Portland Library Hours:
Monday - Thursday     10:00-8:00
Friday                          10:00-5:00
Saturday                     10:00-3:00
Curbside pickup  always available!

Contact Us

  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.

For the May newsletter
click here.

Come Celebrate the Portland Library! 


Happy Anniversary!

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.

Library Events

Film Reel
Movies are back!
June 15th at 1:00p.m.
West Side Story
Museum Passes & Yard Games
Yard Games are available for a 3 day loan period!

List of Museums

To Print from Email on any device, forward the email directly to the library’s print system at
ppl-portland-pl-bw-letter@printspots.com or

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.


E-books, E-audiobooks,
Comics & Movies:

No waiting, always available to borrow!

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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
Library at

Thanks! Message sent.

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