COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Quick Points:

  • ALL City of South Portland buildings – including the libraries – are closed to the public until further notice.
  • Due dates on library items have been automatically extended.
  • Book drops are open and items can be returned.
  • Overdue fines are suspended until we reopen.

Any questions?  Please CONTACT US

Virtual Story Time…

Since we’re currently unable to lend you this book (written by South Portland’s own Julie Falatko), or invite you into the library for a story time, please enjoy this reading of this great book, performed by actor David Harbour…

Library Facilities Closed Until Further Notice

UPDATED 3/15/20

On March 13th, the City of South Portland made the decision to close four high-traffic public facilities – the two library buildings and the two recreation centers – effective  Saturday, March 14, until further notice.… Read more.

2020 Tournament of Books

Get ready for March Madness…library-style! 

It’s a literary battle royale! 18 books go head to head and spine to spine in a no-holds-barred fight to the top!… 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.

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.