Portsmouth Public Library Blog

World Book eBooks

The World Book eBooks platform includes a rich library of beautifully illustrated titles for all ages and interests. Are you an animal fan? Learn amazing animal factoids in the Animal Lives series! Think space is… Read More »

We're Hiring

Part-Time Outreach Services Assistant

*Must have open availability year-round* (This is a permanent position, not temporary or summer-only.) Rate of Pay is $11.50 per hour. Summary The Outreach Services Assistant, under the direction of the Outreach Services Coordinator, is… Read More »

We're Hiring

Adult Services Coordinator

Summary The Adult Services Coordinator, under the direction of the Deputy Director, is responsible for providing collaborative guidance system-wide. The PS Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the workflow of the Reference and Circulation public desks… Read More »

The Portsmouth Public Library is now fine free

NO MORE DAILY OVERDUE FINES!

The Portsmouth Public Library System is delighted to announce that our Board of Trustees has approved a new policy — no more daily overdue fines!  FINE-FREE FAQS What does it mean to be “fine-free”? Effective April 1,… Read More »

OverDrive is now Libby!

Brought to you by your local library, and built with 💕 by OverDrive. Warm, personal, and easy to use, Libby is great for users of all ages. Read across devices All your loans, notes, bookmarks,… Read More »

CreativeBug

Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more. Click here to access CreativeBug

LeapPads now available for check-out

It’s kid-tough and kid-friendly right out of the box. It also includes preloaded content featuring core skills in mathematics, reading and science as well as music, puzzles, logic and creativity to prepare kids for preschool… Read More »