2022 Teens' Program

Click here to view the 2022 Teen Summer Reading Program

Explore an Ocean of Possibilities 
with Portsmouth Public Library this summer! 

Our Teens' Program is for ages 9-17!
Read and log 3 books to win an ocean themed prize 
also get entered to win our grand prize which includes 
tickets to Nauticus in Norfolk!!

Log your books with Beanstack!

Also be sure to join us for all these fun Summer Reading Events and join us for the End of Summer Bash with Victoria Phelps at City Park on July 25th!

All Teen Programming at Main Library - 601 Court St.

Teen reading on a Kindle while surfing

Game Coding
Date: June 22nd
Time: 3-5 pm 
Age: 12-17
Learn how to code an underwater chase-style game!

Ocean Aesthetics
Date: July 8th
Time: 3-5 pm
Age: 12-17
Have you been Learn how to make a wave ring, an ocean-inspired drink, and an ocean lamp.

Lady with purple hair reading in bikini on octopus towel
Person reading while kayaking in kayak with dragon design

Ocean Science
Date: July 13th
Time: 3-4 pm
Explore the wonders of our oceans through science!


Pirate Day-
Date: July 27th
Time: 3-4 pm
Age: 12-17
Learn the history of the coolest pirates in history and make your own functioning spyglass!

Sea serpents coming out of a book.


 Teen Library Camp
August 1st-5th
Time: 8 am- 5 pm
Our annual Teen Camp is back! Join us at Main Library for a fun-filled week of art, history, science, cooking, and more! Registration is open from June 1st- July 23rd or until all slots are filled. 
$30 for the session Call 757-393-8501 or email whitela@portsmouthva.gov for more information.