Game On! Board Game Event

Our next board game afternoon will be Saturday, December 16, from 1-3 PM at the Main Library!  Located on Philbrook Ave. in South Portland, Diversions Puzzles & Games is an independent shop featuring board games, jigsaw puzzles, brain teasers and more for all ages.… Read more.

Kid’s Crafternoon

Children ages 5-10 are invited to participate in a special craft program this winter! Join us on Wednesday, December 27 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. to make crafts and have fun.… Read more.

Musical Story Time

Wind down at the end of the day with a special musical story time! Children of all ages will enjoy gentle stretches, a story, and sing-along songs!… Read more.

Clay Creations Story Time and Craft


Join us at the Main Library for a special story time and craft on Friday, December 29 at 10:30 a.m.! Come create with clay after hearing the hilarious picture book, Claymates, written by Dev Petty and illustrated by Lauren Eldridge. … Read more.

5th Annual NOON Year Party!

Noon Year's Eve Party

Can’t stay awake until midnight? Come ring in the new year with our 5th annual Noon Year’s Eve Party instead! This all-ages event will take place on Saturday, December 30 at 11:30 a.m.… Read more.

Author Talk with Richard Cass

Join Maine author Richard Cass for a talk on his latest book, In Solo Time: An Elder Darrow Mystery. Cass will discuss his book at the Main Library on Saturday, January 13, at 2:00 p.m.… Read more.

LEGOs in the Library!

Join us at the Main Library for a special weekend edition of LEGOs in the Library on Saturday, January 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.… Read more.

Shared Borrowing Agreement

Have you heard the news? Your SPPL library card can now be used to borrow materials at four other area libraries:

  • Baxter Memorial Library in Gorham
  • Scarborough Public Library in Scarborough
  • Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth
  • Walker Memorial Library in Westbrook

Each of these libraries is a member of the Minerva consortium and, while you have long enjoyed the ability to borrow items from their collections through our interlibrary loan service, you now have the ability to use your SPPL card directly at these area libraries, just as you would at our library! … Read more.

Teens: Try Our 3-D Pens!

Attention teens! You can now try 3-D pens after school at the Main Library! 3-D pens work by heating up plastic filament until it is soft, similar to how a hot glue gun works.… Read more.