After Hours with SnugHouse

The After Hours concert series welcomes SnugHouse for the next show on Saturday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library. The weather may be getting frightful, but soulful, heartfelt music is sure to warm you up!… Read more.

Artsy Afternoon: Kusadama

Upcycle book pages into a beautiful origami flower ball! At this month’s Artsy Afternoon, you will learn how to make a paper Japanese kusadama. They make lovely holiday and new year decorations, or gifts!… Read more.

Pajama Story Time-12/28

Join us for a fun and cozy pajama story time during school vacation week! Come to the Main Library in your pajamas on Friday, December 28 at 10:30AM, and cuddle in as we read stories, sing songs, and make a craft.… Read more.

Author Talk with Richard Cass

Maine author Richard Cass will be at the South Portland Public Library on Tuesday, January 8, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the third book in his Elder Darrow Mystery series, Burton’s Solo. Read more.

Spanish Language Group

Hola! Our Spanish Language conversational group will be moving the time of their meetings to 11 a.m. every Wednesday morning. The first meeting at the new time will be on Wednesday, October 31.… Read more.

Baby Builders

Baby Builders is our weekly building and playing program for ages 0-4 years. Play with Duplo blocks, socialize, and make new friends! This program will take place at the Main Library in every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.… Read more.

Lifelong Learning Just Got Easier!

Thanks to the generosity of two of our great patrons, SPPL has been given a broad selection of The Great Courses (TGC), a series of college-level audio and video courses, produced by The Teaching Company.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.

Genealogy Group

family tree

The South Portland Public Library has a genealogy program that meets monthly on the third Wednesday of each month from 1-3 p.m. The group shares research tips, answers questions, and uses library resources to help piece together family trees.… Read more.