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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.

Philosophy Forum - LG

Portland Public Library presents Philosophy Forum, an informal social gathering bringing people together who enjoy discussing philosophical ideas.

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Join us for a series of workshops and programs on this topic, and learn what actions you can take to protect yourself online.

 

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Did you know Legos are not just toys? They’re STEM learning tools. Please join us each week for Lego clubs, and join your neighbors to build in suggested themes and activities.

 

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Please help us determine public computing options by answering a survey. There are paper copies available at the main branch.

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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, advice on bookgroup strategy, and extra copies to supply you.

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Portland Public Library partners once again with PBS to present the POV Documentary Film Series.  These films are screened at the library before they air on national television. Join us to watch the films and engage in a discussion about the film afterward.

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June 1-July 31, 2015

Join Portland Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program at any Portland Public Library location and enter for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate from Longfellow Books each week.

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Poetry Aloud

At Poetry Aloud, Portland Public Library’s community takes to the microphone to share favorite poetry by published poets.

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The Portland Public Library offers classes for all levels of computer users.  Advance registration is required– please call 871-1700 x 708, or stop by the public computing desk at the main library to get on the roster.

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The Friday Local Author Series is held from 12pm-1pm in the Main Library’s Meeting Room 5.

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Up Next at the Library:
Aug03
The Storybook Waters of Illustrator Jamie Hogan10:00am - 7:00pm
Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library
Aug04
The Storybook Waters of Illustrator Jamie Hogan10:00am - 7:00pm
Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library
From the PPL blog:
Remembering Historian Bill Jordan
The Library's community remembers the legacy of historian Bill Jordan.   More »
I Had Been My Whole Life a Bell: July Staff Picks
Staff picks of fiction and non-fiction books and audiobooks at Portland Public Library.   More »
Videoport gift doubles PPL’s DVD collection
A gift of 18,000+ titles has doubled PPL's DVD collection, augmenting our film offerings.   More »
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Jim Charette   Email »
City of Readers Librarian
207-871-1700 x725
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