Our Peaks branch is open at the Peaks school. Renovation of the Community Center & Library is underway. Join the effort by making a gift!
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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.

 

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.

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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?

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The PPL Teen & Health teams are pairing up again for a month of fun, free fitness at the library for teens and adults. We’re excited to work with an experienced Zumba instructor who creates such an easy-going and welcoming environment for all fitness levels!

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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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Celebrate the life and illustration work of  Maine’s beloved Dahlov Ipcar with this exhibit in the Lewis Gallery, October 6 through December 23, 2017. We will also host several events throughout the fall in conjunction with this exhibit.

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The Videoport musicals are available this month, and we have a special line up of dance movies to celebrate! In addition to our Thursday night films, we’re featuring an all-day marathon of dancing films on Saturday, December 9th. Bring the family and enjoy free movies and refreshments.

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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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Every third Thursday from October through March, the Portland Conservatory of Music brings its Noonday concert series to Portland Public Library’s Lewis Gallery.

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Download free eBooks and eAudiobooks to your phone or tablet from cloudLibrary. This service is offered in partnership with other Maine libraries, but some content is exclusively available to Portland Public Library cardholders.
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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!

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Up Next at the Library:
Dec19
One-on-One Technology Tutoring4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Dec20
Journaling in the Library5:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Dec21
Lunch Bytes: Business Data Workshop12:00pm - 1:00pm
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From the PPL blog:
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December Staff Picks: Favorite Recipes
The arrival of winter has us thinking of comfort food. Staff members share their favorite recipes.   More »
Contact the team leader
Sarah Skawinski, MLIS   Email »
Literature & Language Librarian
207-871-1700 x726
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