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Health & Wellness

Health and medical information is constantly changing. Portland Public Library is here to help you find reliable and timely information to help you with your research.

Join Maine Medical Center, The University of New England, and Portland Public Library for our fourth annual Community Health Fair! This event is free and open to all.

 

 

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Death Cafes are interesting and inviting gatherings held around the world to increase awareness of the importance of making the most of this life as we ponder what we know of death.

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Join Good Shepherd Food Bank for Cooking Matters, a one-hour class full of recipes and cooking tips. Complete the class and receive a $10 Hannaford gift card!

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June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! Our Pride@PPL team works to provide resources, programming and community connections throughout the year, with special events and celebrations planned for June.

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Looking for reliable health information on the Internet? Don’t feel intimidated! Begin your search here.

 

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The Portland Public Teen Library is committed to helping our teen patrons find reliable and safe health information and services. This page contains trusted resources for local teens searching for health care and support in the Southern Maine and Greater Portland areas.

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Find the most timely and accurate health information using these specialized research databases and websites. 

 

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Up Next at the Library:
Sep11
Death Cafe5:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Oct09
Death Cafe5:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Oct15
Community Health Fair4:00pm - 6:00pm
Rines Auditorium
From the PPL blog:
Measles Resources: What You Need to Know
Questions about measles? Becca Starr, PPL's Health & Literacy Librarian, has resources with answers.   More »
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