Fires can start and escalate fast. This is why it is very important that we are meticulous and knowledgeable when it comes to fire safety and prevention. The Main Branch located at 601 Court Street will be celebrating fire safety all month with fire safety tips, activity sheets, stickers and books that will be available for […]
Visit the Main Library on Saturday, October 15th from 10:00 to 4:00 for extra spooky crafts, some tricks (Spooky STEM) and some treats. *All ages are invited! If you have any questions, please contact the Children’s Department at 393-8501.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Coming to a library near you: Star Wars Reads Day, a celebration of reading and all things Star Wars. Saturday, October 8, 2016. At the Main Library 12-4 FREE parking in the garage
Hey, it’s Library Sign Up Month! Stop by the Main Branch and get your library card! Don’t forget to bring the kids to visit the Children’s Department!
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,
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 Flora and Ulysses the Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo Register with the Children’s Department in person, by phone @ 686-2538 […]
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
Portsmouth Public Library offers downloadable E-Books, have your library card and pin ready and access our ebooks here….
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