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Thursday, March 21
9:00am - 12:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Thursday, March 21
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present songs, fingerplays, a story, and a small craft just right for little hands.  Perfect for toddlers who are ready to focus (briefly!) and participate in our library fun!  For children 2 years of age. No... Read More
Thursday, March 21
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn the craft of rug hooking if you are new to the craft or work on an existing project if you are a seasoned rug hooker at "The Island Hook-In" taught by Roberta Conti.  This session will show newcomers how to do rug hooking and get advice on... Read More
Monday, March 25
10:00am - 10:30am
Ms. Nicole leads a short program for babies and yearlings, up to 24 months.  There will be lots of play time and socialization for the children and their caregivers.  No registration required.
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
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
Tuesday, March 26
10:00am - 11:00am
Ms. Johnna will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register online or by calling... Read More
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
Tuesday, March 26
4:30pm - 6:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
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
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
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
Wednesday, March 27
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register online or... Read More
Thursday, March 28
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present songs, fingerplays, a story, and a small craft just right for little hands.  Perfect for toddlers who are ready to focus (briefly!) and participate in our library fun!  For children 2 years of age. No... Read More
Thursday, March 28
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Screen children for school rediness
Friday, March 29
10:00am - 2:00pm
No School Today!  Drop in to the Children's Room and construct your own kaleidoscope.  Free Friday Fun!  For children in grades K-5 (Sorry! this project is too demanding for our preschool friends)
Monday, April 01
10:00am - 10:30am
Ms. Nicole leads a short program for babies and yearlings, up to 24 months.  There will be lots of play time and socialization for the children and their caregivers.  No registration required.
Monday, April 01
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monthly Board of Trustees meeting.
Tuesday, April 02
10:00am - 11:00am
Ms. Johnna will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register online or by calling... Read More
Tuesday, April 02
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
Wednesday, April 03
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register online or... Read More
Wednesday, April 03
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Garden Club
Wednesday, April 03
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Student art Month - take down installation
Wednesday, April 03
6:30pm - 7:30pm
GSRI Meeting
Thursday, April 04
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present songs, fingerplays, a story, and a small craft just right for little hands.  Perfect for toddlers who are ready to focus (briefly!) and participate in our library fun!  For children 2 years of age. No... Read More
Thursday, April 04
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hello! My name is Alexandra de Groen and I am a senior at Portsmouth High School. For my senior project, I am hosting an ocean themed art exhibition. I was hoping I could host it at the Portsmouth Library. This is very important to me due to love of... Read More
Thursday, April 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This talk will examine the life and ideas of Roger Williams, described by Cotton Mather, a preacher in the late 17th century, as: “the first rebel against the divine church [of England] established in the wilderness.” The Second... Read More
Friday, April 05
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hello! My name is Alexandra de Groen and I am a senior at Portsmouth High School. For my senior project, I am hosting an ocean themed art exhibition. I was hoping I could host it at the Portsmouth Library. This is very important to me due to love of... Read More
Saturday, April 06
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Hello! My name is Alexandra de Groen and I am a senior at Portsmouth High School. For my senior project, I am hosting an ocean themed art exhibition. I was hoping I could host it at the Portsmouth Library. This is very important to me due to love of... Read More
Sunday, April 07
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Want to get started on your family history but not ready to commit to the cost of Ancestry.com? The library offers our in-house edition of Ancestry for FREE! Come learn the basics of using the site and what is available to patrons. The differences... Read More

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