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Porter Memorial Branch Library

Porter Memorial Branch Library is a full-service branch of the Newton County Library System. The 18,000 square foot LEED building is named in honor of James Hyde Porter and features adult and children’s books, audio books, DVD’s and music CDs, public computing with Internet access, plus a Teen Room, a Quiet Room, Study rooms, a Meeting Room and Conference Room.


Monday CLOSED *
Tuesday 10:00pm – 5:00pm Summer Hours
Wednesday CLOSED *
Thursday CLOSED *
Friday CLOSED *
Saturday CLOSED *
Sunday 1:00pm – 5:00pm Summer Hours

*Note: Porter Memorial Library is closed Monday-Saturday due to COVID

Holiday Closings

Telephone Number

6191 Highway 212
Covington, GA 30016

The library is located in the Oak Hill neighborhood in southwest Newton County, on GA HWY 212, Brown Bridge Road, south of the intersection of GA Highway 20 and GA Highway 212 or Salem Road and Brown Bridge Road.