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November 2017

A.R.T. Gallery Submission Deadline

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Calling all artists 18 and up! Submissions for our December 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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Minecraft (YA)

November 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until November 27, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Put your creativity and building skills to the test by competing in a number of Minecraft challenges including survival, zombie apocalypse, parkour, free build, hunger games, Indiana jones, rivals and rebels, and more! Join…

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Minecraft

November 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until November 27, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for an hour of Minecraft group play including custom modes and challenges.

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Bead and Safety Pin Bracelet Craft (YA)

November 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Make a stretchy piece of stylish jewelry at this free craft. Make something awesome at 2:30 in the meeting room with us.

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Computer Basic

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Learn to use the mouse, keyboard, manage files, email and surf the web. No experience necessary

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STEAM Games (YA)

November 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us at 2:30 in the computer lab to play multiplayer games downloaded from the Steam database. Let us know a game that you love and it could be the next game we play!

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Steam

November 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Games played on Steam Gaming Data Base

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One on One Tutorial

November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 1, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Haven’t found what you need in our other classes?

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Watercolor Painting (YA)

November 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for a free watercolor painting session @ 2:30 in the Meeting Room

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Minecraft (YA)

November 27 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until November 27, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Put your creativity and building skills to the test by competing in a number of Minecraft challenges including survival, zombie apocalypse, parkour, free build, hunger games, Indiana jones, rivals and rebels, and more! Join…

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Minecraft

November 27 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until November 27, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for an hour of Minecraft group play including custom modes and challenges.

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Bottle Beads Craft (YA)

November 28 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Recycle and make something really cool. Use plastic bottles and turn them into fake glass beads that you can use to make a necklace or bracelet. Join us at 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

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Free Craft (YA)

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us at 6:00 in the meeting room to wind down for the evening with a cool craft!

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Computer Basic

November 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Learn to use the mouse, keyboard, manage files, email and surf the web. No experience necessary

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STEAM Games (YA)

November 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us at 2:30 in the computer lab to play multiplayer games downloaded from the Steam database. Let us know a game that you love and it could be the next game we play!

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Steam

November 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Games played on Steam Gaming Data Base

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Tech Cafe

November 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Discover the personal computer and internet, ask questions, and join in group discussions.

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Teen Book Group (YA)

November 30 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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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 & 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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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

Winter BINGO

December 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - February 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Visit the Reference Desk for a BINGO board full of Winter Reads which display gorgeous winter scene covers. Once you have filled out your BINGO board bring it back to receive a prize! 18+

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Holiday Dessert Tree

December 1 @ 10:00 am - December 30 @ 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Visit the Public Services Department at Main all through the month of December to give/receive a delicious holiday recipe! Submit YOUR favorite dessert by bringing a copy to the reference desk or emailing it…

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One on One Tutorial

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 1, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Haven’t found what you need in our other classes?

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Gaming and Craft (YA)

December 1 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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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

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Selected Title: When We Were Sisters by Emilie Richards: As children in foster care, Cecilia and Robin vowed they would be the sisters each other never had. Now famous singer-songwriter Cecilia lives life on…

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Microsoft Word

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Create documents and learn to use the basic features of this popular word processing program.

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YA Gaming

December 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for an hour of Minecraft group play including custom modes and challenges.

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Minecraft (YA)

December 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 18, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Put your creativity and building skills to the test by competing in a number of Minecraft challenges including survival, zombie apocalypse, parkour, free build, hunger games, Indiana jones, rivals and rebels, and more! Join…

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Ornament Decorating (YA)

December 5 @ 2:30 am - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Come and paint, fill, and decorate an ornament to take home in time for the holidays. @ 2:30 in the meeting room.

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Computer Basics

December 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Learn to use the mouse, keyboard, manage files, email and surf the web. No experience necessary.

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Photo Editing

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Bring your own digital photos, or follow along and practice, using a free online tool to resize and crop pictures, change colors and other amazing effects.

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Classic Movie Matinee with Sam McKibbin

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for Classic Movie Matinees hosted by WNXT’s Sam McKibbin! First Wednesday of Every Month at 2:00 pm in the Meeting Room at the Main Branch. Light Refreshments, Prizes, and Fun! Program is…

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YA Gaming

December 6 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for an hour of Minecraft group play including custom modes and challenges.

