Portland Library Hours:
Monday - Thursday 10:00-8:00
Curbside pickup always available!
Staff in the Library are always available by email and phone as well:
Faxing, copying & scanning services are available curbside as well!
The Library is closed Monday May 30th for Memorial Day.
Come Celebrate the Portland Library!
Saturday June 11, 2022
11 am to 2 pm.
outside and inside the Library and Town Green
Portland’s first public library was established on May 4, 1895. Nearly 100 years and multiple moves happened before a new library building opened on Freestone Avenue. The Library Board invites all to an
Anniversary celebration of 125 plus 2 years of Library services in Portland.
Movies are back!
June 15th at 1:00p.m.
West Side Story
Join remote meeting access through Zoom
the Meeting ID is 8603426777 and the Passcode is Portland
This site offered by the CT State Library has Occupational Prep info, GED help, computer skills center & workplace success goals.
E-Books & E-Audio
E-Books, E-Audiobooks & E-Magazines
Click here for Libby
Libby, by OverDrive
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/.
on your desktop visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge browser.
Comics & Movies:
No waiting, always available to borrow!
Coming Soon! The Palace Project is an app that allows digital access to the State Library's collection of e-books. While still in development, this app will offer free access to over 10,000 open-license e-books.
Temporary Library Card
Click here to apply
for a temporary library card!
Portland residents can register online as a patron of our library and get temporary access to request materials and use some
online resources. If you do not visit Portland Library to complete the registration process within 30 days, this account will be deleted.
Please bring proof of residency, such as a photo ID, utility bill, or other official mail to the library and we will then provide you
with your physical library card.
Do you have a question?
This service is meant for brief factual questions
(a definition, a date, a phone number, what library in the area has the item you are looking for, etc.)
If you need an immediate answer, please call the