Portsmouth Public Library Programs

All locations of the Portsmouth Public Library will be closed Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Locations will reopen on Saturday, December 26 with regular business hours.

December 1- 31- Herdman’ Mitten Tree in Youth Services at the Portsmouth

Public Library. Any mittens, gloves, scarfs, or hats left on the tree will be donated to local children in need.

December 1-23 – Elf on the Bookshelf- Visit the Circulation Desk at the Portsmouth Public Library December 1-23 for a clue on Buddy the Elf’s location in the library. Once you find his location write your contact info on the date due slip inside the front cover of the library item.

Come back the next day and try to find him in a different location. Patrons who find Buddy the most will be entered to win a FREE month membership to SOMC Life Center!

Children’s Programs:

Saturday, December 26 – Lego Club Jr. at 2pm at Portsmouth

Teen Programs:

Monday, December 21 – Lego Club at 3pm at Portsmouth

Tuesday, December 22 – Holiday Ornaments at 3pm at Portsmouth

Wednesday, December 23 – Minecraft at 3pm at Portsmouth

Adult Programs:

Monday, December 21 – Christmas Movie Night at 5:30pm at New Boston

Monday, December 21 – Pieces & Patches Quilting group at 6pm at Lucasville

Tuesday, December 22 – A Recycled Snow Storm program at 6pm at Portsmouth

Please contact your local branch for more information on these programs:

Lucasville: 740-⁠259-⁠6119

New Boston: 740-⁠456-⁠4412

Portsmouth: 740-⁠354-⁠5688

South Webster: 740-⁠778-⁠2122

Wheelersburg: 740-⁠574-⁠6116