Portsmouth Public Library Programs the week of April 4- April 9, 2016


Bigfoot at the Library (April 16 at noon) Is there a Bigfoot in Ohio? Join Mike & Mike of the Ohio Night Stalkers at the Portsmouth Library on Saturday, April 16 at noon. They’ll share tales of Bigfoot encounters at Shawnee State Forest and the surrounding areas. They will also have footprint castings and sound recordings. Come share your own experiences tracking or sighting Bigfoot. This event is free and for all ages.

Patches of Memories Quilt Display (March 1-April 29) The Portsmouth Public Library and the Down By the River Quilt Guild are pleased to present “Patches of Memories” an exciting display of handmade quilts created by members of the guild. The quilts will go on display around the balcony till April 29, 2016. To conclude this exciting show, an Ice Cream Social will be held on April 29 from 2-3pm at the Portsmouth Public Library. Come see these beautiful works of art!

Book Babies (ages 3 months to 24 months):

Thursday, April 7 at 1pm at Portsmouth

Toddler Times (ages 2-3 years):

Monday, April 4 at 11am at Lucasville

Wednesday, April 6 at 11:30am at Portsmouth

Thursday, April 7 at 11am at Wheelersburg

Book N’ Play (ages 4-6):

Tuesday, April 5 at 11:30am at Portsmouth

Family Story Time (ages 6 and under):

Tuesday, April 5 at 11am at Wheelersburg

Tuesday, April 5 at 11:30am at South Webster

Wednesday, April 6 at 11am at Lucasville

Wednesday, April 6 at 4:30am at New Boston

Saturday, April 9 at 2pm at Portsmouth

Children Programs:

Tuesday, April 5 – Peppa Pig Program at 6pm at Portsmouth

Thursday, April 7 – Build it Lego at 4pm at South Webster

Thursday, April 7 – Spring Craft Program at 6pm at Portsmouth

Teen Programs:

Monday, April 4 – Lego Club at 3pm at Portsmouth

Tuesday, April 5 – Free Day 3pm at Portsmouth

Wednesday, April 6 – Minecraft at 3pm at Portsmouth

Thursday, April 7 – Don’t Be Board Games at 3 pm at Portsmouth

Friday, April 8 – Frenzied Fridays activity at 3pm at Portsmouth

Adult Programs:

Monday, April 4 – Piece N’ Patch Quilting at 6pm at Lucasville

Tuesday, April 5 – Adult Painting at 5:30pm at South Webster

Tuesday, April 5 – Adult Painting at 5:30pm at Wheelersburg

Tuesday, April 5 – Getting Ready for the Garden Season at 6:30pm at Portsmouth

Wednesday, April 6 – Basic Crochet at 10:30am at South Webster

Computer Instruction Class – Class requires registration

(740-⁠354-⁠5688 ext. 10529) and is located at Portsmouth:

Monday, April 4 – Excel at 1pm

Tuesday, April 5 – Word at 1pm

Wednesday, April 6 – Computer Basic at 1pm

Thursday, April 7 – Windows 10 at 1pm

Thursday, April 7 – Seniors Computer Basics at 3pm

Join a Book Group

Fiction (Portsmouth): Last Friday of the Month at 4 PM in Quiet Room.

Mystery (Portsmouth): 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 5 PM in Quiet Room.

Inspirational (Portsmouth): 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 12:00 PM in Quiet Room.

Classic Literature (Portsmouth): 2nd Thursday of the Month at 5:30 PM in Quiet Room.

Adult Non-Fiction (Portsmouth): 3rd Thursday of the Month at 5:30 PM in Quiet Room.

Medical Series (Portsmouth): 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 4 PM in Quiet Room.

Young Adult (Portsmouth): 3rd Thursday of the Month at 2:30 PM in Café Corner

Girls’ Book Group (Portsmouth): 3rd Thursday of the Month at 6 p.m. in Youth Services

Graphic Novels (Portsmouth): 4th Thursday of the Month at 5:30 PM in Youth Services

Sci-Fi/Fantasy (Lucasville): 2nd Monday of the Month at 5 PM at Lucasville

Cozy Mystery (Wheelersburg): 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 PM at Wheelersburg

Medical Series (Wheelersburg): 4th Tuesday of the Month at 12:00 PM at Wheelersburg

Young Adult for Adults 18+ (New Boston): Last Friday of the Month at 4:30 PM at New Boston

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

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