NEW UPDATE JUNE 1: PPL bookdrops are open! Materials are due June 29 and no overdue fees will be incurred until after that date including MaineCat and ILL items. See our FAQ page for more details. We are developing plans for re-establishing services at our locations in conjunction with city and state authorities. We look forward to being able to welcome you to the Library again, and we will make a public announcement when our re-open date is set. See our COVID-19 information page for links to current health information in multiple languages. Reference will be answering questions Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm, 871-1700 x725. If you would like to open a temporary eResource library card, please email us at lending@portlib.org
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eResearch

cornell lab of ornithology birds of the worldHave a question you’ve been wanting to answer? Curious about the birds you’re seeing? How about some extra research help for homeschooling? Explore the databases and information tools we have available in our eResearch databases. Organized by topic and by name, something for everyone. Need help to focus your effort? Email reference@portlib.org for individual help!


World Languages

Learning a new language? Want to practice your language skills? Preparing to travel abroad? Portland Public Library World Languages has online tools and audiobooks to help you learn a language, at any skill level, at your own pace.

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PPL Digital Commons

Goodwin Atlas of Portland, 1882: plates

Goodwin Atlas of Portland, 1882: plates

Digital Commons is a collection featuring digitized materials that capture and preserve the history and community life of Portland, Maine. These are drawn from the library’s own collections and from partnering organizations in the region.


Learning Express

Learning Express LibraryOur LearningExpress Library™ platform provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources— including more than 800 tutorials, practice exams, and eBooks. Tools provide online job, career, and computer training resources as well as skill-building courses, exercises, and practice exams for ASVAB, Civil Service, SAT, U.S. Citizenship and more. Set up a user name and password and return to the test at any time.