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Monday February 6, 2017 -  Saturday March 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Exhibit: Seacoast Camera Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Luongo Cloutier   766-1725   nlcloutier@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Exhibit: Seacoast Camera Club
February 6 – March 4
Reception: Wednesday February 15, 7 – 8:30 PM


The Seacoast Camera Club's 2017 Print Exhibition will be on display in the Levenson Room of the Portsmouth Public Library from February 6th to March 4th. The prints are the work of members of the Seacoast Camera Club, based in Portsmouth, NH.

A reception combined with two brief travel presentations will be held Wednesday February 15th 7 – 8:30 PM in the Levenson Room. The public is invited to meet the artists, learn more about the club, and enjoy unique photographic journeys to Cuba and New Orleans' Mardi Gras.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Thursday February 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:40 AM Room Booked
    Location: Study Room #3
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Advanced Excel 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

See details on this and all of our computer classes at: http://cityofportsmouth.com/library/computerclasses.htm

Library Event

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
   
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   msouriol@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Story Time engages children ages 3 to 6 and their adults in stories, songs, games and active play.

A free drop-in program. Open to PPL members.

Children under 10 must be accompanied by their adult.

Programs may be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.
Programs will be canceled when schools are closed or delayed/dismissed due to bad weather. Stay safe!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Youth Program Room
 
misc_none 10:40 AM  -  11:20 AM Room Booked
    Location: Study Room #3
 
misc_none 11:20 AM  -  12:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Study Room #3
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  7:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_teens 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mollie Mulligan   766-1740   memulligan@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Teen Advisory Board Meeting!

Thursday February 16th 6-8pm  (February 23rd is the snowdate)

Interested in joining us? If you are between 13-18 years old and want to take an active role in helping the Teen programs at PPL please contact Mollie (memulligan@cityofportsmouth.com) or Andrew (awhouldsworth@cityofportmsouth.com) or call 766-1740 for more information.

 

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Film: Sully Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Armitage   766-1732   hearmitage@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Films at the library are open to the public and FREE. Light refreshments will be served! All films this winter are held on Thursday evenings at 6:30 PM.

Sully
February 23 | 6:30 PM
2016. Rated PG-13. 96 minutes.

On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain Chesley Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Friday February 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM MS PowerPoint 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

See details on this and all of our computer classes at: http://cityofportsmouth.com/library/computerclasses.htm

Library Event

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:30 AM French Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Judy Bryant   207-351-8459   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Italian Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM MS Outlook 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

See details on this and all of our computer classes at: http://cityofportsmouth.com/library/computerclasses.htm

Library Event

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
elect_video_camera 2:30 PM  -  4:15 PM After Middle School Movie TBD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Movies have been popular requests from middle school students on Fridays. Movie titles will be announced after school on the day it will be featured and be chosen by library staff (requests accepted by students of course!). Movies will be either Rated G or PG and abide by our licensing protocol.

Free and open to the public.
Children under 10 must be supervised by their adult at all times.
Please contact us in case of any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday February 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Portsmouth Democratic Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Larry Drake     
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_new_blue 2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Sensory Friendly Movie: Kubo and the Two Strings Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Sensory-Friendly Movie - A non-traditional movie experience where there will be lower volume and low house lights. Get up and dance, walk, or even sing or blurt words if you would like! This experience may be good for people with special needs such as autism and other sensory sensitivities.

Movie featured: Kubo and the Two Strings
A young boy with the gift of telling fantastical stories is sent on a mystical quest to discover his family's magical legacy.
Rated PG. 1 hour 42 minutes.

Free and open to the public.
Children under 10 must be supervised by their adult at all times.
Please call ahead in case of any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Oney Judge and Black History Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Gath   603-320-5584   
   

A discussion of black history focused on Portsmouth's Oney Judge.  

Sponsored by the Young Seacoast Socialists.

Public is invited.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday February 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   6037661711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Adult Coloring Group

Drop in Sundays | 2:30 – 4:30 PM

January 8 | January 22 | February 12 | February 26

Life can be stressful. It’s time to unwind! Join us for a drop-in Adult Coloring Group at the library. We will provide some quiet music and materials – or bring your own! This is FREE and open to the public.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Monday February 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Intro to Crochet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   6037661711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Six Week Crochet Class
Mondays February 6 – March 20 (except February 20)
10:30 – 11:30 AM


Pre-registration is required. This class is limited to 5 participants. Please call 766-1720 or visit the reference desk to register.

Join us at the library for a Six Week Introduction to Crochet. Led by instructor Buffy Lewis, this course will take you through the basics of learning to crochet. The class will run 10:30 – 11:30 AM, Mondays February 6 – March 20, except February 20. 

Taking this class will give people a foundation in the basics of crocheting, beginning with the chain stitch, and working up through single crochet, double crochet, and triple crochet. Participants will working on simple projects as they go. 

The teacher will provide yarn to start, but participants are asked to their own crochet hooks. An I, a J or a K hook will work.

Instructor Elizabeth Lewis, also known as Buffy, has been crocheting for 70 years, and has been teaching others for almost as long!

Pre-registration is required. This class is limited to 5 participants. Please bring your own I, J, or K hook. Please call 766-1720 or visit the reference desk to register.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   msouriol@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Story Time engages children ages 3 to 6 and their adults in stories, songs, games and active play.

A free drop-in program. Open to PPL members.

Children under 10 must be accompanied by their adult.

Programs may be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.
Programs will be canceled when schools are closed or delayed/dismissed due to bad weather. Stay safe!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Youth Program Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Room Booked Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy o     
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:40 PM Room Booked
    Location: Study Room #3
 
misc_none 2:40 PM  -  3:20 PM Room Booked
    Location: Study Room #3
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM German Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Arts in Reach Board Mtg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary-Jo Monusky   603-433-4278   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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Tuesday February 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
anim_rabbit 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Lap Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Lap Time engages babies ages 3 to 24 months and their adult caregivers in early language activities, such as lap games, songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories.

Free and open to PPL members.

Programs may be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. 
Programs will be canceled when schools are closed or delayed due to bad weather. Stay safe!

