Jay County Public Library 
315 N. Ship Street, Portland, IN  47371 
(260) 726-7890 or fax (260) 726-7317
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  • Remember the deadline for Summer Reading Program?  Get your reading logs to the library by 5:00 pm, Saturday, July 19th.
    Pool Party for those who complete their reading goals will be Friday, July 25th at 5:15 pm at the Portland Pool.

  • The Friends of the Library Annual Used Book Sale is coming soon!
        Thursday, August 21st  and Friday, August 22nd - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
        Saturday, August 23rd - 8:00 am to noon.

  • The Kindergarten Prep School is in session Tuesday mornings June 17th through August 5th.  There's lots of traffic, sound and motion in the library during KiPS.  If you prefer quiet surroundings you will want to choose another time to visit. 


  • The July - August newsletter is now available. 


  • Don't Miss the Bus! is a program for kindergarten students and their parents to learn what to expect when riding the school bus.  This year's program is Monday, August 4 from 10:00 am to noon.  Call the library to sign up. 


  • Do you have a child in the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program?  If they are starting kindergarten this fall, now's the time to finish those last books!
    If you have a younger child, now is the time to sign them up.



Jay County Public Library  Portland, Indiana