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Main Level Map

Music Collection and Large Print

Listening stations next to the music collection allow you to preview tracks of many of our CDs. A large collection of titles in large print, especially strong in fiction and mysteries.

Magazine Lounge and Audio Books

Our reading lounge includes over a hundred newspapers and periodicals to read in the library. Our audio book collection contains books on CD and Tape, MP3 format, and Playaway titles.

Newest Books and Videos

Including bestsellers, new large print, and new books on tape. Our DVD collection includes travel videos, documentaries, TV shows, and feature films.

Reference Books

Directories, dictionaries, maps and other resources for school papers, or just to satisfy your curiosity.

Quiet Room

Someplace quiet for lone study in our busy library.

Business Room

Job hunting, investment resources, business plans, everything Portage needs to stay vigorous.

Public Computers

Surf the internet or use office software, for an hour each day. If you don’t have a Portage District Library card, you can easily get a guest pass and the Check Out desk.


Bestselling authors, fantasy titles, and literary fiction.


A very large selection of popular and series Mystery authors.

Non Fiction and Biographies

Books on religion, cooking, history, science, travel… check the aisle signs to browse by subject, or ask about a subject at the information desk.

Sci-Fi, Graphic Novels, Westerns, and World Languages

A very large selection of popular and series Science Fiction novels, Graphic Novels, and Westerns. Our World Languages collection features material in fiction and non-fiction, French, Spanish, and German.

Lower Level Map

Teen Room

Find books, movies, music and audio books for teens ages 12-18.

In this room:

  • Xbox 360 gaming room for teens only
  • Free Tutor Room
  • Internet computers

Juvenile Room

Find books, movies, music, and games for elementary-aged children and their parents.

Look for:

  • Educational PC and PS2 gaming stations
  • Movies for children and families
  • PS2, Xbox 360, Gamecube, and Wii games for checkout

Meeting Rooms

The meeting rooms are the library’s primary event locations. The rooms are also available for rent to outside groups.

Preschool Room

Find books and music for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

In this room:

  • Large area for creative play, open whenever the library is open
  • Collection of board and picture books, perfect for lap reading

History Room

In this room:

  • Books and materials concerning the history of Portage and surrounding areas
  • Historical documents such as yearbooks and platt maps available with the assistance of the local historian

Lower Level


  • Point of Interest
  • Information Desk
  • Men’s Restroom
  • Women’s Restroom
  • Staff Area