Ooey Gooey Toothpick Treasures

Date: 
Wed, 12/30/2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Drop in over vacation to build with toothpicks, marshmallows, and gum drops.  It's fun and it's free!  From 10 to 2 in the Children's Room.

Library is Closed

Date: 
Fri, 12/25/2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Genealogy for Beginners with Helen Smith

Date: 
Sun, 01/10/2016 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Helen Smith, RI Genealogical Society events coordinator and frequent speaker, will help beginning genealogists get past what to do after you get the birth, marriage, death dates.

This program is free and open to the public but seating is limited.  Please stop by or call the Library at 683-9457 to reserve your seat.

Library is Closed

Date: 
Sun, 12/27/2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm


Library is Closed

Date: 
Thu, 12/24/2015 - 9:00am - 8:00pm


Ecological Landscape Design

Date: 
Thu, 04/21/2016 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Learn about ecological landscape design from Sanne Kure-Jensen.  Gardeners will learn about designing landscapes with habitat and food for wildlife. By using native and ornamental plants with low input needs, gardeners can reduce garden toxins, maintenance needs and costs.

In this workshop, Sanne Kure-Jensen will discuss Sarah Stein’s inspirational book “Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Backyards” and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Certified Backyard program.

Backyard Composting

Date: 
Thu, 01/21/2016 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Learn composting basics from Sanne Kure-Jensen, Portsmouth’s Recycling Coordinator. Reduce your household waste and create “Gardener’s Gold," a great source of garden fertility. Hear how composting works and discover worm composting (vermiculture).  Learn the benefits of using compost bins or piles and "hot" versus slow composting.

Compost bins will be available for purchase.

Daughters of Divorce Book Signing

Date: 
Thu, 01/28/2016 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Local author Terry Gaspard will discuss her new book Daughters of Divorce: Overcome the Legacy of Your Parents' Breakup and Enjoy a Happy, Long-Lasting Relationship. The author is a recognized divorce expert and licensed clinical social worker.  Her book offers a powerful look at the emotional impact of parental divorce upon women and provides concrete ways they can improve their relationships.

32nd Annual Tree Lighting

Date: 
Sun, 12/06/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Library will hold its 32nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting tonight at 6 PM. Cocoa and cookies will be served in the Library lobby starting at 5:30 PM. The tree lighting will take place when Santa Claus arrives on a fire truck at 6 PM. Santa will talk to each child and candy canes will be given to each one. This is a wonderful way to begin the holiday season. Bring a camera!

Library is Closed

Date: 
Thu, 11/26/2015 - 9:00am - 8:00pm

The Library is closed for Thanksgiving.