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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


Hours:  Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm; Friday & Saturday 9am-6pm; Sunday 1pm-5pm

Bring a new unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots or a non perishable food item for local food banks to receive a picture with our authentic Santa! There will be 6 opportunities before Christmas to take a picture with Santa!!

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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. 31 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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