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Events

Monday, March 04
9:00am - 10:00am
TEENS GRADES 6-12 ONLY Think you can name that flavor? Grab our super secret goodie bags and see if you can name that flavor of Oreo*! A google form found here is available for you... Read More
Event Location: Teen Space
Monday, March 04
10:00am - 12:00pm
Reading aloud
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 04
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage players Carol and Jackie and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide the fun.  This card... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library board meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 05
10:45am - 12:00pm
Marie is back with more chair yoga exercises!  Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, standing using our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 05
10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time for babies aged 0-18 months! This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, March 05
12:30pm - 2:30pm
NARFE Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 05
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Install art exhibit
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Welcome to our new monthly book club, centered around mysteries! Join us each month on the first Tuesday at 6:30 to discuss that month's selection. We will read a variety of mystery stories throughout the year. This group is open to readers 14+ as... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 06
10:00am - 12:00pm
Portsmouth Garden Club Board Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 06
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, March 06
2:30pm - 6:00pm
The K-12 Art Exhibition at the Portsmouth Public Library opening welcomes all members of the public to celebrate the artistic talents of the students in our community. March is the official Youth Art Month and the work will be on display for the... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, March 07
10:30am - 11:30am
Storytime for children age 3 and up!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required. Join Newport Contemporary Ballet for a... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Friday, March 08
10:00am - 4:00pm
  Come on, Barbie, let's go party!  In honor of National Barbie Day and International Women's Day, crafts will be on the tables in the Children’s Library for ages birth to 5th grade, from 10 am to 4 pm or while supplies last.  
Event Location: Children’s Room
Monday, March 11
10:00am - 12:00pm
Reading Group
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 11
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage players Carol and Jackie and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide the fun.  This card... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 11
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sky Puppies bi-monthly meeting!
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 12
10:45am - 12:00pm
Marie is back with more chair yoga exercises!  Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, standing using our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 12
10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time for babies aged 0-18 months! This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, March 12
12:30pm - 1:45pm
The Library is so excited to be offering a second session of Chair Yoga with Marie!  This session immediately follows the first class except there will be no class on the first Tuesday of the month.  To reach as many people as possible, please do... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 12
6:45pm - 7:45pm
An educational event on the basics of social security claiming strategies
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 13
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, March 13
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Portsmouth Garen Club Monthly Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 13
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Committee meeting of Butts Hill Fort Restoration Committee, First meeting of 2024.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, March 14
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for children age 3 and up!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Thursday, March 14
11:00am - 12:30pm
Open to the Community. Please join us for a monthly poetry workshop with instructors Kelsey Kriner and Carol Anderheggen. These sessions will run from December through May. In these workshops you'll read, create and share poetry. Facilitated... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, March 14
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Most people become eligible for Medicare when they turn 65. Your Medicare enrollment steps will differ depending on whether or not you are collecting retirement benefits or currently working. Christopher Ireland, SHIP Program Counselor from Child... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, March 14
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Introducing Pokemon Club at the Portsmouth Library! Have cards at home but not sure how to play? Love playing and want to do it more? Head to library to learn and play with friends! This program is for Kindergarten, First and Second Graders... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Friday, March 15
9:00am - 2:00pm
2 people meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, March 15
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Another year of Fiber Arts! We are so excited for the growth and new faces we see each month. If you are any type of fiber artist (knitter, crocheter, tatting, hand sewing, felting, etc.,) please join us for an hour of comradiere and discussion.... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 16
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Introducing Pokemon Club at the Portsmouth Library! Have cards at home but not sure how to play? Love playing and want to do it more? Head to library to learn and play with friends! This program is for Third, Fourth and Fifth Graders ONLY!... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 18
9:00am - 10:00am
Teens! Tis' the season for PEEPS! Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come grab a kit to make your own peeps nest at home. (You will need to supply some common ingredients like butter and vanilla, we will provide everything else).  Please, 1... Read More
Event Location: Teen Space
Monday, March 18
10:00am - 12:00pm
Read aloud reading group
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 18
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage players Carol and Jackie and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide the fun.  This card... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 19
10:45am - 12:00pm
Marie is back with more chair yoga exercises!  Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, standing using our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 19
10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time for babies aged 0-18 months! This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, March 19
12:30pm - 1:45pm
The Library is so excited to be offering a second session of Chair Yoga with Marie!  This session immediately follows the first class except there will be no class on the first Tuesday of the month.  To reach as many people as possible, please do... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 19
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions by Peter Brannen.  As new groundbreaking research suggests that climate change played a major role in... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 20
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, March 20
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Expert rug hooker Roberta Conti will provide advice and enthusiasm for all rug-hookers, new and experienced alike.  Bring your projects and enjoy the company of others as you work and learn this creative craft.   This workshop is free and open to... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, March 20
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons (5e) adventure and become a hero on dangerous quests to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, or carry out daring feats.  Haven't played before?  No problem, this adventure is welcoming to all levels of... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, March 21
9:00am - 1:00pm
2 people meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Thursday, March 21
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for children age 3 and up!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Thursday, March 21
2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Alzheimer's Association Rhode Island Chapter would like to hold an open educational tabling event once monthly for the community. This event would be open to the public and intended to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and all... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, March 23
9:30am - 1:30pm
Come join us for a variety of American and Euro style board and card games, such as Terraforming Mars, Clank!, Carcassonne, Puerto Rico, Settlers of Catan, etc. Everyone is always welcome to join us - from the seasoned gamer to those who like to... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 25
10:00am - 12:00pm
Read aloud reading group
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 25
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage players Carol and Jackie and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide the fun.  This card... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, March 25
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sky Puppies bi-monthly meeting!
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, March 26
10:45am - 12:00pm
Marie is back with more chair yoga exercises!  Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, standing using our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room

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