The Future of the Library is Y-O-U!

As the Portage Public Library celebrates its 95th year of serving the community and promoting literacy for all ages, the library is excited to welcome additional members to its Board of Directors.

Primary Responsibilities and Requirements include:

Residency of Portage Borough, Portage Township or Cassandra Borough;

Complete a PA State Police, Child Abuse History, and Fingerprint-based Federal Criminal History

Attend monthly board meetings;

Assist in fundraising activities & actively volunteer for the library as needed;

Advocate for the library within the community;

Develop strategic plans and nurture fiscal responsibility;

Craft and review policies and procedures that comply with PA Public Library Code.

Time commitment approximately 3 to 8 hours per month.

Prospective candidates can apply by emailing a letter and resume (if available) to the Board of Directors at or by mail to Board of Directors at Portage Public Library, 704 Main Street, Portage, PA 15946. To learn more about the library, please visit