Fun activities for children & families abound in Portland, Maine! From exploring the islands in Casco Bay and walking our local trail system to visiting our child friendly museums and playgrounds, there is something for everyone! Portland Public Library offers free passes to some local museums and cultural sites that you can find here. Below is a listing of our favorite places – just click on the name to find out more information.

Portland Outside:

Portland Inside:

Greet the summer with an eye for exploring the world– check out one of the five Family Science Backpacks. Available to borrow for one week, see the staff at the Children’s Desk in the main library or the Riverton Lending Desk for more information!

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Up Next at the Library:
Aug19
Books with Baxter! Riverton's Library Dog3:00pm - 4:00pm
Riverton Branch
Aug20
Middle School Book Club5:30pm - 6:30pm
Peaks Island Branch
Aug21
One-on-One Technology Tutoring at Burbank10:00am - 1:00pm
Burbank Branch
From the PPL blog:
Best of Summer: Staff Picks
Our August Staff Picks focus on favorites from this summer.   More »
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
The Public Papers of the Presidents.   More »
Contact the Librarian
Mary Peverada   Email »
Youth Services Director
(207) 871-1700 Ext. 707
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