Reminder: Life 101 Book Group Meets October 31

Our Life 101 book group will be meeting a week later than usual this month. Join us on Tuesday, October 31 at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Library to discuss Eleanor Roosevelt’s book, “You Learn By Living.” After this month, we will return to our regular schedule of meeting on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m.… Read more.

Halloween Story Time and Craft

Join us on Saturday, October 28 at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Library for a special Halloween story time! Come listen to stories, make crafts, and get some treats in celebration of Halloween!… Read more.

After Hours: Doc’s Banjo Band

Our After Hours concert series continues in November with a jazz and ragtime performance by Doc’s Banjo Band on Saturday, November 4, at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library.… Read more.

Author Talk: Polly Bennell

We invite you to an Author Talk with Polly Bennell, co-author of the book Transforming Memories, on Saturday, November 4, at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library. … Read more.

Game On! Board Game Event

Our next board game afternoon will be Saturday, November 18, 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.

iMake Fall Schedule

iMake, SPPL’s do-it-yourself series for ages 10-18, will return to its regular schedule  on Tuesday, September 12! We have a fun line-up of maker activities to keep teen and pre-teen patrons having fun all autumn long.… 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.