Welcome Friends of the Portland Library
The Friends of the Portland Library proudly support and promote the Portland Library by informing town residents of resources and services the Library provides; by securing materials and sponsoring special projects for the Library; and, by encouraging donations to enhance cultural and educational opportunities afforded to the residents of Portland through the Library.
Books for Babies
It’s never too early for children to learn the joy of books! The Friends want to give every new Portland baby a free “Books for Babies” kit. Each kit contains:
Touch and Feel Board Book
Baby’s First Library Card
Books for Babies brochure with Reading Tips
Raising a Reader, Raising a Writer brochure
Babies Love Books: a Guide for Grown-ups brochure
Bookmark with Reading Tips
To receive a free “Books for Babies” kit, please contact Marilyn at firstname.lastname@example.org
Second Hand Prose Book Shop
Hundreds of Adult and Children's DVDs for $1.00
Large selection of Fiction, Large Print, Teen & Children's books removed from Library collection for $0.50
When visiting the Library, take an opportunity to browse the FPL Book Shop.
We have mysteries, general fiction, non-fiction, romance, teen and children’s used books, as well as used DVDs.
New treasures arrive each week!
Next Read & Recycle Collection
Saturday, June 24, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Portland Library - Mary Flood Room
FPL welcomes donations of gently-used books, DVDs,
2017 Membership Drive in Progress
Please support the Portland Library by joining the FPL or renewing your membership.
FPL's Annual Fall Book Sale
October 20 - 22, 2017
Thank you to the many volunteers and book sale patrons who helped make last year's sale such a success.