Cradock & Manor Hours

Effective Friday, June 1st, Cradock and Manor locations will not be open on Fridays, resuming their previous Friday closings schedule. The libraries will be open:

Monday – Thursday 10 AM – 5:30 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 3 PM

Monday – Thursday 10 AM – 6 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM

Both locations are closed on Fridays and Sundays.

Churchland Branch Library will continue to be open on Fridays.

City of Portsmouth Press Release

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PreOverdue Notices

Beginning Monday, January 9, we will e-mail PreOverdue Notices.

These e-mail notices are a courtesy reminder that your library account has items due within the next few days.

Please visit one of our locations for more information or if you do not wish to receive these reminder e-mails.

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Library Childrens Programs


Churchland Thursdays at 10:30 AM

Main Tuesdays at 10:30 AM

Manor Thursdays at 10:30 AM

Cradock Thursdays at 10:30 AM

Family Movies;

Churchland 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 6: PM

Twotime and Babygarten, each program runs 6 weeks on Saturdays @ 11 AM to be replaced with the other program for the next 6 weeks.

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Portsmouth Parks and Recreation Master Plan Questionnaire

This questionnaire is a tool used by the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Design Team to obtain citizen input on the recreational activities (both outdoor and indoor) that the residents of Portsmouth value and ultimately how to provide better programs and facilities to meet the needs of Portsmouth. Your honest opinions and input are greatly appreciated.

Please click here for the Online Survey.

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