Scioto County Public Library Blog

Board of Trustees Meeting

Board of Trustees Meeting

The board meeting is scheduled for June 18. Audit, Budget & Expenditure Committee Meeting – 12:00pm Property & Extension Committee – 12:10pm Regular Meeting – 12:15pm Anyone wishing to speak at a meeting shall register… Read More »

Free Shredding Day June 29th

Free Paper Shredding

Saturday, June 29th from 10:00am – 1:00pm at the Portsmouth Library Shred your documents safely and quickly with Livingston and Co., Inc. Just drive up to the back parking lot at the Portsmouth Library! You… Read More »

Closed June 19th

Closed June 19th

All library locations will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of Juneteenth.

We're Hiring

Full-Time Local History Assistant

The Library is accepting applications for a Full-time Local History Assistant scheduled to work 40 hours per week. This position is responsible for providing assistance to patrons with genealogy and local history research in-person, via… Read More »

World Book eBooks

The World Book eBooks platform includes a rich library of beautifully illustrated titles for all ages and interests. Are you an animal fan? Learn amazing animal factoids in the Animal Lives series! Think space is… Read More »

The Portsmouth Public Library is now fine free


The Portsmouth Public Library System is delighted to announce that our Board of Trustees has approved a new policy — no more daily overdue fines!  FINE-FREE FAQS What does it mean to be “fine-free”? Effective April 1,… Read More »

OverDrive is now Libby!

Brought to you by your local library, and built with 💕 by OverDrive. Warm, personal, and easy to use, Libby is great for users of all ages. Read across devices All your loans, notes, bookmarks,… Read More »

LeapPads now available for check-out

It’s kid-tough and kid-friendly right out of the box. It also includes preloaded content featuring core skills in mathematics, reading and science as well as music, puzzles, logic and creativity to prepare kids for preschool… Read More »