Meet our Monarchs!

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For the third year, we have some very special guests visiting the Main Library: Monarch caterpillars! Monarch butterflies, as we all know, are beautiful, strong, amazing insects, but their life begins as a tiny, humble egg barely the size of a pencil tip.… Read more.

Story Book Yoga: POSTPONED

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Story Book Yoga, scheduled for Thursday, July 28 at 2:00 p.m., will be postponed. Check back soon for the rescheduled date. We apologize for the inconvenience!… Read more.

Mad Science Presents “Olympic Madness!”


Get ready for the Mad Science Physics Olympics 2016! Join the fun on Wednesday, August 3 at 6:00 p.m. at the Main Library!

In this interactive show we will explore the FUN-damentals of the science of sport!… Read more.

Teen Program: Lawn Games

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Play games and win prizes at the next Teen Summer Reading Program event! Participants in the Teen Summer Reading Program, as well as library patrons between the ages of 10-18, are invited to compete in outdoor games on the library lawn.… Read more.

Author Talk with Monica Wood


The South Portland Public Library is excited to announce our next author talk: Maine author, Monica Wood, will be speaking at the Main Library on Thursday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m.… Read more.

The Summer Reading Program Starts June 18!

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It is once again time for the Summer Reading Program at the South Portland Public Library! Starting Saturday, June 18, South Portland residents and South Portland Public Library card holders of all ages can sign up to participate in summer reading.… Read more.

Check Out Baby Builders!

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Summer fun is here! Why not start your day with a trip to the library before hitting the beach? Our popular Baby Builders program will be continuing through the summer, offering a fun opportunity for children ages 0-4 to build and play with Duplo blocks, shakers, toys, and listen to music.… Read more.

iMake Summer Schedule

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iMake, SPPL’s do-it-yourself series for ages 10-18, will return to its regularly scheduled summer programming on Tuesday, June 7! We have a fun line-up of maker activities to keep teen and pre-teen patrons having fun all summer long.… Read more.