Use these quick links to find PPL Services during COVID19.
NOTE: ALL LIBRARY LOCATIONS ARE OFFERING ONLINE AND TO-GO SERVICES (no appointment necessary).
WE WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, APRIL 19 FOR PATRIOT'S DAY.
PPL To Go: How to pick up your Holds.
PPL Printing To Go is still available at the Main Library on Congress St.

COVID19 Resources: Find trusted information and city/state updates, with some information available in many languages.
2021 Tax Resources: Information on tax forms and assistance available during the pandemic.
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Homework Help: the Library’s website is your link to free learning tools and databases that you can access online; visit the Research page for a full list of electronic resources or sort by topic, or visit the newly relaunched Digital Maine Library! Some of our favorites: Mango Languages online language learning system (72 languages to learn including English), and Learning Express School Center, which covers all middle and high school subjects for self-paced learning and test practice.

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Your Next (Great!) Read, the library’s popular reading advisory service, is now available for kids, teens and their caregivers! Just fill out a form, sit back, and wait for your customized selections of titles from Youth Services team.

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Featured Portland Public Library electronic resources for Teens. Created by PPL Teen staff to provide resources for teens while the library is temporarily closed. Updated weekly!

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Learn English at your own pace online.

Apprenez l’anglais à votre rythme en ligne.

 

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The Maine Digital Library has everything you need to get your school year started right! Our brand new resources have it all, from health and career information to reading recommendations and popular magazines, as well as easy-to-use research databases for any class or topic.
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:
Apr19
Closed for Patriots Day12:00am - 11:59pm
Closed for Patriots Day
Apr21
Literary Lunch: Arisa White talks about Who's Your Daddy? with Adrian Blevins12:30pm - 1:30pm
Literary Lunch: Arisa White talks about Who’s Your Daddy? with Adrian Blevins
Apr21
Relation-Ship-It April3:00pm - 4:00pm
Relation-Ship-It April
From the PPL blog:
Getting Outside with History
This Is How We Name Our Lands Map   More »
Gathering Moss: March Staff Picks
Library staff members share recommended reads for March.   More »
Contact the Librarian
Kelley Blue   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x773
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