How Does Your Garden Grow? Season Schedule

Join us in our garden at Portsmouth Public Library! Learn from experts and get hands on experience this spring and summer. Family participation is encouraged. Gardening Dates: May— 15, 29 @ 6pm June—12, 26 @ 6pm July—10, 24 @ 6pm August—7, 21 @ 6pm September—4, 18 @ 6pm October—2, 16 @ 6pm Rain Barrel Workshop May 31st @ 1pm Pre-Register by calling 259-9231 Barrels and Kits $30 Food Preservation Series June 23 @ 6pm—Canning June 30 @ 6pm—Freezing July 29 @ 6pm—Pickling August 11 @ 6pm—Can & Freeze Soups, Meats, & Stews August 18 @...

Art on the Lawn

On Saturday, May 17th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., PPL is hosting Art on the Lawn. Artists may reserve a display table to sell their original artwork by making a $10 donation to the library for each table reserved. Musicians are welcome to join an open jam session so please let your musical friends know the date and time. The Youth Services staff will offer a puppet show and the Staff Association will be on site to sell refreshments. There’s something for everyone! All tables must be reserved by May 1st. Please contact reference staff at 354-5688 ext. 0.

April ART Competition. Please vote!

This month’s gallery is comprised of artwork submitted by local patrons and is currently on display at the Main Library. Click any image below to view a larger version.

The Hobbit Trivia

Want to try our new media trivia? Do you think you know all there is to know about The Hobbit? Please complete and submit the form and you could win a media-themed prize!! Your Full Name * Your Phone Number *

Watch Read and Learn

Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

Memorial Donations

Honor someone special in your life by making a meaningful donation to the Portsmouth Public Library in their name. A tribute or memorial gift is a simple, thoughtful way to show your respect for a family member, friend or co-worker. Your gift makes it possible for the Library to enhance its collections and continue to serve as a vital resource for the community. Your donation will be used to purchase adult, teen, or children’s materials in the subject area of your interest. A bookplate will be added to each new item and a note acknowledging the gift will also be sent. Please contact the library at(740)354-5688, visit any library...