Help shape PPL's strategic plan at Community Meetings on March 6 or March 9! Get the Details »
stack of books on table

Link to ComicsPlus

Teen Reads is the place to find your next favorite book. You can learn more about our Teen Summer Reading program here!

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. The Comics Plus app lets you read a variety of comics for free!

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 form 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!


Learn More »
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.

Learn More »
Your Next Great Read for Kids & Teens rainbow logo

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.

Learn More »

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.


Learn More »
Teens smiling and holding books

READ = Research, Entertainment, Access, and Discovery. Thanks to a partnership between Portland Public Library and Portland Public Schools, READ accounts allow all PPS students in every grade to access public library resources with their unique school ID numbers.

Learn More »
Up Next at the Library:
Asylum Seeker Resource Center10:00am - 4:00pm
Meeting Room (5)
Story Times for Children @ Peaks10:30am - 11:30am
Peaks Island Branch
Teen Video Games2:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Library
From the PPL blog:
Library Love: Our February Picks
Our staff shares a few great library picks for February.   More »
Celebrating Black History, Literature, and Culture
Resources and lists on Black History, Literature, and Culture   More »
Explore new titles in 2024!
Learn how to explore new titles that have just arrived or are on order at the library.   More »
Contact the Librarian
Sara Fiorenza   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x776
More Contacts »
Connect with the Library: