The Main Library has planned several activities for teens during the month of September! All of the activities are free, so grab a friend and join the fun! For more information, call us at 393-8501!
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 […]
Join us at the Main Library for the Eclipse Across America! It’ s predicted to begin around 1pm and end around 4pm. We should be able to see about 85% solar coverage from Portsmouth. Make sure you can see it safely! We will be giving out eclipse glasses on the 18th, 19th, and 21st **Quantities will […]
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. For more information, please contact us at 393-8501!
Main Library Childrens Department Saturday August 19th from 2:00-4:00 pm Come and read to Oreo the therapy dog.
Stop by the Main Library and enjoy one of our free programs. Reservation requirements are noted on the program. For more information, call 393-8501!
Have you seen the lotus in bloom at the pond at the Churchland Branch of the Portsmouth Library? Swing by, check out a book, and enjoy the beautiful view at 4934 High Street! *Pictures courtesy of Louise Johnson, President, Friends of the Public Library
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/
Stop by the Main Library August 28 through September 2 to pick up free school supplies! Pick up supplies from the Children’s Department between 10:30 AM – 4 PM. For more information, please call 393-8501! *Special thanks to Mount Hermon Community Reunion Committee!
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 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 […]
The Main Library will be offering Yoga to our Seniors! Did you know that there are many benefits to doing Yoga as a senior? Here’s just a few: -Help alleviate arthritis pain. -Increase bone density and prevent osteoporosis. -Improve balance. -Moderate chronic pain. -Help alleviate arthritis pain. To learn more on the benefits of YOGA, […]
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.
JOIN US EACH WEEK FOR LIBRARY JEOPARDY! *Rules are including in the flier above.
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 […]
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