Yoga for Saturday, August 1st at 11am at the Main Library has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date. We are sorry for the inconvenience! If you have any questions, please contact us at 757-393-8501. Thank you.
Get ready- the Summer Reading Program has arrived at Portsmouth Public Library! Registration opens on ...
La Mezcla means "the mix" in Spanish, and that is exactly what this club is ...
Portsmouth now offers downloadable E-Books, have your library card and pin ready and access our ...
If you like to read everyone from Isaac Asimov to Stephen King, Guillermo del Toro to Neal Stephenson and lots of others in between, then come join the Cradock Science Fiction Book Club. This group is still forming, so bring your ideas for books you would like to read to the next meeting. We meet the third Tuesday of the month at 11 am.
Our first book will be “I am Legend” by Richard Matheson.
August 18 I am Legend by Richard Matheson
September 15 Heart Shaped Box by Joe Hill
October 20 World War Z by Max Brooks.
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 for the Adult Summer Reading Program at Portsmouth Public Library June 22nd – August 31st! All programs are free and open to the public. Call 757-393-8501 for any questions or program details. Continue reading to register (June 22nd) and download a calendar!
Register and log books HERE..
Join us for the Teen Summer Reading Program at Portsmouth Public Library beginning on June 22nd! All programs are free and open to teens aged 12-17! Please call 757-686-2538 for any questions or program details.
Registration opens on June 22nd!
Register and Log books HERE.
Join us for the Children Summer Reading Program at Portsmouth Public Library from June 22nd – August 31st! All programs are free and open to children under 12! Please call 757-686-2538 for any questions or program details. Registration will be open on June 22nd at your local library!
Get ready- the Summer Reading Program has arrived at Portsmouth Public Library! Registration opens on June 22nd!
From May through to August, Read Aloud is
sponsoring free online picture books in multiple languages at:
Come to our Lego Club on Saturday June 27th, 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.
Join us for a group discussion.
Meetings are held every 4th Saturday at 10:30 am at the Main Library. Free parking in parking garage on Saturdays! Next Meeting: June 27th
Join us this summer for Zumba, Yoga & Line-dancing classes!
All levels are welcome. All programs are free and open to the public.
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
Friends of the Portsmouth Public Library Monthly Book Sale.
Friday August 7th, 11-12 members only, 12-6 open to public,
Saturday August 8th, 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 public.
Main Library Basement
601 Court Street
Portsmouth VA 23704
Portsmouth Public Library has been around for 100 years- so there are plenty of stories and experiences to share! Click below to view a video detailing the experiences that others have had at PPL!
1914 Was a Good Year! Check out our collection of history and events that occurred throughout the year the library was started-1914!
Homework Help available for students in grades 3-12 from the Library of Virginia and Literati. Log in with your Library barcode and get help in Reading, Writing and Math from real teachers.
Hours are; Monday – Thursday, 9:00AM – 3:00PM EDT