Portland Public Library   


Portland Library
20 Freestone Avenue
Portland, CT 06480
Tel:  860-342-6770

Mon-Thurs 10:00a.m.- 8:00p.m. 
Fri & Sat    10:00a.m.- 5:00p.m.


Mon-Thurs 10:00a.m.- 8:00p.m. 
Fri & Sat    10:00a.m.- 5:00p.m.

Holiday Schedule


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Date/Time: 9/19/2018 1:33 AM 

Digital Library

Overdrive for eBooks

OneClick Digital link



ENCORE, our online catalog
LCI online catalogLibrary Connection is a consortium of 30 libraries (including Portland Library) that share a library catalog and resources.
Click here to go to the catalog.

Take a look at
NoveList for suggestions on books of different genres and for books in series order.




The digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Hundreds of thousands of titles are available to choose from, with more being added daily.


Click on the Zinio for Libraries logo at left.

NEW ONLINE SERVICE - Zinio Magazines: 

For anyone holding a valid Portland Library card, a new collection of more than 60 online popular magazines is now available through ONE CLICK Digital. Use the Zinio for Libraries mobile app to read your magazines and check out magazines. You may keep the magazines on your device as long as you wish.  With no limit to the number who may check out an issue, the magazine you want is always available. EBooks are also available through One Click.  Visit the Library’s webpage at www.portlandlibraryct.org and find the links and instructions to use these services and many more, available 24/7. Or call 860-342-6770 for more information.


How much are the Library's services and materials actually worth to you?
Click the calculator on the left and input the average amount of materials borrowed, services used, and programs attended at the Portland Library.  The value of all those "free" activities may surprise you!

What's Available for You?

Books and Materials ... waiting for you at the Portland Library

    • Books for all ages and reading tastes
    • Magazines
    • DVDs and video cassettes
    • Audio books
    • Music CDs
Author Alert
Author AlertLearn when the Library adds a book by your favorite author to the collection.  

For more information, ask at the Information Desk!

In Demand Authors

Baker's DozenPortland Library’s Baker’s Dozen of In Demand Authors

Do you have a favorite author?
Would you like to have a reserve placed automatically for you when the Portland Library receives a new title?

If yes, check off up to 3 favorite authors on your form.
Return the form to the Portland Library.
We’ll let you know when it’s your turn to check out the book.

In Demand Author Form

On Display in the Adult Department

On Display in July 2016

 Books on Display In July
The Library will have book displays of  newly arrived materials, books on CD for  vacation car trips and “Exercise your Mind” materials.

AV on Display
CDs – Country Music 
DVDs -- Summer Movies


Upcoming Programs

Movies at the Library

These programs are free and do not require reservations. The Friends of Portland Library supports the Library’s DVD collection.

Upcoming Movies!

Search Engines
Library Programs

Want to attend a Portland Library program?
Many of the programs at the Portland Library require registration.
To register for a program, telephone the Library, ask at the Library's Information Desk, or click on CALENDAR.

Program Information:  ADULT, CHILDREN, and TEEN!