Kids’ Events Announced
Valentine Party and craft
Children will have a sweet time at the Library. We will making a Valentine Craft and making some sweet treats to take home and enjoy. This program is intended for children 12 and under. Call your local library location for more information.
At South Webster- February 5 at 6pm
At Wheelersburg- February 7 at 4:30pm
At Portsmouth-February 9 at 12pm
At Lucasville- February 9 at 2pm
The Youth Services department will be hosting an Artist Buffet February 7 from 3-4pm. Children will get to choose items for a buffet of craft materials and make their own projects. Ages 6-12 years.
Chinese New Year Party
Kids can join the South Webster Library Branch February 8 from 4-5 pm. to celebrate the year of the snake. They will make a craft, learn interesting facts about snakes, and check out some books. Program intended for ages 8-12. To reserve a spot, call 778-2122.
Preschool Story Time
Tuesdays at 11:30am at Portsmouth
Mondays at 11am at Lucasville
Wednesdays at 11:30am at Portsmouth
Thursdays at 1 pm at Portsmouth
Wednesdays at 1p at Portsmouth
Family Story Times
Mondays at 11am at New Boston
Tuesdays at 11am at Wheelersburg
Wednesdays at 11am at Lucasville
Thursdays at 11:30am at South Webster
Tail Waggin’ Tutors
At Lucasville-Fridays from 3-5pm and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month
At Wheelersburg-Fridays 3:30-4:30pm
At Portsmouth- 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month from 2-4pm
For more information, please call 354-5688
Upcoming Adult/Teen Activities Announced
Book Sale Raffle:
In February, you could win a fun paint swatch mobile made from recycled books. For every item you buy from our book sale, you will be entered into a drawing to win this festive paint swatch mobile.
February Trivia Contest
All through the month of February you can participate in our monthly trivia contest. You can pick up a copy of the trivia sheet at the main library or go to our website at yourppl.org to fill it out. All entries need to be turned in by February 28th.
Visit our website at yourppl.org to learn how to make a new fun recycled book craft every month!
Adult Painting Class
The New Boston Branch Library will be hosting a 2 hour beginner’s painting class February 4 at 5:30 pm. There will be limited available seating, please stop to pre-register, fee is required at sign-up. For more information, call the New Boston Branch Library at 456-4412.
Pieces & Patches Quilting
This quilting group welcomes beginners as well as experienced quilters. They will be meeting at the Lucasville library location February 4 from 6-7:45 pm. (this is an Adult Program)
The Portsmouth Public Library will be hosting its Yoga group at 10am in the Copley Meeting Room on Tuesday, February 5.
Eating Smart: Being Active
This nutrition class offered through EFNEP, a division of the OSU Extension, will teach participants how to become more healthy in today’s fast paced world. Classes will be offered Thursday afternoons from 3:30-5pm from February 7- March 28 at the New Boston Library location. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.
Zipper Rose and Heart
New ideas for zippers! Make a cute rose or heart! Program held in the Copley Room at the Portsmouth location February 7 at 4pm. Visit Local History or call 354-5304 to register. Ages 8-12.
Recycled Valentine’s Day Craft
Join the Portsmouth Public Library February 8 for a fun day of Valentine’s Day card making at the Portsmouth location. We will supply everything you need to make the Valentine’s Day card of your dreams. The program starts at 3 pm. for ages 12 and up.
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, February 4
Microsoft Publisher at 5pm
Tuesday, February 5
Ebook basics at 5pm
Wednesday, February 6
Computers for Seniors at 10am
Thursday, February 7
Computers for Seniors at 3pm
Friday, February 8
Basic Computer at 10am at Lucasville
Microsoft Excel at 11am
If you have any questions regarding the above mentioned technology classes or to sign up, please call (740) 354-5688.