Community Shredding Day Returns!


Do you have sensitive documents that you no longer need?  Bring them to the parking lot of the Main Library on Saturday, October 25, from 9am to noon for safe, confidential shredding, provided by Without a Trace Mobile Shredding.… Read more.

Fall Festival

Fall Festival

Celebrate apples, pumpkins, and the autumn season with the South Portland Public Library on Saturday, October 25 from 2-4 p.m. at our annual Fall Festival! There will be fall themed games, crafts, snacks, and activities for the whole family.… Read more.

Artsy Afternoons: Creative Centerpieces


Please join us for the next workshop in our new adult crafting program, Artsy Afternoons! This series of two-hour craft sessions requires no experience and no materials- we supply all that you need, including fun and creative instruction!… Read more.

Socrates Café at SPPL

Socrates Café

Join us for our long-running philosophical discussion group, Socrates Café!

What is it?

Socrates Café is an opportunity for ordinary people to wrestle with the Big Questions, such as “What is truth?… Read more.

Book Groups at the SPPL

The South Portland Public Library offers a number of regular book groups, offering a broad selection of options for differing tastes in reading.

Morning Book Group:

The Main Library’s Morning Book Group is a friendly gathering of people who enjoy reading and talking about books. … Read more.