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Book Sale — Going on Now

$5.00 Bag Sale starts today at all library locations! Purchase a bag for $5.00 at the Circulation desk and fill it with as many items as possible from the Book Sale. We still have...

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...

Thank you 2016 sponsors!

The Portsmouth Public Library would like to thank our following sponsors for making the 2016 Summer Reading Program possible: Rotary of Portsmouth Ohio Southern Ohio Medical Center CareSource King’s Daughters Medical Center Ohio American...

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...

TumbleBooks

The Portsmouth Public Library offers the TumbleBook Library for use by our library patrons. This library is a collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books – suited for elementary school children. TumbleBooks are...

Novelist Plus

Find Your Next Favorite Book There’s not enough time to read everything. Choose your next read wisely with book recommendations from the experts. Discover new books based on your likes and dislikes. Get a...

Local History Website

Thousands of new items have been added and cataloged into our new online Digital Collection. Visit our Local History page and check out the collection as well as our online search databases, subscription databases and...

Join a Book Group

The Library hosts a book group for people of all ages every month. Feel free to drop in or you can contact the library at (740) 354-5688 for more details. You can view details about our...