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Kids Craft at Manor

Saturday Kids Crafts at Manor 11 AM to 4 PM for Children Preschool through grade 6. March 17th  St. Patrick’s Day craft April 14th Spring Craft May 12th Mother’s day Craft

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Pre-school Winter Reading Program

Do you like to share books with your young child? If so, this is the program for you. Register your child at any of our four locations between February 1st and March 1st 2018. Then share 10 books with your child to earn a small prize. You’ll have a great time while getting your child […]

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Second Tuesday Forum 2017-2018

  March 13, 2018 “Can We All Just Get Along” Barbara Hamm-Lee, Executive Producer/Host Another View, 89.5 WHRV-FM   THE SECOND TUESDAY FORUM SERIES is sponsored by the Portsmouth Public Library and funded by grants from the Portsmouth Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Library, Portsmouth Museum and Fine Arts Commission, and The City of Portsmouth. All […]

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Portsmouth Planters

Portsmouth Planters February meeting  at Cradock will introduce us to VERMICOMPOSTING yes, that does mean composting with worms. Tuesday February 27th @ 11:00 AM  

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Trivia Gift Basket Raffle – Churchland

Think you have what it takes to answer our trivia question correctly and win the big prize??? Adults, submit your entry at the Circulation Desk and you may be the lucky winner. Our gift basket will wow you with offerings such as an illustrated book of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a coloring […]

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Preschool S.T.R.E.A.M. @ Churchland

Preschool S.T.R.E.A.M. on the first Monday of each month We will have fun age based S.T.R.E.A.M. activities and a story to correlate with our project. Join us at Churchland Branch on the following Mondays for S.T.R.E.A.M. fun at 11AM March 5th April 2nd May 7th      

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The Mix Book Club @ Churchland

Join The Mix Book Club! @ The Churchland Branch. An OPEN FORUM to Discuss and Share Opinions on Books written by Authors from Various Cultures. The Mix 2017 – 2018 Book List Join us every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6pm to discuss a variety of cultures, authors and books! Due to the snow […]

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Book Buddies Book Club @ Churchland

        For 4th & 5th grade kids Meetings are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday each month Meetings will be held once a month. Membership is limited Free book and refreshments! Participants must be registered The group will be discussing a different book each month. Register with the Children’s Department […]

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Quilting Guild @ Churchland

We invite you to take part in our next quilting meeting.  Some great individual quilting projects are underway and we’ve seen some beautiful quiltwork completed. Every 4th Thursday of the month from 10 am to 12 noon, we will quilt with beginners and advanced quilters alike. Bring your latest project for some show-and-tell! Learn from more […]

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Hoopla is Active!!

Hoopla is now active!!  Members of Portsmouth Public Library are now able to download up to six times per month, movies, TV shows, full music albums, e-books, e-audiobooks and comic books.  Some details: All the offerings from Hoopla are simulatneous access, so no holds.  Multiple people can use the same items at the same time. […]

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Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose is a fun fast paced program for children ages birth to 36 months and their parents that incorporates books, songs, rhymes, instruments, and props to help young children learn the pre-literacy skills needed to become successful readers. Saturdays at 11am, Main Library.

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Teen Book-Club

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 ages 13-18. Come meet other teens who like to read great books! *FREE book each month *Refreshments Register below or by calling (757) 465-2916 or @ Manor Branch Library.   […]

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Manor Crochets!

  This group crochets everything from baby hats to dresses. If you are interested in joining Mrs.  Mary Hampton and Friends, meet them at the Manor Branch Library located at 1401 Elmhurst Lane.  The group meets the first and last Wednesday of the month from 11am to 12pm!  For more information, please call 465-2916.     

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