Children's Department Homepage

While there is no in-person programming at this time, we encourage you to check out the variety of virtual programs available for ages birth to 12 years on the Children’s Facebook page:

Or, the Children’s Department YouTube Channel:

These two sources will have the most up-to-date information about Children's Department offerings. Images and other programs mentioned on these web pages are from past events. If you have any further questions, please contact the Children's Department directly. Thank you!

Welcome to the Children's Department!

We are here to serve children from birth through age 12. We offer programs for children and their families, including storytimes, family events, after-school activities and the Summer Library Program.

For more information about the things we offer, including how to register for events, please click the respective buttons located below.


Please visit the Children's Department Facebook Page for more specific information about our events:

Note: Children and adults participating in any of Portage Public Library’s Programs may be photographed by newspaper reporters/photographers, library staff members, or others involved with the program. These photographs may appear without compensation in newspapers or in productions, publications, on the Web, or other printed or electronic materials related to the role and function of the Portage Public Library. Parents who do not want their children photographed should notify a staff member and fill out the required form.

For more detailed information about our child safety policy, please click the image located directly above.