Join The Mix Book Club! @ The Churchland Branch. Formerly known as La Mezcla An OPEN FORUM to Discuss and Share Opinions on Books written by Authors from Various Cultures. Join us every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6pm to discuss a variety of cultures, authors and books! This months book! Angela’s Ashes by […]
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 […]
Celebrate Teen Reads Week October 9-14! Visit your Main Branch to participate in the Book Cover Contest. On Tuesday, October 11th, feel free to stop by the Teen Center between 3:30-5:00 pm to utilized any of our crafts supplies. Teens will create an original book cover of their favorite book! *Please submit your entries […]
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 […]
Join us at Noon on Monday September 8th at Afton Square in Cradock for a fun hour of Stories, Rhymes, Songs, Art and Fun in the sunshine. Bring a Sandwich and we will provide Chips, Cookies and a Drink.
Have you seen the DNA, Ancestry, and My Heritage commercials on T.V.? Have you wondered how to get started tracking down your roots? This family history workshop will cover the on-line tools and tricks to help you find your ancestors and uncover your past. Saturday, October 8th @ 2PM – Churchland Branch
Join us on October 8th at the Main Library for Star Wars Reads Day 12-4PM.
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We will be raffling off a gift basket of Star Wars paraphernalia. Patrons 18 years and above may enter the raffle at the Churchland location on Saturday, October 8th. One entry per Portsmouth Public Library card holder. The winning ticket will be drawn on Monday and the winner will be be notified the same week. […]
We are happy to welcome Sentara Community Health Educator Amy Peterson to the Churchland Branch on Saturday, October 8th. She will be presenting a superior educational workshop on breast cancer in honor of October’s “Breast Cancer Awareness” theme. We will be learning about early detection, diagnostic screening, breast cancer support, and more! 1 in 3 […]
Enjoy the latest series of programming at Churchland with our monthly movie night. Movie title is “Captain America: The First Avenger”. The movie will be shown on the big screen Wednesday, September 26th at 5:30pm. Bring a friend and munch on some popcorn! PG-13
Why let the kids have all the fun? Teens like to color too! Join our “True Colors” Teen Coloring Group on the 3rd Thursday of each month. We will color from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 15th at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!
Calling all teens – do you like to write? Would you like to improve your writing skills? Join our Teen Writer’s Group at Cradock Branch on Thursday, October 6th from 4-5 PM. We will be welcoming local teen author Lakita Sharpe to our group for a question and answer session as she shares her writing […]
Rescheduled for November 12th at 1 PM due to inclement weather
The award-winning violin and violin/viola duo Marcolivia perform a colorful variety of folk-based classical music from many nations and eras.
Chilton Library – use the password: portsmouth Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Some of Chilton Library’s more popular features include: Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle. Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently […]
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!
Thursday Lunch Clubs meet at Main Library, 601 Court St. on the first, second and third Thursdays of each month from 1-2pm.
Bring a sack lunch and come join the fun.
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.
Our next monthly teen movie will be showing in the Teen Scene Room of the Churchland Branch on Thursday, October 13th from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. We will be viewing the film “Maleficent”. Popcorn and soda refreshments! Ages 12-18
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,