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Local Author Showcase Fall 2017

We’re looking for local authors for our Local Author Showcase! This is a great opportunity for authors to promote published work, connect with fans, and talk shop with other authors. Interested in participating? Complete...

$5 Book Sale

The annual $5 Book Sale will begin on Saturday, September 16 at all Portsmouth Public Library locations. Check library hours. You don’t want to miss it!!! All the items you can stuff into a...

September A.R.T. Gallery

Thank you for your interest in the A.R.T. (Appalachian Regional Talent) Gallery! Please vote for your favorite piece. At the end of the month, a People’s Choice winner will be selected based on the...

We're Hiring

Full-Time Library Associate

Type: Full Time Salary: $11.19/hr Supervisor: Public Services Coordinator Application Procedure: Online only. No paper applications accepted. The Library Associate is a part of the Public Services Department. The position is responsible for providing...

Public Genealogy Contributions

Public Genealogy Contributions

Introducing “Public Contributions” to the Local History website. If you have family/descendant photos from the Scioto County area that you do not wish to donate at this time, but you would like to share the image, now we have made that possible.

Oil Painting Group

Afternoon of Oils – Oil Painting Group

Join us in learning techniques in oil painting. There is a $5.00 supply fee, due at time of registration,  for all participants and pre-registration is required. A lack of interest will lead to the...

BookFlix

BookFlix (Premium Subscription)

BookFlix® is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories from Weston Woods with a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject. The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed...

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...

Yearbook Collection

Come spend a day traveling back in time in our Local History Department at the Portsmouth library!!! We have hundreds of Scioto County High School year books to look through. You might even see...