Two Special Dr. Seuss Events


Come on two feet, or by car, bike or bus!

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s BIRTHDAY with us!

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday TWICE with the South Portland Public Library at two special programs:

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After Hours at SPPL Presents Fodhla


Join us for an evening of traditional Irish music to prepare for Saint Patrick’s Day! The South Portland Public Library welcomes Fodhla, a trio of talented female musicians, to perform at the next After Hours concert on Saturday, March 7 from 7-8:30 pm at the library’s Main location.… Read more.

Artsy Afternoons: Hand Knitting

hand knit scarf

Get ready to spark your creativity at the next Artsy Afternoon program on Saturday, March 21 from 1-3 p.m. at the Main Library! Nix the needles and prepare to make some hand knit scarves that can be pieced together in a matter of minutes.… 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.