Strollers may be parked near the front entrance.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Youth Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:40 AM Room Booked
    Location: Study Room #3
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM 'Great Decisions' Morning Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Steve Butzel     skbutzel@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Foreign Policy Discussion Group

8 Week Course | Tuesdays January 10 – February 28

10:00 - 11:15 AM or 7 – 8:15 PM

What does the Brexit vote mean for the future, and how will it affect the United States? Does our country face a no-win situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan? What is the way forward for U.S. nuclear security policy?

If you’d like to become better educated about issues around the world, now’s your chance! With a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer as guides, for the second year in a row the library offers a unique opportunity to consider and discuss a number of foreign policy topics.

This year we’re hosting two independent groups: you can choose from a 10 – 11:15 AM session or a 7 – 8:15 meeting, on Tuesdays, January 10 – February 28 in the Levenson Community Room.

This FREE 8 week “Great Decisions” course, created by the Foreign Policy Association to educate the public about current events, will include the following topics for 2016:

  • The Future of Europe
  • Trade and Politics
  • Conflict in the South China Sea
  • Saudi Arabia in Transition
  • U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum
  • Latin America’s Political Pendulum
  • Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Nuclear Security

Each week, participants will watch a 30 minute documentary on an issue, which will be followed by a discussion.

Please visit the Reference Desk or call 603 766 1720 to register. Registrants will receive a free copy of Great Decisions 2017 edition.

Find out more about this course at greatdecisions.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
anim_rabbit 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Lap Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Lap Time engages babies ages 3 to 24 months and their adult caregivers in early language activities, such as lap games, songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories.

Free and open to PPL members.

Programs may be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. 
Programs will be canceled when schools are closed or delayed due to bad weather. Stay safe!

Strollers may be parked near the front entrance.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Youth Program Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Conversational Spanish Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Fortier     
   

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 10:40 AM  -  11:20 AM Room Booked
    Location: Study Room #3
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Spanish Language Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

See details on this and all of our computer classes at: http://cityofportsmouth.com/library/computerclasses.htm

Library Event

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
   
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM PS21 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Doug Roberts     
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM 'Great Decisions' Evening Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Steve Butzel     skbutzel@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Foreign Policy Discussion Group

8 Week Course | Tuesdays January 10 – February 28

10:00 - 11:15 AM or 7 – 8:15 PM

What does the Brexit vote mean for the future, and how will it affect the United States? Does our country face a no-win situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan? What is the way forward for U.S. nuclear security policy?

If you’d like to become better educated about issues around the world, now’s your chance! With a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer as guides, for the second year in a row the library offers a unique opportunity to consider and discuss a number of foreign policy topics.

This year we’re hosting two independent groups: you can choose from a 10 – 11:15 AM session or a 7 – 8:15 meeting, on Tuesdays, January 10 – February 28 in the Levenson Community Room.

This FREE 8 week “Great Decisions” course, created by the Foreign Policy Association to educate the public about current events, will include the following topics for 2016:

  • The Future of Europe
  • Trade and Politics
  • Conflict in the South China Sea
  • Saudi Arabia in Transition
  • U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum
  • Latin America’s Political Pendulum
  • Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Nuclear Security

Each week, participants will watch a 30 minute documentary on an issue, which will be followed by a discussion.

Please visit the Reference Desk or call 603 766 1720 to register. Registrants will receive a free copy of Great Decisions 2017 edition.

Find out more about this course at greatdecisions.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
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Wednesday March 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_kidsreading 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Toddler Time engages children ages 24 to 36 months and their adult caregivers in fun early language activities, such as stories, finger plays, songs, movement and active games.

A free drop-in program. Open to PPL members. Children under 10 must be accompanied by their adult at all times.

Programs may be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. Programs will be closed when schools are closed or delayed due to bad weather. Stay safe!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Youth Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM In Stitches Needlework Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Steve Butzel   603 766 1710   skbutzel@cityofportsmouth.com
   

In Stitches Needlework Group offers an open space to knit, crochet, embroider or work on other lapwork every Wednesday from 10-12. Pick up tips and share projects. All skill levels and all ages welcome!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Toddler Time engages children ages 24 to 36 months and their adult caregivers in fun early language activities, such as stories, finger plays, songs, movement and active games.

A free drop-in program. Open to PPL members. Children under 10 must be accompanied by their adult at all times.

Programs may be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. 
Programs will be closed when schools are closed or delayed due to bad weather. Stay safe!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Youth Program Room
 
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 2:40 PM  -  3:20 PM Room Booked
    Location: Study Room #3
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Microplastics in NH: What we've learned in 3 years of a monitoring project. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jen Kennedy   603-431-0260   
   

Plastic pollution is pervasive on our beaches and in our waterways, and it can have devasting effects on marine life.  Many research and education efforts are focusing on microplastics-tiny plastics 1-5 mm in size.  For the past three years, Blue Ocean Society and New Hampshire Sea Grant have studied microplastics on our beaches.  Learn about the results of our study and how you can help.

Open to the Public

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM J-Street Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Judith Ullman   603-501-0139   
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Seacoast Story Tellers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Ballou   603-749-9634   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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Thursday March 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_kidsreading1 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   msouriol@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Story Time engages children ages 3 to 6 and their adults in stories, songs, games and active play.

A free drop-in program. Open to PPL members.

Children under 10 must be accompanied by their adult.

Programs may be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.
Programs will be canceled when schools are closed or delayed/dismissed due to bad weather. Stay safe!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Youth Program Room
 
elect_computer1 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  7:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Friday March 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:30 AM French Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Judy Bryant   207-351-8459   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Italian Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Saturday March 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
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rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   766-1740   bbourgoine@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Chess coaches and players available for drop-in play!

1st and 3rd Saturday every month
Drop-in to learn, play or improve from 10AM - Noon.
 
Thanks to chess coaches from the Portsmouth High School Interact Club!
All ages and levels welcome!
 
Would you like to receive future chess event opportunities? Contact us to add your information to our growing email interest list.
 
LIBRARY PROGRAM
    Location: Lobby
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday March 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM First Sunday Guitar Concert: Daniel Acsadi Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766-1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

First Sunday:
Live Guitar Performances
at Portsmouth Public Library & Portsmouth Music and Arts Center
Sundays, 3 PM

Mark your calendars for the start of a series presented by the library and Portsmouth Music and Arts Center (PMAC) in association with the Boston Classical Guitar Society. This series of seven free concerts will be held at 3 PM on the first Sunday of the month (except September), alternating locations between the Levenson Room at the Portsmouth Public Library and the Haas Family Gallery and Recital Hall at PMAC. Drawing from a rich selection of guitar talent from both New Hampshire and the greater Boston area, the series of recitals will highlight the versatility and range of the guitar from classical to jazz to acoustic.

