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Teen Reads: We’re doing our best to make sure there’s plenty of teen fiction, nonfiction, comics and more available for you online while we’re closed to the public. The cloudLibrary app offers the latest teen eBooks and audiobooks to borrow for free on your device of choice. Or check out Teen Cloud Books for eBooks, audiobooks, comics and graphic novels, videos and more for both pleasure reading and school assignments. Finally, SYNC Audiobooks for Teens offers two free audiobook downloads per week from April 30 to July 29.  This year SYNC is pairing popular teen fiction with compelling nonfiction narratives. Don’t miss it!

Our Teen staff love teen reads just as much as you do and are here to help you find your next favorite book. You can also browse our carefully curated (and constantly updated) recommendation lists right here on our website. You can also email us at teens@portlib.org.

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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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STARTS JUNE 15! HBD Maine! Our state turns 200 in 2020 and we’re celebrating with a special Teen Summer Reading challenge for Portland teens. Complete each challenge on our Teen Summer Reading game board for the chance to win at Maine Birthday Bingo.

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SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Returning April 30, 2020, SYNC will give away two complete audiobooks  a week – pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes.

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

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207-871-1700 x773
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