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: 7/28/2017 7:07 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!

Donations to the Library

Recent Donations to the Portland Library
Book Donations:  E. Evelyn Eddy, Carolyn Freeman, Dru Harder, Jeff Scott King, Ray Poet 

Library Endowment Fund

Patrons may contribute to the Portland Library Endowment Fund, used for high priority projects that are unable to be supported through the town’s operating budget. Contributions can be made through direct donations or through a publicly acknowledged bequest. Your gift to the Library’s Endowment Fund is a lasting legacy. 

Gifting Your Community
As the time for holiday giving approaches, please consider gifting your community by adopting a book at your library for all to enjoy.  It’s easy! Tell us what title you would like to add to the library’s collection or ask us for a recommendation.  When the book arrives, we will notify you, collect payment (library discount applies), and let you be the first to read your donation. Other readers will appreciate your thoughtfulness and you’ll receive a tax deduction.

Patrons may also contribute to the Portland Library Endowment Fund, used for high priority projects that are unable to be supported through the town’s operating budget. Contributions can be made through direct donations or through a publicly acknowledged bequest. Your gift to the Library’s Endowment is a lasting legacy.

HOW YOU CAN HELP THE LIBRARY ENRICH PORTLAND!

Monetary Donations
If you wish an individual to be notified of your donation, please include that person's name and address with your donation.  If your donation is for a special purpose, please let us know.

Make your check payable to Portland Library and mail to:
    Janet Nocek, Library Director
    Portland Library
    20 Freestone Avenue
    Portland, CT  06480

Gifts to the Portland Library are tax-deductible.

Questions?  Please call Janet Nocek, Library Director at 342-6770.



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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!