This series is produced and curated by Mitch Shuldman, Librarian Emeritus from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Mitch is himself, a classical guitarist and was the host of a classical guitar radio show [Excursions] that aired on NHPR during its early years (1981-84). He is a former member and Chair of the Portsmouth School Board and currently sings with Portsmouth Pro Musica and performs with Noteworthy, a classical flute and guitar duo.

March 5 @ Portsmouth Public Library
Daniel Acsadi, Classical Guitar

Dr. Ascadi holds a Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music from NEC and Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University. He has studied with Eliot Fisk, Pablo Cohen, John Hall, and Alexandre Pier Federici and performed in master class for Leo Brouwer, Manuel Barrueco, Eduardo Fernandez, Adam Holzman, Bruce Holzman, and Renato Butturi. He maintains an active teaching studio in the Boston area, and is faculty at Longy School of Music of Bard College, Tufts University, Bridgewater State University, and Powers Music School (Belmont, MA). Dr. Ascadi is currently the President of the Boston Classical Guitar Society.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Monday March 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Intro to Crochet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   6037661711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Six Week Crochet Class
Mondays February 6 – March 20 (except February 20)
10:30 – 11:30 AM


Pre-registration is required. This class is limited to 5 participants. Please call 766-1720 or visit the reference desk to register.

Join us at the library for a Six Week Introduction to Crochet. Led by instructor Buffy Lewis, this course will take you through the basics of learning to crochet. The class will run 10:30 – 11:30 AM, Mondays February 6 – March 20, except February 20. 

Taking this class will give people a foundation in the basics of crocheting, beginning with the chain stitch, and working up through single crochet, double crochet, and triple crochet. Participants will working on simple projects as they go. 

The teacher will provide yarn to start, but participants are asked to their own crochet hooks. An I, a J or a K hook will work.

Instructor Elizabeth Lewis, also known as Buffy, has been crocheting for 70 years, and has been teaching others for almost as long!

Pre-registration is required. This class is limited to 5 participants. Please bring your own I, J, or K hook. Please call 766-1720 or visit the reference desk to register.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM German Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Seacoast Growers Association Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Clayburgh   603-475-3030   
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Tuesday March 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Conversational Spanish Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Fortier     
   

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Spanish Language Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Buddhist Meditation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anne Sauve'   207-438-9338   
   

Kagyu Samten Choling (weekly meditation)

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Public Input Session for Public Art at the New Parking Garage Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Pearson   603-512-3953   
   

Open for public input.

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Wednesday March 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:30 PM Connections Peer Support Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Blass   603-427-6966   
   

Teen training

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM In Stitches Needlework Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Steve Butzel   603 766 1710   skbutzel@cityofportsmouth.com
   

In Stitches Needlework Group offers an open space to knit, crochet, embroider or work on other lapwork every Wednesday from 10-12. Pick up tips and share projects. All skill levels and all ages welcome!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
elect_computer1 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM PPLP Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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misc_baby.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Babysitter training for grades 5-8 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mollie Mulligan   766-1740   memulligan@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Babysitter training for grades 5-8.

This course will get you ready for those summer time mother's helper and babysitting jobs! Impress your friends and neighbors with your poise, maturity and expertise from the 4-H Babysitting Certification.  In this class we will learn about:

  • basic child development- ages and stages
  • safety when babysitting - with a visit from a first responder and police officer!
  • professionalism- how to advertise, how much to charge
  • and much more!

Please note this course does not include CPR/First Aid Certification.

Wednesdays March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5th 6:00-8:00pm- you must attend ALL 5 sessions.

Sign up is required! Please call Youth Services 766-1740 to register.

This course is FREE and open to all PPL cardholders between 5th and 8th grade.

Contact Mollie Mulligan with any questions.

    Location: Youth Program Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Thursday March 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  5:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Room
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:30 PM Connections Peer Support Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Blass   603-427-6966   
   

Teen training

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  7:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sustainability Alliance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766-1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Handprint Party: Soak Up the Rain
RESCHEDULED: Thursday March 9
6:30 – 8:30 PM

Handprint parties are hosted by the Seacoast Sustainability Alliance in partnership with the Portsmouth Public Library. Together, we will examine how to reduce our footprint and increase our handprint to make a positive impact on the environment. At each party, you will learn new information, make new connections, and walk away with specific actions to take in your own life. Visit us on the second Thursday of each month for a new topic!

Your Land, Your Water, Your Solution.

Throughout New Hampshire, neighbors are planting rain gardens, using rain barrels, planting trees, and finding other ways to Soak Up the Rain to protect and restore clean water in their local lakes, streams, and estuaries. Attend the next handprint party with the NH Department of Environmental Services to learn how you can Soak Up the Rain too!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Therapists Night Out (LCD Projector) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Zill   498-1844   janzill@comcast.net
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Friday March 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:30 PM CITY COUNCIL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Levenson Community Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:30 AM French Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Judy Bryant   207-351-8459   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Italian Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM SATYA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeanne Russell   603-498-7299   
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Saturday March 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM CITY COUNCIL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM NH Weavers Guild Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Linda Lincoln   207-442-8701   
   

Planning for spring programs.

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday March 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Women's Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

~~ Contact: Teresa Johnson   603-978-5266    
   
Sponsored by the Portsmouth LGBTQ Women's Social Network.

Not open to the public. 

If you are interested please contact Teresa Johnson at dr.teresa.L.johnson@gmail.com

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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Monday March 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Intro to Crochet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   6037661711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Six Week Crochet Class
Mondays February 6 – March 20 (except February 20)
10:30 – 11:30 AM


Pre-registration is required. This class is limited to 5 participants. Please call 766-1720 or visit the reference desk to register.

Join us at the library for a Six Week Introduction to Crochet. Led by instructor Buffy Lewis, this course will take you through the basics of learning to crochet. The class will run 10:30 – 11:30 AM, Mondays February 6 – March 20, except February 20. 

