Use these quick links to find PPL Services during COVID19.
NOTE: ALL LIBRARY LOCATIONS ARE OFFERING ONLINE AND TO-GO SERVICES (no appointment necessary).
WE WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, APRIL 19 FOR PATRIOT'S DAY.
PPL To Go: How to pick up your Holds.
PPL Printing To Go is still available at the Main Library on Congress St.

COVID19 Resources: Find trusted information and city/state updates, with some information available in many languages.
2021 Tax Resources: Information on tax forms and assistance available during the pandemic.
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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.

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

Relation-Ship-It is a book group for teenagers where we discuss LGBTQ relationships through Young Adult Fiction. The book group is a partnership between Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine (SARSSM), Through These Doors (TTD), and the Lewiston & Portland public libraries.

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Read Your Mind: Exploring Mental Health in Teen Books is a series of virtual YA author visits for the 2020-2021 school year. 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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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 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:
Apr19
Closed for Patriots Day12:00am - 11:59pm
Closed for Patriots Day
Apr21
Literary Lunch: Arisa White talks about Who's Your Daddy? with Adrian Blevins12:30pm - 1:30pm
Literary Lunch: Arisa White talks about Who’s Your Daddy? with Adrian Blevins
Apr21
Relation-Ship-It April3:00pm - 4:00pm
Relation-Ship-It April
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Contact the Librarian
Kelley Blue   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x773
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