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Tuesday, November 13
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Celeste and 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... Read More
Tuesday, November 13
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, November 13
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, November 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston’s Downtown Crossing section, will give a free and open talk about the value of old and rare books.  Ken, who is also a frequent guest appraiser on PBS’ Antiques... Read More
Wednesday, November 14
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. Please register in person or by calling us at 683-9457 x4.  ... Read More
Wednesday, November 14
12:00pm - 4:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Wednesday, November 14
6:30pm - 7:45pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Thursday, November 15
10:00am - 10:30am
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. Please... Read More
Thursday, November 15
3:00pm - 5:30pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Thursday, November 15
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join Ms. Sue in preparing some treats for Thanksgiving! All teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join us as we make a chocolate pretzel turkey jar and seasoned crackers.  
Monday, November 19
6:00pm - 7:45pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Monday, November 19
6:00pm - 7:45pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Tuesday, November 20
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, November 20
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, November 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Good House by Ann Leary. Hildy Good is a townie. A lifelong resident of a small community on the rocky coast of Boston's North Shore, she knows pretty much everything about everyone. And she's good at... Read More
Tuesday, November 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Good House by Ann Leary. Hildy Good is a townie. A lifelong resident of a small community on the rocky coast of Boston's North Shore, she knows pretty much everything about everyone. And she's good at... Read More
Wednesday, November 21
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Good House by Ann Leary.  Note that this is the same title as the Tuesday night book.  It's just another time for those who would rather come during the day. Hildy Good is a townie. A lifelong... Read More
Wednesday, November 21
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Good House by Ann Leary.  Note that this is the same title as the Tuesday night book.  It's just another time for those who would rather come during the day. Hildy Good is a townie. A lifelong... Read More
Monday, November 26
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.
Tuesday, November 27
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Celeste and 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... Read More
Tuesday, November 27
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, November 27
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, November 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages 12-102 are welcome to our Young Adult Fiction Book Club, held on the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30. Refreshments are served, and a lively discussion of that month's book is enjoyed! No registration required. Our selection this month... Read More
Tuesday, November 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages 12-102 are welcome to our Young Adult Fiction Book Club, held on the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30. Refreshments are served, and a lively discussion of that month's book is enjoyed! No registration required. Our selection this month... Read More
Tuesday, November 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages 12-102 are welcome to our Young Adult Fiction Book Club, held on the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30. Refreshments are served, and a lively discussion of that month's book is enjoyed! No registration required. Our selection this month... Read More
Wednesday, November 28
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. Please register in person or by calling us at 683-9457 x4
Wednesday, November 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Stress is one of the leading causes of illness in the United States. It can impact physical and emotional health, work performance and relationships. Take a break from your busy schedule and treat yourself to a session for stress reduction and self-... Read More
Thursday, November 29
9:00am - 12:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Thursday, November 29
10:00am - 10:30am
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. Please... Read More
Thursday, November 29
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Portsmouth Historical Society President Jim Garman will be giving a lecture at the Library called “Portsmouth: Then and Now”.  This will be an illustrated lecture showing some scenes from Portsmouth many years ago and the same scene as it is today... Read More

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