Taking this class will give people a foundation in the basics of crocheting, beginning with the chain stitch, and working up through single crochet, double crochet, and triple crochet. Participants will working on simple projects as they go. 

The teacher will provide yarn to start, but participants are asked to their own crochet hooks. An I, a J or a K hook will work.

Instructor Elizabeth Lewis, also known as Buffy, has been crocheting for 70 years, and has been teaching others for almost as long!

Pre-registration is required. This class is limited to 5 participants. Please bring your own I, J, or K hook. Please call 766-1720 or visit the reference desk to register.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Fiction Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Okhuysen   427-1540   ccokhuysen@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Portsmouth Public Library offers three book discussion groups. All are welcome! Whenever possible copies of each title are borrowed from New Hampshire libraries in advance. Books are available for check out with your PPL card.

You can see all upcoming book discussion groups at tinyurl.com/pplbooks, or check out the library’s Facebook Events page.

Fiction Book Group meets monthly on a Monday. There are two discussion sessions to choose from: 1 PM in the MacLeod Room, and 7 PM in the Hilton Garden Room.

March 13: Family Life by Akhil Sharma

The Mishras come to America in the late-1970s, the father first, in the wake of new U.S. immigration laws and the Indian Emergency, when the narrator, Ajay, is eight, and his brother Birju is 12. There are lovely scenes of their life in Delhi before they leave, the mother making wicks from the cotton in pill bottles, the parade of neighbors when their plane tickets to America arrive.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM German Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Fiction Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Okhuysen   427-1540   ccokhuysen@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Portsmouth Public Library offers three book discussion groups. All are welcome! Whenever possible copies of each title are borrowed from New Hampshire libraries in advance. Books are available for check out with your PPL card.

You can see all upcoming book discussion groups at tinyurl.com/pplbooks, or check out the library’s Facebook Events page.

Fiction Book Group meets monthly on a Monday. There are two discussion sessions to choose from: 1 PM in the MacLeod Room, and 7 PM in the Hilton Garden Room.

March 13: Family Life by Akhil Sharma

The Mishras come to America in the late-1970s, the father first, in the wake of new U.S. immigration laws and the Indian Emergency, when the narrator, Ajay, is eight, and his brother Birju is 12. There are lovely scenes of their life in Delhi before they leave, the mother making wicks from the cotton in pill bottles, the parade of neighbors when their plane tickets to America arrive.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday March 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PREP Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rachel Rouillard   603-502-5989   
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Conversational Spanish Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Fortier     
   

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Spanish Language Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Listening Deeply, in Turbulent Times Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Avi Magidoff   603-531-3130   
   

Buddhist strategies for listening and healing.

Sponsored by the Portsmouth Community for Mindful Living.

Public is invited

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Wednesday March 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM In Stitches Needlework Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Steve Butzel   603 766 1710   skbutzel@cityofportsmouth.com
   

In Stitches Needlework Group offers an open space to knit, crochet, embroider or work on other lapwork every Wednesday from 10-12. Pick up tips and share projects. All skill levels and all ages welcome!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Portsmouth Little League Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathie Lynch   603-396-8651   
   

PCA Coaching workshop.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Babysitter training for grades 5-8 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mollie Mulligan   766-1740   memulligan@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Babysitter training for grades 5-8.

This course will get you ready for those summer time mother's helper and babysitting jobs! Impress your friends and neighbors with your poise, maturity and expertise from the 4-H Babysitting Certification.  In this class we will learn about:

  • basic child development- ages and stages
  • safety when babysitting - with a visit from a first responder and police officer!
  • professionalism- how to advertise, how much to charge
  • and much more!

Please note this course does not include CPR/First Aid Certification.

Wednesdays March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5th 6:00-8:00pm- you must attend ALL 5 sessions.

Sign up is required! Please call Youth Services 766-1740 to register.

This course is FREE and open to all PPL cardholders between 5th and 8th grade.

Contact Mollie Mulligan with any questions.

    Location: Youth Program Room
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Thursday March 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
anim_starfish 2:30 PM  -  4:20 PM After Middle School Movie: Moana Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Moana

Moana Waialiki is a sea voyaging enthusiast and the only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When her island's fishermen can't catch any fish and the crops fail, she learns that the demigod Maui caused the blight by stealing the heart of the goddess, Te Whiti. The only way to heal the island is to persuade Maui to return Te Whiti's heart, so Moana sets off on an epic journey across the Pacific. The film is based on stories from Polynesian mythology.

Rated PG. 1 hour 38 minutes

Free and open to the public. Children under 10 must be supervised by their adult at all times.
Please call ahead in case of any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  7:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM PPLP Nomination Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Friday March 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:30 AM French Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Judy Bryant   207-351-8459   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
anim_starfish 11:00 AM  -  12:40 PM Family Movie: Moana Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Moana

Moana Waialiki is a sea voyaging enthusiast and the only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When her island's fishermen can't catch any fish and the crops fail, she learns that the demigod Maui caused the blight by stealing the heart of the goddess, Te Whiti. The only way to heal the island is to persuade Maui to return Te Whiti's heart, so Moana sets off on an epic journey across the Pacific. The film is based on stories from Polynesian mythology.

Rated PG. 1 hour 38 minutes

Free and open to the public. Children under 10 must be supervised by their adult at all times.
Please call ahead in case of any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Italian Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
anim_starfish 3:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Sensory-Friendly Movie: Moana Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Moana

Moana Waialiki is a sea voyaging enthusiast and the only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When her island's fishermen can't catch any fish and the crops fail, she learns that the demigod Maui caused the blight by stealing the heart of the goddess, Te Whiti. The only way to heal the island is to persuade Maui to return Te Whiti's heart, so Moana sets off on an epic journey across the Pacific. The film is based on stories from Polynesian mythology.

Rated PG. 1 hour 38 minutes

Sensory-Friendly Movies are non-traditional movie experiences which we will have:

  • lower volume
  • low house lights
  • people who can get up and move around
  • people who can blurt out words or sing along
  • people with autism or sensory sensitivities
  • accepting audience to the typical 'shhh' movie environment

Free and open to the public. Children under 10 must be supervised by their adult at all times.
Please call ahead in case of any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday March 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   766-1740   bbourgoine@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Chess coaches and players available for drop-in play!

