Come help us kick off our Summer Reading Program with pizza and a movie! We will be watching Remember the Titans in the Teen Scene Room at the Churchland Branch from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Teens ages 12-18. Summer Reading Registration will be offered at this event.
Portsmouth Public Library's first ever comic con will host local artists, vendors and the best of local geek culture. Admission is free and open to ...
Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs.
Homework Help available for students in grades 3-12 from the Library and Literati. Log in with your Library barcode and get help in SAT prep, ...
Visit the Portsmouth Public Library Health and Wellness Information Center (HWIC) website, http://www.portsmouthhwic.com/.
Portsmouth Public Libraries Teen Book-Club. Manor Branch Library 1401 Elmhurst Lane at 2:45 p.m. on the Last Tuesday of the month September through May for ...
Come and watch a fun movie with us on Mondays 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Teens 12 years old through High-School welcome!
Main Movie Monday 1:00PM – 3:00PM Main Meeting room. Come on and enjoy the show!
Grown Ups can color too and so can you! It is not just for kids. Join us for the Adult Coloring Programs, at Churchland, Cradock and Manor. Supplies are provided. Churchland Coloring Society, 11am Tuesday, May 24th. Cradock Coloring Club, 11 am, Tuesday, June 7th. Churchland Coloring Society, 11am Tuesday, June 14th. Manor Color Yourself Calm, […]
Drop on in to the Main Library for Teen Trivia on Every Tuesday ! 10:am – 5:45 pm
Calling all teens! Join us for a movie with popcorn and drinks on the 2nd Thursday of each month starting July 14th. Movies will be shown from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!
If X-Box, Wii, and board games sound like a fun time, you’ll want to join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month starting June 23rd. Plan on gaming from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!
“TRUE COLORS” Teen Coloring Group Why let the kids have all the fun? Teens like to color too! Join our “True Colors” Teen Coloring Group on the 3rd Thursday of each month starting June 16th, 2016. We will color from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come […]
She’s back!!! Erma Granger has requested a third session following our previous two-session Quilting Class at the Churchland Branch. We will gather on Thursday, May 26th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to finish learning how to bind a quilt! Returning students and newcomers are all welcome – there’s still talk of a quilting guild […]
We have a WINNER!!! Congratulations to Deborah Lass who won our Poetry Contest. MOMENTOES a merger of moments & mementoes we carry mementoes along the way a stone from the river or shell by the bay we commemorate celebrate grieve we pray we carry mementoes along the way a ribbon from a bouquet or garter […]
The Local History Room is working on indexing school photos received from Truxton School. They have been hard at work and have identified many of the students but could use your help with a few more. If you recognize and can name any of the students in these photos please contact the Local History Room at 757-393-8501. Thank you.
JoinThe Mix Book Club! @ The Churchland Branch. Formerly known as La Mezcla An OPEN FORUM to Discuss and Share Opinions on Books written by Authors from Various Cultures. Join us every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6pm to discuss a variety of cultures, authors and books! Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala […]
For 4th & 5th grade kids Meetings are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Meetings will be held once a month. Membership is limited Free book and refreshments! Participants must be registered The group will be discussing Flora and Ulysses the Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo Register with the Children’s Department in person, by phone @ 686-2538 […]
Teens – Day of the Dead Coloring Contest. Pick up your coloring sheets in the Children’s Department at Main Library 601 Court St. All entries must be submitted no later than May 5th.
Teens join us for a Day of the Dead Paint Craft.Create an acrylic Day of the Dead mini mask. Saturday, May 7, 2016 2-4pm at Main Library 601 Court St.
Portsmouth Public Library will be hosting a one hour long YOGA event free and open to the public. May 28th 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM will be held in the Coleman Meeting Room at the Branch and all levels are welcome. Bring a mat, water & some good vibrations! Please arrive a bit earlier than […]
Author Registration and the Presenter Applications are now available for the Portsmouth Public Library Local Authors Expo to be held at the Main Library on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Registration for tables will be available until June 1st. Presenter Applications will be available until May 6th.
The Main Library will be showing a movie for teens every Monday from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm in the Main meeting room.
MAIN BOOK SALE – EVERY Saturday 10-2 601 Court Street, side entrance.
Join us for Zumba classes at the library!
All levels are welcome. All programs are free and open to the public.
ESL conversation café’s next date is May 3rd at 6 PM, always held on the first Tuesday of the month. This is an informal guided conversation to allow non-native English speakers an opportunity to practice the use of English in a friendly and helpful environment with other like-minded people. This is open to anyone 16 […]
This month’s “Read and Eats” meeting is on Saturday, May 7th at 1pm. Main Library 601 Court St. Main Meeting Room
We will be discussing The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey while enjoying fairy tale cakes and sparkling juice.
Join the Teen Writing group at Cradock Thursday April 7th @ 4:00pm – 5:00pm
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
A crochet is active at the Cradock Library. Whether you have been crocheting for years, or you just want to learn, join fellow crafters who love all things yarn. Bring your current projects with you, or just bring your eagerness to try. We meet the fourth Tuesday of the month at 11 a.m. Upcoming dates: […]
Virginian-Pilot archived from 1990 to current, search by year then date. Log in with library barcode. Many news magazines available also.
Teen Board Games, (ages 13-18), at Manor Library. 3 – 5 pm Tuesday May 10th.