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 atwmsw@sbcglobal.net

 FPL's Annual Fall Book Sale 

Members Preview Friday Oct 21  5:30 - 8 pm

Saturday Oct 22  10am - 1pm

Sunday Oct 23  10am - noon

at the Portland Library


Friday Preview books are $10 per bag

Saturday 10 - 11:30 books are $10 per bag

Saturday 11:30 - 1 books & DVDs are $5 per bag


Sunday clearance all items are $3 per bag

($2 for FPL Members)

Current FPL Members receive a free tote on 
Members' Night. Non-Members may join at the door.


2023 Membership Drive in Progress

Please support the Portland Library by joining the FPL or renewing your membership.



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