Closed May 25

All library locations will be closed Monday, May 25th, re-opening Tuesday on regular schedule.

May A.R.T. Gallery

Thank you for visiting the Portsmouth Public Library’’s website!  We appreciate you taking the time to view the A.R.T. Gallery entries.  Online voting access is currently unavailable; however, access to vote online will return soon.  In the meantime, you can still vote in-person...

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...

Portsmouth Area Bicentennial

View the full calendar of events for the Portsmouth Bicentennial Celebration. Be sure to follow Portsmouth Bicentennial on Facebook.

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.