Acting Up!

Our next session of Acting Up, a theater class for ages 8-14, will be starting on Thursday, March 1. Local dance and theater teacher, Betsy Dunphy, will lead students in improvisation, theater games, and character studies.… Read more.

Artsy Afternoon: Circular Weaving

Learn the art of circular weaving at February’s Artsy Afternoon program. Using embroidery hoops and yarn, you will learn to craft fun, simple wall hangings. Perfect for adding a pop of color to your decor, these weaving projects are also a perfect way to use up small bits of leftover yarn in your yarn stash.… Read more.

After Hours Concert: Old Eleven

The South Portland Public Library welcomes the bluegrass band, Old Eleven, for the next After Hours concert at the Main Library on Saturday, March 10, at 7:00 p.m.Read more.

Read Your Way Through Winter!

Get ready to read your way through winter! Our third annual winter reading program begins on Saturday, January 27, 2018!

Children and teens will be given a reading chart with various activities they can choose to do, such as “Come to a library program,” or “Try a book you think you won’t like.” They will be challenged to complete fifteen activities from the chart between January 27 and March 3.… Read more.

Author Talk: Susan Poulin

Actress, author, and storyteller Susan Poulin will be reading from and signing copies of her “self-help” humor books, Finding Your Inner Moose: Ida LeClair’s Guide to Livin’ the Good Life and The Sweet Life: Ida LeClair’s Guide to Love and Marriage at our next Author Talk at the Main Library on Saturday, March 10, at 2:00 p.m.… Read more.

Tax Forms & Information

Worried about tax season? The South Portland Public Library is here to help! We have compiled a list of resources to help make filing your taxes as easy as possible.… Read more.

iMake Fall Schedule

iMake is SPPL’s do-it-yourself series for ages 10-18. We have a fun line-up of maker activities to keep teen and pre-teen patrons having fun this winter.… 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.