Teens 12-18 can visit the Churchland Branch pre-trick-or-treat for cookie decorating, music, and games! Come dressed in costume! October 31st @ 3:30-4:30 PM
Register today for our latest technology class covering “Microsoft Word I”. In this class, we will cover the basics in creating a word document, formatting, printing, and saving documents. If you have trouble navigating Microsoft Word – this class is for you. Join us on Tuesday, October 25th @ Churchland. Class will be held from […]
Portsmouth Public Library’s 3rd annual comic con on April 22, 2017 will host local artists, vendors and the best of local geek culture. Admission is free and open to all ages! If you have questions, please give Aren Gonzalez a call at 757-686-2538 or email email@example.com. Follow us and get updates by liking our Mini-Con Facebook event […]
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 […]
Our next monthly teen movie will be showing in the Teen Scene Room of the Churchland Branch on Thursday, November 10th from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. We will be viewing the film “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens”. Popcorn and soda refreshments! Ages 12-18
Weekly Preschool Storytimes Monthly Preschool S.T.R.E.A.M. Monthly Monday Morning Playdates
Our book group meets every 1st Monday of the month from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at the Churchland Branch. We will meet next on Monday, November 7th to discuss “Breaking the Code” by Karen Fisher-Alaniz. Venture out to find your next “good read”! Light refreshment served. Contact Aren Gonzalez at (757)686-2538.
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. […]
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 […]
Join us for Lego Mania at Churchland Children 5-11 6-7pm in Childrens Program Room November 8th 2016 December 13th 2016
November 8th, 2016 “The Liberty Ship; The ship that won WWII” Duff Porter, Maritime Historian THE SECOND TUESDAY FORUM SERIES is sponsored by the Portsmouth Public Library and funded by grants from the Portsmouth Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Library, Portsmouth Museum, Fine Arts Commission, and The City of Portsmouth. All forums are free […]
New things happening at MAIN Library! Just as we have a Coloring for Adults poster each month for patrons to color, we now have a JIGSAW PUZZLE FOR ADULTS! Each month will feature a jigsaw puzzle in the lobby for adults to enjoy. Come in – pick up a piece – find where it belongs. […]
Are you ready to play? If so, join us for new games, old classics and good old fashion fun at your Main Library located at 601 Court Street!
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.
Join us for a 20 minute Yoga practice to calm your mind. The Main Library Monthly Yoga Practice meets the 4th Thursday of each month. Bring your own Brown Bag Lunch! THURSDAY, October 27th from 12pm-1pm
The Main Library and Friends of the Library invite you to come share your love of reading and join an open discussion on your love of books! The Read & Eats Open Book Discussion meets the 1st Thursday on each month. THURSDAY, October 6th from 12pm-1pm
Pull up a chair. Let your day go! Enjoy a little relaxation! There is room at the table for all to share. Sit and color as long as your schedule allows.
Remember the thrill of opening a new box of crayons or finding a new coloring book? The Main Library Monthly Adult Coloring Club meets the 3rd Thursday of each month. Bring your own Brown Bag Lunch and experience the soothing relief of coloring! THURSDAY, October 20th from 12pm-1pm
On Thursday October 13th from 12-1pm, spend your lunch at the Main Library! Stop by for a variety of board games and a plethora of fun. The Main Library Monthly Lunchtime Board Games for Adults meets the 2nd Thursday of each month. Bring your own lunch and come join the fun!