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Quilting Guild @ Churchland

Our next quilting meeting of the new year will take place of Thursday, February 23rd. Every 4th Thursday of the month from 10 am to 12 noon, quilt with beginners and advanced quilters alike. Bring your latest project. Learn from more experienced quilters or share your wisdom with another fellow quilter. 

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Getting Started in African-American Genealogy

Saturday February 25th @ 10:30 AM
Have you seen the commercials for DNA, Ancestry, and My Heritage on T.V.? Have you wondered how to get started tracking down your roots? This family history workshop will cover the online tools and tricks needed to help you find your ancestors and uncover your past. Registration is not required. Questions? Call Aren at 686-2538.

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Line Dancing in the New Year

There’s still time to dance your way to your fitness goals OR come dance for the pure fun of it! Instructor Linda Gray will have you dancing the “wobble” and the “electric slide” during this 6-session event at the Churchland Branch. Our last dance class will be Friday, February 17th from 10:30am-11:30am. Ages 18+. Questions? Call Aren […]

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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, March 6th to discuss March’s title “The Fireman” by Joe Hill. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Aren Gonzalez at (757)686-2538 with questions.

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Black History Month Trivia Raffle

Answer the Black History Month trivia question correctly and be entered to win at the Churchland branch in the month of February. The raffle box is located at the Circulation Desk and the winner will receive a gift tote filled with goodies and giveaways! Ages 18+ (Participants must be Portsmouth Public Library card holders.)

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AARP Tax Aide

AARP Tax Aide – Free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service serving low and middle income taxpayers with special attention to those ages 60 and older.

Churchland Branch Library
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays: February 2nd – April 18th, 10 AM – 3 PM

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Second Tuesday Forum

March 14, 2017 “Good things Happening in Portsmouth Public Schools?” Dr. Elie Bracy, Superintendent of Portsmouth Public Schools. 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 […]

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Black History Month Display

Local history experts Keith and Pam Atkins have shared their expertise with us at the Churchland library. Stop by anytime in the month of February to view their “Black History Month” display in the Rotunda. This display offers pictures, local history, book resources and unique memorabilia assembled over hours and hours of work! Take advantage […]

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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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Lego Club

For Ages 6-11 at the Main Library 601 Court St. The LEGO CLUB will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month at 2pm. Free Program! and Free parking in parking garage on Saturdays! For more information, Call: 757-393-8501 and ask for the Children’s department.

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Pre-School Winter Reading 2017

Register at any Portsmouth Library location January 30th – March 3rd Ages birth to pre-K   Do you like to share books with your young child?  If so, this is the program for you.  Register your child at any of our four locations beginning on Jan. 31, 2017.  Then  share 10 books with your child […]

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