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Portage Public Library
Portage Borough
 

  Portage Public Library

704 Main Street

Portage, PA 15946

(814)736-4340, Fax 736-4413

E-mail: portage@cclsys.org

 

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

SUMMER HOURS

Monday  Closed
Tuesday and Thursday   Noon - 7 PM
Wednesday and Friday 9 AM - 4 PM
Saturdays for Summer  9 AM - 1 PM
Saturdays for Winter 9 AM - 4 PM

Closed Sundays

 History & Mission Statement

The Portage Public Library has been available for the use of the community for over 80 years.  We provide a variety of resources and services such as internet access, children’s story time, research materials, interlibrary borrowing, copying/printing/faxing, book discussion groups, meeting rooms, audio books, wi-fi, as well as books of every shape, size, and topic.  The Library is quick to provide the newest technology such as selections for e-readers.  We promote opportunities for learning, self improvement, and self expression.     

Funding for the Library comes from state funding, county funding share, local government donations, and from the generous donations of our communities’ citizens.

The mission of the Portage Public Library is to provide an environment where lifelong habits of learning, self-improvement, and self expression are encouraged and where patrons can meet their educational, informational, and recreational needs.  The Library provides equal opportunity access to information, high quality book and multimedia materials, programs, exhibits, and online resources to meet the needs of our diverse community and to improve the quality of life.   The Library responds to the needs of users by providing an inviting building, well organized and up-to-date collections, friendly professional service, well trained staff, and free or low cost services to all citizens.

 The person entrusted with this mission and the daily operations of the Library is our  director; Jacqueline Smith, MSLS

 Board of Directors

Board Members
Wendy Girard-President
 
Jacqueline K. Smith, MSLS -Director
 
Members:
Ken Gilpatrick, Cathy Gilpatrick,
Annette Gulley, Ashley Myers
Devonie McCabe, Stephanie Schrift
 
 
 

 Operating Hours

Winter Hours
 
Tuesday and Thursday 
   12:00 Noon - 7:00 p.m.
  
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 9:00 - 4:00
 
Sunday and Monday-Closed
 
Pre-school story hour meets on Wednesdays at
10:00 a.m. from Sept through May

 Notices

Pre-School Story Time-Wednesdays
10:00 a.m. through May 25th.
 
Family Sock Hop-April/May  TBA
 
Story Hour-Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. DTBD
 
Summer Reading Program-check back for details
 
Book and Bake Sale - Saturday, June 11th
 
Basket Auction -DTBD
 
Pie Shoppe Bake Sale-September

 

 Additional Resources

 
For additional Library information including: 
1)  how to get to the Library, 
2)  the Library catalog, 
3)  Pennsylvania online world of electronic resources,                                                  
4)  downloading of audio books and e-books,
5)  member access,
6)  Mango language,     
7)  live answers to your questions, and
8)  price it antiques and collectables;  
 
visit the Library’s website at www.CCLSYS.org/Portage