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Teen Photo Scavenger Hunt

The hunt is on Friday, July 14th at 1pm. Find your favorite superheroes in this library-wide scavenger hunt and complete library-themed challenges. Test your detective skills and race to the win! Bring your camera-ready device and get hunting! Call the Churchland branch at (757) 686-2538 to register. This program is a Fenster Teen Summer Reading Program.

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Life-Sized Checkers @ Churchland

This teen activity is larger than life – literally! Experience a variety of life-sized games – join a team in a round of checkers, jenga, or yard “farkle” – or try all three! Friday, July 7th at 1:00pm in the Coleman Room. Call to register at (757) 686-2538.

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Local Author Expo 2017

  The Local Authors Expo will take place at the Main Library, 601 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704. The event will run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 24th.  Drop by to meet some of the talented writers who call Tidewater Virginia home! Books will be available for purchase from each author.

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Line Dancing @ Churchland

She’s baaaa-aaack! Churchland welcomes back line dancing instructor Linda Grey for two line dancing sessions – one on Saturday, June 24th @ 10:30am and the other on Saturday, July 8th @ 10:30am. Space is limited and registration is required. Call (757)686-2538 to reserve your spot and get your groove on at the library!

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2017 Summer Reading Program for Children and Teens!

  Portsmouth Public Library Summer Reading Program REGISTER HERE through Saturday, July 22. Patrons registering a child must come into the library to register and pick up a activity log. Teens and adults can register online by clicking on the link below. The library will provide a list of Portsmouth Public School’s suggested reading list. […]

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One Click Digital to become RB Digital

One Click Digital, our source for e-books, e-audio books and e-magazines will change it’s name to RB Digital on June 27, 2017.  Along with the new name there will be a new app which will provide access to all three formats.   Our patrons already using the One Click Digital app will receive notification of the […]

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Teen Library Camp!

The Main  Library will be hosting Teen Library Camp August 21-25. Our camp will offer youth ages 12-17 a fun and dynamic experience that will encourage ingenuity, commitment, and exploration!  Registration begins July 24 through August 7.   Payments are due at time of registration! For more information, contact us at 393-8501. *Space is limited!

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TEEN Canvas Painting!

Catch the excitement of our first-ever canvas painting class for teens. Be guided step by step in painting your own masterpiece to relaxing mood music to put you in the artistic frame mind! This workshop will be held at the Churchland branch on Friday, June 30th from 1pm-3pm. Space is limited. Registration required – call 757-686-2538.

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Introduction to Essential Oils

Essential oil expert Annie Miller introduces you to the basics of essential oils for health and wellness. This workshop will also feature useful ideas for using essential oils for children and babies. Each participant will make their own DIY rollerball. Not sure what that is? Come find out! Free to public. Churchland Branch – Tuesday, June 27th […]

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Tech Talk Tuesdays – “Beginners Computer”

Catch this 3-part series Tuesdays June 27th, July 25th and August 22nd from 11am-1pm at the Churchland branch. You will learn all of the basics of using a computer including e-mail, social media, internet browsing, word processing, and more! Sponsored by Goodwill. Registration is required – register for one or all courses. Call Aren at 757-686-2538.

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Summer Reading Program!

2017 Louise and Marvin Fenster Summer Reading Program Portsmouth Public Library Summer Reading Program registration will begin Monday, June 19 through Saturday, July 22. Patrons registering a child must come into the library to register and pick up a activity log.  Teens and adults can register online by clicking on the link below.  The library […]

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Chilton Vehicle Maintenance Database

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 […]

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