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Events

Tuesday, February 26
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, February 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, February 28
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Screen children for school rediness
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 02
10:00am - 12:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 02
2:00pm - 4:00pm
local amateur radio group members meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monthly Board of Trustees meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 05
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 06
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Garden Club
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 06
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Portsmouth Schools hang art
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Girl Scouts
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, March 07
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Reception Student Art Month
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 09
10:00am - 12:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 09
2:00pm - 4:00pm
All teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to earn community service hours at the library, creating different crafts to benefit local charities. Items throughout the weeks will include friendship bracelets, no-sew items, greeting cards, etc. Perfect for... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 11
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Did you participate in our Oreo Challenge last January? Now get ready for our Pringle Challenge! Taste test a bunch of different flavors and see if you can tell which is which. Then, we will follow some "Pringle Recipes" to see if we can create new... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 12
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 13
6:00pm - 7:45pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 16
10:00am - 12:45am
The District Area contest for Area 72 clubs (Island area clubs). These are the area finals to send contestants onto the Division Contest (State of RI)
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 18
5:15pm - 6:30pm
Portsmouth Historical Society Board Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 19
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This meeting will be our 12th annual planning session for the upcoming year of great reading will include:   talking about the suggested titles casting your vote for 11 titles for the upcoming year eating pizza!  Soda, tea, and dessert will also be... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 20
6:00pm - 7:45pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 25
6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Portsmouth Historical Society in partnership with Portsmouth Free Public Library will host a book club discussion of Nathanael Greene by Gerald M. Carbone . The book discussion will be held at the Library. Gerald M. Carbone breathes new life... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 26
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, March 28
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Screen children for school rediness
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Sunday, March 31
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Attend a conference of local dog owners to share information about breeds, nutrition, allergies, and lifestyle advice with a dog.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, April 01
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monthly Board of Trustees meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, April 03
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Garden Club
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, April 03
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Student art Month - take down installation
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, April 15
5:15pm - 6:30pm
Portsmouth Historical Society Board Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 16
10:00am - 11:00am
Casey Farm will present a presentation for kids about chicks, hens, and farming in Rhode Island.  Kids will get to pet a Hen and hold adorable Chicks at the end of the 30 minute presentation.  For children in preschool and up.  Registration required... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of ??? (info to follow after the March planning session) Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, April 25
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Screen children for school rediness
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, May 01
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Portsmouth Garden Club
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, May 06
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monthly Board of Trustees meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, May 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cherry Fletcher Bamberg is the author of several books, most recently co-author with Judith C. Harbold of John Clarke’s World.   While John Clarke is well known, his wives are very much in his shadow.  Find out more about... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, May 08
12:00pm - 3:30pm
Portsmouth Garden Club
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, May 15
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Portsmouth Garden Club
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, May 16
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Portsmouth Garden Club - Set up for Flower show
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, May 17
8:30am - 5:00pm
Portsmouth Garden Club -  Flower show
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, May 18
8:30am - 5:00pm
Portsmouth Garden Club -  Flower show
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, May 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of ??? (info to follow after the March planning session) Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, May 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, June 03
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monthly Board of Trustees meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, June 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of ??? (info to follow after the March planning session) Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, June 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, July 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, August 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, September 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room

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