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Upcoming Events

January 2023

Dungeons & Dragons

January 30 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in the 5th edition of this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun from 2:30 – 4:00 in the Meeting Room.

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Slime Making

January 31 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us in the Meeting Room to get SLIMED! We will be making slime using glue, fillings and saline solution.

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February 2023

Computer Games and VR

February 1 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Teens! Join us for an hour of digital fun to play games like Brawlhalla and Paladins on the STEAM game database or compete in a match of Apex. You can also play a game of Super Hot, Job Simulator, Beat Saber or Gorilla Tag on our oculus VR systems. This…

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Minute to Win It

February 2 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us from 2:30- 4:00 in the Meeting room to play fun, fast-paced games against your friends. Can you beat the clock? This FREE program is for ages 13-18.

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Free Day Friday

February 3 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Come play games with friends on our gaming laptops or try out one of our Oculus Quest systems. You can even bring your own system to play. This free program is from 2:30-4:00 in the Meeting room for ages 13-18.

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Fiction Book Group

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Fiction book group meets at 4pm in the Meeting Room at PPL Main Branch. Book Selection: Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt.

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Dungeons & Dragons

February 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in the 5th edition of this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun from 2:30 – 4:30 in the Meeting Room. Ages 18+.

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Dungeons& Dragons

February 6 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in the 5th edition of this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun from 2:30 – 4:00 in the Meeting Room.

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Dungeons & Dragons

February 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in the 5th edition of this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun from 5:30 – 7:30 in the Meeting Room. Ages 18+

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Glove Monsters

February 7 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us from 2:30-4:00 in the meeting room to craft fun or scary glove monsters.

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Computer Games and VR

February 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Teens! Join us for an hour of digital fun to play games like Brawlhalla and Paladins on the STEAM game database or compete in a match of Apex. You can also play a game of Super Hot, Job Simulator, Beat Saber or Gorilla Tag on our oculus VR systems. This…

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Page to Stage

February 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us from 2:30 – 4:00 in the Meeting Room to get a little act-ive. We’ll be playing fun theater games aimed to prepare you for the stage. This FREE program is for ages 13-18.

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Free Day Friday

February 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Come play games with friends on our gaming laptops or try out one of our Oculus Quest systems. You can even bring your own system to play. This free program is from 2:30-4:00 in the Meeting room for ages 13-18.

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Dungeons & Dragons

February 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in the 5th edition of this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun from 2:30 – 4:00 in the Meeting Room.

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Wire and Bead Craft

February 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us in the meeting room from 2:30-4:00 to make a beautiful wire and bead craft.

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STEAM

February 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us from 2:30-4:00 in the Meeting Room to try a variety of STEM activates including VR, robotics kits, snap circuits and more! This FREE program is for ages 13-18.

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Free Day Friday

February 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Come play games with friends on our gaming laptops or try out one of our Oculus Quest systems. You can even bring your own system to play. This free program is from 2:30-4:00 in the Meeting room for ages 13-18.

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A Novel Idea Book Club

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coffee at the Lofts, 842 Gallia St.
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Free reading event. A Novel Idea Book Group meets monthly at The Loft Coffee Company and Roastery. For more information call 740-354-5688 or visit yourppl.org. This month’s selection: Weather Girl by Rachel Lynn Soloman.

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A Novel Idea Book Group

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coffee at the Lofts, 842 Gallia St.
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Free reading event. A Novel Idea Book Group meets monthly at The Loft Coffee Company and Roastery. For more information call 740-354-5688 or visit yourppl.org. This month’s selection: The Weather Girl by Rachel Lynn Soloman.

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Dungeons & Dragons

February 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in the 5th edition of this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun from 2:30 – 4:30 in the Meeting Room. Ages 18+.

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Mask Decorating

February 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us in the meeting room at 2:30 to decorate your very own Mardi Gras mask.

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Cookbook Club

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Bring a dish that matches this month’s theme or come as you are. Taste test some food and enjoy talking about food with other foodies! This FREE event is for ages 18+.

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Computer Games and VR

February 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Teens! Join us for an hour of digital fun to play games like Brawlhalla and Paladins on the STEAM game database or compete in a match of Apex. You can also play a game of Super Hot, Job Simulator, Beat Saber or Gorilla Tag on our oculus VR systems. This…

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MANGA and Anime Club

February 23 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Talk about your favorite series, make a craft, try a snack or drink, win a volume of manga and more. You never know what the club has in store! This FREE program is for ages 13-18 and runs from 2:30-4:00 in the Meeting Room.

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Movie Night

February 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us for an interactive movie night! Popcorn included! Ages 18+

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Free Day Friday

February 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Come play games with friends on our gaming laptops or try out one of our Oculus Quest systems. You can even bring your own system to play. This free program is from 2:30-4:00 in the Meeting room for ages 13-18.

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Crafty Artists Group

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us for a craft at the PPL meeting room. This free program requires registration. Call 740-354-5688 or stop by the Reference Desk to register. All material will be provided to complete the craft. Ages 18+

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Dungeons & Dragons

February 27 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in the 5th edition of this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun from 2:30 – 4:00 in the Meeting Room.

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Dungeons & Dragons

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in the 5th edition of this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun from 5:30 – 7:30 in the Meeting Room. Ages 18+.

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Pompom Launcher

February 28 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us in the meeting room from 2:30-4:00 to build and use your very own pompom launcher.

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