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Mystery Halloween Movie

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 […]

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Star Wars Reads Day 2017!

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 & […]

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October Book Station!

  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. 

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Second Tuesday Forum 2017-2018

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.

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Tech Talk Tuesday-“Protecting Your Privacy in a Digital Age”

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. […]

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Quilting Guild @ Churchland

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 […]

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“TEEN X-TREME” Game Nite

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 […]

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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, 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 […]

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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, October 19th at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!

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Teen Library Camp A Success!

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!                           * […]

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Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

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