Portsmouth Public Library events

By Portia Williams

December 29, 2013

Kids’ Events Announced

Children’s Sign Language Class

Friday, Jan. 3, at 3:30 p.m. Ages 5-11 can join us to broaden basic sign language skills in an open and positive environment. Join us Jan. 3, at 3:30 p.m. This class is free of charge but you must sign up in advance by calling 354-5688 ext. 0 or visiting the Reference Desk at the Main library.

Snowman Craft

This program is for kids of all ages. Join us at the New Boston branch Jan. 6 at 6 p.m. For more information call the New Boston branch Library at 456-4412.

Tail Waggin’ Tutors

Certified Therapy Dogs from the Southern Ohio All Breed Dog Club (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 Lucasville-Fridays from 3-5 p.m. and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month

Portsmouth- 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month from 2-4 p.m.

For more information, please call 354-5688

Upcoming Adult/Teen Activities Announced


The Portsmouth Public Library will be hosting its Yoga group at 10 a.m. in the Copley Meeting Room on Tuesday, Dec. 31.

Monthly Media Trivia

Every month PPL offers a new media themed trivia. Play a trivia each month to be entered to win the corresponding “books into movies” prize!

The A.R.T. Gallery:

Watercolor entries for the February A.R.T. Gallery showing must be submitted to the library by January 25th to be included in the show.

For questions regarding the above release, please contact Grace Peach at 740-354-5688.