Join us for a book talk, reading, and signing from local Portsmouth authors Kyra Rose and Kacey Victoria S. They both wrote and published books for their senior projects at Portsmouth High School, and will be here to talk about the process, read an excerpt, and do a signing. Please register as space is limited. Great for those interested in writing, publishing, and for those who would like to support our local authors!
Create your very own fused glass pendant or magnet with colorful pre-cut glass in this easy, fun class. Deenie Pacik Giuliano will walk participants through creating their own fused glass creation. All ages: adults, and children ages nine and up. Children ages 9-12 must be supervised one-on-one by an adult. No exceptions as this is a safety issue. No experience necessary.
85th Anniversary Presentation
For adults 21+ only: Did you participate in our Adult Summer Reading program? If you turned in any event or book slips, join us for a fun night of wine and dessert to celebrate the end of summer reading! Our raffle prizes will be given away during the event, and we will have complimentary wine and dessert for all attendees! Please register online or by calling 683-9457 to ensure we have enough for everyone.
As part of our Adult Summer Reading Program, we invite you to join us for a YouTube paint party! We will supply all the materials and refreshments, you supply the creativity and fun! We will be using acrylic paints, so be sure to dress appropriately. Registration is limited and required; sign up here or call 683-9457. This is for adults only 18+, please no teens or children.
For our Adult Summer Reading Program, we are excited to have invited Karen Katin from local shop Stitchery to help teach a hand embroidery class with LED lights! Create your own constellation on a small hoop that lights up! Space is very limited, so be sure to register online or call 683-9457 to secure your spot.
Learn everything you need to know to safely and confidently use a sewing machine in this introductory class with Karen Katin from The Stitchery! All materials will be provided to make a simple project. No experience or machine necessary, use one of our 8 Brother sewing machines.
All ages - Come see the night sky! We will have telescopes and volunteers will be on hand to point out objects in the night sky. There will be activities in the library as well. Program will be canceled if it rains. Please register for this free program for all ages so we have enough supplies for all who attend.
Join us for a discussion of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.
Where the Crawdads Sing is an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.
Join us for a discussion of The Greater Journey : Americans in Paris by David McCollough.
The story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others set off for Paris between 19830 and 1900.