Support the Portland Library!
Friends of Portland Library
The Friends of Portland Library is a non-profit membership organization. They provide financial support for library initiatives not provided by the Town of Portland's budget. For more information visit Friends of the Library.
Learn about the Portland Library's Board of Directors by clicking on the link.
Donations to the Portland Library
Gifts & Memorials: Gifts to honor or remember someone special are always welcome.
For more information contact the Library Director at 860-342-6770 and click on the link for more information.
The Library utilizes volunteers to enhance public service to the community. Volunteers generally provide support services to staff and/or work on special projects. Volunteers are selected based on their qualifications and the needs of the Library at any given time. For more information contact the Library Director at 860-342-6770 or click on the link
Friends of the Portland Library (FPL) is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization whose mission is to support the Portland Library in its efforts to offer quality facilities, services and programs. It is funded through member contributions and fundraising events. FPL provides financial contributions to support library programs and materials and offers culturally enriching programs and opportunities for the residents of Portland.
For events and other information see http://www.friendsofportlandlibraryct.org/
Donations to the Library: Thank you for your support!
HOW YOU CAN HELP THE LIBRARY ENRICH PORTLAND!
Portland Library Endowment Fund
The Donor Recognition Tree
These are the color leaves on the tree
$250 -499 (bronze)
$1,000 plus (gold)
Send a donation along with your contact/mailing information, to the Director’s attention. You may make the check payable to Portland Library Endowment. A Library Board member will respond to you. Please note that some time will need to be allowed for the leaf inscriptions to be processed.
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
20 Freestone Avenue
Portland, CT 06480
Gifts to the Portland Library are tax-deductible.
Questions? Please call Janet Nocek, Library Director at 342-6770.
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.