Main Library CLOSED on Wednesday, 7/23

Sorry for the short notice, but due to the heat and our continued lack of air conditioning, the Main Library will be closed on Wednesday, 7/23.  To partially make up for the loss of Main Library access, the Branch Library, located at 155 Wescott Rd., will be operating under an expanded schedule today, from noon until 8pm.

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.

Fizz, Boom, Read with Mr. & Mrs. Fish!

Mr. & Mrs. Fish

Get ready to LAUGH and LEARN with Mr. and Mrs. Fish at the South Portland Public Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30pm!  The have it all: costumes, sea creatures, fun ocean facts, and enough humor to keep you laughing a whole hour long.… 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.