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September 2017

Suicide Prevention Awareness

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Please join us as we welcome a representative of the Alcohol, Drug addiction And Mental Health Services who will be discussing Suicide Prevention Awareness in honor of National Suicide Awareness Month.Talk will be held…

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Afternoon of Oils

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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$5

Join us for an afternoon of oil painting a white pumpkin with autumn accents. Registration begins October 1st, limited spots available. Fee required day of sign up.

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Knitting and Crochet Group

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 28, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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October 2017

Wand Making (YA)

October 3 @ 2:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us as we show you how to make realistic looking wands with simple craft supplies. Bring out the Harry Potter fan in you. Event is at 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

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Short Story (YA)

October 5 @ 2:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Not all great stories have to be hundreds of pages long. Join us as we read and talk about some amazing stories that take only minutes to get through! Join us at 2:30 in…

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Fall Festival of Books

October 5 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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The Porstmouth Public Library invites you to our Festival of Reading! Staff will offer several different titles/genres for Autumn days along with local cider and homemade refreshments! Please contact the Reference Desk at 740-354-5688…

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Games and Crafts (YA)

October 6 @ 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

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

Kick the weekend off with some fun. Come and dash your way to the finish line in Mario kart or bash your way to victory in Super Smash Bros. Gaming not your thing? Come…

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Pumpkin Carving (YA)

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

Show off your carving skills by making a creepy jack o lantern or a goofy face. Join us at 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

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Knitting and Crochet Group

October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2017

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

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Science in Action (YA)

October 12 @ 2:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Hey science lovers come and check out some cool science demos and do hands on experiments at 2:30 in the Meeting room.

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Games and Crafts (YA)

October 13 @ 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

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

Kick the weekend off with some fun. Come and dash your way to the finish line in Mario kart or bash your way to victory in Super Smash Bros. Gaming not your thing? Come…

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String Dolls (YA)

October 17 @ 2:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Make a string doll of your favorite character or even of yourself and turn it into a cool keychain. Program will be at 2:30 in the meeting room.

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Page to Stage (YA)

October 19 @ 2:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us at 2:30 in the Meeting Room to get a little act-ive. We’ll be playing fun theater games aimed to prepare you for the stage, offering information on local theater groups for you to get…

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A.R.T. Gallery Submission Deadline: Children’s Art

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Calling all artists 17 and under! Submissions for our November show are due today. Please fill out a submission form which can be found at our Main library or on our website. Artists can…

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Games and Crafts (YA)

October 20 @ 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

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

Kick the weekend off with some fun. Come and dash your way to the finish line in Mario kart or bash your way to victory in Super Smash Bros. Gaming not your thing? Come…

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Fiction Book Group

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Selected Title: No One is Coming to Save us by Stephanie Powell Watts : A tale inspired by "The Great Gatsby" is set in the contemporary South and follows the difficulties endured by an…

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Warm up America Knitting and Crochet

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2017

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

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Inspirational Book Group

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Inspirational Book Group @ 12 pm in Quiet Room at Main Selected Title: A Time to Stand by Robert Whitlow: In a small Georgia town where racial tensions run high and lives are at…

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Dragon Eye Necklaces (YA)

October 24 @ 2:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Come and create a unique piece of jewelry using a simple painting technique. Make one at 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

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Halloween Spooktacular

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Who says adults can't celebrate Halloween? Join us on the main floor at the Portsmouth Public Library on Friday, October 24th for haunting music, startling stories, and spooky trivia. We will be offering refreshments…

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Teen Book Group (YA)

October 26 @ 2:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Meet to read and discuss a variety of books with fellow book lovers! Join us 2:30 in the quiet room.

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Knitting and Crochet Group

October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 28, 2017

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

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Games and Crafts (YA)

October 27 @ 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

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

Kick the weekend off with some fun. Come and dash your way to the finish line in Mario kart or bash your way to victory in Super Smash Bros. Gaming not your thing? Come…

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Glow Goo (YA)

October 31 @ 2:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Make a slimy bouncy ball of goo that glows in the dark. Who doesn’t love slime? Program is at 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

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November 2017

Knitting and Crochet Group

November 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2017

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

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Warm up America Knitting and Crochet

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2017

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

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Knitting & Crochet Group

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 28, 2017

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Knitting & Crochet Group

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 28, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Knitting and Crochet Group

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 28, 2017

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

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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December 2017

Knitting & Crochet Group

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2017

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library's Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Knitting & Crochet Group

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Knitting & Crochet Group

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2017

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Knitting & Crochet Group

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2017

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Knitting and Crochet Group

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2017

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

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Warm Up America

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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Warm up America Knitting and Crochet

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2017

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

All meetings held in Portsmouth Public Library’s Meeting Room on the Ground Floor. For more information, please contact Robin Storey at (740) 357-7591.

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