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Portland is a City of Readers! The Library is your partner to explore, research, and share the love of reading and learning. We love recommending what to read next, what’s popular and what’s lesser known, and what’s going on in the library and the community for our adult patrons.

 

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We show films every Thursday night at 6:30 pm. Refreshments are provided, and all screenings are free and open to the public.

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Privacy is important.  Join us at PPL during Choose Privacy Week to learn best practices in staying safe online.

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During the month of May, we’re celebrating Mother’s Day with a series of films featuring mothers.  Join us on Thursday evenings at 6:30, and bring your mother.

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Join one of our ongoing bookgroups at our branches, or let us help your bookgroup with suggestions for what to read, book sets you can borrow, advice on bookgroup strategy, and extra copies to supply you.

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Bound Together III: USM Book Arts a book arts exhibit with USM and the USM Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts Critique Group.

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Join us Thursday evenings in April as we celebrate the magic of movie musicals.

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Resources, events, and local organizations for Maine makers! Check here for new ways to inspire creativity, creation, and collaboration in our community.

maker culture, and bring together the talents and creativity in the community to share ideas and projects with others – See more at: https://www.portlandlibrary.com/highlight/makersppl-2016/#sthash.nBZqibVE.dpuf
maker culture, and bring together the talents and creativity in the community to share ideas and projects with others – See more at: https://www.portlandlibrary.com/highlight/makersppl-2016/#sthash.nBZqibVE.dpuf
maker culture, and bring together the talents and creativity in the community to share ideas and projects with others – See more at: https://www.portlandlibrary.com/highlight/makersppl-2016/#sthash.nBZqibVE.dpuf
maker culture, and bring together the talents and creativity in the community to share ideas and projects with others – See more at: https://www.portlandlibrary.com/highlight/makersppl-2016/#sthash.nBZqibVE.dpuf
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This month we present feature films by and about Black Americans.

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Digital materials are available to all PPL cardholders through Overdrive and Hoopla. Click here to see PPL’s easy-to-use guides for all types of devices & materials.

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Volunteers from  AARP  will be at the Main Library to help patrons file their taxes (free of charge!) Tuesdays and Wednesdyas from 10 AM to 5:30 pm  through April 13th.   The phone number to make appointment is  (207) 776-6316.

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From the PPL blog:
Law Day @ PPL
On Tuesday May 3rd Portland Public Library celebrated Law Week by hosting local attorneys.   More »
The Words Are Maps: Poetry Staff Picks
Portland Public Library staff share their picks for poetry and poems they love.   More »
Peaks Branch renovation plan takes big step forward
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Jim Charette   Email »
City of Readers Librarian
207-871-1700 x732
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