Join us at the Main Branch for a not so scary story time. Be sure to wear your favorite costume. The program will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact the Children’s Department at 393-8501.
Join us for a 20 minute Yoga practice to calm your mind. The Main Library Monthly Yoga Practice meets the 4th Thursday of each month. Bring your own Brown Bag Lunch! THURSDAY, October 27th from 12pm-1pm
The Main Library and Friends of the Library invite you to come share your love of reading and join an open discussion on your love of books! The Read & Eats Open Book Discussion meets the 1st Thursday on each month. THURSDAY, October 6th from 12pm-1pm
Pull up a chair. Let your day go! Enjoy a little relaxation! There is room at the table for all to share. Sit and color as long as your schedule allows.
Remember the thrill of opening a new box of crayons or finding a new coloring book? The Main Library Monthly Adult Coloring Club meets the 3rd Thursday of each month. Bring your own Brown Bag Lunch and experience the soothing relief of coloring! THURSDAY, October 20th from 12pm-1pm
On Thursday October 13th from 12-1pm, spend your lunch at the Main Library! Stop by for a variety of board games and a plethora of fun. The Main Library Monthly Lunchtime Board Games for Adults meets the 2nd Thursday of each month. Bring your own lunch and come join the fun!
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.
The Main Library monthly adult Coloring Club meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1-2pm. Bring you brown bag lunch and spend your lunch hour coloring at the library.
“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”
Read and Eats Book Club meets the first Thursday of each month at Main Library form 1-2pm. Bring a bag lunch and meet us at the library to discuss books.
The Main Library monthly lunchtime board games for adults meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 1-2pm. Jenga! Scrabble! Yahtzee! Chess! Jigsaw Puzzles! Bring you brown bag lunch and join the fun!
Not sure what to do after graduation from high school? Explore career options in this teen program hosted by the Career Access Network. You will discover the best educational pathway to your career goals and learn to be financially savvy in meeting them! Workshop to be hosted at the Churchland Branch on Saturday, October 15th […]
The Portsmouth Public Library concluded their Summer Reading Program on July 29, 2016. This year’s theme was Read for the Win! This summer was filled with wonderful activities that promoted movement, creativeness, literacy and community interactions for infants, teens and adults. All participants registered for the teen and adult program, who met their activity and […]
Join other Tidewater area readers in reading the book Shine, Shine, Shine by local author, Lydia Netzer and attending a variaty of programs and events at your area libraries complementing the book’s themes. Portsmouth Public Library is celebrating Tidewater Reads with a visit from the author herself on September 7th at Churchland Library and arts and crafts programs at Main Library, Cradock Branch, and Manor Branch. Click on the post for more details.
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.
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.
Stop by the Main Branch to participate in our Monthly Coloring Contest! Coloring pages will be available at the Main Branch the beginning of each month. All entries must be submitted with their name and grade level […]
Visit the Main Branch Library at 601 Court Street for a viewing of Hotel Transylvania 2 on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Kids will enjoy this fun filled movie on the big screen! Snacks will be served! *Please note that Movie Mania takes place the 2nd Saturday of each month! If you have any questions, please […]
Join us at Noon on Monday September 8th at Afton Square in Cradock for a fun hour of Stories, Rhymes, Songs, Art and Fun in the sunshine. Bring a Sandwich and we will provide Chips, Cookies and a Drink.