Essential oil expert Annie Miller introduces you to the basics of essential oils for health and wellness. This workshop will also feature useful ideas for using essential oils for children and babies. Each participant will make their own DIY rollerball. Not sure what that is? Come find out! Free to public. Churchland Branch – Tuesday, June 27th […]
Enjoy our ongoing monthly movie night at the Churchland library. June’s movie is “The Finest Hours”. View the show on the big screen Wednesday, June 28th at 5:30pm. As an added bonus, read the book and join our book group discussion on Monday, July 10th at 5:30PM. Bring a friend and munch on some popcorn! […]
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.
She’s baaaa-aaack! Churchland welcomes back line dancing instructor Linda Grey for two line dancing sessions – one on Saturday, June 24th @ 10:30am and the other on Saturday, July 8th @ 10:30am. Space is limited and registration is required. Call (757)686-2538 to reserve your spot and get your groove on at the library!
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 […]
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 […]
Kickoff the start of our Teen Summer Reading Program with our “Pizza & Movie” event at the Churchland branch. We will munch on pizza, popcorn, and drink sodas while we watch the recent release film “A Dog’s Purpose”. AND… register for the Summer Reading Program before or during the event to be entered to win an […]
Join 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! May 15th, 2017 This months book! Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie […]
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, June 15th at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!
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 […]
Join us on May 25, 2017 at 5:00pm for a hurricane preparedness seminar by the Virginia Department of Emergency Management. Topics: Preparing for a flood, remaining safe during hurricane season and life after the storm. Main Library 601 Court Street Portsmouth, VA 23704 Q&A: 757-393-8501 Download a flyer here!
Main Library Local History Room Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month @ 1-4 PM Join us and learn as you share.
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, June 5th to discuss June’s title “Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Aren Gonzalez at (757) 686-2538 with questions.
We invite you to take part in our next quilting meeting on Thursday, June 22nd. Every 4th Thursday of the month from 10 am to 12 noon, quilt with beginners and advanced quilters alike. Bring your latest project for some show-and-tell! Learn from more experienced quilters or share your wisdom with another fellow quilter.
Visit the Main Library at 601 Court Street for a Crafternoon! If you have any questions, please contact the Children’s Department at 393-8501.
This month the Children’s Department at the Main Library will feature books about DINOSAURS! Stop by the Children’s Department and enjoy one of our wonderful selections! If you have any questions, please contact the Children’s Department at 393-8501.
Community Health Survey The Portsmouth Health Department is currently collecting information for their third bi-annual community health survey. The Community Health Survey allows them and other community organization to collect valuable neighborhood level data that will help guide their decisions for programs that would best improve the health of Portsmouth citizens. We appreciate you taking the time to […]
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Portsmouth Public Library’s 3rd annual Mini-Con on April 22, 2017 was a lot of fun! Click for more pictures!
ESL conversation café Has been CANCELLED!