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The Library will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th, in observance of Juneteenth.  Our summer hours resume on Thursday, June 20th. 

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Summer Reading Program, June 10 to August 16!

What's Happening

Information on the Summer Reading Program
All the events and links to register!
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More Summer Reading Program Information

Stay tuned for more details coming in June 2024 about our exciting summer reading program, "READ, RENEW, REPEAT"! We're gearing up to offer an array of fantastic books, engaging activities, and amazing raffles. This summer, prepare to embark on a literary journey that will refresh your spirit and ignite your passion for reading. Bookmark our page and watch for updates on registration, event schedules, and special surprises. Whether you're a book lover or seeking summer entertainment, there's something for everyone. Get ready to read, renew, and repeat with us!

Welcome to the Summer Reading Program

Join us at the Portsmouth Free Public Library this summer for our thrilling summer reading program, themed "READ, RENEW, REPEAT"! Dive into a season filled with exhilarating books, captivating events, and fantastic raffles. Whether you're a voracious reader or just looking for summer fun, our program inspires you to READ, RENEW, REPEAT.


Participate in our reading challenges by picking up a reading log book and gaining tickets for raffle prizes through the summer. Don't miss the chance to explore new genres, discover your favorite authors, and repeat the joy of reading. It's the perfect way to make your summer memorable. Sign up today and let your reading adventure begin!


In-person registration will begin June 10, 2024 in the Children's Library!

Upcoming Events

Jun
20
10:30am - 11:30am
Pokemon Club at the Portsmouth Library! Have cards at home but not sure how to play? Love playing...
Jun
25
10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time for babies aged 0-18 months! This storytime is a drop-in event; no registration is...
Jun
27
10:30am - 11:30am
Join Us for Puppet Storytime with Leigh Baltzer! Through...
Jul
03
10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for toddlers aged 18 months to 4 years!  This storytime is a drop event; no registration...

Summer Reading