Ozobots at the Library


DECEMBER 5, 2015
Ages 6-11

Can you program a tiny robot that follows lines and colors to do simple tricks? Come find out in this first Ozobot program.

Get flyer here…

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Book Buddies Book Club

For 4th & 5th grade kids Our next meeting will be held on November 24, 2015 The group will be discussing: The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling 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 […]

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Second Tuesday Forum

Second Tuesday Forum All forums are free and held at Noon at the Commodore Theatre 421 High St, Portsmouth.

January 12, 2016 forum:
“NASA and the Journey to Mars”

Dr. Phillip A. Williams Research Physicist NASA research Center, Hampton, VA

Sponsored by the Portsmouth Public Library with grants from the Portsmouth Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Library, Museum & Fine Arts Commission and Portsmouth General Hospital Foundation. Doors open at 11:00
Lunch may be ordered from the Commodore’s regular menu.

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Portsmouth Public Library is Hiring!

Join our team! The following positions are currently open:
Library Assistant I
Graduation from High School or equivalent, supplemented by 1 to 2 years of public library work experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must be able to pass the shelver test.
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Library Associate (Programming)
Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science, Education or related field; 3 to 5 years experience working in a library setting with computer experience or any equivalent combination which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
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Librarian II (Branch Manager)
Master’s Degree in Library Science; 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience as a managing Librarian; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
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Adult Coloring Club

Grown Ups can color too and so can you! It is not just for kids.

Join the Adult Coloring Club, at the Cradock Branch, 11 am, Tuesday, December 1st.

Supplies are provided.

Did you know coloring is a great way to reduce stress and develop creativity?

For more information call: 757-393-8501. The club meets every 1st Tuesday at 11am.

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Knitting and Crochet Club

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 […]

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Join Us for Mother Goose on the Loose

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

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Lego Club @ PPL

Come to our Lego Club on Saturday November 28th, 2015 from 2-4pm. Ages 6-11
Main Library 601 Court St.
Free program and free parking in parking garage on Saturdays!
Your projects will be displayed in the Library and on our website!

The LEGO CLUB will meet on the 4th Saturday of each month.

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