Expanded WiFi is available!

We may be closed but WiFi is available! Wifi access is now available in the parking lots of all locations. The signal is stronger closer to the buildings and public entrances.

Expanded Database Access

During the COVID-19 outbreak, many information providers are making their resources more widely accessible to library patrons. Here are some resources that are temporarily available with your library card. Click Here to Access the Databases

All library locations will close to the public beginning March 19

To Scioto County: The Portsmouth Public Library Board of Trustees met today and decided to temporarily close the Library beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, March 18 at 6 p.m. until at least May 1. This closure is meant to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. The decision mirrors the state’s decision to close K-12 schools until May 1. In addition, as of today, both the Ohio Library Council and the American Library Association released recommendations for all public libraries to close for the health of patrons and staff. The decision to close the library was not made lightly. We are entering unchartered… Read More »