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…
Health Insurance and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Beginning October 2013, under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare). Find out how this affects Virginia Residents Here…
Friday, April 4th: 12PM – 6PM
Saturday, April 5th: 10 AM – 4 PM
Main Library Basement
601 Court Street
Portsmouth VA 23704
Go to HealthCare.gov for all your answers.
Enrollment in health plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace (H.I.M.) started October 1, 2013. Coverage starts as soon as January 1, 2014.
To get a head start, find out what you can do now to get ready to enroll.
All forums are free and held at Noon at the Commodore theatre 421 High St, Portsmouth 2013-2014 Schedule Sponsored by the Portsmouth Public Library with grants from the Portsmouth Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Library, Museum & Fine Arts Commission and Portsmouth General Hospital Foundation. Doors open at 11:00
Lunch may be ordered from the Commodore’s regular menu
Portsmouth now offers downloadable E-Books, have your library card and pin ready and click on the link Here… to access our ebooks.
1. Three eBook titles at a time will be available for checkout for a period of 14 days by default, but patrons may change it to 7 days or return them anytime they are ready. Titles will “disappear” (e.g. no fines).
2. Holds may be placed on checked out titles. An e-mail will be sent when the hold is ready and titles will expire after three days.
3. Patrons may access our OverDrive site from their computer or mobile device.
a. Login and Password is the same as their Library Card (barcode) and password (PIN).
E-Books are available in both Kindle and E-Pub formats fit for most e-readers, computers and smartphones.
Freading is an E-book service for Portsmouth Patrons, download books to your phone or computer including Apple , Android, and Windows.
OneClickDigital has recorded books to download to your ipod , Phone or Computer.
You Belong @ Your Library! 91 Virginia public libraries participated in SnapshotVA 2012! One day in the life of Virginia’s libraries 412,969 books, movies and more were checked out 3,726 new customers received library cards 82,565 people used computers at their library 10,764 people came to their libraries for 477 free programs and classes 14,527 […]