Join us at Main Branch Children’s Department for an afternoon of Owl Crafts! Saturday, November 19th from 11am-4pm. If you have any questions, please call 393-8501.
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 […]
Churchland’s next S.T.R.E.A.M. program for 3-5 year olds is Wednesday October 19 @ 10:30-11:30 AM.
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.
Thanks to both the old and new Star Wars fans who came out to the Main Library for Star Wars Reads Day on Saturday, October 8. Patrons thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon of crafts, video games, contests, balloon art and picture taking with our infamous Storm Troopers! So, if you’ve missed this year’s event be sure […]
Weekly Preschool Storytimes Monthly Preschool S.T.R.E.A.M. Monthly Monday Morning Playdates
Stop by Churchland’s Children’s department on October 29th for a Bat Craft any time between 10AM until 4PM.
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. […]
Join us for Lego Mania at Churchland Children 5-11 6-7pm in Childrens Program Room November 8th 2016 December 13th 2016
Check out all the wonderful Preschool Programs we have!
Did you know preschool programs like these contribute greatly to early school success.
Join us at the Main Branch for a not so scary story time. Be sure to wear your favorite costume. The program will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact the Children’s Department at 393-8501.
“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”
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Calling kids ages 6-11! Come help us engineer a roller coaster. This is a group project that will take place over two STEM programs. September 3, 2016 and October 1, 2016. Both programs will be from 2-4pm in the Main Library Children’s Department,
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