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Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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November 2019

Computer Games

November 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2019

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

Teens! Join us for an hour of FREE digital fun to play games like Unturned and Paladins on the STEAM game database, or put your building skills to the test with Minecraft! Get your game on at 2:30 in the Portsmouth IT lab!

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Leaf Painting

November 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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We will be using leafs from “Happy Little Trees” in order to channel our inner Bob Ross and create art. Join us on November 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm in the Copley Meeting Room at the Portsmouth Public Library! Program is free and for ages 8-12. To register please visit the Local History Department at the Portsmouth Library, or call 740-354-5304

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Literary Thursdays: Science Meets Literature

November 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us in the “Science Lab" (aka Portsmouth Meeting Room) at 2:30 for a free program where you can design, create and compete in challenges using a marshmallow launching catapult. This FREE program is for ages 13-17.

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Job and Resume

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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. Mobil Coupon Apps; Find out how to save money and get great deals from your favorite stores. Krogers, Walmart, Dollar General, Mc Donalds and many more

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Dungeons & Dragons

November 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

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

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun at 2:30 in the Portsmouth Meeting Room. This FREE program is for ages 13-17.

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Inspirational Book Group

November 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join other adults who love to read and discuss the Inspirational Fiction genre. This group, hosted by a library staff member, meets today at 12:00 in the Quiet Room at our Main Branch. November Discussion: Fire Storm by Nancy Mehl: FBI profiler Kaely Quinn visits Nebraska to care for her ailing mother. She can't help but notice suspicious connections among a series of local fires, so she calls on her partner, Noah Hunter, to help find the arsonist. Together they unwittingly embark on a twisted path to catch a madman who is determined his last heinous act will be Kaely's…

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Workplace Success

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Technology is the key to many of today's employability skills. This series of workshops will help you improve in areas like communication, problem-solving, planning, and organization, by getting you more comfortable with email, common office programs and other needed computer skills.

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CD Scratch Art

November 19 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Come and learn a cool way to make art that is fun to do and looks amazing. Using CD’s and paint you can create awesome art for your wall, desk, or even use it as an ornament for the upcoming season. This FREE program starts at 2:30 in the Portsmouth Meeting Room for ages 13-17.

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Wooden Spoon Turkey

November 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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A simple turkey spoon craft great for the Thanksgiving holidays. This wonderful little craft is an adorable puppet or a gift for mom or grandma's dinner table. The craft class will be held in the Copley Room at the main library location on November 19 at 4:30 p.m. Please call (740) 354-5304 or visit Local History to register. Ages 8-12.

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Thanksgiving Craft Program

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us in Youth Services as we get ready for Thanksgiving by painting our own Wooden Turkey. This program is intended for ages 12 and under. For more information call 740-354-5562.

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Computer Games

November 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2019

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

Teens! Join us for an hour of FREE digital fun to play games like Unturned and Paladins on the STEAM game database, or put your building skills to the test with Minecraft! Get your game on at 2:30 in the Portsmouth IT lab!

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Literary Thursdays: Page to Stage

November 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

One of the traits of a good actor is being able to convince an audience that he/she really is the character they are pretending to be. Join us to try out some theater exercises to help you get into character. This FREE program is at 2:30 in the Portsmouth Meeting Room.

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ArtWorks: 3-D cards

November 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us as we present step-by-step instruction on how to create unique, eye-catching 3-dimensional Holiday cards! 18+ Registration required. $5 supply fee due at time of sign up.

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3 D Printing

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Curious about 3d printing? This class provides a printing demonstration, as well as basic information on the process from the beginning - types of printers and where to find free object designs; to the end - loading designs and printing objects. It's easier than you think!

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Library at the Lofts

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Enjoy a book discussion, conversation and coffee at The Lofts Coffee Company where the PPL hosts this monthly, off-site book group. Check out a copy of the book by visiting the Main Branch located on Gallia Street. November Discussion: Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple: To her Microsoft-guru husband, Bernadette is a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect; and to 15-year-old Bee, she's a best friend and, simply, Mom. Bee has aced her report card and claimed her reward: a family trip to Antarctica. For Bernadette,…

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Lego Club Jr

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Children ages 12 and under are invited to join staff of the Youth Services Department as we meet to make amazing LEGO creations. For more information call 740-354-5562.

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Devices

November 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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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Dungeons & Dragons

November 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

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

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun at 2:30 in the Portsmouth Meeting Room. This FREE program is for ages 13-17.

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Workplace Success

November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Technology is the key to many of today's employability skills. This series of workshops will help you improve in areas like communication, problem-solving, planning, and organization, by getting you more comfortable with email, common office programs and other needed computer skills.

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No-Sew Fleece Scarves

November 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Winter is around the corner and what better way to prepare then by making a cozy scarf to keep you warm. Choose from a variety of colors and learn an easy way to create a scarf that will be the perfect fit. This FREE program starts at 2:30 in the Portsmouth Meeting Room for ages 13-17.

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December 2019

Dungeons and Dragons

December 2 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 16, 2019

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

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun at 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

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Ornament Decorating

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

It’s time to decorate the tree! Join PPL as we make holiday ornaments. Paint yours or fill it with holiday-themed decorations. This free program is at 2:30 in the Meeting room for ages 13-17.

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River Valley Writers’ Group

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Are you interested in learning about the writing process? Or, are you a writer looking for a community of your own? Look no further! Join the River Valley Writers to share your experiences and create relationships with other local authors. The group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6:00-7:30pm in the Meeting Room at the Main Branch. For more information please contact the Reference Desk at (740) 354-5688.

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Computer Gaming

December 4 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

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

Teens! Join us for an hour of digital fun to play games like Creativerse and Paladins on the STEAM game database, or put your building skills to the test with Minecraft! Get your game on at 2:30 in the IT lab!

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Literary Thursdays: Short Story Group

December 5 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Think you have to read a whole novel to read a great story? Think again! Join us for a reading and discussion of an amazing story that’s only a few pages long. December’s story is “The Christmas Present” by Richmal Crompton. This free program is at 2:30 in the Meeting room for ages 13-17.

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Clothespin Reindeer and Snowmen

December 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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What can you do with a clothespin? Let's make some reindeer and snowmen to brighten your Winter day! The craft class will be held in the Copley Room at the main library location on December 5 at 4:30 p.m. Please call (740) 354-5304 or visit Local History to register. Ages 8-12.

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Beauty and the Beast Holiday Performance!

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Be our guest for an enchanted evening for all ages as library staff present a holiday-themed performance of Beauty and the Beast at the main library. After the show, enjoy light refreshments and free pictures with the cast of characters. If you like, dress up in your favorite Prince and Princess attire!

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Fiction Book Group

December 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join other adults on the first Friday of every month in the Quiet Room at our Main Branch to discuss selected fiction titles. This book group, hosted by a library staff member, reads a variety of fictional titles to keep things interesting! For more information or to request a copy of this month’s title, call 740-354-5688. December Discussion: Always by Sarah Jio: On her way to dinner with her fiancé, Kailey Crane recognizes a homeless man as a former lover who still haunts her and must decide whether to move forward or try to salvage the past and the man…

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Dungeons and Dragons

December 9 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 16, 2019

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

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun at 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

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Holiday-ify your own garment!

December 10 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Visit the library to create a holiday shirt for that special event using tinsel, beads, ornaments, fabrics and more! This free program is at 2:30 in the Meeting room for ages 13-17.

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Computer Gaming

December 11 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

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

Teens! Join us for an hour of digital fun to play games like Creativerse and Paladins on the STEAM game database, or put your building skills to the test with Minecraft! Get your game on at 2:30 in the IT lab!

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Grinch Slime

December 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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"Oh, the Who-manity.", said the Grinch. And "Oh, the Who-manity." it would be if you missed out on making Grinch Slime this Holiday season! Join us on December 11, 2019 at 4:30 pm in the Copley Meeting Room at the Portsmouth Public Library! Program is free and for ages 8-12. To register please visit the Local History Department at the Portsmouth Library, or call 740-354-5304.

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Literary Thursdays: Science Meets Literature

December 12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join us in the “Science Lab" (aka Portsmouth Meeting Room) at 2:30 for a free program where you can make an oil and water snow globe and learn about hydrophobicity.

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Afternoon of Painting

December 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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10$

Join us as we present step-by-step instructions on how to paint the beloved, under-dog Christmas Tree from A Charlie Brown Christmas. Registration is required. $10 supply fee must be paid at time of registration. Must be 18+

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Dungeons and Dragons

December 16 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 16, 2019

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

Go on epic adventures and battle deadly foes in this popular role-playing game. All levels of experience and skill are welcome! Join the fun at 2:30 in the Meeting Room.

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Handmade Holiday

December 17 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

There's no need to rush around looking for that perfect gift when you can make something special at your PPL. Choose from a variety of gifts to make including unique jewelry and keepsakes. Stop by the gift-wrap station to wrap, ribbon and go! This free program is at 2:30 in the Meeting room for ages 13-17.

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Computer Gaming

December 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Teens! Join us for an hour of digital fun to play games like Creativerse and Paladins on the STEAM game database, or put your building skills to the test with Minecraft! Get your game on at 2:30 in the IT lab!

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Snowman Bulb Ornament

December 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Get ready for the holidays with this cute Snowman Bulb Ornament! Program is on December 18, 2019 @ 4:30 in the Copley Meeting Room at the main library. Free and for ages 8-12. Please register with the Local History Department, or call 740-354-5304.

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Literary Thursdays: Page to Stage

December 19 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Free

Join us in playing some fun holiday-themed games designed to help you enhance your acting abilities! This free program is at 2:30 in the Meeting room for ages 13-17.

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Adult Dungeons & Dragons

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662 United States
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Join PPL as we act as Dungeon Master for a FREE 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons session. All skill levels welcome. Program will be located on the Main Floor in the Quiet Room.

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