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.

Game On! Board Game Event

Our next board game afternoon will be Saturday, August 19, 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 summer! Join us on Wednesday, August 23 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. to make crafts and have fun.… Read more.

Acting Up!

The Library will be offering a second season of our popular theater program, Acting Up, starting on September 14. Local dance and theater teacher, Betsy Dunphy, will lead students in improvisation, theater games, and character studies.… Read more.

After Hours Concert: Cul-de-Sax

Kick off another season of After Hours concerts with the sound of saxophones on Saturday, September 9, at 7:00 p.m. The well-loved saxophone group, Cul-de-Sax, will present a themed concert titled “Sax by the Numbers,” a compilation of pieces performed as duets, trios, quartets, and quintets.… Read more.

Artsy Afternoons: Book Leaves

Artsy Afternoons, our adult crafting series, will be starting up again on Saturday, September 23 from 1-3 p.m. September’s project will help us welcome fall as we craft beautiful autumn leaves out of recycled book pages!… Read more.

Spanish Language Group


Vengo al grupo del conversacion cada miércolea la Biblioteca de Sud Portland 10:00-11:00 am! Mejora tu Espanol cuando discutimos temas practicas.

Translation- Come to a conversation group each Wednesday at the South Portland Library from 10:00-11:00 a.m.! … Read more.