After Hours Concert: Cul de Sax

Cul de Sax

The well loved saxophone quartet, Cul de Sax, will once again be kicking off this year’s popular After Hours concert series at the South Portland Public Library’s main location at 482 Broadway on Saturday, September 6, from 7-8:30 p.m.… Read more.

Fizz! Boom! FUN!


Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with an ice cream social! Play games, win prizes, and cool off with some ice cream in the Main Library on Wednesday, September 3, from 6-7 p.m.Read more.

Help Us Save Patron Page to Stage

Page to Stage

Over the past year we’ve brought you our Patron Page to Stage series, where directors, actors, and producers from local playhouses and theater groups visit the library to speak about their process, and gave a behind-the-scenes look at some of South Portland and Portland’s hottest shows.… Read more.

New Series: Artsy Afternoons

Please let us introduce our new adult crafting program, Artsy Afternoons! This series of two-hour craft sessions requires no experience and no materials- we supply all that you need, including fun and creative instruction!… Read more.

Now Open Wednesday Evenings!

We’re happy to announce that, thanks to the new fiscal year budget, the library will now be able to add Wednesday evenings until 8pm to our schedule of service hours!  … 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.