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Events

Monday, February 18
9:00am - 8:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, February 19
9:30am - 7:30pm
February is Love Your Library Month!  Celebrate in the Children's Room on Tuesday Feb. 19 all day.  Fill out a Valentine...to us!  We'll give you a sweet treat to say thanks.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, February 19
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, February 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Beak of the Finch by Jonathan Weiner. On a desert island in the heart of the Galapagos... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, February 20
10:00am - 3:00pm
Choose a STEM kit over vacation to construct and experiment with at home.   While supplies last.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, February 20
2:00pm - 3:30pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, February 20
6:00pm - 7:45pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, February 21
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn the craft of rug hooking if you are new to the craft or work on an existing project if you are a seasoned rug hooker at "The Island Hook-In" taught by Roberta Conti.  This session will show newcomers how to do rug hooking and get advice on... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, February 21
6:30pm - 7:45pm
What do you do during a traffic stop - hands on the wheel or get your registration ready for the officer?  When exactly should you call the police?  What services do the Portsmouth Police offer?  Come meet Officer Maddie Pirri of the Portsmouth... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, February 23
2:00pm - 4:00pm
local amateur radio group members meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Sunday, February 24
1:00pm - 5:00pm
French Film for members as part of organizations's cultural mission
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, February 25
10:00am - 3:00pm
Health Insurance special enrollment event open to the public. This is for anyone who has had a special event such as marriage, divorce, moved to the state. lost employment etc to come and either enroll or make changes to their account.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, February 25
10:00am - 10:30am
Ms. Nicole leads a short program for babies and yearlings, up to 24 months.  There will be lots of play time and socialization for the children and their caregivers.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Monday, February 25
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn about basic computer safety.  Learn about how to safely browse online and use email as well as how to keep your computer virus-free and not get taken in by scams.  Join us as we learn about basic computer security methods, social media best... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, February 26
10:00am - 11:00am
Ms. Celeste and Ms. Johnna will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, February 26
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, February 26
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
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, February 27
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register online or... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, February 27
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Free Presentation to Help You Get Started! Join Diane and Joe, who have over sixty years of college admission experience, as they cover a range of topics including: How to assemble a list of potential colleges. The SAT vs. the ACT . . .or perhaps no... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, February 28
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present songs, fingerplays, a story, and a small craft just right for little hands.  Perfect for toddlers who are ready to focus (briefly!) and participate in our library fun!  For children 2 years of age. No... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Thursday, February 28
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Screen children for school rediness
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 02
10:00am - 12:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 02
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 02
2:00pm - 4:00pm
local amateur radio group members meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 04
10:00am - 10:30am
Ms. Nicole leads a short program for babies and yearlings, up to 24 months.  There will be lots of play time and socialization for the children and their caregivers.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Monday, March 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monthly Board of Trustees meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 05
10:00am - 11:00am
Ms. Celeste and Ms. Johnna will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, March 05
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 06
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register online or... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, March 06
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Garden Club
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 06
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Portsmouth Schools hang art
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Girl Scouts
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, March 07
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present songs, fingerplays, a story, and a small craft just right for little hands.  Perfect for toddlers who are ready to focus (briefly!) and participate in our library fun!  For children 2 years of age. No... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Saturday, March 09
10:00am - 12:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 09
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 09
2:00pm - 4:00pm
All teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to earn community service hours at the library, creating different crafts to benefit local charities. Items throughout the weeks will include friendship bracelets, no-sew items, greeting cards, etc. Perfect for... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 11
10:00am - 10:30am
Ms. Nicole leads a short program for babies and yearlings, up to 24 months.  There will be lots of play time and socialization for the children and their caregivers.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Monday, March 11
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Did you participate in our Oreo Challenge last January? Now get ready for our Pringle Challenge! Taste test a bunch of different flavors and see if you can tell which is which. Then, we will follow some "Pringle Recipes" to see if we can create new... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 12
10:00am - 11:00am
Ms. Celeste and Ms. Johnna will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, March 12
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 13
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register online or... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, March 13
6:00pm - 7:45pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, March 14
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present songs, fingerplays, a story, and a small craft just right for little hands.  Perfect for toddlers who are ready to focus (briefly!) and participate in our library fun!  For children 2 years of age. No... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Thursday, March 14
6:30pm - 7:45pm
March Common Fence Point Improvement Association meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 16
10:00am - 12:45am
The District Area contest for Area 72 clubs (Island area clubs). These are the area finals to send contestants onto the Division Contest (State of RI)
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 18
10:00am - 10:30am
Ms. Nicole leads a short program for babies and yearlings, up to 24 months.  There will be lots of play time and socialization for the children and their caregivers.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Monday, March 18
5:15pm - 6:30pm
Portsmouth Historical Society Board Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 19
10:00am - 11:00am
Ms. Celeste and Ms. Johnna will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, March 19
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This meeting will be our 12th annual planning session for the upcoming year of great reading will include:   talking about the suggested titles casting your vote for 11 titles for the upcoming year eating pizza!  Soda, tea, and dessert will also be... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room

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