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Portsmouth Public Library

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1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
(740) 354-5688

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July 2018

Game Time (YA)

July 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Come and build an amazing world in Minecraft or test your adventuring and storytelling skills in Dungeons and Dragons at 2:00 in the Computer Lab.

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Create Your Own Sunglasses

July 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Want to add some sparkle and color to your plain sunglasses? Then come join us on July 18, 2018 at 4:30 in the Copley Meeting Room at the Main Library Location. We'll be providing plain sunglasses that you can decorate however you want! Program is free and for ages 8-12. To register please visit the Local History Department or call 740- 354-5304.

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Tech Cafe

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 2, 2018

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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Windows 10

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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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August A.R.T. Gallery Submission Deadline

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Calling all artists 18 and up! Submissions for our August show are due today. Please fill out a submission form which can be found at our Main library or on our website. Artists can display up to 3 pieces of art per month. All submissions must be framed with a hook on the back so it is ready to hang. Your artwork will be previewed to make sure it is within library guidelines, and it must be left to hang in our gallery for the entire month. Any artist who would like to advertise their art as for sale must…

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Warm up America

July 21 @ 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 15, 2018

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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PowerPoint

July 23 @ 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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Computer Basics

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 31, 2018

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

July 24 @ 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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Game Time (YA)

July 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Come and build an amazing world in Minecraft or test your adventuring and storytelling skills in Dungeons and Dragons at 2:00 in the Computer Lab.

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Tech Cafe

July 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 2, 2018

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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Art Works: Suncatcher Craft

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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5$

Craft with your PPL! Join us at our Main branch in our quiet room to create a unique suncatcher using sea glass, wire, and wood. Registration is required. $5 fee due at time of registration. Registration opens July 1st.

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Knitting & Crochet Group

July 26 @ 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 27, 2018

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

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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Galaxy Painted Rock Craft (YA)

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Paint a simple but amazing galaxy scene on a rock at 3:00 in the Portsmouth Library Meeting Room

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Windows 10

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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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Computer Basics

July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 31, 2018

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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Job and Resume

July 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Polish your resume or create a new one using Microsoft Word. Learn how to search and apply for jobs on line.

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August 2018

Tech Cafe

August 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 2, 2018

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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Tech Cafe

August 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

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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Devices

August 2 @ 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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Computer Basic

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

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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Locker Bulletin Board

August 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Get ready to go back to school with this locker craft. Please call (740) 354-5304 or visit Local History to register. Event held in the Copley Room at main location. Ages 8-12.

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River Valley Writers’ Group

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Are you a writer looking for a community of your own? Look no further! Join the River Valley Writers to share your experiences and to create relationships with other local authors. Every first Tuesday of the month hosted by the Portsmouth Public Library in the Portsmouth library meeting room.

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Tech Cafe

August 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

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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Computer Basic

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

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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Knitting & Crochet Group

August 14 @ 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 11, 2018

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

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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Buggles Craft

August 15 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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What's cute, tiny, and cuddly? Buggles! Join us as we make our own buggles complete with a home for your tiny creations. Event is on August 15, 2018 at 4:30 pm in the Copley Meeting Room, Main Library location. Ages 8-12 and free. Please visit Local History or call 740-354-5304 to register.

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Tech Cafe

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

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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Fiction Book Group

August 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us the first Friday of every month in the Quiet Room at our Main Branch for a book group for adults who love to read fiction! 18+ For more information or to request a copy of this month’s title, call 740-354-5688 August Selection: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan: When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But Nick has failed to give his girlfriend a few key details. One, that his childhood home…

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Warm up America

August 18 @ 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 15, 2018

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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September A.R.T. Gallery Submission Deadline

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Calling all artists 18 and up! Submissions for our September show are due today. Please fill out a submission form which can be found at our Main library or on our website. Artists can display up to 3 pieces of art per month. All submissions must be framed with a hook on the back so it is ready to hang. Your artwork will be previewed to make sure it is within library guidelines, and it must be left to hang in our gallery for the entire month. Any artist who would like to advertise their art as for sale must…

