Portland Public Library   


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Portland Library
20 Freestone Avenue
Portland, CT 06480
Tel:  860-342-6770

Mon-Thurs 10:00a.m.- 8:00p.m. 
Fri & Sat    10:00a.m.- 5:00p.m.

Hours

Mon-Thurs 10:00a.m.- 8:00p.m. 
Fri & Sat    10:00a.m.- 5:00p.m.

Holiday Schedule

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Date/Time: 5/26/2017 7:23 AM 

Digital Library

Overdrive for eBooks

OneClick Digital link

 

 

ENCORE, our online catalog
LCI online catalogLibrary Connection is a consortium of 30 libraries (including Portland Library) that share a library catalog and resources.
Click here to go to the catalog.


Take a look at
NoveList for suggestions on books of different genres and for books in series order.


 

New! 

Hoopla

The digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Hundreds of thousands of titles are available to choose from, with more being added daily.


 

Click on the Zinio for Libraries logo at left.

NEW ONLINE SERVICE - Zinio Magazines: 

For anyone holding a valid Portland Library card, a new collection of more than 60 online popular magazines is now available through ONE CLICK Digital. Use the Zinio for Libraries mobile app to read your magazines and check out magazines. You may keep the magazines on your device as long as you wish.  With no limit to the number who may check out an issue, the magazine you want is always available. EBooks are also available through One Click.  Visit the Library’s webpage at www.portlandlibraryct.org and find the links and instructions to use these services and many more, available 24/7. Or call 860-342-6770 for more information.

 

How much are the Library's services and materials actually worth to you?
Click the calculator on the left and input the average amount of materials borrowed, services used, and programs attended at the Portland Library.  The value of all those "free" activities may surprise you!

Directions to the Library

Via Route 72 Eastbound from New Britain: At Exit 22, turn on to Route 9 South. ** Turn right at traffic light in Middletown beneath the Arrigoni Bridge. At the traffic light, turn right on to Route 66. Cross bridge to Portland. Turn right at the second traffic light on to Freestone Avenue. Turn left in to Library’s drive.

Via Route 66 Eastbound from Meriden: After crossing the Arrigoni Bridge, Turn right at the second traffic light on to Freestone Avenue. Turn left in to Library’s drive.

Via Route 2 Westbound from Norwich: In Colchester, take Route 16 West to Route 66 in Cobalt. After you cross the railroad tracks in Portland, turn right on to Cross Street. Go one block. Turn Left on to Freestone Avenue. The library is three blocks on the right.

Via I-91 Southbound from Hartford: In Cromwell, take left exit (22S) on to Route 9. Follow directions from ** above.

Via Route 9 Northbound from Old Saybrook: Turn left at traffic light in Middletown beneath the Arrigoni Bridge. At the traffic light, turn right on to Route 66. Cross bridge to Portland. Turn right at the second traffic light on to Freestone Avenue. Turn left in to Library’s drive.

 

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Library Programs

Want to attend a Portland Library program?
Many of the programs at the Portland Library require registration.
To register for a program, telephone the Library, ask at the Library's Information Desk, or click on CALENDAR.

Program Information:  ADULT, CHILDREN, and TEEN!