Teen Game day 3:30-4:30 Wednesday Feb 22nd
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Our next quilting meeting of the new year will take place of Thursday, February 23rd. Every 4th Thursday of the month from 10 am to 12 noon, quilt with beginners and advanced quilters alike. Bring your latest project. Learn from more experienced quilters or share your wisdom with another fellow quilter.
Family movie at Churchland Tuesday February 21st at 6:00 P.M.
Saturday February 25th @ 10:30 AM
Have you seen the commercials for DNA, Ancestry, and My Heritage on T.V.? Have you wondered how to get started tracking down your roots? This family history workshop will cover the online tools and tricks needed to help you find your ancestors and uncover your past. Registration is not required. Questions? Call Aren at 686-2538.
There’s still time to dance your way to your fitness goals OR come dance for the pure fun of it! Instructor Linda Gray will have you dancing the “wobble” and the “electric slide” during this 6-session event at the Churchland Branch. Our last dance class will be Friday, February 17th from 10:30am-11:30am. Ages 18+. Questions? Call Aren […]
Come view the new release “Southside with You” on the big screen. This movie was inspired by Michelle and Barack Obama’s first date. Snacks and drinks will be provided! Movie rating is PG-13. Wednesday, February 22nd at 5:30pm – Churchland Branch
Our book group meets every 1st Monday of the month from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at the Churchland Branch. We will meet next on Monday, March 6th to discuss March’s title “The Fireman” by Joe Hill. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Aren Gonzalez at (757)686-2538 with questions.
Churchland Wed February 22nd @10:30-11:30 For Preschoolers 3-5 year old have fun and learn Math and Science!!
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.
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Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: February 2nd – April 18th, 10 AM – 3 PM
March 14, 2017 “Good things Happening in Portsmouth Public Schools?” Dr. Elie Bracy, Superintendent of Portsmouth Public Schools. 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, Fine Arts Commission, and The City of Portsmouth. All […]
Local history experts Keith and Pam Atkins have shared their expertise with us at the Churchland library. Stop by anytime in the month of February to view their “Black History Month” display in the Rotunda. This display offers pictures, local history, book resources and unique memorabilia assembled over hours and hours of work! Take advantage […]
The Children’s Department at the Main Library will be celebrating African- American achievements for the entire month of February. This year’s wall display highlights the achievements of Daliyah Marie Arana of Gainsville, Georgia. She began reading at the age of two and now at the age of four has read over 1,000 books. If you […]
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 a different book each month. Register with the Children’s Department in person, by phone @ 686-2538 ext. 6626 or below. […]
Join us for Lego Mania at Churchland Designed for Children 5-11 years old 6-7 pm in Children’s Program Room on the second Tuesday of each month.
For Ages 6-11 at the Main Library 601 Court St. The LEGO CLUB will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month at 2pm. Free Program! and Free parking in parking garage on Saturdays! For more information, Call: 757-393-8501 and ask for the Children’s department.
Register at any Portsmouth Library location January 30th – March 3rd Ages birth to pre-K 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 beginning on Jan. 31, 2017. Then share 10 books with your child […]
Celebrate African American History Month with the Children’s Department on Main. This year’s theme is ” Crisis in Black Education!” The theme for 2017 focuses on the crucial role of education in the history of African Americans. If you have any questions, please contact us at 393-8501.
February is Library Lovers’ Month-a time to celebrate and voice your support for libraries! For more information, please contact us at 393-8501.
Stop by the Children’s Department, check out a book and receive an raffle ticket! For more information, please give us a call at 393-8501.
Join us for fun, crafts and much more as we celebrate Mardi Gras! For more information, contact us at 393-8501.
Are you looking to meet others who share your Anime interest ? If so, join us at the Main Library for our first meeting on February 24! For information, call us at 393-8501.
If X-Box and board games sound like a fun time, you’ll want to join us on Thursday, February 23rd. Plan on gaming from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend! All video games are rated “E for everyone”. Feel free to bring your […]
Portsmouth Public Library’s 3rd annual comic con on April 22, 2017 will host local artists, vendors and the best of local geek culture. Admission is free and open to all ages! If you have questions, please give Aren Gonzalez a call at 757-686-2538 or email email@example.com. Follow us and get updates by liking our Mini-Con Facebook event page.
Our next monthly after-school teen movie will be showing in the Teen Scene Room of the Churchland Branch on Thursday, March 9th from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. We will be viewing the recent release- “Queen of Katwe”. Popcorn and soda refreshments! Ages 12-18
Tech Talk is temporarily suspended due to the unavailability of our Technology Room during tax season. Tech Talk classes will resume in April.
Date When Celebrated : Event is always January 29. Don’t be puzzled by today. National Puzzle Day honors puzzles of all size, shape and form. Crossword puzzles are by far the most common. Sudoku, a number puzzle, is the most recent puzzle rage. Join us at the Main Library located at 601 Court Street on Saturday, January 28, […]
Join us at the Main Library for S.T.R.E.A.M. If you have any questions, contact us at 393-8501.
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Patrons of the Portsmouth Public Library System now have access to several electronic magazines through Flipster. Accessible magazines now include: Black Enterprise, Ebony, Essence, Hispanic Network, Rolling Stone and two coloring books.
Main Library: Are you looking for a way to relax after school? If you answered yes, then join us at the Main Library for coloring! If you have any questions, please contact us at 393-8501. Churchland: “TRUE COLORS” Teen Coloring Why let the kids have all the fun? Teens like to color too! Join our […]
Club Cancelled for November and December, see you January 24th. A knitting and crochet club is active at the Cradock Library. Whether you have been stitching 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.
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Build One Portsmouth is about coming together as a community to shape our future. This two-year planning process will result in an updated Comprehensive Plan for the city. Build One Portsmouth is designed to be inclusive, transparent and robust. The goal is that every person in Portsmouth knows it is a choice to get involved and […]
Join The 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! February 21, 2017 This months book! […]
Do you like to read and meet new friends? If you answered yes, then look no further! The Main Library’s Teen Book Club will meet every Tuesday from 4:30pm-5:30pm during the month of November. Participants will receive a free book and refreshments. If you have any questions, please contact us at 393-8501.
The LEGO CLUB will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month.
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.
Spending time in the library? Take a moment to pick up an activity from the new Activity Table at Main Library. New activities will be available each month. Take one home or work on it in the library.
MAIN BOOK SALE – EVERY Saturday 10-2 601 Court Street, side entrance.
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.
ESL conversation café is 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 and up who English is not their […]
Coloring is not just for kids, Grown Ups can color too and so can you! Join us for the Adult Coloring Programs, at Churchland, Cradock, Main and Manor. Supplies are provided. Cradock Coloring Club, every 1st Tuesday at 11am. Churchland Coloring Society, every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 11 am. Manor Color Yourself Calm, every 3rd […]
Join us at the Main Library on Saturday Feb. 25th for our Savvy Shopper Coupon Club.
Manor Branch will be showing a movie for adults @ 11am Wednesday Feb. 22nd.
Join us at the Manor Branch Library March 4th 2-3:30 PM Exploring STEM careers for Teens. Presented by CAN Career Access Network.
Answer the Black History Month trivia question correctly and be entered to win at the Churchland branch in the month of February. The raffle box is located at the Circulation Desk and the winner will receive a gift tote filled with goodies and giveaways! Ages 18+ (Participants must be Portsmouth Public Library card holders.)