About Adult Services

Portage Public Library provides book discussions, performing artists, workshops and other special programs to meet the information and cultural needs of our patrons.

  • For upcoming events, please see the Programs/Events page.
  • If you are looking for library databases and research information, please see the Researach/Learning page.
  • Policies, Library Mission, Employment Opportunities and more can be found under the "About Us" page, along with directions on how to get to the library.
  • For general questions, such as "how do I obtain a library card", please see the "How do I page."
  • If you are looking for information for you child or teen, please see the "Kids" or "Teens" pages.


South Central Library System provides a good selection of ebooks that can be read on various electronic devices. Instructions on how to use Overdrive are available here

Newspaper Index

Recent newspaper articles that pertain to the Portage Area and its residents have been indexed through the library catalog. The index is a good way to find obituaries and other local news. To access the Newspaper Index, click here or on the graphic below.