Using Your Library

Using Your Library

You will find more than books at the Portage District Library. Find out about our available services here.

About the Library

PDL offers a wide range of services. It’s our mission to help you access the world of information in a friendly atmosphere, and to be a valued community resource for life-long learning. Learn more about PDL.

Library Cards

If you reside in or own property or a business in our library district, you qualify for a free membership card! Find out everything you need to know about getting and using a PDL Library Card.

Tech Services

Interested in typing a resume on our computers or using our copiers? PDL has computers and other technology available for you to use. Learn more about our Technology Services.


If you are unable to visit the library in person, PDL’s offers services to those who need assistance selecting and receiving materials due to mobility issues. Learn more about Homebound.

History & Genealogy

The Heritage Room is staffed by a part-time local historian, and contains books, documents, photographs and artifacts relating to the area. It is also home to an expanding collection of genealogical reference materials. Learn more about The Heritage Room.

Business Research

The business collection is located in the Adult Room and offers information about investments, careers, and starting and running a business. We encourage you to use our conference room and coffee bar.  Learn more about the Business Information Center.

Meeting Rooms

Looking to rent a room for a meeting or social gathering? PDL offers a variety of spaces. View Rooms and Rates.


PDL offers a variety of fun experience bags that contain movies or a TV series, cookbooks, and/or music. Learn more about these bags.

Local Authors

Each year we are approached by many local authors who are eager to share their work. As a community center to experience and explore local arts and culture, PDL is happy to support local authors in their efforts. Learn more about opportunities for Local Authors.