Free Genealogy Seminar
Saturday, March 22nd
from 10 am. – 12 pm.
Mr. Gordon T. Belt, Director of Public Services for the Tennessee State Library and Archives will speak on the topic of “Public Services and Online Resources at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.”
He will explain the basics of using the online data base, “Heritage Quest”, available through the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL).
Refreshments will be served. For more information or to register, please call the library at 615-325-2279.
Pin it on Pinterest!
Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
4:00pm - 5:00pm
I found it on Pinterest!
What's Pinterest you ask? Are all your friends pinning without you? Do you scratch your head when someone says "I saw it on Pinterest"?
Sign up now to learn the in's and out's of Pinterest. What it is, how to create an account and join in the Pinterest craze. Miss Miranda will take you from account creation; explain boards, pins, and how to Pin safely. If you have any questions or to sign up for this class please call 325-2279 or email Miss Miranda at email@example.com
*Space is limited to the first 15 registered. MUST have an email set up before class starts.
Learn how to think like Sherlock Holmes!
Thursday March 13th, 2014
4:00pm - 6:00pm
*Young Adult Program*
The Director of Criminal Justice at Vol. State will be here to offer
insight on forensics and he will stage a crime scene for you to solve!
So get your Sherlock thinking cap because “the game is on!”
March 11, 2014
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Please join us at the Portland Public Library for an evening of fun playing Bingo.
Come and try your luck!
We will play several rounds of bingo and have an array of prizes for you to choose from when you can yell B-I-N-G-O.
We will begin playing at 5:30 in the community room.
If you cannot make it until later, please come on by and join in the next game.
Help us solve the World's Largest Crossword Puzzle.
Check in every day for a new clue. Think you know the answer? Email it to us at the link provided!
#16211 - Cocktail at 7 am - uses 9 letters
email your answer to us by Clicking Here
Please include your name and the clue number in your email.
Make sure to check our Facebook page for additional clues!
Writers Group Meeting
Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
4:00pm till 5:30pm
Join us for a mini celebration! We are celebrating finishing our script!
Drinks and finger foods will be provided.
Do you love new technology?
Have you had time to play with an iPad yet?
We have Generation 4 iPads available inside the library.
One for the Juniors, Two for the young adults,
And Coming Soon
One in the Reading Room for adults.
All are pre-loaded with age appropriate games, magazines, books, and movies. (not all Ipads have books and movies)
Thursday, March 20th, 2014
11:30am to 12:30pm
Please join the Portland Page Turners in the Community Room at the library.
This month they will be reading and discussing
Everyone is invited to join.
We are always happy to make new friends and welcome new members.
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Monday, March 24th, 2014
The Friends of the Library will hold their regular business meeting in the Community Room.
Please plan to join us if you are interested in becoming a Friend of the Library.
We are always happy to make new friends and welcome new members!
Welcome to the 21st Century @ your library!
New books have been loaded onto our Kindles.
Liz Johnson, local author Terry Maggert,
Deena Remiel, Ann Charles, Homer Hickam, and Douglas Adams.
These are just a few of the authors available on the Adult Kindle Paperwhite.
Reserve yours today. Please call 615-325-2279 for details.
Saturday movie Matinee @ The Library
Saturday, March 29th
Showtime is 11:00am
This movie is rated PG, Bring the family and enjoy an afternoon out.
In order for everyone to be able to enjoy our new facility,
the library now has a wheelchair available for use by patrons who have difficulty walking.
Infant and Toddler - Lapsit StoryTime
Friday mornings at 10:30am.
Wednesday mornings at 10:30am
After School StoryTime
(For students - Kindergarten & older)
Wednesday afternoons at 3:30pm.
Each week has a specific focus - Art, Music, Games, or Drama.
When there's a fifth Wednesday, there will be a hands on science activity.