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Teen “Back-to-School” BASH!

Get ready to personalize your locker with crafts that will help you stay on top of things this school year.  We will be crafting magnets to help display homework and test scores, file folders, and pen holders as well as inspiring you with ideas to stay organized this school year. (Plus giveaways for participants who register!) […]

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Make & Take Wool Dryer Balls

Wondering what all the fuss over wool dryer balls is about? Come to this Churchland branch workshop to find out and wonder no more because we will be making wool dryer balls of our own! This program is a part of our “Adult Summer Reading Program” and will take place Monday, July 17th at 6:30pm. […]

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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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Recycled Robots @ Churchland

Teens-turn your trash into treasure by using recyclables to bring your robot to life.We will provide the inspiration and supplies for you to create your masterpiece on Friday, July 28th at 1pm. Registration is recommended – call 757-686-2538.

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Teen Photo Lab: Fun & Filters

This photo lab will be your favorite yet. Play with filters, props, lighting and pre-fabricated story pictures to create your own masterpiece. This program is highly interactive and is best with a friend. Each participant will go home with a printed version of their masterpiece. Friday, July 21st from 1-3pm at the Churchland branch. Registration […]

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

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A Book That Shaped Me!

Portsmouth Public Library will be partnering with the Library of Congress for “A Book That Shaped Me” writing contest.  This contest is for rising 5th and 6th graders.  Registration forms can be picked up from any of our branch locations.   If you have any questions, call us at 393-8501 or  click the link below.  ABTSM_entry […]

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