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OneClickDigital

    OneClickDigital, is your new one stop for both e-books and online audiobooks. Download the free OneClickDigital App to your Apple, Android and Computer devices to have easy access to over 1100 E-Books and over 4000 online audiobooks.

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Flipster Magazines

Patrons of the Portsmouth Public Library System now have access to several electronic magazines through Flipster.  Accessible magazines now include: Black Enterprise, Ebony, Essence, Hispanic Network, Rolling Stone and two coloring books.

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Manor Crochets!

  This group crochets everything from baby hats to dresses. If you are interested in joining Mrs.  Mary Hampton and Friends, meet them at the Manor Branch Library located at 1401 Elmhurst Lane.  The group meets the first and last Wednesday of the month from 11am to 12pm!  For more information, please call 465-2916.     

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Craft Your Christmas

Adults will craft some beautiful ornaments that you will want front and center on display for all to see. We will have several different ornament designs for you to choose from – these will be on display at the Churchland Branch leading up to our workshop. On December 7th 6-7:30 PM, take a ladies night […]

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ESL Conversation Café

ESL conversation café is always held on the first Tuesday of the month. This is an informal guided conversation to allow non-native English speakers an opportunity to practice the use of English in a friendly and helpful environment with other like-minded people. This is open to anyone 16 and up who English is not their […]

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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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December Movies@Main

The Main Library will be showing two teen movies during the month of December. So, grab a friend and join us on the dates listed below! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us 393-8501!    

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Coloring Meet Up!

Are you looking for a way to relax after school? If you answered yes, then join us at the Main Library for coloring!  If you have any questions, please contact us at 393-8501. 

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Children’s Department Holiday Headquater’s at Main!

The Children’s Department at the Main Library has planned an abundance of activities for youth ages 5-11 for the month of December.  The children will enjoy a reindeer hunt, crafts, movies or simply complete their wishlist. Below are scheduled activities.  If you have any questions, please contact the Children’s Department at 393-8501.           […]

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Second Tuesday Forum

January 10th, 2016 “From Norcom to London and around the world” Ms. Chrystal Williams, acclaimed Portsmouth mezzo-soprano. 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 forums […]

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Deck the Halls Teen Tree Trimming!

 Join us the week of December 5-9 at the Main Branch  for  Teen Tree Trimming from 4pm to 5pm!   Teens will decorate ornaments to be placed on a tree in Teen Center.   Stop by the Children’s Department to pick up your ornament! If you have any questions, please call 393-8501. 

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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, December 5th to discuss next year’s book group picks. Come prepared to share the next book you’re “itching to read!” Light refreshments will be served. Contact Aren Gonzalez at (757)686-2538 with questions.

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