Churchland branch is celebrating International Games Week with interactive games and old classics! We hope you will too! International Games Week traditionally has been limited to one day – this year we will observe a whole week of fun and games! Plan on participating during open hours the week of October 29th – November 4th.
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.
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.
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!
Come learn how to Crochet @ Cradock! All you need is a crochet hook and some yarn, Tuesday, October 17th, @ 11:00 am
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! * […]
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!
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 […]
On Wednesday, July 19 the Portsmouth Health Department was on site to provide FREE pressure screenings! They also provided, information on health, wellness, and chronic diseases. Please visit the Health and Wellness Information Center at the Main Library or visit the Portsmouth Health Department at http://portsmouth.vdh.virginia.gov/
On Wednesday, July 19 the Portsmouth Police Department hosted Coffee With A Cop at the Main Library! Residents were afforded the opportunity to ask questions, share and address concerns about their community. Below are a few pictures of the wonderful exchange!
Main Library Local History Room Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month @ 1-4 PM Join us and learn as you share.
Portsmouth Public Libraries Teen Book-Club. Manor Branch Library 1401 Elmhurst Lane at 2:45 p.m. on the Last Tuesday of the month September through May for ages 13-18. Come meet other teens who like to read great books! *FREE book each month *Refreshments Register below or by calling (757) 465-2916 or @ Manor Branch Library.
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.
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.
Build One Portsmouth is about coming together as a community to shape our future. This two-year planning process will result in an updated Comprehensive Plan for the city. Build One Portsmouth is designed to be inclusive, transparent and robust. The goal is that every person in Portsmouth knows it is a choice to get involved and […]
Help Shape The Future Of Portsmouth!
The entire community is invited to get involved and have their voices heard.
Weekly Preschool Storytimes Monthly Preschool S.T.R.E.A.M. Monthly Monday Morning Playdates
MAIN BOOK SALE – EVERY Saturday 10-2 601 Court Street, side entrance.