Are you planning a wedding? Then join us on Tuesday, April 21st at 5pm to learn tips and tricks from wedding planner, Tiffeny Wilson at the Main Library. This class will focus on creating a budget and preparing to meet vendors while enjoying cake samples! Register online or call 757-393-8501.
La Mezcla means "the mix" in Spanish, and that is exactly what this club is ...
Portsmouth now offers downloadable E-Books, have your library card and pin ready and access our ...
6:00pm on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at our Churchland Branch. Children with their ...
No prior experience with robotics or programming is required! Come learn the basics as you assemble and program your first sumo robot. Continue reading for more information!
Are you financially fit? Join us for this FREE presentation and talk with a Financial Advisor! Learn how to make your money work for YOU! Families and retirees are welcome! Presented by: Daniel Smith of ACE Capital. Prizes & refreshments will be available. Monday, April 27th from 5pm-6pm at Main Library.
Do you want to learn how to coupon? Then join us during Money Smart Week as we welcome back Laura Oliver of AFrugalChick.com to host a 2-hour class!
Want to learn how you can use the OneClick digital and Zinio digital magazine databases to check out and download e- audio books and digital magazines right to your computer or internet enabled tablet or smart phone? We can help you with that and answer any of your OneClick and Zinio database questions. Join us at the Main Library on April 30, 2015 from 3-5PM. Call 757-393-8501 for more information or to reserve your space.
Start off 2015 right!
Zumba at the Library!
All levels are welcome. This program is free and open to the public.
Need to learn the basics?
Learn about the computer hardware, software, keyboard and mouse.
Need to learn about the internet or create an email address?
We can help with that.
Our April classes are filled.
Registration for our May sessions coming soon.
Join us this winter through spring for a myriad of adult programs at the Main Library. We will have computer classes, financial planners, resume workshops, spring garden tips and so much more! Click continue reading for more information or call 757-393-8501.
Do you have an idea that would make the bones of a great novel? Would you just like to write better? Amazon best-selling author E. Ayers will lead this three-part, hands-on writing workshop. Each session will build on the previous, allowing you the chance to grow your writing skills and find your voice. We will […]
The 7 Cities, 1 Book program is a collaboration between the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach. Modeled after The Big Read and One Book, One Community, this program will promote the value of reading, lifelong learning, and community-building in Hampton Roads. This year’s book is Fahrenheit 451 by […]
Bring your children to the library during Spring Break, the Churchland Branch & Main Library will have activities Monday-Friday.
Continue reading to download a flyer!
Come to our Lego Club on Saturday March 28th, 2015 from 2-4pm. Ages 6-11
Main Library 601 Court St.
Free Program! and Free parking in parking garage on Saturdays!
Your projects will be displayed in the Library and on our website!
The LEGO CLUB will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month.
Mother Goose on the Loose is an early learning program that incorporates books, rhymes, songs, musical instruments, finger plays, flannel board characters, puppets and other props to help young children learn the pre-literacy skills needed to become successful readers. The program is fast-paced and fun to keep up with active little minds and includes tips for parents.
Ages birth to 36 months
Friends of the Portsmouth Public Library Monthly Book Sale.
Friday, May 1st: 11-12 members only, 12-6 open to public,
Saturday, May 2nd: 10-4 open to public.
Featuring DIY and home improvement. Prices are Hardbacks $2, Paperbacks $1, Children’s .50 and Media .25.
Hours are Friday, 11-12 members only, 12-6 open to public, Saturday 10-4 open to public.
Main Library Basement
601 Court Street
Portsmouth VA 23704
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
4934 High Street West Portsmouth VA 23703
Monday through Friday: February 2nd – April 15th, 10 AM – 3 PM
Federal Forms OR call: 1-800-829-3676
As of now, the IRS will not be mailing out either the 1040 forms or instructions until the middle of January. Additionally, the IRS states the 2014 filing season will begin January 31st. Forms are available on irs.gov.
***A select type and quantity of FREE forms will be available at all library locations once we get the forms in.***
VA State Forms OR call: 804-440-2541
Evening Family Storytime at Churchland on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6PM.
March 24th, 2015 will be the next Pajama Time!
Includes Stories, Music, Bedtime Snack, and you can even come in Pajamas if you want.
Get Flyer EVENING STORYTIME FLYER
Are you interested in the library’s history? Be sure to check out this beautiful display at the Main Library!
Churchland Branch Library Saturday,March 14th, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00pm and March 28th, 2015 from 1pm-4pm
Teen Book Club (ages 13 to 18) meets the last Tuesday of each month at 2:45 PM from September through May.
Join us for a group discussion.
Meetings are held every 4th Saturday at 10:30 am at the Main Library. Free parking in parking garage on Saturdays!
Homework Help available for students in grades 3-12 from the Library of Virginia and Literati. Log in with your Library barcode and get help in Reading, Writing and Math from real teachers.
Normal Hours are; Monday-Thursday from 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET Saturday from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET