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Submitted photoThe Portsmouth Public Library's Girls' Book Club enjoys the celebration after each reading a book from 'The Cupcake Diaries' series by Coco Simon. The Girls' Book Group meets once a month. If you would like more information about this group please call 354-5562 or visit our website www.yourppl.org.
Submitted photoThe Portsmouth Public Library's Girls' Book Club enjoys the celebration after each reading a book from 'The Cupcake Diaries' series by Coco Simon. The Girls' Book Group meets once a month. If you would like more information about this group please call 354-5562 or visit our website www.yourppl.org.
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Kids’ Events Announced


Take Your Child to the Library Day Story Time and Craft


Over 280 libraries nationwide will be participating in this exciting program. The Youth Services Department will host a special story time and craft program celebrating children and their love of books and the library. Children of all ages are invited to the Portsmouth library location Feb. 1 at 2 p.m.


Story Times


Books & Play


Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Portsmouth


Toddler Time


Mondays at 11 a.m. at Lucasville


Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Portsmouth


Thursdays at 11 a.m. at Wheelersburg


Book Babies


Thursdays at 1 p.m. at Portsmouth


Family Story Times


Mondays at 11 a.m. at New Boston


Tuesdays at 11 a.m. at Wheelersburg


Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. at South Webster


Wednesdays at 11 a.m. at Lucasville


Wednesdays at 11 a.m. at Northwest


Tail Waggin’ Tutors


Certified Therapy Dogs from the Southern Ohio All Breed Dog Club (and their owners) will be at various library locations. The dogs will be available to listen to any young reader wishing to practice their skills.


At Lucasville-Fridays from 3-5 p.m. and the second and fourth Saturdays of the month


Portsmouth- First and third Saturdays of the month from 2-4 p.m.


For more information, please call 354-5688


Upcoming Adult/Teen Activities Announced


Adult Painting Class-Snowman Bucket


The Adult Painting will be meeting Jan. 27 at the New Boston Branch. The class will be painting a Snowman Bucket. The class begins at 5:30 p.m. Please call ahead (456-4412) to reserve your spot at the New Boston Branch Library. There will be limited available seating; please stop to pre-register. There will be a fee of $5.


Yoga


The Portsmouth Public Library will be hosting its Yoga group at 10 a.m. in the Copley Meeting Room on Tuesday, Jan. 28.


Poetry Group


The Portsmouth Public Library is offering a group for those who like poetry. If you like to write, share or just want to learn more about poetry, this group is for you! Join us at the Portsmouth location Jan. 28 at 5:30. This group is open to ages 16 and up, pre-registration is required.


Adult Book Group


Each month a new book is chosen for each member to read and then get together and discuss. Join us at the Wheelersburg branch on Jan. 28 at 6 p.m.


Monthly Media Trivia


Every month PPL offers a new media themed trivia. Play a trivia each month to be entered to win the corresponding “books into movies” prize!


The A.R.T. Gallery:


Watercolor entries for the February A.R.T. Gallery showing must be submitted to the library by Jan. 25 to be included in the show.


Technology Classes Offered


The Information Technology Department of the Portsmouth Public Library will be offering a variety of computer classes this week. The schedule is as follows.


Monday, Jan. 27


Ebooks at 4 p.m.


Tuesday, Jan.28


Computer Basics at 1 p.m.


Wednesday, Jan. 29


Job Searching and Resume at 1 p.m.


Thursday, Jan. 30


Windows 8 at 11 a.m.


Computers for Seniors at 3 p.m.


If you have any questions regarding the above mentioned technology classes or to sign up, please call (740) 354-5688.


For questions regarding the above release, please contact Grace Peach at (740) 354-5688.


Source: Portsmouth Public Library

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