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Teen College & Career: The PPL Teen Library is here to help teens prepare for life after high school. Our online Learning Express resources include: High School Equivalency, College Prep, Computer Skills,  and the Job & Career Center. We also have books and other library materials that will help you explore higher education and career paths.

ISO: teen intern and a young adult local artist in residence! PPL Teen is looking to fill two paid positions this summer for our Teen Graphic Medicine series.

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Join PPL Teen’s volunteer group and take charge of your own library! Volunteers can plan events, lead creative projects like open mics and art exhibits, and more.


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This guide, compiled by Portland Public Schools, can assist you in your search for a job or internship.

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Let’s Get Ready begins with the College Access Program, a 9-week curriculum administered by trained college student Coaches that includes SAT prep, college application guidance, college visits, and more. The program is provided at no cost to high school seniors and juniors with qualifying financial need.

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Early College (EC) within the University of Maine System (UMS) is broadly defined as any program in which high school students enroll in college courses.

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Are you applying for college in the United States? Use these resources to help you study for entrance exams and learn more about what to expect on testing day.


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Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library™ provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources—including more than 800 tutorials, practice exams, eBooks—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement.

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Up Next at the Library:
Wii Wednesday at PPL Teen1:00pm - 4:00pm
S. Donald Sussman Teen Library
Technology Tutoring2:30pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Sustainability Series: PFAS Contamination in Maine Lands and Waters5:30pm - 7:00pm
Sustainability Series: PFAS Contamination in Maine Lands and Waters
From the PPL blog:
Portland Public Library Executive Director to leave post late this summer
Library’s Executive Director, Sarah Campbell, is resigning effective September 1, 2022.   More »
The Way Spring Arrives: April Staff Picks
Library staff members share April Staff Picks: books on poetry, nature, and more!   More »
How One Student Connected Flags to Connect Our Community
Farhan's connected learning project.   More »
Contact the Librarian
Kelley Blue   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x773
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