Free Book Fair: Money Smart Week

Let your child’s imagination grow while learning math and money management skills. Youth Services has set up a mini Book fair for your child to enjoy by playing different parts such as patron and salesperson! The best part is that the money is fake but the purchases are real. Your child will be taking home fun prizes, school supplies, and books after their different shifts at the library fair! Each child will receive some money and can have chances to earn more through challenges for a little extra fun! Program is for Ages 12 & under at the Portsmouth Library… Read More »

Wooden Leprechaun Dolls Craft

Craft with Youth Services for Saint Patrick’s Day this year and create your own mini Leprechaun peg dolls. Sometimes painting this old fashioned toys can be tricky but very rewarding (you might get rewarded in GOLD!) Craft is for Children Ages 12 & under March 17th at 6pm

Galentine’s Day: BFF Party

Valentine’s Day is lame and over so let’s celebrate what is really important in life… YOUR BESTIES!!!!! Decorate cookies and create friendship bracelets for your BFFs while enjoying snacks and refreshments We will be playing all the best girl power movies and dabble in some Taylor Swift style karaoke! Bring all your friends so we can show the world that Girls just wanna have fun and take as many fantastic pics of your crew at our photo station! For Ages 12 & under (better formatted for tween ages but ALL are welcome!) Call 740-354-5562 for more information regarding registration

Holiday Book Babies Storytime

Ages 0 to 24 months are more than welcome to join us for music, stories, dancing, and much more in this storytime! If you are looking for somewhere to bring your little one this season for some free fun while getting them socialized and developing their beautiful little minds: THIS is the place to bring them!

Holiday Budding Bookworms Storytime

We might do a little singing & dancing, a little bit of arts & crafts, but always do a whole lot of learning as we grow into readers and book lovers aka bookworms🐛📚🍎 Formerly known as Books N’ Play, the Budding Bookworms Storytime is for ages 4-6 and is the next level up from the Wiggle Worms Storytime.

DIY Gingerbread Ornaments

Deck the Halls with delightful mini ornaments that are sure to bring cheer to your holidays! Give them as gifts or simply dress up your own home with these terracotta pot DIYS! We will have festive music and movies playing throughout our crafting; it will feel like you are in Santa’s Workshop! Join Youth Services at 2pm for this festive craft! For ages 12 & under

Christmas Countdown Craft

It’s Christmas time (and SANTA!) will be here before you know it. Count down the days by making your very own Chalkboard Countdown Sign. This kids craft will be in-person in the Youth Services Department at Main branch on Tuesday December 7th at 6:00pm. Registration is required. Call 740-354-5562 to reserve your child’s seat.

Living like a Studio Ghibli Film

Are you a fan of Studio Ghibli films? US TOO! Let’s create soot sprites or paint your own Totoro knick knack! This night will be filled with Ghibli inspired crafts while we enjoy some of our favorite films together. Program participants will be limited at the Main branch. Please pre-registration by calling 740-354-5562 All patrons who are 4 years and older are required to wear a mask during the program.

Marvel-ous Fun: Build your Shield

Join us for Marvel themed fun! There will be several chances to stop by for a spell and create amazing superhero crafts! One day make the infinity gauntlet, another day choose between making wands headband or vision mind stone but today build your own Marvel themed Shield dinner plate! Program participants will be limited at the Main branch. Please pre-registration by calling 740-354-5562 All patrons who are 4 years and older are required to wear a mask during the program.

Adult Painting-Wood Books

Adult Painting Class. We will be painting Wood books. The class begins at 5:30 p.m. There will be limited available seating, please stop in to pre-register, $6 fee is required at sign-up. For more information, call the South Webster Branch Library at 740- 778-2122.

Tween-Spooky Science

Tween – Ages 8-12. It’s time for some Spooky Science! Come on over to the South Webster Library to create some SPOOKTACULAR Fizzy Pumpkins with surprises that await on the inside. The craft begins at 4:00 p.m. For more information, call the South Webster Branch Library at 740-778-2122.