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Our annual Easter Story Time and Egg Hunt is coming April 2! Pre-register now by calling the Children's Room at 683-9457. Free and open to all little ones ages 2 through 5 years of age. Bring your own basket and bundle up!
Sunday: Open 1 PM to 5 PM
Monday - Thursday: 9 AM to 8 PM
Friday & Saturday: 9 AM to 5 PM
Drop in for free math help every Wednesday from 3:30 to 5 PM with math whiz Kermin Liu. Mr. Liu will be available for help with any math subject for grades K - 12. He can help with general grade school topics such as Arithmetic (including topics such as decimals and fractions), Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus. Also help in how to study for other subjects such as history, science, English, etc. His help is on a first come, first served basis so stop by with your pesky math problems. No sign up is required.
A collection from the Portsmouth Historical Society is on display at the Library showing photographs and memorobilia from Portsmouth's past. The collection of items represent social organizations, schools, town constructions, businesses, and farms that we have "lost" in the last 100 years.
Tax time is here again! But this year the IRS isn't sending many forms and instruction books.
FEDERAL: The library has federal 1040A & 1040EZ forms right now and are expecting 1040 forms. We will not be getting any instruction books. We have copies to use in the library and copies you can check out for a week.
RI: We never get RI state tax forms or instructions. We have instruction books that you can use in the library or check out for a week.
MA: We have MA state...
Tracing family history is one of the fastest growing hobbies. Join us on Sunday, April 19 from 1 PM to 3 PM for this genealogy workshop and presentation at Portsmouth Free Public Library presented in partnership with the Portsmouth Historical Society. The focus of the lecture this month will be writing your family history. The workshop is designed to help people trace their roots by using databases and other online and print resources. Familiarity with the Internet is recommended. Bring your questions, problems, and stumbling blocks to the workshop for individualized help. Laptops will be provided or you can bring your own.
This program is...
Villette by Charlotte Bronte is the selection for the 3rd Tuesday Book Club's April 21 meeting. Copies of the title have been requested and may be picked up at the Library soon.
Thanks to a grant funded by the Champlin Foundation we have been able to replace some of our doors and get a new phone system. Please bear with us as we get used to the new system.
Mary King presents an evening of hilarity and heavenly music on Thursday, April 2 at 7 PM, designed to touch your heart, lighten your spirits and have you laughing out loud. She plays a variety of music on the harp, including Celtic, contemporary, classical and original pieces. She has played with "Celebrating Ireland in Story & Song" ( a Rhode island favorite) for 14 years and has received rave reviews for her harp playing at weddings and special events. Think Harpo Marx with dark hair and Irish eyes who loves to get the world laughing along with her.
This program is funded by the North Family Trust and is free and open to the public. Seating is limited...
Our Third Tuesday Book Club will meet April 21 at 6:30 pm to discuss Villette by Charlotte Bronte.
Our Teen Fiction for Adults Book Club will meet March 31st at 6:30 pm to discuss BZRK by Michael Grant.
Our Saturday Book Club will meet April 4 at 10 am to discuss We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo.
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