Contact Us

Contact library staff with any questions, concerns or comments. You can reach us by phone, email, in-person or the comment form. Areas of responsibility are listed under each staff member or department. Our eNewsletter is also a good way to get the latest scoop.

General Library Inquiries:
(608) 742-4959
(608) 742-3819 fax
Library Board

Library Board of Trustees, meeting dates, and other related information.


Friends of the Portage Library

Information about this organization, volunteer opportunities, and supporting the library.


Portage Library Foundation

Information about this organization, fundraising activities, and ongoing library improvements.


Administration of the Library

Shannon M. Schultz, Library Director

  • Library Governance and Library Board
  • Policies
  • Building maintenance and daily operations
  • Donations
  • Friends of the Library
  • Portage Library Foundation
Adult Services

Lynn Harthorne, Adult Services Librarian

  • Books, movies, and music for adults
  • Readers Advisory for adults
  • Meeting room use and reservations
  • Book Memorials

Amanda Pardo, Circulation Supervisor

  • Library Card/Account management
  • Fines and billing
  • Fax services

Kelly Sternberg, Adult Program Coordinator

  • Adult programming
  • Outerlibrary Loan (OLL)
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Microfilm reader assistance

Sheril Lannoye, Library Assistant

  • Community outreach and events
  • Community organizations
  • Displaying materials or handouts at the Library
  • Library newsletter
  • Press or marketing ad requests