Pirate Day

Do you want to join the swashbuckling fun? First design your own pirate gear then enjoy all the fun of being a pirate like treasure, sand, and hooks for hands! Program is for Ages 12 & under at the Portsmouth Library Call 740-354-5562 for more information

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 »

Mini Minecraft Chests

Store your loot in your very own Minecraft styled chest! Program is for Ages 12 & under at the Portsmouth Library Call 740-354-5562 for more information

Maker Space Saturday

Calling all artists, inventors, builders, and thinkers! This monthly STEAM-Based kids program will challenge you to solve problems and get creative with a variety of everyday items (rubber bands, cardboard, batteries, etc.). Every month there will be a different Maker Challenge for you to tackle, but if you just want to tinker, LEGOS and art supplies will be set out for anyone to use! Littles should be supervised by a parent during free play with legos and art supplies.

Dungeons & Dragons

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.

Maker Space Saturday

Calling all artists, inventors, builders, and thinkers! This monthly STEAM-Based kids program will challenge you to solve problems and get creative with a variety of everyday items (rubber bands, cardboard, batteries, etc.). Every month there will be a different Maker Challenge for you to tackle, but if you just want to tinker, LEGOS and art supplies will be set out for anyone to use! Littles should be supervised by a parent during free play with legos and art supplies.

Free Day Friday

Join us in the Meeting Room from 2:30-4:00 to play on our gaming laptops or use our Oculus Quest VR sets. You can also bring in a system of your own and game with your friends.

Galentine’s Day: Party with your Besties

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

Computer Gaming

Teens! Join us for an hour of digital fun to play games like Brawlhalla and Paladins on the STEAM game database or compete in a match of Apex. This FREE program is for ages 13-18 and begins at 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

Free Day Friday

Join us in the Meeting Room from 2:30-4:00 to play on our gaming laptops or use our Oculus Quest VR sets. You can also bring in a system of your own and game with your friends.

Computer Gaming

Teens! Join us for an hour of digital fun to play games like Brawlhalla and Paladins on the STEAM game database or compete in a match of Apex. This FREE program is for ages 13-18 and begins at 2:30 in the Meeting Room.