All Library locations will be closed on Mon Feb 18 in honor of Presidents' Day. We will re-open with regular hours on Tue Feb 19, 2019. Looking for something to read or download? Explore our CloudLibrary or check out our resources under the eLibrary tab.
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College & Career: the Teen Library offers a variety of resources for students preparing for life after high school. We have a dedicated collection of books on subjects such as test prep (ACT, SAT and more), college and career exploration, resume writing, admissions advice, financial aid, scholarships, and more. Online the Library offers free tools such as Optimal Resume career management, and the Learning Express suite of resources for all your higher education needs and job skill building: High School Equivalency, College Prep, Computer Skills,  and the Job & Career Accelerator center.

PPL Teen is offering free, drop-in homework help every Tuesday and Thursday during the Spring 2019 semester! Middle and high school aged students can meet up with one of our Homework Helpers at the Teen Library on Monument Square. Space is limited, and volunteers are available on a first come, first served basis.

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The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a volunteer and engagement opportunity for middle and high school students. We meet monthly and provide members many opportunities for volunteer hours at the library assisting with Teen programming and other library events and activities. Gain leadership experience and to work together within a large organization to enact change!

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Our goal is to bring topical and relevant conversations directly to the young people who use our library. We invite teens to share a snack and a conversation with a diverse array of passionate professionals working in the Portland community. Topics can be hyper-local all the way to global and universal — you never know where the conversation will take us.

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PPL has partnered with Driving-Tests.org to bring you Maine DMV practice tests online. It’s easy and free! Includes car practice tests, motorcycle practice tests, CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL) and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

Up Next at the Library:
Feb19
Preschool Story Time10:30am - 11:00am
Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library
Feb19
Tuesday Teen Homework Help3:00pm - 4:00pm
S. Donald Sussman Teen Library
Feb19
Legos @ PPL for Children3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library
From the PPL blog:
Black History & History in the Making
Our staff looks at newer resources related to Black History and History in the Making.   More »
Meet Jess: A Library Love Note
Introducing PPL Ambassador, Jess Esch   More »
Free Forms and Tax Help
Free Tax Help   More »
Contact the Librarian
Kelley Blue   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x773
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