Library Luau

Shake away the winter blues with some hula dancing at the Library Luau. Escape the cold by playing flamingo ring toss, showing off your limbo skills, and much more. Ages 12 & under

Emergency Snow Day Kits

Oh no! SNOW! What are you supposed to do all day??? No worries… if you joined this program! Customize a snow day kit which includes everything you need for snow sculptures, boredom busters, & hot cocoa. Ages 12 & under

Family-Dinomite Christmas and Rawring New Year Celebration!

Have a Dinomite Christmas and a Rawring New Year!!!โ€“ Come have cookies with Santa, do dinosaur Christmas crafts, play games and get your picture taken. Our branch will be decked out in a Dinosaur themed Christmas. All supplies will be provided. For more information, call the South Webster Branch Library at 740-778-2122.

Epic Donuts

Express yourself at this super-sized painting party where we will be decorating giant cardboard donuts!

Drive-Up Santa Visit at the Portsmouth Library

Schedule a time with Youth Services at (740) 354-5562 to reserve your visit. Just round up the kiddos in the car, arrive at your time, park, and get a personalized visit from the legend himself: SANTA CLAUS!


Explore and learn about dinosaurs with Youth Services! Help hatch dinosaur eggs and dig through rock and sand for bones or fossils! Ages 12 & under

DIY Locker Accessories

Design your own mini chandelier perfect for a locker, cubbies or just your bedroom! Not your style? Then let’s make mini basketball hoops instead! Ages 12 & under

Stuff the Turkey Craft

Let’s gobble up Thanksgiving with this turkey-tastic fun craft. You can write what you’re thankful for on each of the turkey feathers after you stuff the turkey! This craft is for children ages 12 and under.

Mini Car Show

Cruise over to the Portsmouth Public Library and decorate your own mini wooden car. Express your style using a variety of materials. When you done show it off at the mini car show. For ages 12 & under

Roly Polies

This weekly storytime is perfect for your little bundles of joy! Music, dancing, and reading are essential to your babyโ€™s development so donโ€™t miss out on this wonderful Storytime at the Portsmouth Library. This storytime is for 0 to 24 month old kiddos!

Wiggle Worms

The Wiggle Worms Storytime is for parents or caregivers of children ages 2 to 4. You and your little ones will enjoy weekly stories, music and more. Formerly known as Toddler Time, the Wiggle Worms Storytime is for those under 3 years old. After your child is aged out of this group, they graduate and become a Bookworm. ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ›