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September National Library Card Sign-up Month


Haven’t got a library card yet? Portage County District Library is pleased to announce that September is National Library Card Sign-up Month- “Get It. Use It.” Visit any branch location to get the most important card you can have in your wallet. Or download an application online. With this card you will have access to all the newest DVDs, downloadable audiobooks and eBooks, books, and much, much more. The best benefit of having a library card is borrowing from the thousands of items within the collection without a charge to you- everything is free! Enjoy all the best entertainment and it’s all available at your fingertips. Requesting library materials online is easy. Visit www.portagelibrary.org and browse our catalog. Select a pickup location and start enjoying them today.

Can’t make it to a branch during library hours? Try our Library Express delivery service. When making a request for materials, select one of our eight locker box locations. Materials are checked out in the office and delivered Monday through Friday and will be available after 5:00 pm the next business day after you receive an email or phone notification. Simply enter the last seven digits of your library barcode number and a door will open. Your library materials are inside, checked out and ready to be enjoyed at home. Call 1-800-500-5179 ext. 220 for more information.

Are you ready to start downloading audiobooks or eBooks? Visit http://overdrive.portagelibrary.org and browse our catalog for all your favorite authors. Getting started is easy. Using your Portage County District Library card, download the free installation software (a one-time installation), and follow the user-friendly instructions. Need additional help? Select one of the two digital help links at the top-right of the screen. If you require any additional help, please feel free to visit the reference desk at any one of our five locations.

Branch locations include Aurora Memorial, Garrettsville, Pierce Streetsboro, Randolph, Windham, and Outreach Services (includes Home Delivery and Library Express.) Library Visit www.portagelibrary.org for more information.