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Bell Whittington Public Library
The Bell/Whittington Public Library will be closed on Saturday, July 4, 2015 in observance of Independence Day!  Have a happy and safe July 4th!

Welcome new Library Director, Virginia "Ginny" Moses!


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BELL/WHITTINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY, PORTLAND, TX

Bell Whittington Public Library

Our Mission:

  • We provide cost-effective quality service, programs and materials in a variety of formats in order to meet the educational, recreational and cultural needs of all the citizens of Portland and the surrounding communities
  • We provide exemplary customer service in a friendly, timely and efficient manner to all citizens equally.
  • We stimulate the awareness and use of libraries to promote individual enlightenment, community enrichment, and economic vitality throughout the city and work with other city organizations and entities to enhance existing services and develop new and innovative programs and services.
  • We are committed to inform, entertain, enrich, and to foster the self-learning process by facilitating access to our collections, services, and facilities to all members of the community.

We are dedicated to serving our patrons and providing excellence in customer service.  Your comments and suggestions are always welcome!  Please feel free to let us know what materials, services and programs you would like to see offered by the library.

The Bell/Whittington Library is located in the scenic Coastal Bend of Texas and serves the entire Coastal Bend area free of charge.  We provide many services, programs and opportunities in the community.  The library staff is dedicated to the free and open access of materials, programs and services.  Our motto: "Expect the unexpected.  Anticipate the exceptional."

    

Contact
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2013 Best Small Library in America-Finalist

2400 Memorial Pkwy
Portland, TX 78374
Phone: (361) 777-0921
Fax: (361) 643-6411

Ginny Moses
Director 
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Hours
Sunday - Closed

Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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