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

  • Silent Book Club
    Ever been interested in joining a book club but don’t want to be tied down to a particular book? Then this is for you! B.Y.O.Book and join us and fellow bookworms at Keweenaw Brewing Company every 2nd […]
  • Travelogue Adventures: South Korea
    Learn about a local student’s travels to rural Korea through the 4-H Outbound Program and staff member’s adventure in Busan, a large port city in South Korea. Each offers a unique perspective on visiting this […]
  • Lego Club
    Join us on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 from 1 – 3pm for a guided Lego Club activity with an instructor from Kaleidoscope. […]

Read the Latest News

  • Library Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
    The Library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23rd and Friday, Nov. 24th to allow our staff and patrons time to rest. We will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 25th […]
  • Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
    The Library’s Board of Trustees hosts their monthly public meeting on Wednesday, November 29th, 2023 from 7:00 – 8:00pm in the Community Room. Click here […]
  • Hiring Full-Time Program Coordinator
    Are people your passion? What about building lasting partnerships and connections within our community? Do you enjoy craft projects and crafting media […]

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Regular Hours

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

Upcoming Closings

Christmas Eve Observance
Saturday December 23rd, 2023
Christmas Day
Monday December 25th, 2023
New Year’s Eve Observance
Saturday December 30th, 2023