Bell/Whittington Public Library


Library updates

The Bell/Whittington Library provides programs and materials in a variety of formats to meet the educational, recreational, and cultural needs of the citizens of Portland and the surrounding area. The staff is committed to inform, entertain, enrich, and foster self-learning through the library’s collections, services, and facilities, and are dedicated to serving library patrons through excellence in customer service.

If you do not have a library card, you can apply for one by filling out and submitting the following form:
Library Card Application

2021 Tax Preparation Information

Free AARP Tax Aid

Wednesdays and Fridays in April starting April 7th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in Rockport, Texas.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

555 Enterprise Blvd.

Rockport, Texas

When participants arrive, they will have to fill out an AARP questionnaire, have a short interview with an AARP representative, and drop off their documents.

AARP will not be available for tax preparation aid in Portland this year.

Free Tax Aid- The United Way of the Coastal Bend

The United Way of the Coastal Bend is providing free tax preparation in several locations in the Corpus Christi area. For more information, click here.

There are also flyers regarding this tax resource and tax forms outside the Library. Please take as many as necessary.

If you would like to view the Savage Gulf Rail, LLC, Initial Title V permit Application RN109803767, CN605722222.  Please contact Ginny Moses at 361-777-4562 or email  


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