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Upcoming Adult Activities


Pieces and Patches Quilt Group


The Pieces and Patches Quilt Group will be meeting to work on their projects at 6pm on the first and third Mondays of each month. Anyone interested in joining them is welcome. Please call 259-6119 for more information


Yoga


The Portsmouth Public Library will be hosting its Yoga group at 10am in the Copley Meeting Room on Tuesday, May 8.


Knitting


The Knitter’s Group will be meeting in the Copley Meeting Room of the Portsmouth library location at 5:30pm on Tuesday, May 8.


Wheelersburg Camera Club at Wheelersburg


The Wheelersburg Camera Club will be meeting at the Wheelersburg library location Tuesday, May 8 at 6pm. Call 574-6116 for more information.


Learning Green Classes


The Portsmouth Public library will be hosting EPA funded speaker Sylvia Arthur on Saturdays during the month of May. Ms. Arthur will be presenting a series of classes focusing on the state of the environment and methods we can employ to take better care of our planet.


This four week series will begin May 5. Classes will begin at 10am and finish around 12:30pm.


This week: May 12


‘Tide and Time-Detecting Ecological Change’


If you have any questions, call Grace at 353-5834


Video Memoir Collection


The Portsmouth Public Library is always looking for individuals willing to share their experiences from living in Scioto County. Please call 740-353-5834 to schedule an interview.


Upcoming Children’s Activities


Mother’s Day Fun


Several Portsmouth Public Library Locations are offering Mother’s Day events for kids. Kids will make gifts for mom along with other fun activities. Call your local branch for more information.


At Northwest-May 7 at 4:30 pm [372-8314]


At New Boston- May 7 at 6pm [456-4412]


At Lucasville- May 7 at 6pm [259-6119]


At South Webster- May 8 at 6pm [778-2122]


At Wheelersburg- May 10 at 4:30pm [574-6116]


At Portsmouth- May 12 at noon [354-5562]


Story times


Story times for children ages 3 months- 6 years will resume in late May.


Tail Waggin’ Tutors


Dogs in the library? You bet.


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 New Boston-Mondays 3-5pm


At Wheelersburg-Thursdays 4-5:30pm


At Lucasville-Fridays from 3-5pm


At Portsmouth- Saturdays from 2-4pm


For more information, call 353-5834.


Technology Classes Offered


The Information Technology Department of the Portsmouth Public Library will be offering a variety of computer classes this week. The schedule is as follows.


Monday, May 7


Social Networking at 5pm


Tuesday, May 8


Beginning Computer at 10am at South Webster


Wednesday, May 9


Computers for Seniors at 10am


Thursday, May 10


Computers for Seniors at 4pm


Friday, May 11


Photo Editing at 11am


If you have any questions regarding the above mentioned technology classes or to sign up, please call (740) 354-5688, ext. 204.


For questions regarding the above release, please contact Grace Peach at (740)353-5834.

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