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Adult Events

Thursday, January 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
During the cold winter months, award-winning Massachusetts wildlife photographer Peter Christoph spends his days along the Atlantic coast following the movements of a few snowy owls during their winter migration to our New England beaches.  They fly... Read More
Tuesday, January 28
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
Thursday, January 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Interested in ditching cable and catering your TV/Movie/Streaming needs to fit your life? Come to this informative program explaining the most popular options. Registration required.
Saturday, February 01
10:00am - 11:00am
If you have a basic level of Spanish and wish to practice speaking, comprehension, and reading, join Cynthia for a relaxed hour of Spanish conversation.  This session will continue your practice every other Saturday at the same time & place.... Read More
Saturday, February 01
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Portsmouth Free Public Library will hold its first meeting of the Graphic Novel Book Discussion Group on Saturday, February 1 at 1 PM.  Jake McGaw, a graphic novel enthusiast, will lead future discussions and this first meeting will be an... Read More
Tuesday, February 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More details to come, but we will have a coordinating lecture offered to coincide with the Portsmouth Historical Society Book Club. Burning of the Gaspee by Dr. John Concannon will provide local connections, pictures, and a full lecture. Be sure to... Read More
Wednesday, February 05
9:00am - 12:00pm
Visit the library and talk with US Census Recruiting Assistant Edith Kloss to find out more about jobs during Census 2020.
Thursday, February 06
6:30pm - 7:45pm
"Dine In, Eat Your Heart Out" is a food prep program of heart healthy recipes designed by dietician Ashley Cotta. More details to follow but recipes and delicious samples will be included in the program.  Wine will be paired with the meal so this is... Read More
Monday, February 10
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us for our 3rd YouTube Paint Night, 21+!  Participants will learn how to paint a winter landscape, complete with trees, snow, and a frozen lake! Snacks and hot chocolate will be provided, along with all of the materials. BYOB if you desire! ... Read More
Saturday, February 15
10:00am - 11:00am
If you have a basic level of Spanish and wish to practice speaking, comprehension, and reading, join Cynthia for a relaxed hour of Spanish conversation.  This session will continue your practice every other Saturday at the same time & place.... Read More
Sunday, February 16
9:00am - 8:00pm
Library closed due to holiday
Monday, February 17
9:00am - 8:00pm
Library closed due to holiday
Tuesday, February 18
4:30pm - 5:30pm
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... Read More
Tuesday, February 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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... Read More
Wednesday, February 19
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sponsored by the Portsmouth Garden Club.  Details coming soon.
Monday, February 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Board Meeting for PHS
Saturday, February 29
10:00am - 11:00am
If you have a basic level of Spanish and wish to practice speaking, comprehension, and reading, join Cynthia for a relaxed hour of Spanish conversation.  This session will continue your practice every other Saturday at the same time & place.... Read More
Saturday, February 29
10:00am - 1:00pm
Visit the library and talk with US Census Recruiting Assistant Edith Kloss to find out more about jobs during Census 2020.
Saturday, March 14
10:00am - 11:00am
If you have a basic level of Spanish and wish to practice speaking, comprehension, and reading, join Cynthia for a relaxed hour of Spanish conversation.  This session will continue your practice every other Saturday at the same time & place.... Read More
Tuesday, March 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for our annual book voting session.  More details soon.
Saturday, March 28
10:00am - 11:00am
If you have a basic level of Spanish and wish to practice speaking, comprehension, and reading, join Cynthia for a relaxed hour of Spanish conversation.  This session will continue your practice every other Saturday at the same time & place.... Read More
Tuesday, April 07
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Possible gardening talk
Saturday, April 11
10:00am - 11:00am
If you have a basic level of Spanish and wish to practice speaking, comprehension, and reading, join Cynthia for a relaxed hour of Spanish conversation.  This session will continue your practice every other Saturday at the same time & place.... Read More
Tuesday, April 14
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Possible gardening talk
Thursday, April 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Fred Zilian, Ph.D., became interested in Rhode Island Slave History in 2017 upon reading the book, If Jane Should Want to Be Sold: Stories of Enslavement, Indenture... Read More
Tuesday, April 21
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, April 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Book is TBD.
Saturday, April 25
10:00am - 11:00am
If you have a basic level of Spanish and wish to practice speaking, comprehension, and reading, join Cynthia for a relaxed hour of Spanish conversation.  This session will continue your practice every other Saturday at the same time & place.... Read More
Tuesday, May 05
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Possible gardening talk
Saturday, May 09
10:00am - 11:00am
If you have a basic level of Spanish and wish to practice speaking, comprehension, and reading, join Cynthia for a relaxed hour of Spanish conversation.  This session will continue your practice every other Saturday at the same time & place.... Read More

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