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Link to ComicsPlus



Teen Reads is the place to find your next favorite book! The Teen Library has books, movies and games for teens to borrow and take home. The cloudLibrary app offers the latest teen eBooks and audiobooks to borrow for free on your phone or tablet.

Teen Library staff are here to help you find what you need. Are you looking for new books or do you need help with a special topic? Fill out our Your Next Great Read survey and we’ll send you personalized a list of 20+ titles just for you. You can also browse our staff curated recommendation lists right here on our website.

Looking for ideas on what to read next? Explore our librarian-crafted book lists for new books, genre guides, and more!

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Link to ComicsPlus

Portland Public Library is excited to bring you Comics Plus, powered by Library Pass! Comics Plus is a digital platform offering thousands of digital comics, graphic novels and manga to PPL card holders.

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Read Your Mind: Exploring Mental Health in Teen Books is a series of virtual YA author visits. Each month features new books, topics and resources about teen mental health.

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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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Zines have a home in the Teen Library! Everyone is welcome to browse through our unique collection or to check out zines for leisurely home reading.

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SEED = Student Education, Entertainment, and Discovery. A partnership between Portland Public Library and Portland Public Schools, SEED numbers allow all PPS students in every grade to access public library resources with their unique school ID numbers.

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Up Next at the Library:
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Wii Wednesday at PPL Teen1:00pm - 4:00pm
S. Donald Sussman Teen Library
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Technology Tutoring2:30pm - 4:00pm
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Contact the Librarian
Kelley Blue   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x773
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