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: 3/19/2018 9:55 PM 

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April Vacation Activities 

Registration for April vacation events begins on Monday, February 26 at 10:00 a.m. 


Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library!

Grades 4-8

Tuesday, April 17th

Time slots: 11:00, 12:30, 2:00

The clock is ticking and there’s only one way out...can you find it in time In this adventure based on the former intermediate Nutmeg nominee by Chris Grabenstein, groups will have to work together to solve puzzles, unlock clues, and find a way out of the library meeting room before time runs out. Register for one of three time slots as a team or an individual.

Space is limited!



Peeps® Dioramas

Thursday, April 19th 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Grades 6 and up 

Create a marshmallow Peeps® diorama based on your favorite book or movie. We will have a variety of supplies available, but you can bring your own as well. Please bring your own shoebox and we will provide the Peeps®. Finished dioramas will be displayed at the library for library patrons to vote on their favorite. The winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. Registration is recommended but not required.


You Are Invited…. to our Teen Advisory Board! 


If you are in grades 7 and up, you are invited to be part of the Portland Library’s Teen Advisory Board. Our board members meet monthly on Monday afternoons from 3:30-4:30 and help us in selecting materials for purchase, brainstorming and running programs for teens and children, and having a lot of fun while making a difference in our community. If this is something that interests you, please contact Jennifer Renk or Patty Ballou at 860-342-6770 or jrenk@portlandct.org.


Upcoming meeting dates:
March 12, April 9, May 14





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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!