Support Portsmouth Public Art in partnership with Portsmouth Museum and Fine Arts Commission and Friends of the Portsmouth Public Library is proud to present a new public art installation for Portsmouth The unveiling will take place on Wednesday, March 22nd at 2:30 pm on the steps of the Main Library at 601 Court Street Honored guest […]
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 ...
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 ...
Help Shape The Future Of Portsmouth! The entire community is invited to get involved and have their voices heard.
Check out all the wonderful Preschool Programs we have! Did you know preschool programs like these contribute greatly to early school success.
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Homework Help available for students in grades 3-12 from the Library and Literati. Log in with your Library barcode and get help in Reading, Writing ...
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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.
Circus Extreme is back for their final performance in Hampton Roads. Once again, they have partnered with Portsmouth Public Library to disperse free entry vouchers to children ages 2-12. To earn your tickets, participants must sign-up at the library, read 5 books and receive a stamp for each book read. For more information, […]
Our next monthly after-school teen movie will be showing in the Teen Scene Room of the Churchland Branch on Thursday, April 13th from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. We will be viewing the recent release- “Queen of Katwe”. Popcorn and soda refreshments! Ages 12-18
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, April 3rd to discuss April’s title “The Nest” by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. 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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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.
Chilton Library – use the password: portsmouth Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Some of Chilton Library’s more popular features include: Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle. Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently […]
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.
Enjoy the latest series of programming at Churchland with our monthly movie night. Movie title is “Sully”. Movie will be shown on the big screen Wednesday, March 22nd at 5:30pm. Bring a friend and munch on some popcorn! PG-13 Rating.
If X-Box and board games sound like a fun time, you’ll want to join us on Thursday, March 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 […]
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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 […]
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. […]
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.
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.
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, March 16th at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!
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.
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 […]