WANT TO WORK @ THE LIBRARY? Have flexible hours? Portage Public Library has two NEW part-time (20-hour a week) clerk positions open now! Hours will include Sundays, some evenings and weekends. If interested, applications are available at the Library or online at pcpls.org/library-information/employment/. ... See MoreSee Less
THE 16th ANNUAL SENIOR ART FAIR IS HERE!!! Area artists age 55+ may drop off their artworks (any media) at the Library through the end of August. Art is displayed throughout September. All artists are invited to our Artists' Reception on Saturday, September 23, from 1-3 PM. Artists are free to take their art home anytime after the reception. This wonderful event is sponsored by the Portage Mayor's Senior Advisory Committee. Thanks to all our local artists for brightening up the Library each year!! ... See MoreSee Less
WANT TO WORK AT THE LIBRARY? Portage Public Library currently has a part-time opening in the Youth Services department! Some evenings and weekends required. Experience with youth programming/curriculum planning strongly preferred. If interested, applications are available at pcpls.org/library-information/employment/ or at the library. ... See MoreSee Less
ECLIPSE UPDATE!!! We have 80 pairs of eclipse glasses to hand out on a first-come, first-serve basis at the time of our program this afternoon. The program starts at 1:00 PM but we recommend arriving around 12:45. Those viewing the eclipse with us will need to sign a waiver first inside the library's meeting room, just off the entrance lobby. For those without eclipse glasses, or in case of overcast skies, we will have a live video feed set up in our large meeting room for eclipse viewing on our big screen! And, don't forget, you can safely view the eclipse without glasses by means of a pinhole viewer you can make yourself very easily: eclipse2017.nasa.gov/how-make-pinhole-projector-view-solar-eclipse... See MoreSee Less
Total Solar Eclipse 2017 - On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun's te...