Food For Fines

canned food

Between March 22 and April 4, the South Portland Public Library is sponsoring Food for Fines. Library users may bring in donations of food and other items and the library will excuse any late fees.… Read more.

Special After School Adventures on GERMS!


Attention science buffs! Join us for a special edition of After School Adventures all about…germs! Special guests from the University of Southern Maine will be leading a fun and educational program on Wednesday, April 1 at 3:30 p.m.… Read more.

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, April 18, from 9am to noon for safe, confidential shredding, provided by Without a Trace Mobile Shredding.… Read more.

Help us Start a Baby Builders Program!

Duplo Lego

Do you have Duplo Legos that are no longer being used? If so, please consider donating them to the South Portland Public Library! We would like to start a Baby Builders program for ages 5 and under to supplement our successful Lego program for older children.… 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.