Teen Book Club (ages 13 to 18) meets the last Tuesday of each month at 2:45 PM from September through May.
Click below to enjoy our brand new series- What does the library mean to you? Watch as other share how much the library means to them in celebration of the library’s 100th year anniversary!
Celebrate the Library’s history by going back in time!
Portsmouth Public Library has been around for 100 years- so there are plenty of stories and experiences to share! Click below to view a video detailing the experiences that others have had at PPL!
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!
Join us for a group discussion.
Meetings are held every 4th Saturday at 10:30 am at the Main Library. Free parking in parking garage on Saturdays!
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…