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.

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Treasure Hunters!
Going into grades K-2
Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.
June 26, July 10, 17, 24, 31

Become a pint-sized prospector as we learn about a  variety of rocks, minerals, gems and fossils in this five-week program. We’ll pan for gold, dig up dinosaur bones, make our own rock candy and create some  sparkly gemstone slime among other activities. Registration is required and begins on June 4th
at 10:00 a.m.

Time Travelers!
Going into grades 3-5
Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.
June 27, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1

Join us for a retro tour of the decades from music to crafts to popular games. Starting with the 1950s and stopping at every decade since, we’ll learn to play Chinese checkers, explore Beatlemania, hone our tie dye skills, make friendship pins, do some CD scratch art, and explore transistor radios, Walkmans, and the Discman. Registration is required and begins on June 4th at 10:00 a.m.


Bring the Hoopla! 

Wednesday, June 27th 

at 6:30 p.m. on the Town Green

Perfect for both newbies and experts, this high-energy interactive program will have everyone hooping through personal instruction, age-appropriate games and team building activities that encourage self-expression and creativity. Registration is recommended; in case of inclement weather, we will move indoors to the Mary Flood Room at the Portland Library.







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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!