1st and 3rd Saturday every month
Drop-in to learn, play or improve from 10AM - Noon.
 
Thanks to chess coaches from the Portsmouth High School Interact Club!
All ages and levels welcome!
 
Would you like to receive future chess event opportunities? Contact us to add your information to our growing email interest list.
 
LIBRARY PROGRAM
    Location: Lobby
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
rec_legoguy 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Lego Build Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Laun   766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Calling all Youth Lego Engineers...

Dream up something big with our legos and put it on display in Youth Services for the month!

Drop in to Youth Services 10am-4pm.

Free and open to the public.

Please call ahead for any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Youth Services
 
anim_starfish 2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM Family Movie: Moana Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Moana

Moana Waialiki is a sea voyaging enthusiast and the only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When her island's fishermen can't catch any fish and the crops fail, she learns that the demigod Maui caused the blight by stealing the heart of the goddess, Te Whiti. The only way to heal the island is to persuade Maui to return Te Whiti's heart, so Moana sets off on an epic journey across the Pacific. The film is based on stories from Polynesian mythology.

Rated PG. 1 hour 38 minutes

Free and open to the public. Children under 10 must be supervised by their adult at all times.
Please call ahead in case of any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Sunday March 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_familytree 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Genealogy Workshops @ PPL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Luongo Cloutier   766-1725   nlcloutier@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Tracing Your Italian Ancestors with Marcia Melnyk
Sunday March 19 | 2-4 PM | Levenson Meeting Room

Marcia Iannizzi Melnyk will join us again to share her many years of experience with Italian family research.  You might remember that back in April 2016 she wowed us about getting our research really organized in Genealogy 101!  In this program she will step us through the basics of Italian research, what to look for regarding immigration and naturalization records, Italian Civil records, and locating online resources.  Come with your questions and family names!

Marcia is a well-known professional genealogist who has taught, and written about, many genealogical topics for 25 years, is a former reference librarian for the New England Historic Genealogical Society where she created and taught Genealogy 101, and was editor of The Genealogist’s Handbook for New England Research, 4th edition. 

Most recently, she published a professional guide called Tracing Your Italian Ancestors.  She is a volunteer and speaker for NARA, NE and is President of the Italian Genealogical Society of America.   Whether you are beginning or continuing your genealogical research, Ms. Melnyk will certainly provide tips and guidance for finding the familial Italian records you may be after.

 

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Monday March 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 AM Winter Reading Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603.766.1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Our WINTER READING CHALLENGE is on! Can you read 50 picture books with your 3-to-6-year-old before March 21?

Our Youth Services staff have chosen 40 diverse picture books for your enjoyment. You get to pick your remaining 10. We have all 40 books available to read in the library. (Additional copies may be checked  out to read at home.) When you complete the challenge, you may pick a prize from the treasure box! Stop at the Youth service desk today to pick up your checklist!  HAPPY READING!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

 

    Location: Youth Services
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Intro to Crochet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   6037661711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Six Week Crochet Class
Mondays February 6 – March 20 (except February 20)
10:30 – 11:30 AM


Pre-registration is required. This class is limited to 5 participants. Please call 766-1720 or visit the reference desk to register.

Join us at the library for a Six Week Introduction to Crochet. Led by instructor Buffy Lewis, this course will take you through the basics of learning to crochet. The class will run 10:30 – 11:30 AM, Mondays February 6 – March 20, except February 20. 

Taking this class will give people a foundation in the basics of crocheting, beginning with the chain stitch, and working up through single crochet, double crochet, and triple crochet. Participants will working on simple projects as they go. 

The teacher will provide yarn to start, but participants are asked to their own crochet hooks. An I, a J or a K hook will work.

Instructor Elizabeth Lewis, also known as Buffy, has been crocheting for 70 years, and has been teaching others for almost as long!

Pre-registration is required. This class is limited to 5 participants. Please bring your own I, J, or K hook. Please call 766-1720 or visit the reference desk to register.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM German Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:45 PM Portsmouth College Women's Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louise Thompson     
   

Having a tour of art work by Nicole Cloutier.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Listening Deeply, in Turbulent Times Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Avi Magidoff   603-531-3130   
   

Buddhist strategies for listening and healing.

Sponsored by the Portsmouth Community for Mindful Living.

Public is invited

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Tuesday March 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Conversational Spanish Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Fortier     
   

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Spanish Language Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Parents Group (PMS) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea St. Jean   603-502-2322   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM New England Fishery Management Council Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sherie Goutier   978-465-0492 x102   
   

Northeast multispecies public hearing.  Public is invited especially commercial fishermen.

http://www.nefmc.org    
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Buddhist Meditation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anne Sauve'   207-438-9338   
   

Kagyu Samten Choling (weekly meditation)

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Nonfiction Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Friese   766-1703   ccfriese@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Portsmouth Public Library offers three book discussion groups. All are welcome! Whenever possible copies of each title are borrowed from New Hampshire libraries in advance. Books are available for check out with your PPL card.

You can see all upcoming book discussion groups at tinyurl.com/pplbooks, or check out the library’s Facebook Events page.

Nonfiction Book Discussion meets once monthly, on Tuesday at 7 PM in the Hilton Garden Room.

March 21 – Tattoos on the Heart by Greg Boyle

In this artful, disquieting, yet surprisingly jubilant memoir, Jesuit priest Boyle recounts his two decades of working with “homies” in Los Angeles County, which contains 1,100 gangs with nearly 86,000 members. Boyle’s Homeboy Industries is the largest gang intervention program in the country, offering job training, tattoo removal, and employment to members of enemy gangs.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday March 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM In Stitches Needlework Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Steve Butzel   603 766 1710   skbutzel@cityofportsmouth.com
   

In Stitches Needlework Group offers an open space to knit, crochet, embroider or work on other lapwork every Wednesday from 10-12. Pick up tips and share projects. All skill levels and all ages welcome!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Portsmouth Little League Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathie Lynch   603-396-8651   
   

PCA Parent workshop and league orientation

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Babysitter training for grades 5-8 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mollie Mulligan   766-1740   memulligan@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Babysitter training for grades 5-8.

