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1968 Wheelersburg Tornado Exhibit

Join us in remembering the lives lost and the destruction caused by the 1968 Wheelersburg Tornado that shook the soul of our community. The exhibit will include photos, 8mm film clips, and interviews with...

April A.R.T. Gallery

Thank you for your interest in the A.R.T. (Appalachian Regional Talent) Gallery! Please vote for your favorite piece. At the end of the month, a People’s Choice winner will be selected based on the...

Oil Painting Group

Afternoon of Oils – Oil Painting Group

Join us in learning techniques in oil painting. There is a $10.00 supply fee, due at time of registration,  for all participants and pre-registration is required. A lack of interest will lead to the...

Online Book Group

Are you a book lover who can’t seem to fit book group meetings into your busy schedule? Then our Choose Your Own Adventure Online Book Group is perfect for you! Read one of the...

Public Genealogy Contributions

Public Genealogy Contributions

Introducing “Public Contributions” to the Local History website. If you have family/descendant photos from the Scioto County area that you do not wish to donate at this time, but you would like to share the image, now we have made that possible.

BookFlix

BookFlix (Premium Subscription)

BookFlix® is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories from Weston Woods with a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject. The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed...

Memorial Donations

Honor someone special in your life by making a meaningful donation to the Portsmouth Public Library in their name. A tribute or memorial gift is a simple, thoughtful way to show your respect for...

Yearbook Collection

Come spend a day traveling back in time in our Local History Department at the Portsmouth library!!! We have hundreds of Scioto County High School year books to look through. You might even see...