Kids’ Summer Reading Events
The annual Summer Reading Program is by far our favorite library endeavor. We offer programs and projects for all age groups. For a complete schedule visit our website, www.yourppl.org or stop by your local branch. This week:
Monster Mania @ 4pm @ NB
Lions in the Night at 2pm @ WH
Pajama Party at 4pm @ SW
4th of July Party at 2pm @ P
4th of July Party at 2pm @ LU
Call 354-5688 for more information.
Story times for children ages 3 months- 6 years at various Portsmouth Public Library locations will be held this week. The schedule is as follows:
Family Story time-Appropriate for children of all ages
New Boston- Monday, at 11
Wheelersburg-Tuesday at 11am
Northwest- Wednesdays, at 11am
Lucasville- Wednesday, at 11am.
South Webster-Thursday at 11:30am
Pre-School Story time-Appropriate for children ages 4-6 years
Portsmouth- Tuesday at 11:30am
Toddler Time-Appropriate for children ages 2-3 years
Lucasville- Monday at 11am.
Portsmouth- Wednesday at 11:30am
Book Babies-Appropriate for children ages 3-24 months
Portsmouth- Thursday, at 11am.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors
Dogs in the library? You bet.
Certified Therapy Dogs (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 New Boston-Mondays 3-5pm
At Wheelersburg-Thursdays 4-5:30pm
At Lucasville-Fridays from 3-5pm
At Portsmouth- Saturdays from 2-4pm
For more information, call 353-5834
Upcoming Adult/Teen Summer Reading Activities
Howl at the Moon Photo Contest
PPL is asking for the best night time photo. Some ideas for photographs could be a peaceful sunset, a spooky full moon, or a picture of city lights at night. Submissions will be on display at all locations for the entire month of June. A winner will be chosen from each location and posted to our website
We are asking all patrons to donate NEW bedding items for the Salvation Army. All donated items can be taken to any location for the entire month of June.
The Portsmouth Public Library will be hosting its Yoga group at 10am in the Copley Meeting Room on Tuesday, June 26.
Trip to SSU’s Clark Planetarium
Shawnee State University has graciously agreed to host 50 of the Portsmouth Public Library’s patrons aged 13 and older on June 26 at 7pm.
The Knitter’s Group will be meeting in the Quiet Room of the Portsmouth library location at 5:30pm on Tuesday, June 28.
Video Memoir Collection
The Portsmouth Public Library is always looking for individuals willing to share their experiences from living in Scioto County. Please call 740-353-5834 to schedule an interview.
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, June 25
Microsoft Publisher at 5pm
Tuesday, June 26
Computer Basics at 5pm
Wednesday, June 27
Computers for Seniors at 10am
Thursday, June 28
Computers for Seniors at 3pm
Friday, June 29
Photo Editing at 11am
If you have any questions regarding the above mentioned technology classes or to sign up, please call (740) 354-5688, ext. 204.
For questions regarding the above release, please contact Grace Peach at (740)353-5834.