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At Churchland Branch Tuesday April 25th @ 6:30 PM. Drum Sermons is a joyous celebration of music that recounts its origin and makes clear how it came to live in our hearts. This informative yet entertaining African adventure is inclusive of stories from the far corners of the African continent, spirited drumming, dance, and song, […]

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Money Smart Week Programs

Money Smart Week has arrived! Join us at Portsmouth Public Library as we explore ways to save money and have fun while doing it! Register here for “Couponing 101” & “How to Maximize Your Social Security!”

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Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Join the Main Library Childrens Department’s Cinco de Mayo Celebration on Saturday May 6th from 1-4 PM Bilingual Story Time for All Ages! Join us for stories, rhymes and songs in English and Spanish . We’ll have something for all ages. Refreshments; Cookies provided by Guads and beverages provided by the Library Foundation .

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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! May 15th, 2017 This months book! […]

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“TRUE COLORS” Teen Coloring

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, April 20th at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!

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CANVAS PAINT CLASS WITH BOOK ART!

It’s canvas painting with an all-new twist! Just when you thought there were no more tricks up our sleeves– we have many, many more! Craft unusal canvas art – with books! It’s the library way! Monday, May 15th at 11am at the Churchland Branch. Pre-register as soon as 4 weeks in advance by calling (757) […]

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TECH TALK TUESDAY-Interview Skills

Tech Talk will resume Tuesday, April 25th as we welcome Goodwill representative Tammy Peterson who will cover Interview Skills and Techniques. Get ready to put your best foot forward and shine above the competition with this workshop. Registration is required. Call Aren at 686-2538. Churchland Branch*Technology Room*11am-1pm

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“BECOMING A FOSTER PARENT” WORKSHOP

Over 1,000 kids are living in foster care in Hampton Roads. Thousands of individuals and families have chosen to foster or adopt a child in need… will you consider joining them? The Up Center hosts this introductory workshop to becoming a foster parent on Saturday, May 13th from 1:00-3:00pm at the Churchland Branch. Light refreshments […]

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GET SMART ABOUT CREDIT

Credit scores got you down? On Thursday, April 27th, from 4:30-5:30pm, learn how to get you credit score in tip-top shape and prepare for a healthy financial future. Ask a local banker your credit-related questions and get your credit score on the right track. Registration not required but you may pre-register by calling 757-686-2538. Churchland […]

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PORTSMOUTH BOOK GROUP

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, May 2nd to discuss May’s title “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry” by Frederick Backman.  Light refreshments will be served. Contact Aren Gonzalez at (757) 686-2538 with questions.

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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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WILD ABOUT BOOKS!

The Children’s Department at the Main Library is WILD ABOUT BOOKS!   Stop by the Children’s Department and choose a book from Ms. Kathy’s April display. This month’s selections include books on Easter, Spring and National Poetry Month.   If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 393-8501. 

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