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Book Discussion Events

Tuesday, February 18
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Where the Crawdads Sing is an exquisite ode to the natural world, a... Read More
Tuesday, February 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Where the Crawdads Sing is an exquisite ode to the natural world, a... Read More
Saturday, February 22
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone is welcome to read and come discuss This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki. Our group leader, Jake McGaw, will be facilitating the program. Please spread the word and get this new graphic novel book club up and running! No registration required.... Read More
Tuesday, February 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More
Tuesday, March 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for our annual book voting session.  More details soon.
Saturday, March 28
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Everyone is welcome to read and come discuss Maus by Art Speigelman.  Our group leader, Jake McGaw, will be facilitating the program. Please spread the word and get this new graphic novel book club up and running! No registration required. Copies... Read More
Tuesday, March 31
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More
Wednesday, April 08
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War by Nathaniel Philbrick   The Portsmouth Historical Society in partnership with Portsmouth Free Public Library hosts regular discussions of books that bring our fascinating history alive. The... Read More
Tuesday, April 21
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, April 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, April 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More
Tuesday, May 19
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, May 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, May 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More
Tuesday, June 16
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, June 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, June 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More
Wednesday, July 01
6:00pm - 7:00pm
More info coming on this amazing summer program, in conjunction with Ragged Island Brewery. Stay Tuned!
Tuesday, July 21
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, July 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Book is TBD. Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.
Tuesday, July 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More
Wednesday, August 05
6:00pm - 7:00pm
More info coming on this second installment of an amazing summer program, in conjunction with Ragged Island Brewery. Stay Tuned!
Tuesday, August 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More
Tuesday, September 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More
Tuesday, October 20
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of TBD Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.
Tuesday, October 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of TBD Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.
Tuesday, October 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More
Tuesday, November 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More
Tuesday, December 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More
Tuesday, January 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Fiction Book Club is back for 2020! Held the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30, we always have refreshments and treats. Books are available at the Circulation Desk for pickup ahead of time, and those 12-112 are invited! No registration... Read More