This course will get you ready for those summer time mother's helper and babysitting jobs! Impress your friends and neighbors with your poise, maturity and expertise from the 4-H Babysitting Certification.  In this class we will learn about:

  • basic child development- ages and stages
  • safety when babysitting - with a visit from a first responder and police officer!
  • professionalism- how to advertise, how much to charge
  • and much more!

Please note this course does not include CPR/First Aid Certification.

Wednesdays March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5th 6:00-8:00pm- you must attend ALL 5 sessions.

Sign up is required! Please call Youth Services 766-1740 to register.

This course is FREE and open to all PPL cardholders between 5th and 8th grade.

Contact Mollie Mulligan with any questions.

    Location: Youth Program Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Thursday March 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
elect_computer1 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
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misc_none 4:30 PM  -  7:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM PPLP Nomination Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Friday March 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:30 AM French Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Judy Bryant   207-351-8459   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Italian Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
elect_video_camera 2:30 PM  -  4:15 PM After Middle School Movie TBD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Movies have been popular requests from middle school students on Fridays. Movie titles will be announced after school on the day it will be featured and be chosen by library staff or put to audience vote (requests accepted by students of course!). Movies will be either Rated G or PG and abide by our licensing protocol.

Free and open to the public.
Children under 10 must be supervised by their adult at all times.
Please contact us in case of any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday March 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday March 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday March 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM German Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Seacoast Peace Academy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alex Herlihy   603-997-6742   
   

Speaker

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Tuesday March 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Intermediate Conversational Spanish Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Fortier     
   

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Spanish Language Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Port City Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Wright   207-251-3776   chris@portcitymakerspace.com
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Citywide Neighborhood Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cliff Lazenby   603-978-4725   cncchair@gmail.com
   

Resident forum with state legislators (NH State Senator and all State Representatives) in a panel discussion

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday March 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM In Stitches Needlework Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Steve Butzel   603 766 1710   skbutzel@cityofportsmouth.com
   

In Stitches Needlework Group offers an open space to knit, crochet, embroider or work on other lapwork every Wednesday from 10-12. Pick up tips and share projects. All skill levels and all ages welcome!

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
elect_computer1 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Star Island (speaker) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pam Smith   603-833-3203   
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Babysitter training for grades 5-8 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mollie Mulligan   766-1740   memulligan@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Babysitter training for grades 5-8.

This course will get you ready for those summer time mother's helper and babysitting jobs! Impress your friends and neighbors with your poise, maturity and expertise from the 4-H Babysitting Certification.  In this class we will learn about:

  • basic child development- ages and stages
  • safety when babysitting - with a visit from a first responder and police officer!
  • professionalism- how to advertise, how much to charge
  • and much more!

Please note this course does not include CPR/First Aid Certification.

Wednesdays March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5th 6:00-8:00pm- you must attend ALL 5 sessions.

Sign up is required! Please call Youth Services 766-1740 to register.

This course is FREE and open to all PPL cardholders between 5th and 8th grade.

Contact Mollie Mulligan with any questions.

    Location: Youth Program Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Speculative Fiction Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766-1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Portsmouth Public Library offers three book discussion groups. All are welcome! Whenever possible copies of each title are borrowed from New Hampshire libraries in advance. Books are available for check out with your PPL card.

You can see all upcoming book discussion groups at tinyurl.com/pplbooks, or check out the library’s Facebook Events page.

Speculative Fiction Book Group will meet on a Wednesday each month, at The Press Room in Portsmouth. Each meeting begins at 7 PM.  Spec Fic is a genre that encompasses fantasy, science fiction, horror and everything in between. Speculative fiction asks, what if?

March 29 – Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson

Set in an unnamed Arab emirate, Wilson’s intriguing, colorful first novel centers on a callow Arab-Indian computer hacker who calls himself “Alif,” the first letter of the Arabic alphabet…. Wilson (The Butterfly Mosque, a memoir) provocatively juxtaposes ancient Arab lore and equally esoteric computer theory, highlighting the many facets of the East-West conflict.

 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: The Press Room
Thursday March 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  7:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Friday March 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:30 AM French Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Judy Bryant   207-351-8459   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Italian Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
elect_video_camera 2:30 PM  -  4:15 PM After Middle School Movie TBD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   603-766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Movies have been popular requests from middle school students on Fridays. Movie titles will be announced after school on the day it will be featured and be chosen by library staff or put to audience vote (requests accepted by students of course!). Movies will be either Rated G or PG and abide by our licensing protocol.

Free and open to the public.
Children under 10 must be supervised by their adult at all times.
Please contact us in case of any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
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Saturday April 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  2:30 PM Listening Deeply in Turbulent Times Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Avi Magidoff   603-531-3130   
   

Buddhist strategies for listening and healing.

Sponsored by the Portsmouth Community of Mindful Living.

Public is invited

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   766-1740   bbourgoine@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Chess coaches and players available for drop-in play!

1st and 3rd Saturday every month
Drop-in to learn, play or improve from 10AM - Noon.
 
Thanks to chess coaches from the Portsmouth High School Interact Club!
All ages and levels welcome!
 
Would you like to receive future chess event opportunities? Contact us to add your information to our growing email interest list.
 
LIBRARY PROGRAM
    Location: Lobby
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday April 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Monday April 3, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday April 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  6:30 PM IFPTE Local 4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mark Stettner   603-431-2577   
   

Training for members of union

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM IFPTE Local 4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mark Stettner   603-431-2577   
   

Training for members of union

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Ananda Maine/New Hampshire Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Martha Omshanti Gleason   603-498-9565   omshant.ananda108@gmail.com
   

Autobiography of a Yogi-Book study group.

PUBLIC IS INVITED

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday April 5, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Babysitter training for grades 5-8 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mollie Mulligan   766-1740   memulligan@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Babysitter training for grades 5-8.

This course will get you ready for those summer time mother's helper and babysitting jobs! Impress your friends and neighbors with your poise, maturity and expertise from the 4-H Babysitting Certification.  In this class we will learn about:

  • basic child development- ages and stages
  • safety when babysitting - with a visit from a first responder and police officer!
  • professionalism- how to advertise, how much to charge
  • and much more!

Please note this course does not include CPR/First Aid Certification.

Wednesdays March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5th 6:00-8:00pm- you must attend ALL 5 sessions.

Sign up is required! Please call Youth Services 766-1740 to register.

This course is FREE and open to all PPL cardholders between 5th and 8th grade.

