When picturing a library building, the image that springs to mind for many is the “classic” library: usually brick or stone, maybe pillars or statuary of some sort flanking the front doors… a solid, old building.… Read more.
This is a bit of a departure from my usual posts, but if you have about half an hour to spare, this Bill Moyers interview with Susan Crawford, former special assistant to President Obama for science, technology and innovation, is well worth a watch.… Read more.
With summer past, it’s time for an annual tradition here at the library, and one that I thought deserves some discussion here: the Friends of the South Portland Public Library and the annual book sale.… Read more.
I’ve been thinking (It’s at this point where, if I knew any better, I’d stop typing)…
We’ve made it a priority here at the library, over the last year or so, to enhance our visibility in the community. … Read more.
This copy of the Hi-Fi Stereo Handbook was recently found on our shelves and removed from our collection.
Originally published in 1956, this is the 5th revised edition, added to our collection when it was new, in 1978. … Read more.
Today’s post is a follow-up to the previous “Why More Land?” post, regarding the potential for acquiring a bit of additional land, adjacent to the library.… Read more.
The South Portland Public Library has been depicted in artwork a few times over the years. In today’s post, I wanted to share a few images I’ve come across as I’ve sorted through the library’s “archives” of historical clippings and ephemera – a tour of Art of the South Portland Public Library, if you will…
This first image is the original concept art of the building, which I’ve shared before.… Read more.