Tagged: summer reading

Summer Reading Finale

We will be celebrating the end of Summer Reading at the Portsmouth Library with our Universe of Stories, Summer Reading Finale. We kick off the celebration at 11am with Magician Joey Stepp. The whole family is sure to love his show packed with comedy, magic, and audience participation. Following the show, we will announce our Summer Reading grand prize winners. Barkers Petting Zoo will have exotic animals at the library for everyone to pet and there will be free carnival games that children 12 and under can play from 12-2pm. Ages 18 and under can also get a free shaved… Read More »

Alien Autopsy

Put on your lab coats and enter a secret Area 51 medical lab to get an up close glimpse of an Alien! Kids age 7-12 are invited to join us in Youth Services for a hands on experience. Disclaimer: This program will involve some food items. Please contact the Youth Services Department if your child has food allergies.

Dance Party: featuring Laurie Berkner Books and Songs

Join us in Youth Services as we read an shake our way through Laurie Berkner’s fun books and songs. Before you leave you will get to make your own shaky egg to take home. Take part in our new interactive movement story time where sitting is not encouraged! This program is intended for children ages 2-6. For more information about this program call 740-354-5562.

Book Babies

An exciting story time session for children ages 3 months – 24 months that includes music, finger plays and a short playtime! Get more information about this program by calling (740)354-5562.

Summer Reading Program: Jedi Academy Training

Join us at the library for our intensive Jedi training! Young Padawans will train with light sabers, test their Jedi reflexes on an agility course, practice their targeting skills to destroy the mighty Death Star, and hone their force abilities in a variety of challenging trials. For more information about this program call 740-354-5562.

Toddler Time

All children ages 2-3 and their parent/caregiver are invited to an interactive story time program. Children will enjoy short stories, movement activities, music and a fun playtime! For more information call (740) 354-5562.

Kids Yoga: Letter and Numbers

Everyone ages 12 and under are welcome to Kids’ Yoga for a fun lively but relaxing kid-friendly yoga session. Expertise or knowledge NOT needed. Let’s have some fun while we stretch our bodies and relax our minds to lots of fun music and themes like animals and numbers. For more information about this program call 740-354-5562.

Stomp Rocket

Do you love rockets? Do you love experiments? Do you love competition? This program may be right up your alley. Join us at the library to create, design and execute making a Stomp Rocket! See how far and fast yours can go?

Preschool Story Time

Children ages 4-6 are invited to the library for an interactive program. Children will enjoy story time with music, movement activities, rhymes, and games that focus on interactive learning between child and parent/caregiver. For more information Call (740)354-5562.

Galaxy in a Jar

Bring a far away galaxy to your little corner of the universe! For this fun craft, kids age 6 -12 will create a galaxy inside a mason jar filled with nebulous clouds and stardust that they can take home and display for all the world to see. For more information call 740-354-5562.