Summer Library Program (SLP) Registration
Summer Library Program registration begins June 7, 2013. No early registration. Registration will be ongoing until the end of July. Ages birth-17.
Summer Library Program (SLP)
Teen Book Night: "Hunger Games"
Thursday, June 27th
SLP Teen Anime Night
Thursday, July 18th
SLP Teen Book Night
Thursday, July 25
Teen SLP Closing Party
Wednesday, July 31st
New Brochure in Teen Area
We now have a brochure with a book list of Dystopian or Post-Apocalyptic World for teens. If you enjoy books like the Hunger Games, you'll like the books on this list.
TeenRead Facebook Page
Book discussion page for teens.
A new online program through the Portage Public Library that provides homework support for students in elementary through high school, and even college. At Tutor.com, you get live one-to-one help with a certified tutor. Click on the logo below, or go to online resources (at the left),view by name, and click on local resources. Then scroll down to Tutor.com and click on Portage Library.
A Young Adult non-fiction collection has been created featuring new titles on topics such as yoga, knitting, screen writing, and gender issues. Located on the bookshelf next to the YA fiction racks, the YA non-fiction collection will continue to grow with books on current, high interest subject matters, but also continue to feature perennial favorites like the "Chicken Soup" series.
- Portage Public Library is dedicated to serving the needs of Columbia County teens, ages 13- 18. Stop in and see new Youth Services Librarian, Dawn Foster, for recommendations on new releases and timeless classics.
- The graphic novel format is growing by leaps and bounds, and now includes non-fiction titles on how to draw manga. We're looking for suggestions on new titles, so c'mon in and give us your recommendations!
- Be sure to check out the South Central Library System databases for homework help. Literature Resource Center, Proquest, and Ebscohost are just a few of the resources available to help ease the homework blues!
- Have ideas, suggestions, advice on how we can improve the teen area? Feel free to share your ideas! We're looking for ways to serve you, so don't be shy. Tell us what's on your mind!