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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.
Why not start celebrating National Poetry Month a day early? Join us on March 31 for a Saturday afternoon reading of great Maine poets, featuring Ekhlas Ahmed, Mihku Paul, Kifah Abdulla, Karin Spitfire, Robert Gibbons, Terry Grasse, and Joseph Coleman.
Celebrated poet Crystal Williams, who recently had poetry commissioned for MoMA’s One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series exhibit, reads her poetry in the Lewis Gallery April 7 during National Poetry Month. We hope you’ll join us for an extraordinary reading.
Tax Filing runs through April 17, 2018
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Join us for Lunch Bytes, a 1-hour hands-on FREE mini-workshop at the Portland Public Library
The Business Data Workshop with PPL Business Team Leader will show you how to find in-depth information to help you launch or grow your business.
Our Literary Lunch Series is held at noon the last Wednesday of each month. We host New England authors with recently-released work in conversation with a literary friend, colleague or critic. Bring your lunch and join us!
The first annual Portland Public Library Reading Challenge is here! We have selected 24 book prompts and we challenge you to read one book from each category throughout the year. That’s just two books a month – will you accept the challenge?
USCIS personnel from the Portland Field Office will be on hand to provide case status updates as well as to provide general information and answer questions.
In the 2018 series, attorneys from Maine Community Law Center will provide informative workshops on immigration facts and fiction, Protection From Abuse Matters, Landlord/Tenant Issues and Ballot Issues: What do they mean?
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.
The Riverton Knitting group is for adults who enjoy socializing and sharing projects, patterns, and ideas. Meetings are held every Thursday night from 6:30-7:30pm at our Riverton Branch, 1600 Forest Ave.
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Interviews conducted at 2015 Makers@PPL event are now available online at PPL's Digital Commons. More »
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