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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


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


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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