4934 High Street West, Portsmouth, VA 23703 (map)
Mon. – Wed. 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thurs. 10 AM – 6 PM
Fri & Sat. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Children’s Storytime – Thursdays 10:30 AM. Programs are designed for birth-5 year olds. Larger groups must call to register for a special session.
Collection: Books, Magazines, Paperback Exchange (free), Books on Tape, Books on CD and DVD’s.
Technology: 46 Public computers including 4 children’s computers, 6 teen computers, 18 general adult computers, 2 adult computers in the children’s department and 16 computers in the Tech Lab all with high speed Internet Access, Microsoft Office software programs, Printing ($0.25 per page Color $ 0.15 per page B&W), Photocopier ($0.25 per B&W page and $ 0.50 per Color page)
The Churchland Branch is handicap accessible and has free parking.
Public meeting space for non-profit groups – with state of the art technology including smart boards, LCD screens and sound systems.
1 meeting room – seating 100; with a kitchen for catering uses. 1 conference room – seating 12. 1 computer lab – seating 16.
Please contact the branch for further information on use. Regular programs include story times at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday mornings for children ages 3-5, and monthly craft classes for children ages 3-10. Pre-registration is required for the craft classes and for groups attending regular programs. Our annual Summer Reading program includes special programs and craft classes for children through the 8th grade. Call 686-2538 for more details.