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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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The elections results are in at Main!

The Children’s Department at the Main Library held their 2016 Mock Presidential Elections! Balloting took place November 3 through November 8.      All children ages 6-11 had the opportunity to cast their ballot for Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton.  Hillary Clinton was the projected winner with a vote of 86 to 41. THE […]

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A Toot-Toot Storytime at the Main Library!

Today’s storytime was awesome; our participants enjoyed the story “Trashy Town” read by Amos Taylor of the Portsmouth Waste Management Department. Following the reading the kids had an opportunity to get on the truck and watch an actual curbside pick-up. Participants also received frisbees and coloring books as takeaways.  What an awesome way to learn about recycling! Be sure to […]

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Celebrate Native American History Month!

Come as we celebrate Native American History Month. Learn about the various tribes or nations that are spread throughout the Americas. Explore their amazing culture, music, tools, customs and languages.  In addition, you may look into other famous Native Americans such as Pocahontas, Powhatan, Sitting Bull, or Jim Thorpe.    If you have any questions, please […]

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Book Buddies Book Club @ Churchland

For 4th & 5th grade kids Meetings are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Meetings will be held once a month. Membership is limited Free book and refreshments! Participants must be registered The group will be discussing a different book each month. Register with the Children’s Department in person, by phone @ 686-2538 ext. 6626 or below.  […]

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Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

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Monthly Coloring Contest!

 Stop by the Main Branch to participate in our Monthly Coloring Contest!                            Coloring pages will be available at the Main Branch the beginning of each month.  All entries must be submitted with their name and grade  level           […]

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Monthly Movie Mania!

Visit the Main Branch Library at 601 Court Street for a viewing of Hotel Transylvania 2 on Saturday, October 15, 2016.  Kids will enjoy this fun filled movie on the big screen!   Snacks will be served! *Please note that Movie Mania takes place the 2nd Saturday of each month! If you have any questions, please […]

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SAT Prep and Homework help

Homework Help available for students in grades 3-12 from the Library and Literati. Log in with your Library barcode and get help in Reading, Writing and Math from real teachers.

Online! Access from the library or at home. All you need is an internet connection and a library card.
Beginning Monday, June 27, summer hours are;

Monday – Thursday, 9:00AM – 3:00PM

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Homework Help!

Homework Help available for students in grades 3-12 from the Library of Virginia and Literati. Log in with your Library barcode and get help in Reading, Writing and Math from real teachers.
Hours are; Monday – Thursday, 9:00AM – 3:00PM EDT

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