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Today is January 23rd, 2017

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Explore English Castles and Gardens

Enjoy a tour of English castles and gardens and a potluck dinner afterwards.


Forward Action Michigan

Learn about this group that is organized for political action in areas that include social justice, political activism, and media literacy.


The Library is Closed Tonight Due to the Weather

The library is closed this evening, January 12, due to the weather.


Library Policy on Closures Due to Inclement Weather

Read about the library’s policy on closing due to inclement weather.


Food for Fines

You can pay fines for overdue items by bringing non-perishable food to the library. Donated food will be given to local food pantries.


Paper Tigers Documentary

Watch this award filming film that shows how an alternative high school found a solution to teaching kids who suffered traumatic childhood experiences.

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Great Lakes Digital Library

New Fiction!

See what’s new in the Portage Lake District Library Catalog


Library Hours

Monday-Thursday: 10am-8pm

Friday: 10am-5pm

Saturday: 10am-3pm

Sunday: Closed

The library now offers children’s computer tablets for check out! These tablets are built as educational tools, and come preloaded with dozens of educational games and apps. Give us a call or stop in to learn more.

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