Anatomy of the Novel

Do you have an idea that would make the bones of a great novel? Would you just like to write better? Amazon best-selling author E. Ayers will lead this three-part, hands-on writing workshop. Each session will build on the previous, allowing you the chance to grow your writing skills and find your voice. We will […]

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7 Cities 1 Book

The 7 Cities, 1 Book program is a collaboration between the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach. Modeled after The Big Read and One Book, One Community, this program will promote  the value of reading, lifelong learning, and community-building in Hampton Roads.  This year’s book is Fahrenheit 451 by […]

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Lego Club @ PPL

Come to our Lego Club on Saturday March 28th, 2015 from 2-4pm. Ages 6-11

Main Library 601 Court St.

Free Program! and Free parking in parking garage on Saturdays!

Your projects will be displayed in the Library and on our website!

The LEGO CLUB will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month.

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Join Us for Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early learning program that incorporates books, rhymes, songs, musical instruments, finger plays, flannel board characters, puppets and other props to help young children learn the pre-literacy skills needed to become successful readers. The program is fast-paced and fun to keep up with active little minds and includes tips for parents.

Ages birth to 36 months

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Computer Classes

Need to learn the basics?

Learn about the computer hardware, software, keyboard and mouse.

Need to learn about the internet or create an email address?

We can help with that.  

Churchland Branch: April 8th, 15th, 22th & 29th 2015

Session 1 5pm-6pm

Session 2 6pm-7pm

Register now, seating is limited to 3 people for each 4-week session.

Call 757-686-2538 Ext. 6640
Please leave a message with name, session # and good contact phone number.

 

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Monthly Book Sale

Friends of the Portsmouth Public Library Monthly Book Sale.

Friday, April 3rd: 11-12 members only, 12-6 open to public,
Saturday, April 4th: 10-4 open to public.

Featuring DIY and home improvement. Prices are Hardbacks $2, Paperbacks $1, Children’s .50 and Media .25.

Hours are Friday, 11-12 members only, 12-6 open to public, Saturday 10-4 open to public.

Main Library Basement
601 Court Street
Portsmouth VA 23704

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AARP Tax Aide

Free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service serving low and middle income taxpayers with special attention to those ages 60 and older.

Churchland Branch Library
4934 High Street West Portsmouth VA 23703
Monday through Friday: February 2nd – April 15th, 10 AM – 3 PM

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Income Taxes (Federal & State)

Federal Forms OR call: 1-800-829-3676

As of now, the IRS will not be mailing out either the 1040 forms or instructions until the middle of January. Additionally, the IRS states the 2014 filing season will begin January 31st. Forms are available on irs.gov.

***A select type and quantity of FREE forms will be available at all library locations once we get the forms in.***

VA State Forms OR call: 804-440-2541

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Homework Help!

Homework Help available for students in grades 3-12 from the Library of Virginia and Literati. Log in with your Library barcode and get help in Reading, Writing and Math from real teachers.
Normal Hours are; Monday-Thursday from 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET Saturday from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET

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