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TECH TALK TUESDAY – “One Click Digital”

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 […]

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Knitting and Crochet Club

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.

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The elections results are in at Main!

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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Basic Computer Class for Adults

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. […]

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A Toot-Toot Storytime at the Main Library!

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 […]

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Build One Portsmouth

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 […]

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Teen Canvas Painting at Main!

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 […]

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Gobble Up A Good Book!

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!    

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Quilting Guild @ Churchland

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! 

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“TRUE COLORS” Teen Coloring

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!

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Celebrate Native American History Month!

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 […]

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