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Upcoming Events

June 2024

A Novel Idea Book Club

June 22 @ 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: Amazing Grace Adams by Fran Littlewood

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Dungeons & Dragons

June 22 @ 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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Computer, Switch & VR

June 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, Nintendo Switch 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

June 24 @ 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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DIY Ice Cream

June 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us to make your own ice cream from scratch. 2:30-4:00 in the meeting room.

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Cookbook Club Presents: Barbecue 101

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us for a presentation by a local expert and learn some tips and tricks to help make you a Grillmaster! Attendees are encouraged to bring a summer BBQ themed dish to share!

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Computer, Switch & VR

June 26 @ 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, Nintendo Switch 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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Computer, Switch & VR

June 27 @ 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, Nintendo Switch 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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Free Day Friday

June 28 @ 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, Nintendo Switch 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: Patriotic Wreath

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Stop by and make a wreath to dress up your door for the 4th! All materials provided!

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July 2024

Dungeons & Dragons

July 1 @ 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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Teen Craft: Forest Terrarium

July 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 to craft your own beautiful forest terrarium to take with you. 2:30-4:00 in the Meeting Room.

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Computer, VR & Switch

July 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, Nintendo Switch 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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Free Day Friday

July 5 @ 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, Nintendo Switch 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

July 5 @ 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 Quiet Room at SCPL Portsmouth Branch. Book Selection: The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams

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Dungeons & Dragons

July 6 @ 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 – 5:30 in the Meeting Room. Ages 18+.

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Computer, Switch and VR

July 8 @ 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, Nintendo Switch 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

July 8 @ 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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Teen Craft: Arrowhead Jewelry

July 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 to create a one of a kind necklace to keep. 2:30 - 4:00 in the Meeting Room.

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Adult Summer Painting Series – Let’s Go Camping

July 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us and have fun painting a campsite to celebrate our summer reading theme! All skill levels welcome!

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Computer, VR & Switch

July 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, Nintendo Switch 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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Anime Club

July 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Watch and 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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Free Day Friday

July 12 @ 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, Nintendo Switch 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

July 15 @ 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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Cookbook Club Presents: Summertime Desserts

July 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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FREE

Patrons are encouraged to bring a dish to match the monthly theme. Taste test some food and enjoy conversation with other local foodies!

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Computer, Switch & VR

July 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, Nintendo Switch 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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Anime Club

July 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Watch and 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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Campfire Story Night

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Enjoy a evening of campfire stories, smores trail mix, and a camp themed craft! Ages 13+

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Free Day Friday

July 19 @ 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, Nintendo Switch 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

July 20 @ 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: Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano

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Dungeons & Dragons

July 20 @ 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 – 5:30 in the Meeting Room. Ages 18+.

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Computer, Switch & VR

July 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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, Nintendo Switch 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

July 22 @ 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+.

Find out more »

Computer, Switch & VR

July 23 @ 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, Nintendo Switch 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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Computer, VR & Switch

July 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, Nintendo Switch 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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Anime Club

July 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Watch and 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.

Find out more »

Free Day Friday

July 26 @ 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, Nintendo Switch 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: Coffee Filter Flowers

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

Stop by and make these simple and beautiful flowers to brighten your summer days! All materials provided.

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Dungeons & Dragons

July 29 @ 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 – 4:30 in the Meeting Room.

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Computer, VR & Switch

July 30 @ 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, Nintendo Switch 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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Computer, VR & Switch

July 31 @ 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, Nintendo Switch 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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August 2024

Fiction Book Group

August 2 @ 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 Quiet Room at SCPL Portsmouth Branch. Book Selection: Appalachian Song by Michelle Shocklee

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A Novel Idea Book Club

August 24 @ 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: Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty

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