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Full-Time Adult Services Associate

Starting rate is $15.86 hourly plus benefits! Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree The Adult Services Associate, under the direction of the Adult Services Coordinator, is responsible for assisting patrons in the Public Services department by providing reference and research services, including readers’ advisory and maintenance of patron holds, using a range… Read More »

2023 Board Meeting Minutes

Committee Meetings – January 11, 2022 Committee Meetings – January 17, 2023 Organizational Meeting – January 17, 2023 Regular Meeting – January 17, 2023 Regular Meeting – February 21, 2023 Committee Meeting – March 21, 2023 Regular Meeting – March 21, 2023 Regular Meeting – April 18,2023 Committee Meeting –… 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 pretty cool? Become an expert on black holes, alien planets, and more by reading books… Read More »

2022 Board Meeting Minutes

Committee Meetings – January 11, 2022 Organizational Meeting – January 11, 2022 Regular Meeting – January 11, 2022 Special Meeting – January 11, 2022 Committee Meetings – February 15, 2022 Regular Meeting – February 15, 2022 Committee Meetings – March 15, 2022 Regular Meeting – March 15, 2022 Committee Meetings… Read More »

2021 Board Meeting Minutes

Committee Meeting – January 12, 2021 Organizational Meeting – January 12, 2021 Regular Meeting – January 12, 2021 Special Meeting – January 12, 2021 Regular Meeting – February 23, 2021 Committee Meeting – March 16, 2021 Regular Meeting – March 16, 2021 Committee Meetings – April 20, 2021 Regular Meeting… Read More »

2020 Board Meeting Minutes

Organizational Meeting – January 14, 2020 Regular Meeting – January 14, 2020 Special Meeting – January 14, 2020 Committee Meetings – February 18, 2020 Regular Meeting – February 18, 2020 Committee Meetings – March 17, 2020 Regular Meeting – March 18, 2020 Special Meeting – April 7, 2020 Regular Meeting… Read More »

2019 Board Meeting Minutes

Committee Meeting – January 15, 2019 Organizational Meeting – January 15, 2019 Regular Meeting – January 15, 2019 Special Meeting – January 15, 2019 Committee Meetings – February 19, 2019 Regular Meeting – February 19, 2019 Regular Meeting – March 19, 2019 Committee Meeting – April 16, 2019 Regular Meeting… Read More »

The Portsmouth Public Library is now fine free

NO MORE DAILY OVERDUE FINES!

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, 2022, the Portsmouth Public Library System will no longer charge daily fines on overdue materials.… 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, and reading progress sync across your devices. Offline access Download ebooks and audiobooks for offline… Read More »

Need wifi? Check out a mobile hotspot!

Now available for checkout, a mobile hotspot from Verizon or AT&T with unlimited data. You can use a mobile hotspot to surf the internet, get homework help, attend online classes, search for employment, or use the library’s digital resources. What you need to know: An adult library card is required… Read More »