About the Main Library
The Main Library is providing PPL-To-Go services only
Due to the rising number of positive COVID-19 cases in Maine, Portland Public Library is prioritizing the health and safety of our patrons and staff and has decided to return to offering only PPL-To-Go doorside service at all locations beginning Friday, April 9. Email, phone, and online services are all continuing. Main Library PPL-To-Go services are available 11 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. No appointment is needed.
Peaks Island, Burbank, and Riverton Branch locations will continue to serve patrons with PPL To Go services during their reduced hours, also with no appointment needed.
The Main Library (Baxter Building) on Monument Square (83,000 sq. feet) opened in 1979. In 2010, we completed Phase I of a major renovation that added new spaces for adult popular reading, technology services, cultural center activities (Lewis Gallery, Rines Auditorium, and meeting rooms available to rent), along with the new Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library and S. Donald Sussman Teen Library.
Park on the street or in the Elm Street Parking Garage or Midtown Parking Garage (accessible from Monument Square or Free St). Bookdrops are available by the main entrance on Congress St. and on Elm St.
Main Library5 Monument Square
Portland, Maine 04101
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Parking: Park on the street, in the Elm Street Parking Garage or Midtown Parking Garage (enter from Monument Square or Free St).
Bookdrops: Bookdrops are available by the Main Entrance on Congress St. and down the block on Elm St.
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