Contact Mollie Mulligan with any questions.

    Location: Youth Program Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Seacoast Story Tellers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Ballou   603-749-9634   
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
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Thursday April 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM NH Public TV Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terry Fitzpatrick   603-868-4467   
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  7:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Presentation from Bob Fernald, Open Water Endurance Swimmer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jen Kennedy   603-431-0260   
   

in 2016, North Hampton resident Bob Fernald completed his three-year journey to achieve the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming.  This involved crossing the English Channel, Manhattan Island Marathon Swim and crossing the Catalina Channel.  Bob will share his stories and discuss his local swims and the impacts he sees on the ocean.  Sponsored by the Blue Ocean Society.

Public is invited

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday April 8, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:30 PM Toastmasters Area 10 Spring Speech Contest Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marina Kirsch   978-270-3523   
   

International speech and table topics contest.  Public is invited to listen.

Toastmasters    
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Sunday April 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Women's Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

~~ Contact: Teresa Johnson   603-978-5266    
   
Sponsored by the Portsmouth LGBTQ Women's Social Network.

Not open to the public. 

If you are interested please contact Teresa Johnson at dr.teresa.L.johnson@gmail.com

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Monday April 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday April 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Isles of Shoals Historic Research Association Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Richards   608-213-1528   
   

Group meeting

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Ananda Maine/New Hampshire Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Martha Omshanti Gleason   603-498-9565   omshant.ananda108@gmail.com
   

Autobiography of a Yogi-Book study group.

PUBLIC IS INVITED

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday April 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Room
 
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Thursday April 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  7:30 PM AARP Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax Aide
at Portsmouth Public Library


February 2 - April 13
Hilton Garden Room
Sundays 1:30 - 4:30
Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30


Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

Offered to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special consideration given to those age 60 and older. The program is run by trained and certified volunteers.

Please bring:

  • W-2 forms;
  • unemployment compensation statements;
  • all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, etc.);
  • dependent care provider information;
  • receipts or canceled checks if itemizing deductions;
  • Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents. 

Questions? NHtaxhelp.org | aarp.org/taxaide | 607-342-1243 

Dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Walk-ins also welcome.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Therapists Night Out (LCD Projector) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Zill   498-1844   janzill@comcast.net
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Friday April 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Good Friday (Half Day) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Saturday April 15, 2017 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   766-1740   bbourgoine@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Chess coaches and players available for drop-in play!

1st and 3rd Saturday every month
Drop-in to learn, play or improve from 10AM - Noon.
 
Thanks to chess coaches from the Portsmouth High School Interact Club!
All ages and levels welcome!
 
Would you like to receive future chess event opportunities? Contact us to add your information to our growing email interest list.
 
LIBRARY PROGRAM
    Location: Lobby
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Sunday April 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Easter Sunday - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday April 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM New Franklin Teachers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julia Buck   603-957-0050   jbuck@portsmouth.k12.nh.us
   

Writing and scoring.

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Tuesday April 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Parents Group (PMS) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea St. Jean   603-502-2322   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Ananda Maine/New Hampshire Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Martha Omshanti Gleason   603-498-9565   omshant.ananda108@gmail.com
   

Autobiography of a Yogi-Book study group.

PUBLIC IS INVITED

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday April 19, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Thursday April 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Seacoast Libraries Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM SE Land Trust Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Emily Marshall   603-773-6088   
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
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misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:45 PM The Association of Portsmouth Taxpayers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bill St. Laurent   603-436-1378   
   

Group meeting

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Friday April 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Library event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday April 22, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
rec_legoguy 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Lego Build Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Laun   766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Calling all Youth Lego Engineers...

Dream up something big with our legos and put it on display in Youth Services for the month!

Drop in to Youth Services 10am-4pm.

Free and open to the public.

Please call ahead for any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Youth Services
Sunday April 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Library event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dave Hallowell   603-433-9355   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_familytree 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday April 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday April 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Local 1386 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Okhuysen     
   

General Meeting

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Port City Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Wright   207-251-3776   chris@portcitymakerspace.com
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday April 26, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Speculative Fiction Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766-1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Portsmouth Public Library offers three book discussion groups. All are welcome! Whenever possible copies of each title are borrowed from New Hampshire libraries in advance. Books are available for check out with your PPL card.

You can see all upcoming book discussion groups at tinyurl.com/pplbooks, or check out the library’s Facebook Events page.

Speculative Fiction Book Group will meet on a Wednesday each month, at The Press Room in Portsmouth. Each meeting begins at 7 PM.  Spec Fic is a genre that encompasses fantasy, science fiction, horror and everything in between. Speculative fiction asks, what if?

April 26 – We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

Since the mysterious death of four family members, the superstitious Mary Katherine "Merricat" Blackwood, her ailing uncle Julian, and agoraphobic sister Constance have lived in a bizarre but contented state of isolation. But when cousin Charles arrives in search of the Blackwood fortune, a terrible family secret is revealed.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: The Press Room
Thursday April 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Friday April 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday April 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday April 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Monday May 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Project Linus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Vervilla   603-463-5776   nhseacoastprojectlinus@gmail.com
   

Make a Blanket Day with Liberty Mutual donating the workforce.

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
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Tuesday May 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Wednesday May 3, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Blue Ocean Society Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jen Kennedy   603-431-0260   
   

Film screening of "A Plastic Ocean"  A feature documentary that brings to light the consequences of a disposable lifestyle.  Discussion to follow.

PUBLIC IS INVITED

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Seacoast Story Tellers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah Ballou   603-749-9634   
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Friday May 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM CITY COUNCIL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday May 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  3:00 PM CITY COUNCIL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   766-1740   bbourgoine@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Chess coaches and players available for drop-in play!

1st and 3rd Saturday every month
Drop-in to learn, play or improve from 10AM - Noon.
 
Thanks to chess coaches from the Portsmouth High School Interact Club!
All ages and levels welcome!
 
Would you like to receive future chess event opportunities? Contact us to add your information to our growing email interest list.
 
