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Porterville Public Library
41 W. Thurman Ave
(559) 784-0177
Fax (559) 781-4396
Margaret J. Slattery Children's Library
256 E Orange Ave
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Location:  41 West Thurman Avenue, Porterville, CA 93257

                    The library is now open every Sunday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm



Porterville City Library Virtual Book Club                              Virtual Book Club

Join the Porterville  City Library Virtual Book Club! Click on the picture to go to our Facebook page, log in and like it, then tell a staff member at the front desk.  After staff verifies that you "liked" us then you will recieve a copy of What It Is Like To Go To War. Weekly discussions and questions will be posted.



                     Full Steam Ahead Reading Incentive

Charge Full Steam Ahead with your Porterville City Library this winter!  The Library has winter events and a reading incentive program for children and teens ages 0-17! For every 50 pages you read between Dec. 15 and Jan. 30 you will earn chances to win awesome steampunk inspired prizes!! Come to the library to sign up and to see what you can win.  We also have winter events including afternoon movies on a big screen with popcorn, a planetarium show from Starlab, and steampunk crafts! Click on the links below for all dates and times.




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