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African Penguins Summer Reading Program

Do you want a penguin to waddle around you?! Then this is the program for you! We will bring a live African Penguin along with animal artifacts and discuss everything penguin. We will talk...

Closed Memorial Day

All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 29th. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 30th at regular time.

Crocs and Penguins at the library!

The library is partnering with the Newport Aquarium’s Wave Foundation to bring 3 exciting, interactive programs to Summer Reading 2017. Special Programs Scales & Tails: Discover the reptilian world during this unique experience as...

May 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...

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.

Afternoon of Oils – Oil Painting Group

Join us in learning techniques in oil painting. There is a $5.00 supply fee, due at time of registration,  for all participants and pre-registration is required. A lack of interest will lead to the...

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...

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...

March 2017 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...