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Established in 1867, the Portland Public Library is Maines oldest and largest public library system with a Main Library and three branches. (207)871-1700
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Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the world’s greatest superhero... To find out what happens next, meet with today, Saturday, April 21 from 2:30pm - 3:30pm. Follow the author: Details:
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Portland Library ME Apr 19
Calien Lewis, Opera Maine, , has created a unique program that engages, educates, and entices participants about opera. Come explore the creative process of adapting a written story for opera. More info:
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Portland Library ME Apr 18
Please note, today's Life Drawing with Stuffed Animals & Action Figures with is FULL! Thank you to everyone who signed up. Looking for other children/teen activities? Check out our full calendar of events happening today, Wednesday, April 18:
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Portland Library ME Apr 17
Former First Lady Barbara P. Bush was dedicated to the cause of early literacy and family literacy. As a public library, our own family literacy programs are driven by the same beliefs held by Mrs. Bush.
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Portland Library ME Apr 17
TONIGHT! Join PPL's Health & Literacy Librarian, Brandie, to discuss this brilliantly crafted memoir by . We encourage anyone caring for an aging loved one to join this conversation. ? Details:
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Portland Library ME Apr 16
A reminder to our patrons! All Library locations will be closed today, Monday, April 16 in observance of Patriots Day. We will re-open for regular hours tomorrow, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
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Portland Library ME Apr 12
knows where to go to "rock out among the stacks"! Check out this piece by , highlighting live music and family concerts at your local library, including PPL!
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Portland Library ME Apr 12
Did you know that today is Drop Everything & Read Day? This is a national celebration of reading designed to remind families to make reading a priority activity in their lives. It is also the birthday of ! Via More:
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Portland Library ME Apr 10
Join us today, all welcome! Page to Stage: The Niceties is an opportunity to engage in questions about the plays, playwrights, and ideas presented on Main Stage. The discussion is facilitated by Portland Stage artistic staff and free and open to the public.
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Portland Library ME Apr 9
Among his many acts of service for Maine's non-profit community, Mert Henry was a past Trustee here at Portland Public Library. We are grateful for the many ways he championed the Library as a place of education, entertainment, and discovery for all.
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Portland Library ME Apr 5
TONIGHT! Please join us this evening for this opening reception with New York Times Best-selling author . Also joining us will be award-winning Maine writer and others for an evening of yarns and conversation! More information:
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Portland Library ME Apr 4
Remembering , who was born on this day 90 years ago. Here she is at the National Book Awards in 2013, where presented her with the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community. -
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Portland Library ME Apr 4
As we mark the 50th anniversary of the death of explore these films about the civil rights movement: . We also have numerous booklists on the history of the civil rights movement, present-day racial issues, and fiction for readers.
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Portland Library ME Apr 3
TONIGHT at PPL Main Library, join us for our conversation. At this Make Shift Coffee House, we'll share views about Gender Across the Ages. Live Music by Dustin LeVasseur! More info:
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Portland Library ME Apr 2
Spring has most certainly arrived at PPL! Meg Gray, science & tech librarian, has backpacks filled with items geared toward hiking, birding, & stargazing available to be checked out! Thank you for this great piece, , .
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Portland Library ME Mar 30
This Massachusetts native wrote some 20 books, most of them novels that included the best-sellers “The Pilot’s Wife” and “The Weight of Water. Explore 's work in our collection:
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Portland Library ME Mar 29
TONIGHT! welcomes teens to join us for Fresh Tracks: Concert & Conversation from . Producer, composer, hip-hop artist, and educator, Just.Plain.Jones & his students will present their beatmaking & music production creations. More:
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Portland Library ME Mar 28
"We found their stories moving, fascinating and inspiring and wanted to share them with you." - Nancy Wartik,
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Portland Library ME Mar 28
Are you looking to do something new during your lunch hour? Why not spend it with and ? Bring a lunch, a friend, or come solo to PPL Main Library TODAY, and enjoy this special Literary Lunch. Deliciously brewed coffee available.
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Portland Library ME Mar 27
Our PPL community LOVES our Literary Lunch series! Stop by PPL Main Library tomorrow, bring a lunch, and join us for a conversation between and to discuss Lee’s debut novel Everything Here is Beautiful. Learn more:
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