Jay County Public Library 
315 N. Ship Street, Portland, IN  47371 
(260) 726-7890 or fax (260) 726-7317
Monday-Friday 8 to 8   Saturday 8 to 5


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  • The Evergreen system will undergo an upgrade beginning 8:00 pm December 23rd and continuing through December 28th. 
    Online services will be unavailable during this time. 

  • The January 2015 newsletter is available online.


  • Holiday Hours The library will be open for regular hours in December with the following exceptions:

    Wednesday, December 24th - closed
    Thursday, December 25th - closed 

    Wednesday, December 31st - early closing at noon
    Thursday, January 1st - closed


  • The Chilton's Library for all kinds of auto repair and maintenance information is now available!  Use it with the library's computers or wireless connection OR access it from our homepage and log on with your library card number.

  • New to the site!  Practice Driving Tests


  • The library's long range plan is available online! 
    Read the full Jay County Public Library 2014 Long Range Plan or take a quick peek at the condensed version.


  • Do you have a child in the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program?  Infants through preschoolers can sign up any time.



Jay County Public Library  Portland, Indiana