Use these quick links to find PPL Services during COVID19.
NOTE: ALL LIBRARY LOCATIONS ARE OFFERING ONLINE AND TO-GO SERVICES (no appointment necessary).
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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About the Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library


The Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library houses over 32,000 books, movies, audiobooks, toys, art exhibits, and more. There are comfy nooks, big beanbags, and seating for reading. There are computers available for homework help and internet use, as well as special computers with younger kids’ read-along books and games, and special iPads loaded with children’s apps.

Itsy Bity Spider sung and spoken by Valerie RichardsWe offer weekly programs year round – Finger Fun for Babies, Tales for Twos, and Preschool Story Time — as well as special programs and Summer Reading! Visit our calendar for upcoming events. You can also spend time in our Family Place playroom.

Each of our other branches has a section specially designed for kids’ reading and programs as well.

Schools and Community groups can call the library to set up tours, story programs, booktalks, and research instruction. In addition, the Children’s Library staff offer outreach programs to schools, day cares and community centers. To find out more about our services for kids & families, contact us by email or call us at (207) 871-1700 x707.

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