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STEAM Games (YA)

December 6 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us at 2:30 in the computer lab to play multiplayer games downloaded from the Steam database. Let us know a game that you love and it could be the next game we play.

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Short Story Group (YA)

December 7 @ 2:30 am - 4:00 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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Tech Cafe

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Discover the personal computer and internet, ask questions, and join in group discussions

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YA Gaming

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for an hour of Minecraft group play including custom modes and challenges.

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Get Jolly with Holly with Keely Kringle

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for holiday fun with Holly Jolly and Keely Kringle! Traditional songs, sing-alongs, a free photo booth and refreshments. Thursday, December 7th from 6:00pm-7:00pm on the Main floor. Free and open to all…

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YA Gaming

December 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for an hour of Minecraft group play including custom modes and challenges.

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Minecraft (YA)

December 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 18, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Put your creativity and building skills to the test by competing in a number of Minecraft challenges including survival, zombie apocalypse, parkour, free build, hunger games, Indiana jones, rivals and rebels, and more! Join…

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Computer Basics

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Learn to use the mouse, keyboard, manage files, email and surf the web. No experience necessary.

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Snow Globe Jars (YA)

December 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 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 make yourself a portable piece of winter in a jar.

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Afternoon of Oils

December 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Afternoon of Oils @ 4:00—6:00 pm in Meeting Room. Ages 18+; Limit 20. $5 fee due at time of registration Project: Holiday Décor Pallet

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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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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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YA Gaming

December 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for an hour of Minecraft group play including custom modes and challenges.

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STEAM Games (YA)

December 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us at 2:30 in the computer lab to play multiplayer games downloaded from the Steam database. Let us know a game that you love and it could be the next game we play.

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Comic Book Christmas Bulb

December 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Make your own unique Christmas ornament using your favorite comics! Join us December 13, 2017 at 4:30 pm in the Copley Meeting Room, Main Library Location. Event is free and for ages 8-12. Please…

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Job and Resume

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Learn the ins and outs of the latest computer operating system from Microsoft.

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Science in Action (YA)

December 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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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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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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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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Microsoft PowerPoint

December 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Learn how easy it is to create a slideshow that looks professional for your presentation.

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YA Gaming

December 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for an hour of Minecraft group play including custom modes and challenges.

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Minecraft (YA)

December 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 18, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Put your creativity and building skills to the test by competing in a number of Minecraft challenges including survival, zombie apocalypse, parkour, free build, hunger games, Indiana jones, rivals and rebels, and more! Join…

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Computer Basics

December 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Learn to use the mouse, keyboard, manage files, email and surf the web. No experience necessary.

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Book Safe (YA)

December 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Come and create a secret hiding spot for your treasures to keep or give as a gift. @ 2:30 in the meeting room.

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Microsoft Excel

December 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Lean how to work with spreadsheets to easily design budgets, spreadsheets and schedules

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A.R.T. Gallery Submission Deadline

December 20
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Calling all artists 18 and up! Submissions for our January 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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YA Gaming

December 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for an hour of Minecraft group play including custom modes and challenges.

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STEAM Games (YA)

December 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2017

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us at 2:30 in the computer lab to play multiplayer games downloaded from the Steam database. Let us know a game that you love and it could be the next game we play.

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Page to Stage (YA)

December 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 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.

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Devices

December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Bring your own device and learn to use it, or explore what device is right for you before you buy

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Knitting and Crochet Group

December 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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January 2018

Computer Basics

January 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Learn to use the mouse, keyboard, manage files, email and surf the web. No experience necessary.

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Microsoft Excel

January 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Lean how to work with spreadsheets to easily design budgets, spreadsheets and schedules

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YA Gaming

January 3, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us for an hour of Minecraft group play including custom modes and challenges.

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Tech Cafe

January 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Discover the personal computer and internet, ask questions, and join in group discussions

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Melted Crayon Art

January 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Come join us January 24, 2018 at 4:30 pm in the Copley Meeting Room at the Main Library location. We will be having some fun making melted crayon art! Event is for ages 8…

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