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     Fri & Sat 9am-6pm

     Sun 1pm-5pm

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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




                        Pictures with Santa!

This year there are 6 chances to catch Santa Claus in front of the camera with you and your family.  Receive a free 4x6 color photograph with a donation of a non-perishable food item or an unwrapped new toy.  You may also bring your own camera and take your own photo for free. Click on the link below for times and dates.



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ABCmouse.com is 100% educational, with more than 4,000 learning activities across all major subject areas-reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it.

And it’s free to use at your Porterville City Library!

(Click Here to Use - Inside Library Use Only)



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Get all the tools you need to prepare for interviews and write informative resumes.  Brainfuse JobNow is a free resource that you can access from inside the library or at home with your library card. Get the help you need today to get a great job!




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