Both libraries will be open for their normal Friday hours (2-6 at the Branch and 10-6 at the Main) and will be closed on Saturday, July 4. Have a safe and happy holiday!
It’s that time of year again: Time for the Summer Reading Program! Starting June 13th, South Portland residents and South Portland Public Library card holders of all ages can sign up to participate in summer reading.… Read more.
Monarch caterpillars will once again be munching their way through summer in the Children’s Room this year as part of the library’s summer programming. Beginning around June 30, library visitors will be able to stop by and check the progress of the caterpillar guests as they transition from tiny, translucent specs to big, striped caterpillars, then on to chrysalides and finally… butterflies!… Read more.
Come cool off and socialize with your friends at the Teen Ice Cream Social! Join us at the Main Library on Wednesday, July 15 at 2:00 pm for a special summer reading program just for middle and high school students.… Read more.
Many of the world’s most beloved superheroes are inspired by animals living in your backyard! Ever wonder if their powers and abilities could actually exist in the natural world?… Read more.
Come see what’s buzzing at the Main Library on Saturday, July 18 at 11 AM! Meet Master Beekeeper, Phil, from the Honey Exchange, and his honeybees (which, of course, will be safe in their hive)!
The South Portland Public Library welcomes Thomas Memorial Library users to use our libraries and collections while their library is under construction.
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.
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.