Register today for our newest technology training class covering “One Click Digital: Downloading E-books and E-Audio Books”. Bring your device along and be taken step-by-step through the process of accessing thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks on the One Click Digital platform . Join us on Tuesday, December 20th @ Churchland Branch. Class will be held […]
Club Cancelled for November and December, see you January 24th. A knitting and crochet club is active at the Cradock Library. Whether you have been stitching for years, or you just want to learn, join fellow crafters who love all things yarn. Bring your current projects with you, or just bring your eagerness to try.
If you have any questions, please contact the Main Library at 393-8501.
Please join us in our efforts to raise food for the pantry at Oasis. The library will be accepting non-perishable food items at all of our branch locations. Food donations will be accepted November 14th through December 10th. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 393-8501.
The Children’s Department at the Main Library held their 2016 Mock Presidential Elections! Balloting took place November 3 through November 8. All children ages 6-11 had the opportunity to cast their ballot for Republican Donald Trump or Democrat Hillary Clinton. Hillary Clinton was the projected winner with a vote of 86 to 41. THE […]
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Do computers have you stumped? Main Library Wednesday, January 4th 11am – 12:15pm Wednesday, January 18th 11am – 12:15pm We will cover a basic computer topic each month which will then build upon the following month. Topics will range from opening an email account to forming a document in Word to uploading/downloading documents and beyond. […]
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, December 1st from 12pm-1pm
Join us foe the 3rd annual Reindeer Games on Saturday December 17th at 2-4 PM Churchland’s Children’s Department
Come join the fun! Win prizes! Snacks and drinks will be provided! Main Library Holiday Bingo will be SATURDAY, December 3rd from 1-3pm.
Today’s storytime was awesome; our participants enjoyed the story “Trashy Town” read by Amos Taylor of the Portsmouth Waste Management Department. Following the reading the kids had an opportunity to get on the truck and watch an actual curbside pick-up. Participants also received frisbees and coloring books as takeaways. What an awesome way to learn about recycling! Be sure to […]
Build One Portsmouth is about coming together as a community to shape our future. This two-year planning process will result in an updated Comprehensive Plan for the city. Build One Portsmouth is designed to be inclusive, transparent and robust. The goal is that every person in Portsmouth knows it is a choice to get involved and […]
On Saturday, November 5 the teens at Main enjoyed an afternoon of Harvest Canvas Painting. Below are some our their creations! If you missed this event, be sure to mark your calendar for Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 2 to 4 pm for our Cupcake and Canvas Paint. If you have any questions, please contact […]
Stop by the Main Library Children’s Department during the month of November and Gobble Up A Good Book! Choose a picture book as we celebrate National Picture Book Month or simply enjoy a book on Thanksgiving or Native Americans!
Every 4th Thursday of the month from 10am to 12 noon, quilt with beginners and advanced quilters alike. Bring your latest project. Learn from more experienced quilters or share your wisdom with another fellow quilter. Our December meeting has been cancelled due to the holidays. See you in January!
“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”
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. – 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, December 15th at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!
This month the Children’s Department at the Main Branch will feature Holiday themed book stations. 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.
Come as we celebrate Native American History Month. Learn about the various tribes or nations that are spread throughout the Americas. Explore their amazing culture, music, tools, customs and languages. In addition, you may look into other famous Native Americans such as Pocahontas, Powhatan, Sitting Bull, or Jim Thorpe. If you have any questions, please […]
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, November 17th from 12pm-1pm