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’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 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:
Preschool Story Time10:30am - 11:00am
Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library
Legos @ PPL for Children3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library
Nursery Rhyme Time for Infants and Toddlers10:15am - 11:00am
Peaks Island Branch
From the PPL blog:
At Year’s End: Our Staff Picks
Library staff members look back at a year of reading and pick books that they've enjoyed.   More »
FREE – Consumer Action Handbook
FREE - Consumer Action Handbook   More »
New From Videoport and the Portland Public Library: Bollywood
Newly available from the Videoport collection: Bollywood films   More »
Contact the Librarian
Kelley Blue   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x773
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