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Inspirational Book Group

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us in the Quiet Room at our Main branch for a book group designed for adults who love inspirational titles. For more information call 740-354-5688. 18+ August Selection: The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck: Tenley Roth’s first book was a runaway bestseller. With pressure mounting from her publisher, Tenley is weighted with writer’s block. But when her estranged mother calls asking Tenley to help her through chemotherapy, she packs up for Florida where she meets handsome furniture designer Jonas Sullivan and discovers the story her heart’s been missing. A century earlier, another woman wrote at the same desk with…

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Computer Basic

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

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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Computer Games

August 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Compete in fun Steam games like Paladins and Brawlhala or play through awesome Minecraft worlds. Join us at 2:30 in the Computer lab.

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Tech Cafe

August 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

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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Game and Crafts

August 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Play Smash Bros or Mario Kart on our Wii or bring your own game! Not into gaming? We have fun crafts too!

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Afternoon of Oils

August 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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10$

Join us in Main’s Meeting Room as we create an oil painting of a peaceful river scene. Register at the Reference Desk, $10 fee due at time of registration. All materials are included in the registration fee. Registration opens August 1st and will run through the day of the program or until all spots are reserved. 18+

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Game and Craft

August 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Game and Craft – Play Smash Bros or Mario Kart on our Wii or bring your own game! Not into gaming? We have fun crafts too!

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Book Charms

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Come and make a charm bracelet using your favorite books as charms. Join us at 2:00 on the Main Floor.

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Dungeons and Dragons

August 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us as we go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in the popular role playing game. All levels of experience welcome. Now’s the time to learn! Play at 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

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Computer Basic

August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

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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Back to School Blowout

August 28 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Kick off the school year with PPL. Come eat pizza, play games, and see what your library has to offer! At 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

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Computer Games

August 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Compete in fun Steam games like Paladins and Brawlhala or play through awesome Minecraft worlds. Join us at 2:30 in the Computer lab.

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Tech Cafe

August 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

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

August 30 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Love to Read? Join other book lovers as we read and talk about popular YA books! In our first meeting of the year we will be discussing upcoming book selections. At 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

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Knitting & Crochet Group

August 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 27, 2018

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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Game and Craft

August 31 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Game and Craft – Play Smash Bros or Mario Kart on our Wii or bring your own game! Not into gaming? We have fun crafts too!

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September 2018

Knitting & Crochet Group

September 11 @ 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 11, 2018

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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Button Art

September 12 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Come join us as we use buttons to create works of art! Event is on September 12, 2018 at 4:30 pm in the Copley Meeting Room at the Main Library location. Program is free and for ages 8-12. To register please visit Local History or call 740-354-5304.

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October 2018

Paper Plate Halloween Silhouette

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Want to create a haunting art piece to hang up just in time for Halloween? Then come join us on October 17, 2018 at :4:30 pm as we create Paper Plate Halloween Silhouettes! Program will be held in the Copley Meeting Room at the Main Library Location. Event is free and for ages 8-12. To register please visit the Local History Department or call 740-354-5304.

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November 2018

Tissue Paper Fall Tree

November 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Using tissue paper and paper plates, create a fall tree! Join us November 14, 2018 at 4:30 pm in the Copley Meeting Room, Main Library location. Event is free and for ages 8-12. To register visit the Local History Department or call 730-354-5304.

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December 2018

Cardboard Cup Holder Snowflake

December 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Ever wondered if those drive thru cardboard cup holders could be used for anything besides holding your drinks? Wonder no more and create your very own snowflake from one. The craft will be on December 19, 2018 at 4:30 pm in the Copley Meeting Room at the Main Library Location. Event is free and for ages 8-12. To register visit the Local history Department or call 740-354-5304.

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