…the star of Tad Hills’ books. Rocket is visiting the Portsmouth Public Library this summer to read some cool books and have some fun. He is going to travel from branch to branch so he can participate in the library’s programs and meet some new people. Look for more adventures in the coming months. Click below to see what Rocket has been up to!
Are you interested in the history of Portsmouth Public Library? Check out our 100 year timeline, today!
1914 Was a Good Year! Check out our collection of history and events that occurred throughout the year the library was started-1914!
Churchland Branch Library June 28th, 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00pm
Teens under 18 MUST have a signed permission slip in order to play!
Slips can be downloaded from our website or picked up at the Churchland Library.
Come to our Lego Club on Saturday April 26, 2014 2-4pm. Ages 6-11
Main Library 601 Court St.
Free Program! and Free parking in parking garage on Saturdays!
Your projects will be displayed in the Library and on our website!
The LEGO CLUB will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month.
Join us for a group discussion.
Meetings are held every 4th Saturday at 10:30 am March 22nd, April 26thFree parking in parking garage on Saturdays!
Local History Room at the Main Library
601 Court St. Portsmouth, VA 23704
Contact: Branch Manager Gregg Grunow 757-393-8501
Federal Forms OR call: 1-800-829-3676
As of now, the IRS will not be mailing out either the 1040 forms or instructions until the middle of January. Additionally, the IRS states the 2014 filing season will begin January 31st. Forms are available on irs.gov.
***A select type and quantity of FREE forms will be available at all library locations once we get the forms in.***
VA State Forms OR call: 804-440-2541
Portsmouth Public Library has not been charging patron late fees since shortly after going onto our new library system software. We will start collecting overdue fees on January 1st 2014. Click here… for details.
PPL has a new way for their Patrons to learn a new Language just follow this link.. create an account with your Library card number (barcode) the email is not mandatory but if you want your username and password be emailed to you you can (yes you can change both).
Workshop Builds Team Spirit Just before Thanksgiving, under the direction of Glenn Tinsley, Friends of the Library volunteer and Book Nook manager, the Churchland library staff participated in an altered book workshop.
Staff members transformed old books, long past their prime, into masterpieces. This collaborative effort was a great team building exercise and also has resulted in a beautiful display for the rotunda, just in time for the holidays. See the books Here…