Welcome to the Portage Lake District Library!

Our mission is to inspire the diverse community living in the City of Houghton and Portage Township to discover, imagine, and connect.

The library offers the traditional materials of books, audiobooks, and magazines, along with electronic resources such as eBooks and eMagazines, and services like Libby, Hoopla, LinkedIn Learning, and Ancestry Library Edition.

Check Out These Upcoming Events

  • Angeline Boulley – Author Visit
    Friday, April 26th, 2024 at 6pm   Meet Author Angeline Boulley for a conversation about her work including “Firekeeper’s Daughter” the 2023/24 Great Michigan Read! A short Q/A will […]
  • School’s Out: Spring Break Edition
    Join us each day of Spring Break for a different activity! Monday, April 1st at 2pm – Bracelet Craft Tuesday April 2nd at 2pm – Unplugged Coding Games Wednesday April 3rd at 2pm – Indoor […]
  • Hiking & Backpacking Series: Hiking 101
    Thursday, February 22nd, 2024 at 6pm Expand your outdoor horizons! This event is open to all, novice and mountaineer alike. This series is co-sponsored by the Keweenaw Hiking Trails Association and Portage […]

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Regular Hours

Monday-Thursday: 10am-8pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-3pm

Upcoming Closings

Memorial Day
Monday May 27th, 2024
Independence Day
Thursday July 4th, 2024
Labor Day
Monday September 2nd, 2024