Portage Library: Portage Library

Contact Us

330 Collins Street Rm 107
Portage, WI 53901

Library Phone:
(608) 745-3111

Student Computer Help Desk:
(608) 243-4444
(866) 277-4445 - toll free

Truax Library Main Desk:
(608) 246-6640

New Magazines

Portage Library recently added a few new magazine subscriptions!  

All magazines can be checked out for 28 days. 

New titles:

Consumer Reports

Martha Stewart Living


Mother Jones

National Geographic

Psychology Today

Sports Illustrated


Sports Illustrated

Local Resources

Portage Public Library


Portage Daily Register


Baraboo Public Library


Baraboo News Republic


Poynette Public Library


Poynette Press


Lodi Public Library


The Lodi Enterprise

New Portage Campus Library!




We are happy to announce that we have a newly renovated library at the Portage Campus! The new space is designated just for library use and will provide you with a quiet place to study, work on a computer, or meet with classmates. 

Our new space features six computer stations, new furniture including soft seating with laptop arms, carrels for individual study and tables for group or individual study. Stop in today! 


The library offers help with:


Student email

Connecting to the wireless network

Common software including MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

My Madison College

Researching a topic

Citing sources 

Proper formatting for your research paper

...and more! 


Portage Library Services

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Students, faculty and staff at the Portage campus are encouraged to use the library!

We offer:

-Space for group and individual study, including individual carrels

-Six virtual computer stations

-Books, periodicals and A/V materials available for checkout

-Computer, reference and research help

-Interlibrary Loan services for items not held at Portage library


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Library Hours

Fall Semester Hours

Mon   8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Tue    9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed   8:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Thu     8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Have a suggestion for the Portage library? Click the suggestion box below to contact our staff members. 

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Need Help?

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Do you need computer help, have a reference or research question or a question about our library services? The following options are available to students if library staff is not available. 
Call the Truax library for help at (608) 246-6640

Click here to email a Librarian
A librarian will respond within 24 business hours

Text your question
to this number:
(608) 554-4659
Click the icon below to
open a Skype session and contact us. 

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Printing Information

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Madison College provides each student 150 pages of complimentary printing per semester. After that, students must pay 5 cents per sheet.

Ask in the library or click HERE for more information.