Portland Library
20 Freestone Avenue
Portland, CT  06480

For the Teens...

Summer Opportunity
If you are looking for something worthwhile to do this summer consider Summer Volunteer Opportunities
at the Portland Library
The Portland Library’s 2014 Internship Program is a volunteer program for students in grades 6 and up with the intent of providing an enriching work experience for successful applicants. Intern positions at the Portland Library will be limited to 25 students who are going into grades 6 and higher. Selection of Intern Candidates will be based on qualifications and availability.
If you are selected into the Portland Library’s 2014 Internship Program, you will be expected to attend the mandatory training session on Wednesday, May 21st at 4 p.m.
Intern duties will consist of light office duties, event preparation and assistance, program promotion, and the registration and reporting of readers’ progress with summer reading.
All 2014 Interns will receive a certificate of service from the Library after successfully completing the program.
Please come into the Portland Library and fill out an application if you are interested.
Applications must be received no later than the May 11th deadline to be considered.

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The Young Adult area of the Library is designed especially to meet the needs of our middle school aged patrons. The collection is  made up of  books, audio books, and magazines. There are nonfiction books with subjects that young teens will especially find helpful and reference materials for a teen's reading level.   Videos, DVDs, and Music CDs are located in the Adult collection.

Registration is required for all Teen programs. 

Nutmeg AwardThe Nutmeg Award Chosen by Connecticut’s Youth





Winners will be announced on May 15th and next year’s nominees will be announced on May 1st.

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Last updated:  04/23/2014