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Portsmouth Public Library

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1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
(740) 354-5688

Upcoming Events

May 2016
Free

Children’s Book Week Make Your Own Book

May 2 - May 7

It’s Children’s Book Week and in order to celebrate, the Youth Services Department will have all the materials available for children to make their own book. From dinosaurs and castles to rainbows, children will…

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Free

Book Buffet

May 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Struggling with choosing which book to read next or varying your reading choices? Join us for our Children's Book Week Book Buffet! You'll have the chance to sample several chapter books from different genres.…

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Free

Art on the Lawn (Pt. 1)

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
AOTL All Events Roster 2

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on the Front Lawn of the Portsmouth Public Library. Looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift? Be sure to mark your calendars for Saturday, May 7! Portsmouth Public Library…

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Art on the Lawn (Pt. 2)

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
AOTL All Events Roster

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on the Front Lawn of the Portsmouth Public Library. Looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift? Be sure to mark your calendars for Saturday, May 7! Portsmouth Public Library…

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Photo Editing

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn how to crop pictures, change colors and a variety of other amazing effects using a free online software.

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Free

A Morning of Calligraphy

May 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Taryn Morning Calligraphy May2016

11:00 AM in Quiet Room. Join us as we explore the medieval art of hand lettering! Ages 18+. Beginners welcome. Program is free and space is limited; registration required.

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Publisher

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In Publisher you will learn to create fliers, cards, brochures, calendars and much more.

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Free

Mystery Book Group

May 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Beth Mystery Flyer for Website

5:00 PM in Quiet Room. For ages 18+. For May, we will be discussing The Alienist by Caleb Carr: “A society-born police reporter and an enigmatic abnormal psychologist--the "alienist" of the title--are recruited in…

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Pokemon Card Trading

May 10 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 13, 2016

Join the Youth Services Department for a Pokémon Card Trading Party. The trading will begin at 6 p.m. and we will be showing a movie once the trading is finished. Come and join the…

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Intermediate Computers

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn more advanced features of using a computer. No prior experience with computers is necessary.

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Free

Classics Book Group

May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Chaille Marilyn Classics Flyer Mar2016

5:30 PM in Quiet Room. For ages 18+. For May, we will be discussing F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby: “The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s third book, stands as the supreme achievement of…

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Free

Build a Fairy House

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Put on your favorite pair of fairy wings and join us in our Youth Services department on May 14th at 2 p.m. We'll be reading Fairy Houses by Tracy Kane and creating our very…

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Excel

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Designed to create budgets, scheduling and many other spreadsheet tasks. Start with our basic Excel or if you feel ready, try our advanced class.

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Social Media

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Stay in touch with your friends and family over the Internet. Here you'll learn how to use the popular website Facebook.

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Windows 10

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn to use the latest Operating System from Microsoft.

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Free

Young Adult Book Group

May 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Trever YA Book Group NEW FOR WEBSITE April2016

3:30 PM on Thursday, May 19. Ages 13-18. For May, we will be discussing Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs: "After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore an abandoned…

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Job and Resume

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We can help you polish up an old resume or create a new one, we will also assist you on your Internet search for jobs.

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PowerPoint

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Giving a presentation? Learn how to give your slideshow a professional look.

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Heritage Album: Scrapbooking Your Family History

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Create a Heritage Album. Learn how to preserve photos & documents, organize & create pages for your own family heritage scrapbook album. Spend some quiet time scrapbooking your family history. You supply the album,…

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Free

Heraldry & “Thirteen at Dinner” Film

May 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jaymie Heraldry and a Movie May2016

5:00 PM in Meeting Room. Lets come together to make your heraldry crest. Afterwards we will be watching the British murder mystery "Thirteen at Dinner". Ages 18+. Program is free; registration required.

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Intermediate Computers

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn advanced fundamentals of using a computer. No prior experience with computers is necessary.

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Social Media

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Stay in touch with your friends and family over the Internet. Here you'll learn how to use the popular website Facebook.

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June 2016
Free

Choose Your Own Adventure Online Book Group

June 1
Online Book Group Flyer NEW Oct2015 JPEG

Available 24/7 at: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/174993-choose-your-own-adventure For June, choose one of the following titles (or a different book of your choice!) to discuss: Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal: "A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in Civil Rights-era…

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Free

Mystery Book Group

June 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Beth Mystery Flyer for Website

5:00 PM in Quiet Room. For ages 18+. For June, we will be reading The Heist by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg: “FBI Special Agent Kate Winslow uses her own schemes to outmaneuver charming…

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Pokemon Card Trading

June 14 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 13, 2016

Join the Youth Services Department for a Pokémon Card Trading Party. The trading will begin at 6 p.m. and we will be showing a movie once the trading is finished. Come and join the…

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Free

Girls’ Book Group

June 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kim Girls Group Wizard of Oz June2016 Flyer

5:30 PM on Thursday, June 16. Ages 8-12. For June, we will be discussing "The Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum: "After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must…

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Free

Inspirational Book Group

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kristin Inspirational Flyer FOR WEBSITE UPDATED

12:00 PM in Quiet Room. For ages 18+. For June, we will be discussing Love Without End by Robin Lee Hatcher: "Chet and Kimberly have both failed when it comes to love. Will they…

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July 2016

Pokemon Card Trading

July 12 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 13, 2016

Join the Youth Services Department for a Pokémon Card Trading Party. The trading will begin at 6 p.m. and we will be showing a movie once the trading is finished. Come and join the…

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