Identity Theft with Linda Bouchard

Date: 
Tue, 03/22/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

RI DEM Free Tree Event

Date: 
Sat, 04/23/2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

RI DEM and its partners are providing 1,000 free trees for you to select at Portsmouth Free Public Library.  The trees will be in the Library parking lot from 9 AM to noon.  Homeowners must pre-register online after March 28 at www.arborday.org/ridem to receive their free tree.

The Early Years of Portsmouth with Jim Garman

Date: 
Wed, 03/09/2016 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

The first in a series of events planned throughout the year is a lecture "The Early Years of Portsmouth" featuring Town Historian and Historical Society President, Jim Garman, at the Library. “ An important part of the Portsmouth Historical Society’s mission is public education. We want to make Portsmouth’s history accessible to all by displaying and discussing our historical documents and artifacts with our community,” says Garman. “This week’s events are the first of several planned throughout the year, to include more public lectures, as well as social events.

Cooking with Alex

Date: 
Mon, 04/18/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Chef Alexandra Day will demonstrate how to prepare some delicious recipes using eggs such as omelettes, and ouefs en cocotte, and skillet eggs with wine specially chosen to complement the selections.

This program is open to the public over the age of 21. A materials fee of $10 will be collected the night of the program. Please stop by or call the library at 683-9457 to sign up.

Genealogy with Lynda Rego

Date: 
Sun, 04/24/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Lynda Rego will be conducting a 3-part series of classes on genealogy at Portsmouth Free Public Library.

Lynda Rego writes a genealogy column, “Climbing Your Family Tree,” for East Bay Newspapers. She has been doing genealogical research for herself and others since 2004 and has 3,500 people on her family tree, including lots of early Colonial ancestors in New England. She loves getting others hooked on starting a search for their roots.

Genealogy with Lynda Rego

Date: 
Sun, 04/10/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Lynda Rego will be conducting a 3-part series of classes on genealogy at Portsmouth Free Public Library.

Lynda Rego writes a genealogy column, “Climbing Your Family Tree,” for East Bay Newspapers. She has been doing genealogical research for herself and others since 2004 and has 3,500 people on her family tree, including lots of early Colonial ancestors in New England. She loves getting others hooked on starting a search for their roots.

Genealogy with Lynda Rego

Date: 
Sun, 04/03/2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Lynda Rego will be conducting a 3-part series of classes on genealogy at Portsmouth Free Public Library.

Lynda Rego writes a genealogy column, “Climbing Your Family Tree,” for East Bay Newspapers. She has been doing genealogical research for herself and others since 2004 and has 3,500 people on her family tree, including lots of early Colonial ancestors in New England. She loves getting others hooked on starting a search for their roots.

Book Discussion

Date: 
Tue, 03/29/2016 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us as we discuss The Carnival at Bray by Jessie Ann Foley.  This 2014 Printz Honor Winner is described as "an evocative ode to the Smells Like Teen Spirit Generation and a heartfelt exploration of tragedy, first love, and the transformative power of music." (publisher)

Books are available at the circulation desk to borrow.

Computer Class

Date: 
Repeats every week until Thu Mar 31 2016 .
Thu, 03/03/2016 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Thu, 03/10/2016 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Thu, 03/17/2016 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Thu, 03/24/2016 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Thu, 03/31/2016 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Learn at your own pace!  Get your 21st century skills at the library!

Teen Writing Group

Date: 
Wed, 03/23/2016 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Work on your creative writing skills.  For grades 6-12.