Enjoy the music of Port Towne Magic and hear Dr. Newby-Alexander give a lecture on her new book “Virginia Waterways and the Underground Railroad”. There will be a book signing following the lecture and copies of the book will be available for purchase – 5:30-7:30pm on Wednesday, February 21st at the Churchland library (no registration […]
Saturday Kids Crafts at Manor 11 AM to 4 PM for Children Preschool through grade 6. March 17th St. Patrick’s Day craft April 14th Spring Craft May 12th Mother’s day Craft
Tuesdays 10:30- 11:30 am at Manor Branch Bring your Preschooler for a fun program March 13th, April 17th, May 8th
Do you like to share books with your young child? If so, this is the program for you. Register your child at any of our four locations between February 1st and March 1st 2018. Then share 10 books with your child to earn a small prize. You’ll have a great time while getting your child […]
March 13, 2018 “Can We All Just Get Along” Barbara Hamm-Lee, Executive Producer/Host Another View, 89.5 WHRV-FM THE SECOND TUESDAY FORUM SERIES is sponsored by the Portsmouth Public Library and funded by grants from the Portsmouth Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Library, Portsmouth Museum and Fine Arts Commission, and The City of Portsmouth. All […]
Volunteers from AARP will be preparing taxes for the public at our Churchland branch on Mondays through Thursdays 10-2, first come first served.
There will be a signup sheet on the door before opening.
For more information please contact AARP
Toll-free Nationwide: 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277)
Toll-free TTY: 877-434-7598
www.youtube.com/irsvideos www.youtube.com/irsvideosmultilingua www.youtube.com/irsvideosASL For more information on federal taxes please visit IRS.gov. Free Help Preparing Your Tax Return English | Spanish | ASL Forms and Instructions
Portsmouth Planters February meeting at Cradock will introduce us to VERMICOMPOSTING yes, that does mean composting with worms. Tuesday February 27th @ 11:00 AM
Senior Games, Adults 50+ join us for WII bowling at Cradock 11AM-12:30PM one Tuesday per month. March 27th
Think you have what it takes to answer our trivia question correctly and win the big prize??? Adults, submit your entry at the Circulation Desk and you may be the lucky winner. Our gift basket will wow you with offerings such as an illustrated book of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a coloring […]
Come to our Cradock branch on Monday Mornings 10-10:45 Watch a TED-Talk Share your views Engage EVERY Monday morning @ 10-10:45 AM.
Preschool S.T.R.E.A.M. on the first Monday of each month We will have fun age based S.T.R.E.A.M. activities and a story to correlate with our project. Join us at Churchland Branch on the following Mondays for S.T.R.E.A.M. fun at 11AM March 5th April 2nd May 7th
February is Library Lover’s Month! Stop by the Children’s Department and write your favorite book on a heart! For more information, call 393-8501.
This month’s book station will feature books on Valentine’s Day Ground Hog’s Day Black History So, be sure to stop by and check out a book! For more information, call 393-8501.
Kids Monthly Coloring Contest! For more information, contact the Children’s Department at 393-8501.
Please click on the image to read the instructions for accessing Hoopla
Want to catch up on your British TV Series? Head on over to the Churchland branch, they have several series
Join The Mix Book Club! @ The Churchland Branch. An OPEN FORUM to Discuss and Share Opinions on Books written by Authors from Various Cultures. The Mix 2017 – 2018 Book List Join us every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6pm to discuss a variety of cultures, authors and books! Due to the snow […]
For 4th & 5th grade kids Meetings are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday each month Meetings will be held once a month. Membership is limited Free book and refreshments! Participants must be registered The group will be discussing a different book each month. Register with the Children’s Department […]
We invite you to take part in our next quilting meeting. Some great individual quilting projects are underway and we’ve seen some beautiful quiltwork completed. Every 4th Thursday of the month from 10 am to 12 noon, we will quilt with beginners and advanced quilters alike. Bring your latest project for some show-and-tell! Learn from more […]
Children in the 1st – 5th grade will learn basic science concepts through lessons that incorporate literacy skills with an emphasis on reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.
Saturdays @ 2-4 pm at the Main Library.
See flyer for dates
Hoopla is now active!! Members of Portsmouth Public Library are now able to download up to six times per month, movies, TV shows, full music albums, e-books, e-audiobooks and comic books. Some details: All the offerings from Hoopla are simulatneous access, so no holds. Multiple people can use the same items at the same time. […]
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.
Portsmouth Public Libraries Teen Book-Club. Manor Branch Library 1401 Elmhurst Lane at 2:45 p.m. on the Last Tuesday of the month September through May for ages 13-18. Come meet other teens who like to read great books! *FREE book each month *Refreshments Register below or by calling (757) 465-2916 or @ Manor Branch Library. […]
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.
MAIN BOOK SALE – EVERY Saturday 10-2 601 Court Street, side entrance.