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!
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 […]
Main Library Childrens Department Saturday August 19th from 2:00-4:00 pm Come and read to Oreo the therapy dog.
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
The Main Library will be hosting Teen Library Camp August 21-25. Our camp will offer youth ages 12-17 a fun and dynamic experience that will encourage ingenuity, commitment, and exploration! Registration begins July 24 through August 7. Payments are due at time of registration! For more information, contact us at 393-8501. *Space is limited!
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!
Teens meet Grell Sutcliff (Cosplay)! If you and your friends are interested in meeting up for ANIME, contact us at 393-8501.
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 […]
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.
Join us for Lego Mania at Churchland Designed for Children 5-11 years old 6-7 pm in Children’s Program Room on the second Tuesday of each month.
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.
“Looking for a place to meet people with young children? New to the area? Join us for Monday Morning Playdate. We will meet the 1st Monday of each month at 11:00 a.m. Young children and babies are welcome. No registration required”
Weekly Preschool Storytimes Monthly Preschool S.T.R.E.A.M. Monthly Monday Morning Playdates
Check out all the wonderful Preschool Programs we have!
Did you know preschool programs like these contribute greatly to early school success.
MAIN BOOK SALE – EVERY Saturday 10-2 601 Court Street, side entrance.