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    RB Digital Streaming Video

    Portsmouth Public Library now provides access to two streaming video channels offered by RB Digital called Acorn TV and the Great Courses.  Acorn TV provides access to popular British television series and movies.  The Great Courses Library Collection provides access to over 150 of the most popular Great Courses Videos.  Each Channel can be checked out for seven days in which the user can view as many shows or courses as they wish.  This is an excellent platform for binge watching a TV series or course series. 

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    Testing and Education Reference Center

    Portsmouth Public Library is now providing a Gale's Testing and Education Reference Center to it's members.  Members can now use this new service to prepare for GED, SAT, GRE, MCAT, ASVAB and other high school and college examinations.  There is a College Planning Center with all kinds of helpful information about college majors, when to start looking for colleges, checklists for both students and parents.  There are Practice Tests and Courses for the above listed high school and college exams as well as for careers such as nursing, postal worker, real estate and military.  Peterson career e-books are available to read.  There is a career section which helps you to research different career fields.    This database includes a great and easy to use online resume builder.  All you need is an internet connection and an active Portsmouth Public Library card.  Please take a look at this valuable and practical source of information.  

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Our friends at the Legal Aid Society will be coming back to visit with us again! 

  1. Preschool S.T.R.E.A.M. at Churchland

    Churchland Branch Library Bring your Preschooler for a fun program based on Science,Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art & Math Held on the 1st Monday of each month. We will have a story that leads us into exploration of the fun kind.
  2. Preschool S.T.R.E.A.M. at Manor

    Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Manor Branch. Read on...
  3. Book Buddies Book Club

    A book club for 4th and 5th graders Held on the 4th Tuesday of each month 5:30 - 6:30 PM All children must register by calling 757-686-2538 and asking for the children's department Read on...
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