ESL conversation café which will begin March 1 and held on the first Tuesday of the month . This will be an informal guided conversation to allow non-native English speakers an opportunity to practice the use of English in a friendly and helpful environment with other like-minded people. This is open to anyone 16 and […]
Visit the Portsmouth Public Library Health and Wellness Information Center (HWIC) website, http://www.portsmouthhwic.com/.
Portsmouth Public Libraries Teen Book-Club. Manor Branch Library 1401 Elmhurst Lane at 2:45 p.m. on ...
Main Library on January 16, 2016 at 3:00 Join Orisirisi for stories and music that ...
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Dr. Laurie Cannady will be coming back to her hometown of Portsmouth, VA to discuss her recently release book, Crave: A Sojourn of a Hungry Soul.
February 20, 2016 at 1pm
Main Library 601 Court St.
Join the La Mezcla Book Club! @ The Churchland Branch
La Mezcla means “the mix” in Spanish, and that is exactly what this club is about!
Join us every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6pm to discuss a variety of cultures, authors and books!
We will be discussing The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016., at 6pm at the Churchland Branch.
Portsmouth Public Library will be hosting a one hour long YOGA event free and open to the public. Saturday February 27, 2016 from 11:00am – 12:00pm Class will be held in the Coleman Meeting Room at the Branch and all levels are welcome. Bring a mat, water & some good vibrations! Please arrive a bit […]
For 4th & 5th grade kids February 23, 2016 The group will be discussing Amos Fortune Free Man by Elizabeth Yates Meetings are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Meetings will be held once a month. Membership is limited Free book and refreshments! Participants must be registered Register with the Children’s Department in person, by phone […]
Technology Can Be Fun Portsmouth Main Library 601 Court Street www.PortsmouthPublicLibrary.org Date: February 20, 2016 Time: 2:00-4:00 Ages 12-18 Come try out our new Ozobots, Sphero Balls, and Snap Circuits. They are a lot of fun and you just might learn something too!!! Portsmouth Main Library 601 Court Street www.PortsmouthPublicLibrary.org Date: February 20, 2016 […]
All About That Base! Portsmouth Main Library 601 Court Street www.PortsmouthPublicLibrary.org Date: February 6, 2016 Time: 2:00-4:00 Ages 6-11 Can you tell whether something is acidic like vinegar or bitter like soap without tasting it? Come find out as we test materials to see if they are acids, bases, or neutral solutions. This program may […]
Help Portsmouth Public Library reach our goal of 150 households supporting the Portsmouth Public Library Foundation through Kroger Rewards by March 1, 2016. Visit www.kroger.com/communityrewards to create or sign into your account and register your card with Kroger Community Rewards and add Portsmouth Public Library Foundation as your community rewards organization.
Join us for the Adult Coloring Programs, at Churchland, Cradock and Manor.
Cradock Coloring Club, 11 am, Tuesday, February 2nd.
Churchland Coloring Society, 11am Tuesday, February 9th.
Manor Color Yourself Calm, 11 am, February 17th.
Churchland Coloring Society, 11am Tuesday, February 23rd.
Supplies are provided.
Did you know coloring is a great way to reduce stress and develop creativity.
Mother Goose on the Loose is an early learning program that incorporates books, rhymes, songs, musical instruments, finger plays, flannel board characters, puppets and other props to help young children learn the pre-literacy skills needed to become successful readers. The program is fast-paced and fun to keep up with active little minds and includes tips for parents.
Ages birth to 36 months
Second Tuesday Forum
All forums are free and held at Noon at the Commodore theatre 421 High St, Portsmouth.
February 9, 2016 forum:
“The Santiago de Campostela Path”
Michael Pearson Professor at ODU
Friends of the Portsmouth Public Library Monthly Book Sale. Friday February 5th, 11-12 members only, 12-6 open to public, Saturday February 6th, 10-4 open to public. Featuring DIY and home improvement. Prices are Hardbacks $2, Paperbacks $1, Children’s .50 and Media .25. Hours are Friday, 11-12 members only, 12-6 open to public, Saturday 10-4 open to […]
Main Library January 16, at 3:00 Orisirisi African stories and Music February 6, at 1:00 Ronnie Nelson Sidney will read his book Nelson Beats the Odds and share his inspirational story. February 13, at 2:00 Uncle Tyrone brings a fun-filled program of puppets, music and hilarity for all ages.
Ages birth to pre-K Register your child at any of our four locations beginning on Feb. 1, 2016. Then share some books with your child to earn a small prize. You’ll have a great time while getting your child ready to read and ready for school success.
Next Meeting: January 19th and we will be reading: Trailer Park Fae by Lilith Saintcrow
For more information, contact Mary Hodges at 393-8759.
The Portsmouth Book Group meets at Churchland on the First Monday of the month, check them out here…
Join us this fall for Zumba classes at the library!
All levels are welcome. All programs are free and open to the public.
Virginian-Pilot archived from 1990 to current, search by year then date. Log in with library barcode. Many news magazines available also.
A new knitting and crochet group is forming at the Cradock Library. Whether you have been knitting or crocheting for years, or you just want to learn, join fellow crafters who love all things yarn. Bring your current projects with you, or just bring your eagerness to try. We meet the fourth Tuesday of the […]
Virginia Author Ronnie Nelson Sidney will be sharing his book on February 6th in the Main Meeting Room at 1pm. Library Lover’s Month: Kids may write the name of their favorite book on a Valentine and put in on the door to the Children’s Department. Black History Month: Identify at least one person on […]