peverada x707
Literature & Language Sarah Skawinski x726
Cultural Center Raminta Moore x711
Health & Literacy Rebecca Starr x728
Science & Technology Meg Gray x729
Portland History Abraham Schechter x747
Teen Library Kelley Blue x773
Access Services Kathleen Spahn x709
Technical Services Julie Wilcox x748
Community Outreach Meghan Gilliss x717
Technology George Cooper x760

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