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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.

Welcome to Camp PPL, our 2019 Teen Summer Reading program for rising 6th through 12th graders. Earn your six camp badges to qualify for our exciting grand prize raffles!

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June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! Our Pride@PPL team works to provide resources, programming and community connections throughout the year, with special events and celebrations planned for June.

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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.

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a volunteer and engagement opportunity for middle and high school students. Gain leadership experience and to work together within a large organization to enact change!

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Portland Public Library and Portland Public Schools announce the launch of an exciting new pilot program, SEED Card – Student Education, Entertainment, and Discovery Card. Our goal is to provide access to public library resources for every student enrolled in Portland Public Schools.

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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:
Jun19
Stonewall 50: The Birth of a Movement10:00am - 5:00pm
Lewis Gallery
Jun19
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies10:15am - 11:00am
Peaks Island Branch
Jun19
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies10:30am - 11:00am
Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library
From the PPL blog:
PBS To Air Documentary “The Lavender Scare”
Description of a documentary on PBS in June about discrimination against LGBTQ people in government.   More »
A List of Further Possibilities: June Staff Picks
June Staff Picks explore LGBTQ+ voices in our nonfiction and fiction collections.   More »
Contact the Librarian
Kelley Blue   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x773
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