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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 ...
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us and get updates by liking our Mini-Con Facebook event page.
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.
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 […]
Visit the Main Library at 601 Court Street for a Movie in the Children’s Department! *Please note that Movie Matinee takes place the 2nd Saturday of each month! If you have any questions, please contact the Children’s Department at 393-8501.
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 […]
The Children’s Department at the Main Library has planned an abundance of activities for youth ages 5-11 for the month of March. The children will celebrate Read Across America Day along with the the birth of Dr. Seuss and a Circus Crafternoon. […]
Join us at the Manor Branch for Exploring STEM Careers program for teens 12-18 years old. Saturday March 4th 2017 @ 2-3:30 PM
Are you looking to meet others who share your Anime interest ? If so, join us at the Main Library for our next meeting on March 24! For information, call us at 393-8501.
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.
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.
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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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 […]
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.
Join us for fun, crafts and much more as we celebrate Mardi Gras! For more information, contact us at 393-8501.
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.
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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.
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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 […]
The LEGO CLUB will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month.
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.
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 […]
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.)