UPDATE JULY 20: MaineCat requesting has been restarted. Please be aware quarantine protocols will result in longer than usual delivery times. PPL To Go is up and running! Place a hold. Wait for your pickup notice. Then make an appointment to pick it up. We look forward to seeing you! Our COVID-19 page continues to have 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 lending@portlib.org

Spotlight Lecture Series

Portland Public Library presents the Spotlight Lecture Series held in conjunction with Longfellow Books, Print: A Bookstore, and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance.  The Spotlight Lecture Series celebrates new works by notable authors from around the country.  This series is generously sponsored by the Press Hotel.





Upcoming Events:
Virtual Spotlight Lecture: Curtis Sittenfeld discusses her new book "Rodham" with Rebecca Traister
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Join Zoom Meeting https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/85991742986 Audience: Adults Join us for a conversation between Curtis Sittenfeld, author of the new novel "Rodham" and fellow writer Rebecca Traister.
Spotlight Lecture: Richard Ford discusses his book "Sorry for Your Trouble" with Bill Roorbach
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Audience: Adults Join us for a conversation between Richard Ford, author of the story collection "Sorry for Your Trouble" and fellow writer Bill Roorbach. The discussion will be held Thursday, September 10th at 7pm.