Bring your preschoolers to Manor Branch For a fun hands on Stem program on Tuesday December 12th 2017 Program runs from 10:30a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Stop by the Main Library Children’s Department and choose a book from Ms. Kathy’s December Holiday Book Station. This month’s book station will include: Christmas Kwanza Hanukkah If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 393-8501.
All Library locations will be closed on December 14th for In-service Staff training day.
Adults come race your wheels off and dance your socks off with Wii games at Main Library on December 19! For more information, call 393-8501.
Tis the season to be tacky! Bring your ugliest sweater to decorate, make even tackier and compete to win! Some materials will be provided but you must bring a sweater to compete. Dec.18th 3:30 p. m. For more information, contact the Main Library at 393-8501.
Visit the Main Library’s Children’s Department. Check out a book from December 1 through December 15 and receive a raffle ticket. The ticket will qualify you to win a AWESOME CHRISTMAS BOOK! Participants must be between the age of 0-11 years old. For more information, contact the Children’s Department at 393-8501.
From December 1 through December 22, children and families can visit the Children’s Department at the Main Library and write letters to to Santa. Once completed, letters will be placed in special mailbox. For more information, contact the Children’s Department at 39308501.
Looking for something to do with the kids during the holiday? Come on into the library and enjoy games, contest, movies and crafts! For more information, contact the Main Library Children’s Department at 393-8501.
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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 […]
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. […]
Join us for games, prizes, and fun. When: Saturday, December 16th from 2-4 p.m. Where: Churchland Children’s Department 4934 High Street West (757)686-2538
January 9th, 2018
“Wine is not Rocket Science”
Ken Wheeler, Wine Consultant.
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 forums are free and open to the public. Reservations are not needed to attend. Complimentary beverages are provided by the library. Meeting room doors open at 11:00 a.m.
For directions and more information, please call the Portsmouth Public Library at 686-2538.
Children in the 1st – 5th grade will learn basic science concepts through lessons that incorporate literacy skills with an emphasis on reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.
Saturdays @ 2-4 pm at the Main Library.
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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. We will color from 3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, November 16th at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!
Main Library Local History Room Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month @ 1-4 PM Join us and learn as you share.
We invite you to take part in our next quilting meeting on Thursday, January 25th. 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 […]
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.
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. […]
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.
MAIN BOOK SALE – EVERY Saturday 10-2 601 Court Street, side entrance.
The Libraries will be closed Thursday December 14th for staff training,
Close at noon Friday December 22nd through December 26th
And we will be closed on January 1st and 2nd.
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! We are on hiatus […]