Portage Public Library
Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance
Early on, in his new 176-page paperback book of his childhood stories, author Richard Post, who was raised in the Polish neighborhood of Chicago known as "Goose Island" during the 1940s and 1950s, shares a vivid story about the importance his father placed on discipline:
PORTAGE | The 14th annual Senior Art Exhibit reception will be from 1-3 p.m. on Feb. 15 at the Portage Public Library, 2655 Irving St. The event showcases the senior community’s talents and artwork, which remains on display throughout the month at the library.
PORTAGE | Local youngsters created holiday crafts Tuesday at the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library.
PORTAGE | The library will be offering regular workshops on downloading ebooks from the Portage Library, 2665 Irving St. The next session is Tuesday, June 11 at 2PM
PORTAGE | Ever been told you have a good voice, or you just heard someone on a commercial and said to yourself:” HEY! I can do THAT…”
PORTAGE | Jane Schroeder will lead a series of writing workshops for adults at 6:30 p.m., April 18 at the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St. Participants will hone and enhance their writing skills for either publication or for personal record. There is a $30 charge for all 5 sessions wh…
PORTAGE | Hear about the Librarian's recent trip to Guatemala and the work of the Central American Lutheran Mission Society (CALMS) at 7 p.m., April 4, at the Portage Public Library, Youth Services Room, 2665 Irving St.
PORTAGE | Celebrate the creativity of youth at the Youth Art Month Opening Reception 4 to 6 p.m. March 4 at the Portage Library, 2665 Irving St. More than 200 Portage Township students will be exhibiting paintings, drawings and other multi-media pieces in the Youth Services Department and di…
PORTAGE | Seniors are showcasing their artistic talents again this year during the 13th annual Senior Art Fair at the Portage Public Library.
PORTAGE | Take your talent to the next level by attending Voice Over Classes with professional voice actor Zain Arcane. By the end of the 5 week course you will be equipped with the skills to take your voice acting to whatever level you choose!
PORTAGE | The public will have a chance to meet the seniors behind the artwork during a reception for the annual Senior Art Exhibit from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
PORTAGE |The following programs are offered at the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St.
PORTAGE | Local artists 55 and older may submit up to 2 pieces of media to the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St. between now and January 23.
PORTAGE | The Knit-A--Long group meets every Wednesday at 10 am. Bring your latest knitting project and share ideas, inspiration and tips. Novices are welcome, but basic skills are required.
PORTAGE | Meet Barnabas Engel, Comfort Dog for Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Portage, and his handler Pastor Tim Engel. Comfort dogs bring a calming influence, allowing people to open up their hearts and receive help for what is affecting them. Meet & Greet with Barnabas from 6:30 to 7 p…
PORTAGE | Do you have a child that's ready for preschool? Stop in the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St. anytime between 6 to 8 p.m. to see what area preschools have to offer.
PORTAGE | Lego Club, November 3; 10:30 AM
Beginning Oil Painting Class at the Portage Public Library; November 17, 10 am – 4 pm.
PORTAGE | Mara Wible will lead jewelry making classes on Fridays from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St.
PORTAGE | What's your favorite book? Chances are good that someone has tried to ban it. Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week, September 30 to October 6.
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