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The Zoomobile from Roger Williams Park Zoo will visit on Sept. 25 at 6:30 pm with a special program about nocturnal animals. Students will explore the special nocturnal characteristics that help these animals survive and will also meet 3 live animals.
Space is limited; call the Children's Room to register and for full details.
Sunday: Open 1 PM to 5 PM
Monday - Thursday: 9 AM to 8 PM
Friday & Saturday: 9 AM to 5 PM
The Library is pleased to host an exhibit from the Portsmouth Historical Society called “South Side, North Side, All Around the Town”. The display shows photographs, postcards, artifacts, and memorabilia from homes, businesses, and archaeological digs in Portsmouth. The display case is in the Library lobby.
The open studio sessions are for kids who attended the Imagine, Design, Create Camp and want to continue their projects and for anyone of any age to explore the Library's new equipment : heat press, vinyl cutter, 3D printer. Experts from FabNewport will be here to help. Stop by from 6 PM to 8 PM on Thursday 9/11, Monday 9/15 and Monday 9/29.
This program is free and open to the public.
Sarah Eddy was an author, photographer, sculptor, artist, suffragette, founder of the RI Humane Education Society, and Portsmouth resident. Hear her story with Gloria Schmidt and Marjorie Webster on Thursday, 9/18 at 6:30 PM.
Author John “Red” Cummings will focus on well-known people from Fall River in his fascinating archive of short biographies in his Cream of the Crop presentation at Portsmouth Free Public Library on Tuesday, September 23 at 6:30 PM. This readable collection spotlights great men and women who originate from Fall River and includes artists, executives, athletes, scholars and more who went on to national and even international fame. Cummings' book, Cream of the Crop: Fall River's Best and Brightest will be available for purchase and signing.
Our Third Tuesday Book Club will meet September 16 at 6:30 PM to discuss Mud Season by Ellen Stimson.
Our Teen Fiction for Adults Book Club will meet September 30 at 6:30 pm to discuss Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Our Saturday Book Club will meet October 4 at 10 am to discuss The Reading Promise by Alice Ozma.
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