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Events

Tuesday, March 26
10:45am - 12:00pm
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, standing using our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 26
12:30pm - 1:45pm
The Library is so excited to be offering a second session of Chair Yoga with Marie!  This session immediately follows the first class except there will be no class on the first Tuesday of the month.  To reach as many people as possible, please do... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 26
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Regular meeting of the Portsmouth Dog Park Committee. 10 members with the possibility of community members attending who wish to come.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 27
10:00am - 12:00pm
The Easter Egg Hunt 2024 is here! Please join us starting at 10AM on Wednesday, March 27th for a story time and egg hunting fun. We will have eggs hidden in the garden outside the Children’s Library area with a surprise inside each one! We ask you... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Thursday, March 28
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for children age 3 and up!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Thursday, March 28
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Special meeting for Beech Hill members.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 30
10:00am - 12:00pm
Join Dungeon Master Naiara for a one-shot adventure!  Become a hero on a dangerous quest to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, or even carry out daring rescues.   Haven't played before?  No problem, this is for all levels of players.  The... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Sunday, March 31
1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Library is closed today in observance of the Easter holiday.  We will reopen on Monday April 1 at 9 am (no foolin'!)
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, April 01
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage players Carol and Jackie and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide the fun.  This card... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, April 01
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library board meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 02
10:45am - 12:00pm
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, standing using our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 02
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Enjoy your day off from school with an afternoon of video games and virtual reality. One Up Games will bring their gaming systems, screens, and virtual reality set up so you and your friends can have a relaxing afternoon off. This event is open to... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 02
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Welcome to our new monthly book club, centered around mysteries! Join us each month on the first Tuesday at 6:30 to discuss that month's selection. We will read a variety of mystery stories throughout the year. This group is open to readers 14+ as... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, April 03
10:00am - 12:00pm
Portsmouth Garen Club Board Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, April 03
2:30pm - 3:30pm
take down art exhibit
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, April 04
9:00am - 11:00am
Install photography exhibit
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, April 04
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for children age 3 and up!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Friday, April 05
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Another year of Fiber Arts! We are so excited for the growth and new faces we see each month. If you are any type of fiber artist (knitter, crocheter, tatting, hand sewing, felting, etc.,) please join us for an hour of comradiere and discussion.... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, April 06
10:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you’re joining a painting course for the first time or refreshing your painting skill, this class is a fun intro to watercolor that will light up your way! Each Saturday will cover a different image design and every attendee will leave with... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, April 08
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage players Carol and Jackie and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide the fun.  This card... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 09
10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time for babies aged 0-18 months! This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, April 09
10:45am - 12:00pm
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, standing using our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 09
12:30pm - 2:30pm
NARFE Monthly Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 09
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Reception of photo exhibit
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, April 10
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, April 10
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Portsmouth Garen Club Monthly Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, April 10
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Committee meeting of Butts Hill Fort Restoration Committee, First meeting of 2024.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, April 11
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for children age 3 and up!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Thursday, April 11
11:00am - 12:30pm
Open to the Community. Please join us for a monthly poetry workshop with instructors Kelsey Kriner and Carol Anderheggen. These sessions will run from December through May. In these workshops you'll read, create and share poetry. Facilitated... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, April 13
10:00am - 12:00pm
Join Dungeon Master Naiara for a one-shot adventure!  Become a hero on a dangerous quest to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, or even carry out daring rescues.   Haven't played before?  No problem, this is for all levels of players.  The... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, April 15
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage players Carol and Jackie and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide the fun.  This card... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, April 15
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Introducing Pokemon Club at the Portsmouth Library! Have cards at home but not sure how to play? Love playing and want to do it more? Head to library to learn and play with friends! This program is for Third, Fourth and Fifth Graders ONLY!... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, April 16
10:45am - 12:00pm
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, standing using our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 16
10:30am - 11:30am
Become a hero in the fantasy land of Rivenshore! Hero Kids is a fantasy roleplaying game where kids become the heroes of their own story led by the game master (Children’s Librarian).  The game helps reinforce math skills, problem-solving,... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, April 16
12:30pm - 1:45pm
The Library is so excited to be offering a second session of Chair Yoga with Marie!  This session immediately follows the first class except there will be no class on the first Tuesday of the month.  To reach as many people as possible, please do... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 16
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Measure by Nikki Erlick.  A luminous, spirit-lifting blockbuster that asks: would you choose to find out the length of your life?  Enchanting and deeply uplifting, ... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Measure by Nikki Erlick.  A luminous, spirit-lifting blockbuster that asks: would you choose to find out the length of your life?  Enchanting and deeply uplifting, ... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, April 17
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Attention Lego Lovers--Build to meet the design challenge of the day!  We will have Lego and Duplo bricks set out for children to build whatever they imagine in this family event.  As an extra treat, we will have non-guided challenges for anyone... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, April 17
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Quarterly Meeting of the Battle of Rhode Island Association.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, April 18
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Introducing Pokemon Club at the Portsmouth Library! Have cards at home but not sure how to play? Love playing and want to do it more? Head to library to learn and play with friends! This program is for Kindergarten, First and Second Graders... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Friday, April 19
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Another year of Fiber Arts! We are so excited for the growth and new faces we see each month. If you are any type of fiber artist (knitter, crocheter, tatting, hand sewing, felting, etc.,) please join us for an hour of comradiere and discussion.... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, April 20
9:30am - 1:30pm
Come join us for a variety of American and Euro style board and card games, such as Terraforming Mars, Clank!, Carcassonne, Puerto Rico, Settlers of Catan, etc. Everyone is always welcome to join us - from the seasoned gamer to those who like to... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, April 22
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage players Carol and Jackie and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide the fun.  This card... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 23
10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time for babies aged 0-18 months! This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, April 23
10:45am - 12:00pm
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, standing using our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 23
12:30pm - 1:45pm
The Library is so excited to be offering a second session of Chair Yoga with Marie!  This session immediately follows the first class except there will be no class on the first Tuesday of the month.  To reach as many people as possible, please do... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, April 24
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, April 24
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, April 24
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, April 25
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for children age 3 and up!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room

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