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Read for the Record/ Halloween Story Time

 Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® is a national campaign that was launched over a decade ago to address the educational inequities that leave too many children unprepared for kindergarten. On Thursday, October 27, 2016, children and adults will gather to learn, laugh, and read this year’s campaign book, The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia […]

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History through Movies!

Join us at your Main Library as we celebrate History through Movies.

Movies will be shown from 3pm to 5pm. Participants must be 13 & Up to participate.

Thursday Oct. 20th 3pm to 5pm. & Friday Oct. 21st 2:45-4:45pm.

*Space is limited!

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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! This months book! Angela’s Ashes by […]

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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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Lego Club @ PPL

Come to our Lego Club on Saturday, January 23rd 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.

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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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Second Tuesday Forum

November 8th, 2016 “The Liberty Ship; The ship that won WWII” Duff Porter, Maritime Historian 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 forums are free […]

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Jigsaw Puzzles for Adults!

New things happening at MAIN Library! Just as we have a Coloring for Adults poster each month for patrons to color, we now have a JIGSAW PUZZLE FOR ADULTS! Each month will feature a jigsaw puzzle in the lobby for adults to enjoy. Come in – pick up a piece – find where it belongs. […]

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Lunchtime Yoga at Main

Join us for a 20 minute yoga practice to focus on breathing to calm your mind, stretches, and balancing to loosen your muscles. Every 4th Thursday of the month at 1pm. bring you brown bag lunch and enjoy a moment to sit and chat after yoga practice with your fellow yogis.

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