Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Portage Library & Student Achievement Center: Portage Library Homepage

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

Need Help?


Madison College Libraries logo

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


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. 

Skype Logo 

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 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

Portage Library Services

Comic by Dave Coverly

Comic by Dave Coverly

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

The Librarian

Justin Cornille

Phone: (608) 524-7794


Search WorldCat Discovery - Madison College Libraries


Find books, DVDs, streaming media, and ebooks in the Madison College Libraries catalog

Madison College Libraries Logo

Need a book that's located at another campus or library system? We offer free Interlibrary Loan service. Materials typically arrive in 2-10 days. No textbooks or reserve items, please. 

Click here to request an item from another campus or library.

We also offer several e-book collections covering many different topics.

Click here to check out our e-books and learn more about using them!  

Suggestion Box

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

Suggestion Box

Printing Information

print smart logo

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.