On Wednesday, July 19 the Portsmouth Police Department hosted Coffee With A Cop at the Main Library! Residents were afforded the opportunity to ask questions, share and address concerns about their community. Below are a few pictures of the wonderful exchange!
Get ready to personalize your locker with crafts that will help you stay on top of things this school year. We will be crafting magnets to help display homework and test scores, file folders, and pen holders as well as inspiring you with ideas to stay organized this school year. (Plus giveaways for participants who register!) […]
Main Library Local History Room Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month @ 1-4 PM Join us and learn as you share.
Teens-turn your trash into treasure by using recyclables to bring your robot to life.We will provide the inspiration and supplies for you to create your masterpiece on Friday, July 28th at 1pm. Registration is recommended – call 757-686-2538.
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, September 11th as we are closed September 4th. Plan to discuss September’s title “The Humans” by Matt Haig. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Aren Gonzalez at (757) 686-2538 with questions.
One Click Digital, our source for e-books, e-audio books and e-magazines has changed its name to RB Digital. Along with the new name there is a new app which will provide access to all three formats. Our patrons already using the One Click Digital app will receive notification of the new app directly from RB […]
Teens meet Grell Sutcliff (Cosplay)! If you and your friends are interested in meeting up for ANIME, contact us at 393-8501.
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 […]
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, July 20th at the Churchland Branch in the Teen Scene Room. Come and invite a friend!
Portsmouth Public Library will be partnering with the Library of Congress for “A Book That Shaped Me” writing contest. This contest is for rising 5th and 6th graders. Registration forms can be picked up from any of our branch locations. If you have any questions, call us at 393-8501 or click the link below. ABTSM_entry […]
Community Health Survey The Portsmouth Health Department is currently collecting information for their third bi-annual community health survey. The Community Health Survey allows them and other community organization to collect valuable neighborhood level data that will help guide their decisions for programs that would best improve the health of Portsmouth citizens. We appreciate you taking the time to […]
The Red Cross recognizes the Manor Branch Library’s Adult Crochet Group for their large donations of hats, scarves, and blankets to those in need including newborn infants and veterans. Mary Hampton the founder of the group points to the picture of Clara Barton Way to go Ladies!
The Main Library will be offering Yoga to our Seniors! Did you know that there are many benefits to doing Yoga as a senior? Here’s just a few: -Help alleviate arthritis pain. -Increase bone density and prevent osteoporosis. -Improve balance. -Moderate chronic pain. -Help alleviate arthritis pain. To learn more on the benefits of YOGA, […]
Testing & Education Reference Center is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life. Please use portsmouth as a password. Over 300 practice tests and courses Dozens of ebooks containing valuable study material and practice tests Information on over […]
This group crochets everything from baby hats to dresses. If you are interested in joining Mrs. Mary Hampton and Friends, meet them at the Manor Branch Library located at 1401 Elmhurst Lane. The group meets the first and last Wednesday of the month from 11am to 12pm! For more information, please call 465-2916.
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.
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. […]
Join us for Lego Mania at Churchland Designed for Children 5-11 years old 6-7 pm in Children’s Program Room on the second Tuesday of each month.
For Ages 6-11 at the Main Library 601 Court St. The LEGO CLUB will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month at 2pm. Free Program! and Free parking in parking garage on Saturdays! For more information, Call: 757-393-8501 and ask for the Children’s department.
“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”