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Events

Monday, November 28
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, November 29
10:00am - 1:00pm
Wreath making workshop
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, November 29
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Marie is back with more chair yoga exercises!  Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, we also stand utilizing our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, November 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, November 30
9:00am - 2:00pm
2 people discussion
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, December 02
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you a knitter? Crocheter? Someone who enjoys embroidery, needlepoint, or spinning? Join us on the first Friday of every month for a makers social. Bring your WIP and a beverage of choice and enjoy a dedicated hour with others to work on your... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, December 03
10:00am - 12:00pm
CALLING ALL ADVENTURERS! Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons (5e) one-shot adventure and become a hero on dangerous quests to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, and even carry out daring rescues.  Haven't played before?  No problem,... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, December 03
1:00pm - 3:00pm
This class is full! Local artist John Irwin will guide the class in this fun and informative 2-hour session.  Taking you step by step, John will go through the process of starting a painting and attendees will add or subtract... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Sunday, December 04
5:30pm - 7:00pm
We are so pleased to celebrate our annual Tree Lighting with your family...and with Santa!  Come to the library on Sunday, December 4 at 5:30 pm to begin the celebration.  Santa arrives promptly at 6 pm on a Firetruck (don't be late, you don't want... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, December 05
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, December 05
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library board meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, December 06
11:30am - 12:50pm
Hold for Looms and Libraries set up.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, December 06
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Marie is back with more chair yoga exercises!  Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, we also stand utilizing our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, December 06
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us at an informal information session to learn about the Mayflower wind SouthCoast Project. Our team of experts will be on hand to answer your questions about the Rhode Island aspects of our offshore wind project. All are welcome to join us at... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, December 07
10:00am - 12:00pm
Portsmouth Garen Club Board Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, December 07
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons (5e) adventure and become a hero on dangerous quests to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, or carry out daring feats.  Haven't played before?  No problem, this adventure is welcoming to all levels of... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, December 08
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Beech Hill Condo Association annual meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, December 10
10:35am - 12:30pm
Discuss Budget
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, December 12
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, December 14
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Expert rug hooker Roberta Conti will provide advice and enthusiasm for all rug-hookers, new and experienced alike.  Bring your projects and enjoy the company of others as you work and learn this creative craft.   This workshop is free and open to... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, December 14
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Bay View Townhouse Annual Meeting - All Members
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, December 19
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, December 20
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Written in Red by Anne Bishop.  No one creates realms like New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop. Now in a thrilling new fantasy series, enter a world inhabited by the Others, unearthly entities—vampires and shape... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, December 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Written in Red by Anne Bishop.  No one creates realms like New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop. Now in a thrilling new fantasy series, enter a world inhabited by the Others, unearthly entities—vampires and shape... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, December 24
9:00am - 5:00pm
The Library is Closed today.  We will reopen on Tuesday at 9 am.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Sunday, December 25
9:00am - 5:00pm
The Library is Closed today.  We will reopen on Tuesday at 9 am.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, December 26
9:00am - 5:00pm
The Library is Closed today.  We will reopen on Tuesday December 27 at 9 am.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, December 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, December 31
9:00am - 5:00pm
The Library is Closed today.  
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Sunday, January 01
9:00am - 8:00pm
The Library is closed today.   
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, January 02
9:00am - 8:00pm
The Library is closed today.  We will reopen on Tuesday January 3 at 9 am.   
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, January 03
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Local NARFE Monthly Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, January 04
10:00am - 12:00pm
Portsmouth Garden Club Board Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, January 06
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you a knitter? Crocheter? Someone who enjoys embroidery, needlepoint, or spinning? Join us on the first Friday of every month for a makers social. Bring your WIP and a beverage of choice and enjoy a dedicated hour with others to work on your... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, January 07
3:00pm - 4:00pm
In this beginner class, we will show you how to navigate Libby and download audio and e-books onto your device. Overdrive will not be available as an app soon, so get your e-reader or tablet and bring your library card and pin number with you to... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, January 09
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, January 09
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library board meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, January 10
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Regular meeting of the Dog Park Committee
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, January 11
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Portsmouth Garen Club Monthly Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, January 13
10:30am - 11:00am
New to your Android phone?  Come in for a brief introduction to your smartphone, followed by a personalized Q&A session.    **Registration is required.  There is a 3 person minimum for this workshop.  If the minimum is not met, the class will be... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, January 14
10:00am - 12:00pm
CALLING ALL ADVENTURERS! Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons (5e) one-shot adventure and become a hero on dangerous quests to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, and even carry out daring rescues.  Haven't played before?  No problem,... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Sunday, January 15
9:00am - 8:00pm
The Library is closed today.   We will reopen on Tuesday at 9 am.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, January 16
9:00am - 8:00pm
The Library is closed today.   We will reopen on Tuesday at 9 am.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, January 17
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of News of the World by Paulette Jiles.  It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, January 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of News of the World by Paulette Jiles.  It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, January 18
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons (5e) adventure and become a hero on dangerous quests to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, or carry out daring feats.  Haven't played before?  No problem, this adventure is welcoming to all levels of... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, January 23
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, January 27
10:30am - 11:00am
New to your Apple iPhone?  Come in for a brief introduction to your smartphone, followed by a personalized Q&A session.    **Registration is required.  There is a 3 person minimum for this workshop.  If the minimum is not met, the class will be... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, January 30
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, January 31
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room

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