Books, DVD's, Audio Book, eBooks and more!
Over 150,000 items are available, including books, audio books, large type books, DVDs, and CDs. Also available are more than 52,000 downloadable eBooks audio books. Through LINKcat over 800,000 additional titles are available.
Laptops & Tablets
Laptops are available for in-house use at the Main, Plover and Rosholt libraries. Tablets can be checked out for two weeks from the Main Library. A set of two Chromebooks is now available for checkout. Additionally, a wireless hotspot can be checked out from the main desk at Stevens Point.
Magazines & Newspapers
Magazines covering many areas of interest are available at all locations. Several state and national newspapers are available at the Main Library.
Projectors for film, computer and documents are available at the Main Library. Rosholt also houses a multi-media projector. Some equipment may be borrowed for a small service fee.
Public Internet workstations, Wi-Fi access and printing are available at all locations. Computers may be reserved online.
The library offers one-on-one technology assistance to its patrons on a variety of topics.
The library will send materials to those unable to use the library. For more information call 715-346-1298.
Photocopy, Faxing & Scanning
Black and White photocopying is available at all locations and a color copier is available at the Main Library. Color printers are available at some branches (please contact the branch you would like to use to see if they have that capability). Faxing services are available at all locations except for Plover. Several document and microfilm scanners are available at the Main Library.
Meeting rooms are available at the Main Library and the Plover Branch. Main Library meeting rooms can be reserved online.
To reserve a Plover Branch meeting room, call the Village of Plover, 715-345-5250.
To reserve a Rosholt Branch meeting room, call the Village Clerk, 715-377-4512.
Interlibrary Loan Service
Materials not owned locally may be borrowed from other libraries. Use the online request form or call 715-346-1548.
Please call 715-346-1548 to ensure a notary is available at the Main Library Building in Stevens Point. Documents must be signed in the presence of the notary and signers must have proper and adequate identification.
Reference service is available at the Main Library, by calling 715-346-1548 or email.
Magazine & newspaper articles, literary criticism, business information, car repair information and language learning are available online with your Portage County Public Library card number.
Library collections are maintained at senior citizen centers and housing units throughout the county. Special materials for teachers, home-schooling parents, and daycare providers are available in the Youth Services Department at the Main Library.
The Main Library in downtown Stevens Point has useful sources of business information, including Barron’s, Value Line, and AtoZ databases.
Jobs and Careers
Resources for job seekers including computers, pamphlets, books and technology assistance.
Genealogy and local history resources, including historic newspapers, yearbooks and city directories are available at the Main Library.
The Library offers book discussion groups on a regular basis.
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