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  • Mini Con April 22, 2017 @ 11-5

    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 ...

Tumble books E-books Graphic novels and Audiobooks for Teens

 TumbleBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! If you can […]

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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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The Mix Book Club @ Churchland

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! March 21, 2017 This months book! Stand […]

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Adult Coloring Programs

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 […]

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Quilting Guild @ Churchland

Our next quilting meeting of the new year will take place of Thursday, March 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. 

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PORTSMOUTH BOOK GROUP

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.

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AARP Tax Aide

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
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: February 2nd – April 18th, 10 AM – 3 PM

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Second Tuesday Forum

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 […]

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Book Buddies Book Club @ Churchland

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.  […]

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Lego Club

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.

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Pre-School Winter Reading 2017

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 […]

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OneClickDigital

    OneClickDigital, is your new one stop for both e-books and online audiobooks. Download the free OneClickDigital App to your Apple, Android and Computer devices to have easy access to over 1100 E-Books and over 4000 online audiobooks.

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Flipster Magazines

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.

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Build One Portsmouth

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 […]

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ESL Conversation Café

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 […]

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Black History Month Trivia Raffle

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.)

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