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    RB Digital E-Books, E-Audio and E-Magazines

    Portsmouth Public Library subscribes to a digital content provider called RB Digital.  From a single downloadable app our members can download popular E-Books, E-Audio Books and E-Magazines.  The E-Books and E-Audio Books check out in a similar manner to books from within our library buildings.  The E-Magazines check out for as long as you want them.  Give RB Digital a try!

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    Select Reads E-Mail New Book Newsletters

    Portsmouth Public Library is now providing a new service to its members.  Members can now use our new Select Reads service to sign up to receive monthly newsletters by e-mail highlighting new books in twenty two genre categories.  The genres include books for Adults, Teens, Children as well as Audiobooks, DVD's and Graphic Novels.  Each newsletter includes a picture of the book or other item cover, a description, a link to see the item in the library catalog and GoodReads reviews.  A new newsletter is sent out on the 28th of each month.  Current newsletters and archived back issues are available on the Select Reads website.  Click on the Select Reads logo above to get started.  

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  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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