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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Parents & Teachers: we are happy to arrange library tours, orientations, or classroom visits for middle or high school aged students! We kindly request that you contact us with a minimum of two weeks advance notice in order to ensure adequate staffing for your visit. To arrange a tour or a classroom visit, please contact the Teen Librarian. We are also happy to create a book talks, subject lists, or topic guides of library resources for your class.

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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PPL’s Youth Services staff have created this list of recently published children’s and teen books that we think would make great gifts for the holidays. Especially noted are our local authors and illustrators!

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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.

Portland Public Library and Portland Public Schools announce the 2018 launch of an exciting new pilot program, SEED Card – Student Education, Entertainment, and Discovery Card.  Every child enrolled at Reiche Elementary School and King Middle School will receive a Portland Public Library card through their school identification number, even if they have an existing PPL card.

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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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