Archive | Kids

Read for the Record/ Halloween Story Time

 Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® is a national campaign that was launched over a decade ago to address the educational inequities that leave too many children unprepared for kindergarten. On Thursday, October 27, 2016, children and adults will gather to learn, laugh, and read this year’s campaign book, The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia […]

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Lego Club @ PPL

Come to our Lego Club on Saturday, January 23rd from 2-4pm. Ages 6-11
Main Library 601 Court St.
Free program and free parking in parking garage on Saturdays!
Your projects will be displayed in the Library and on our website!

The LEGO CLUB will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month.

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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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Congrats Summer Reading Program Winners!

The Portsmouth Public Library concluded their Summer Reading Program on July 29, 2016.  This year’s theme was Read for the Win!  This summer was filled with wonderful activities that promoted movement, creativeness, literacy and community interactions for infants, teens and adults. All participants registered for the teen and adult program,  who met their activity and […]

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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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September Book Stations

 September Book Station!  o Each month the Children’s Department at the Main Branch features several books stations. September’s book station themes are Fall and Back to school. 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.

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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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