The Main Library will be celebrating Star Wars Reads Day on October 7! Join us from 1pm to 4pm! For more information, please call us at 393-8501!
Teen Library Camp was a success! Participants enjoyed tons of hands-on activities that included, STEM speakers, technology, crafts, cooking, forensic science, art, fieldtrips and much more. If you missed your opportunity to attend this year, be sure to be on the look out for Teen Library Camp 2018! * […]
October 10th, 2017 “Maritime Pilotage in Virginia” Dr. Elias Siraj, Director EVMS Strelitz Diabetes Center. November 14th 2017 “Mindfulness Meditation : Anxiety and Stress Reduction” Maury Cook, Co-Founder Sattvic Space. January 9th, 2018 “Wine is not Rocket Science” Ken Wheeler, Wine Consultant. February 13, 2018 “New Treatment Options for Diabetes” Dr. Elias Siraj, Director […]
Visit your local branch and sign-up for a library card! While you’re there browse the new books or inquire about an upcoming event! For more information, please call 393-8501!
The Main Library has planned several activities for teens during the month of September! All of the activities are free, so grab a friend and join the fun! For more information, call us at 393-8501!
Join us at the Main Library for Crochet! We will have some materials available! If you have your personal supplies, please feel free to bring them! * Registration is not required and space is limited. For more information, please contact us at 393-8501!
It’s “Team Black” vs “Team Red” in this honorable observance of National Checker Day at the Churchland Library. We’ll have multiple game tables available so grab a friend and face-off in a friendly round of checkers on Saturday, September 23rd from 10am-4pm.
What else can beat a movie, popcorn, and drinks on a leisurely Wednesday evening? Our next monthly movie “The Zookeeper’s Wife” will be showing on Wednesday, September 28th at 5:30pm. Join us!
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, September 21st at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!
Attendees will register for their own personal e-mail address and walk through how to compose a new e-mail and view received e-mails as well as basic formatting and more. Registration is required. Call Aren at 686-2538. Churchland Branch*Technology Room*Tuesday, September 26th*11am-1pm
If X-Box and board games sound like a fun time, you’ll want to join us on Thursday, September 28th. 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 […]
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.
The Mix Book Club! @ The Churchland Branch.
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!
September 19th, 2017
This months book!
We invite you to take part in our next quilting meeting on Thursday, September 28th. Some great individual quilting projects are underway and we’ve seen some beautiful quiltwork completed. Every 4th Thursday of the month from 10 am to 12 noon, we will quilt with beginners and advanced quilters alike. Bring your latest project for some […]
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 […]
On Wednesday, July 19 the Portsmouth Health Department was on site to provide FREE pressure screenings! They also provided, information on health, wellness, and chronic diseases. Please visit the Health and Wellness Information Center at the Main Library or visit the Portsmouth Health Department at http://portsmouth.vdh.virginia.gov/
On Wednesday, July 19 the Portsmouth Police Department hosted Coffee With A Cop at the Main Library! Residents were afforded the opportunity to ask questions, share and address concerns about their community. Below are a few pictures of the wonderful exchange!
Main Library Local History Room Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month @ 1-4 PM Join us and learn as you share.
One Click Digital, our source for e-books, e-audio books and e-magazines has changed its name to RB Digital. Along with the new name there is 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 new app directly from RB […]
Teens meet Grell Sutcliff (Cosplay)! If you and your friends are interested in meeting up for ANIME, contact us at 393-8501.