New Library Hours!

On August 18, an expanded schedule of library hours rolls out.  As we have for years, the South Portland community will continue to benefit from seven days a week of library services.… Read more.

Get A Clue!

Have you ever wanted to know the who, what, when and how of a crime scene investigation? Now is your chance! Children ages 6-10 can learn how to analyze a crime scene and solve the case of the missing artwork! … Read more.

Artsy Afternoon: Crepe Paper Sunflowers

Sunflower season is upon us! Celebrate these beautiful blooms year round by making your own realistic crepe paper sunflowers at our next Artsy Afternoon! This workshop will take place at the Main Library on Saturday, August 24, from 1-3 p.m.Read more.

Author Talk with Jeffrey Ryan

Author Jeffrey Ryan shares the story of Jim Whyte, a fascinating world traveler who moved to Monson, Maine in 1895, in Ryan’s latest book: Hermit: The Mysterious Life of Jim Whyte. 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.

New Attraction and Museum Passes!

We’re excited to offer our patrons new attraction and museum passes, thanks to the support of our generous Friends of the South Portland Public Library! The new passes will provide our patrons with new destinations to visit.… Read more.

Spanish Language Group

Please join us for a Spanish conversation group on Fridays at 1:00 at the Main branch of the South Portland Public Library.

All levels welcome!

For more information, call 767-7660.… 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.
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