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9 a.m.–8:30 p.m
9 a.m.–6 p.m
9 a.m.–2 p.m.

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Digital Audio Books


The Library will be closed on September 7th, 2015 for Labor Day.

Check out our NEW Facebook Page!

The Children's Department has its very own page now - just click on the Facebook graphic below!

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Toddler Thursday

Registration for Toddler Thursdays will begin on August 20th!

For toddlers ages 18-36 months and their favorite adult. Come and enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes, and a variety of other activities to engage toddlers! The first Toddler Thursday will be September 3rd at 9:30AM.

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Pre-School Story Time

Resistration for Preschool Story Time will begin on September 1st!

Story time begins September 22nd and 23rd and is held from 10:00am to 10:45am for ages 3-5 years.

Baby and You

Baby & You on October 5th, November 2nd, and December 12th

Story and play time for babies birth to age 17 months to be held the first Monday of October, November, and December.

Pre-K Klub

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for Preschoolers!

Registration begins September 1st!

Activities will be held 9/25, 10/30, 11/20, and 12/18 for 4-6 year olds



Back to School Coffee





Back to School Coffee - Tuesday, September 1st 9:00am to 11:00am

Drop the kids OFF at school. Then drop IN to the Library. The coffee & rolls are on us! Enjoy the 1st day of school with other parents! ~Giveaways!~

Upcoming Children's Programs and Activities








When choosing books for beginning or emerging readers, be sure to look for colored dots on books in the easy reader collection. The colored dot will be on the spine of the book and is meant to be a recommendation when choosing books for beginning readers. Red Dot books are pre-primers for children just starting to read.

early readers


Youth Services Displays: Be sure to check out the youth display case near the front door to the Youth Department. You'll always find up-to-the-minute programming information.



Virtual Tour of the American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural history (Click on Logo on left for video)


Virtual Tour of the Smithsonian Museum

Smithsonian Museum  (Click on logo on left for video)


A new online program through the Portage Public Library that provides homework support for students in elementary through high school. At Tutor.com, you get live one-to-one help with a certified tutor.  Click on the logo below, or go to online resources (at the left),view by name, and click on local resources.  Then scroll down to Tutor.com and click on Portage Library.

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