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Thursday, August 08
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Watercolor instruction for students entering Grades 6-12 in the fall.   Whether you’re trying watercolors for the first time or refreshing your painting skills over the summer, this class is a fun intro to watercolor.   Each session will cover a... Read More
Friday, August 09
10:30am - 11:30am
Join us for an exciting Audubon of Rhode Island Nature Event All About Birds, tailored for children in grades 3 to 5. This engaging program features captivating stories, fun activities, and an opportunity to meet a live bird! Registration... Read More
Saturday, August 10
10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for a discussion of this year's Read Across Rhode Island book Solito: a memoir by Javier Zimora We have free copies of the book for participants to keep.  Sign... Read More
Saturday, August 10
10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for a discussion of this year's Read Across Rhode Island book Solito: a memoir by Javier Zimora We have free copies of the book for participants to keep.  Sign... Read More
Monday, August 12
9:05am - 7:35pm
The Library is Closed today.  We will reopen on Tuesday at 9 am.
Tuesday, August 13
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Prepare to be spellbound by the incredible Magic Show with Tommy James! Known for his captivating performances and astonishing tricks, Tommy James will bring wonder and excitement to our... Read More
Tuesday, August 13
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Prepare to be spellbound by the incredible Magic Show with Tommy James! Known for his captivating performances and astonishing tricks, Tommy James will bring wonder and excitement to our... Read More
Wednesday, August 14
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for toddlers aged 18 months to 4 years!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration is required.
Wednesday, August 14
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Calling all Summer Reading Book Club members (Grades 3-5)! Join us for the "The Lost Library" book discussion and pizza party hosted by the Children's Librarian. No additional registration is required beyond signing up for the book club.... Read More
Thursday, August 15
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Calling all young crafters in grades 2 to 5! We're excited to host a special Needle Art event with Karen Katin from The Stitchery. This beginner-friendly hand sewing program is perfect for those new to... Read More
Thursday, August 15
10:30am - 11:30am
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 grades K through 5! Parents are required to stay to... Read More
Friday, August 16
9:00am - 5:00pm
Today is the official last day of Summer Reading for our Kids, Tweens, and Teens.   Our Adult program ends August 31.
Friday, August 16
9:00am - 5:00pm
Today is the official last day of Summer Reading for our Kids, Tweens, and Teens.   Our Adult program ends August 31.
Friday, August 16
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
Friday, August 16
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
Saturday, August 17
10:00am - 12:00pm
Join Dungeon Master Naiara for a one-shot adventure!  Become a hero on a dangerous quest to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, or even carry out daring rescues.   Haven't played before?  No problem, this is for all levels of players.  The... Read More
Monday, August 19
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
Tuesday, August 20
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons.  Eudora Honeysett is done with this noisy, moronic world—all of it. She has witnessed the indignities and suffering of old age and has lived a full... Read More
Tuesday, August 20
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons.  Eudora Honeysett is done with this noisy, moronic world—all of it. She has witnessed the indignities and suffering of old age and has lived a full... Read More
Tuesday, August 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons.  Eudora Honeysett is done with this noisy, moronic world—all of it. She has witnessed the indignities and suffering of old age and has lived a full... Read More
Tuesday, August 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons.  Eudora Honeysett is done with this noisy, moronic world—all of it. She has witnessed the indignities and suffering of old age and has lived a full... Read More
Saturday, August 24
9:30am - 12:30pm
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
Monday, August 26
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
Tuesday, August 27
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Regular meeting of the Portsmouth Dog Park Committee
Monday, September 02
9:05am - 7:35pm
The Library is Closed today.  We will reopen on Tuesday at 9 am.
Tuesday, September 03
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Monthly meeting of NARFE.
Tuesday, September 03
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
Tuesday, September 03
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
Tuesday, September 03
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
Friday, September 06
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

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