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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

The summer reading program @ your Porterville City Library starts Monday, June 2nd with a carnival in Centennial Park starting at 4:00pm to 7:00pm.  This will be your first opportunity to sign up the entire family for SRP. As always we have a reading program for children, teens, and adults. Any book that you read between June 2nd and August 2nd will earn you chances to win awesome raffle prizes.  The fun doesn't end there, in addition to the SRP your library is also offering 7 day a week events, crafts, and clubs for all ages. Pick up a calendar of events at the carnival or at the front desk of the library. 




Its time for the Porterville City Library Summer Reading Program Finale Carnival!!  Be sure to come to Centennial Plaza Park on Saturday, August 2nd starting at 10:00am to 2:00pm.  This year we will have bounce houses, a jumbo slide, carnival games including a dunk tank, and free funnel cakes!! Join the community and have some summer time fun with your city library.


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