UPDATE JULY 20: MaineCat requesting has been restarted. Please be aware quarantine protocols will result in longer than usual delivery times. PPL To Go is up and running! Place a hold. Wait for your pickup notice. Then make an appointment to pick it up. We look forward to seeing you! Our COVID-19 page continues to have links to current health information in multiple languages. Reference will be answering questions Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm, 871-1700 x725. If you would like to open a temporary eResource library card, please email lending@portlib.org
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College & Career: While we’re closed, check out our online library, which is loaded with free tools to help you prepare for higher education or a new career. Our Learning Express suite of resources includes: High School Equivalency, College Prep, Computer Skills,  and the Job & Career Accelerator center. More resources are listed below!

If you’re a Maine student graduating with the high school class of 2020, you are eligible to take advantage of FREE online college classes at a community college this summer.

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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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Learn English at your own pace online.

Apprenez l’anglais à votre rythme en ligne.

 

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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:
Aug05
Children's Book Discussion Group10:30am - 11:30am
Peaks Island Branch
Aug12
MOOSE Storytelling6:30pm - 9:00pm
Rines Auditorium
Aug13
Virtual Writers' Meet-Up6:00pm - 7:00pm
meeting room (3)
From the PPL blog:
Portland Public Library’s Commitment to Work for Racial Justice and Equity
Commitment to Work for Racial Justice and Equity   More »
Juneteenth
An explanation of Juneteenth along with links to resources and events.   More »
Contact the Librarian
Kelley Blue   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x773
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