NOTE: All Library branches will be closed on Thursday, 11/25 for Thanksgiving holiday.
The Main Library and all branches are now open to the public. Masks are required. Check here for branch hours.
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Welcome to the Portland Public Teen Library. The Teen Library is located at the main branch on Monument Square in downtown Portland, Maine. We have collections for teens at all of our branch locations, including the Portable Library! Visit our Teen Events page to find out about all of the free programs we are currently offering for Portland area teens. If you’re here for books, be sure to check out our Teen Reads page for the newest releases and book-related content. Everyone is welcome to follow us on Instagram, and teens (only) are welcome join us on Discord. Short on time? Just visit our Linktree for the latest Teen Library information likes special events and trending booklists.

Up Next at the Library:
Closed for Christmas Eve1:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Closed for Christmas Day12:00am - 11:59pm
Main Library
Closed on New Year's Eve12:00am - 11:59pm
Closed on New Year’s Eve
From the PPL blog:
Sharpen the Bread Knife! November Staff Picks
Our staff shares favorite books and reading ideas for baking, crafts, and outdoor fun.   More »
Publish Your Book With the Library!
Writing a book for NaNoWriMo? Learn how to publish it with the library!   More »
Cozy Spooky Season: October Staff Picks
Calling all fans of pumpkins and page-turners! Here are our October Staff Picks.   More »
Contact the Librarian
Kelley Blue   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x773
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