Our next monthly after-school teen movie will be showing in the Teen Scene Room of the Churchland Branch on Thursday, September 14th 3:30 – 5:30 We will be viewing the movie “Princess Diaries”. Popcorn and soda refreshments! Ages 12-18
Join us for our Mystery Halloween Movie! Showtime begins at 2:00pm on October 28th Movie is PG, so bring the whole family! Movie Title is a Mystery.. But here’s a hint: “Amuck, Amuck, Amuck” Still cant figure it out? Check out our Facebook page, where others are guessing, or Give us call @ 393-8501 and […]
Churchland invites our veterans (and immediate family!) to come get a bite on us and enjoy some “joe”. We want to thank our veterans in a tangible way for your service to our country. This is our way of saying thanks on Monday, November 6th from 10am-1pm. Questions? Call Aren at 686-2538.
On Saturday, October 7th, the Main Library hosted their second annual Star Wars Reads Day. Participants of the event enjoyed an afternoon of games, crafts, Legos, trivia and numerous dvds and books that were available for check out. Some participants were dressed as their favorite characters, which was awesome! In addition, Olde Towne Arts & […]
Join us at Manor Branch on Tuesday October 17th at 10:30 – 11:30 am for Preschool S.T.R.E.A.M. This program is for PreSchoolers ages 3-5.
Are you looking to meet others who share your Anime interest ? If so, join us at the Main Library for our next meeting on November 4th from 2pm to 4pm! Feel Free to come in costume! For information, call us at 393-8501.
The Main Library will hosting STEM activities for teens ages 12-17 years old. For more information, please call 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. *Updated dates on 10/2. For more information, please contact us at 393-8501!
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!
October 17th, 2017
This months book!
Stop by the Children’s Department and choose a book from Ms. Kathy’s October Book Station This month’s selections include books on Halloween and Fire Prevention. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 393-8501.
November 14th 2017
“Mindfulness Meditation : Anxiety and Stress Reduction”
Maury Cook, Co-Founder Sattvic Space.
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 and Fine Arts Commission, and The City of Portsmouth. All forums are free and open to the public. Reservations are not needed to attend. Complimentary beverages are provided by the library. Meeting room doors open at 11:00 a.m.
For directions and more information, please call the Portsmouth Public Library at 686-2538.
What else can beat a movie, popcorn, and drinks on a leisurely Wednesday evening? Our next monthly movie “Wonder Woman” will be showing on Wednesday, October 25th at 5:30pm. Join us!
We all know there are hidden dangers of identity theft in this digital age but how do you go about protecting your personal information from being stolen? In this course, we will talk about safeguards to implement in order to protect your personal information from getting in the wrong hands! Registration required – call 686-2538. […]
We invite you to take part in our next quilting meeting on Thursday, October 26th. 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 […]
If X-Box and board games sound like a fun time, you’ll want to join us on Thursday, October 26th. 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 […]
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, November 6th. Plan to discuss October’s title “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared” by Jonas Jonasson. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Aren Gonzalez at (757) 686-2538 with […]
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, October 19th at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!
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! * […]
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.
Looking for a little drama? If so, join us at the Main Library located at 601 Court Street for the Urban Fiction Meet-Up! For more information, call 393-8501!