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October 2020

Online Read-Around

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 1 @ 11:00 am - October 31 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Online Dramatic Poe Readings

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

Free

View the dramatic reading of a popular Edgar Allen Poe short story every Thursday in October on our Facebook page.

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Soap

October 1 @ 11:00 am - October 15 @ 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE kit with everything you need to make your very own Halloween inspired glycerin soap. Kits limited to 1 per patron. Ages 13-17. Kits available at the Reference desk.

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Online Adult Dungeons & Dragons

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 15, 2020 at 5:00pm

Free

Hello Adventurers, Join the Portsmouth Public Library in playing 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons online on Roll20.net. Game starts at 5:00. To join, create a free account on roll20.net and send your player email to reference@yourppl.org and we will invite you to the game! Feel free to email any questions you may have to reference@yourppl.org. Beginners welcome. Program is for ages 18+

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

First Chapter Fridays

October 2 @ 11:00 am - October 30 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Free

Tune into our YouTube channel to listen to the first chapter of a great teen book! Ask for a copy of any books featured at our reference desk to see how the story unfolds!

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Online Dramatic Poe Readings

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

Free

View the dramatic reading of a popular Edgar Allen Poe short story every Thursday in October on our Facebook page.

Find out more »

Science Meets Literature: Oozing Pumpkins- ONLINE

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Free

Check out our youtube channel to learn how to make a foam spewing pumpkin. Have fun and learn something too! Video available October 8th.

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

First Chapter Fridays

October 9 @ 11:00 am - November 6 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Free

Tune into our YouTube channel to listen to the first chapter of a great teen book! Ask for a copy of any books featured at our reference desk to see how the story unfolds!

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Online Dramatic Poe Readings

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

Free

View the dramatic reading of a popular Edgar Allen Poe short story every Thursday in October on our Facebook page.

Find out more »

Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Marbled Pumpkins

October 15 @ 11:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE kit with everything you need to make a super cool and unique decorated pumpkin. Kits limited to 1 per patron. Ages 13-17. Kits available at the Reference desk.

Find out more »

Online Adult Dungeons & Dragons

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 15, 2020 at 5:00pm

Free

Hello Adventurers, Join the Portsmouth Public Library in playing 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons online on Roll20.net. Game starts at 5:00. To join, create a free account on roll20.net and send your player email to reference@yourppl.org and we will invite you to the game! Feel free to email any questions you may have to reference@yourppl.org. Beginners welcome. Program is for ages 18+

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

Find out more »

First Chapter Fridays

October 16 @ 11:00 am - November 13 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Free

Tune into our YouTube channel to listen to the first chapter of a great teen book! Ask for a copy of any books featured at our reference desk to see how the story unfolds!

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

Find out more »

Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

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Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

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Virtual Ghost Tour

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

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Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

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Online Read-Around

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

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Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

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Virtual Ghost Tour

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

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Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

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Online Read-Around

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

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Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

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Virtual Ghost Tour

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

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Online Read-Around

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

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Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

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Virtual Ghost Tour

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

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Online Read-Around

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

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Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

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Virtual Ghost Tour

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

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Online Dramatic Poe Readings

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

Free

View the dramatic reading of a popular Edgar Allen Poe short story every Thursday in October on our Facebook page.

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Page to Stage: FX Makeup ONLINE

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Free

Check out our YouTube Channel to learn how to use household items and a little Halloween makeup to create realistic horror makeup effects. Video available October 22nd.

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Online Read-Around

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

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Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

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Virtual Ghost Tour

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

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First Chapter Fridays

October 23 @ 11:00 am - November 20 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until October 30, 2020

Free

Tune into our YouTube channel to listen to the first chapter of a great teen book! Ask for a copy of any books featured at our reference desk to see how the story unfolds!

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Online Read-Around

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

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Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

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Virtual Ghost Tour

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

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Library at the Lofts Book Group-ONLINE

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Join our Library at the Loft Book Group, currently meeting online using Google Hangouts. To join, please send your email address to reference@yourppl.org. October Selection: The Binding by Bridget Collins For more information, please contact the reference desk at 740-354-5688 or visit yourppl.org.

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Virtual Ghost Tour

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

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Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

Find out more »

Spooktacular Take-n-Make Craft: Spooky Cheesecloth Ghosts

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a kit to create a spooky, freestanding cheesecloth ghost at our Main Branch through the end of October. Must be 18+, must have a valid library card. One kit per patron while supplies last.

Find out more »

Online Read-Around

October 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Read around our collection with us! Choose a book you've never read in the genre selected and write a review using your ReadSquared app to be entered to win a prize! Just find Adult Read-Around under "Missions" in ReadSquared to join. Must be 18+. October genre: Horror/Thriller

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Take-n-Make Craft: Scary Soaps

October 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pick up a FREE take-n-make kit at our Main Branch any time in October to get everything you need to make scary good soap! Must have a valid library card. Must be 18+ One kit per patron, while supplies last.

Find out more »

Virtual Ghost Tour

October 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 31, 2020

Free

Go on a ghostly adventure from home! View the google ghost hunt tour of our Main branch throughout October. See what's hiding on the balcony and who's lurking in the stacks...Don't forget to count the ghostly visitors- did you spot them all? Enter your guess through ReadSquared; all correct answers will be entered to win a prize! Prize winners will be drawn the first week of November. Must be 13+ to participate.

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