LIBRARY PROGRAM
    Location: Lobby
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday May 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM First Sunday Guitar Concert: David Surette Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766-1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

First Sunday:
Live Guitar Performances
at Portsmouth Public Library & Portsmouth Music and Arts Center
Sundays, 3 PM

This series is presented by the library and Portsmouth Music and Arts Center (PMAC) in association with the Boston Classical Guitar Society. This series of seven free concerts will be held at 3 PM on the first Sunday of the month (except September), alternating locations between the Levenson Room at the Portsmouth Public Library and the Haas Family Gallery and Recital Hall at PMAC. Drawing from a rich selection of guitar talent from both New Hampshire and the greater Boston area, the series of recitals will highlight the versatility and range of the guitar from classical to jazz to acoustic.

This series is produced and curated by Mitch Shuldman, Librarian Emeritus from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Mitch is himself, a classical guitarist and was the host of a classical guitar radio show [Excursions] that aired on NHPR during its early years (1981-84). He is a former member and Chair of the Portsmouth School Board and currently sings with Portsmouth Pro Musica and performs with Noteworthy, a classical flute and guitar duo.

April 2 @ PMAC
David Surette, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin

David Surette is widely acclaimed as one of New England's premiere instrumentalists and is highly regarded for his work on the guitar, mandolin and cittern. David is currently the coordinator of the folk music program at the Concord Community Music School.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Monday May 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Project Linus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Vervilla   603-463-5776   
   

Make a Blanket Day with Liberty Mutual donating the workforce.

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday May 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday May 10, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Thursday May 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Friday May 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room Booked
Saturday May 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room Booked
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday May 15, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday May 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Parents Group (PMS) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea St. Jean   603-502-2322   
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Making Meaningful Change: How God's Love can Change Your Life and the World Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rosalind Revilock-Frost   757-320-6381   
   

Lecture.  Sponsored by the First Church of Christ Scientist, Portsmouth.

PUBLIC IS INVITED

    Location: Levenson Community Room
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Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Thursday May 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:45 PM  -  8:45 PM The Association of Portsmouth Taxpayers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bill St. Laurent   603-436-1378   
   

Group meeting

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday May 20, 2017 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   766-1740   bbourgoine@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Chess coaches and players available for drop-in play!

1st and 3rd Saturday every month
Drop-in to learn, play or improve from 10AM - Noon.
 
Thanks to chess coaches from the Portsmouth High School Interact Club!
All ages and levels welcome!
 
Would you like to receive future chess event opportunities? Contact us to add your information to our growing email interest list.
 
LIBRARY PROGRAM
    Location: Lobby
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
rec_legoguy 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Lego Build Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Laun   766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Calling all Youth Lego Engineers...

Dream up something big with our legos and put it on display in Youth Services for the month!

Drop in to Youth Services 10am-4pm.

Free and open to the public.

Please call ahead for any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Youth Services
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Literature in Bloom removal Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Luongo Cloutier   766-1725   nlcloutier@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Members to come and take their own displays down during the afternoon.

    Location: Lobby
Sunday May 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Monday May 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday May 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday May 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

SPECIAL COURTYARD MEDITATION!

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Library Courtyard
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday May 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Memorial Weekend - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Sunday May 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Memorial Weekend - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

First Sunday closed for summer 

Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Memorial Weekend - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Port City Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Wright   207-251-3776   chris@portcitymakerspace.com
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Speculative Fiction Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766-1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Portsmouth Public Library offers three book discussion groups. All are welcome! Whenever possible copies of each title are borrowed from New Hampshire libraries in advance. Books are available for check out with your PPL card.

You can see all upcoming book discussion groups at tinyurl.com/pplbooks, or check out the library’s Facebook Events page.

Speculative Fiction Book Group will meet on a Wednesday each month, at The Press Room in Portsmouth. Each meeting begins at 7 PM.  Spec Fic is a genre that encompasses fantasy, science fiction, horror and everything in between. Speculative fiction asks, what if?

May 31 – Grass by Sheri Tepper

Generations in the future, when humanity has spread to other planets and Earth is ruled by Sanctity, a dour, coercive religion that looks to resurrection of the body by storing cell samples of its communicants, a plague is threatening to wipe out mankind. The only planet that seems to be spared is Grass… it was settled by families of European nobility who live on vast estancias and indulge in the ancient sport of fox hunting--although the horses, hounds and foxes aren't what they what they appear to be.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: The Press Room
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Monday June 5, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Friday June 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM library event Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday June 10, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Voices from the Heart Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Claudia Ravin   603-601-6434   claudia.ravin@gmail.com
   

South Africa 2018: Traveler's Meeting

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday June 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday June 14, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Room
Thursday June 15, 2017 -  Saturday June 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Lobby
Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Saturday June 17, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
rec_legoguy 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Lego Build Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Laun   766-1740   sdlaun@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Calling all Youth Lego Engineers...

Dream up something big with our legos and put it on display in Youth Services for the month!

Drop in to Youth Services 10am-4pm.

Free and open to the public.

Please call ahead for any changes.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Youth Services
Monday June 19, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Saturday June 24, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Saturday July 1, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday July 3, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Independence Day - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday July 8, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
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Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Saturday July 15, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Saturday July 22, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Saturday July 29, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday August 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: ALL OVER the library!
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Saturday August 12, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday August 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Saturday August 19, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday August 21, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday August 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday August 23, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Saturday August 26, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday August 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday August 30, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday September 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Labor Day Saturday - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday September 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Labor Day Sunday - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Last Sunday closed for summer

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Monday September 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Labor Day Monday - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Wednesday September 6, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Friday September 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM CITY COUNCIL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Levenson Community Room
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Saturday September 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM CITY COUNCIL Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday September 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Monday September 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday September 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday September 13, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Saturday September 16, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday September 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday September 18, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday September 20, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Saturday September 23, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday September 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday September 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday September 27, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Saturday September 30, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday October 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Levenson Community Room
Monday October 2, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday October 4, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
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Saturday October 7, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday October 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Columbus Day - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday October 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday October 11, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Saturday October 14, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Sunday October 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room Booked
    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday October 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday October 18, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Room Booked
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: MacLeod Board Room
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Saturday October 21, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday October 23, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Tuesday October 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Local 1386 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Okhuysen     
   

General Meeting

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Evgeniya Dame     evgeniya.dame@gmail.com
   

Creative Writing Group #2 meets every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

This workshop format is open to writers in all genres. We will share our writing and respond to it in a thoughtful, constructive and encouraging way. Additionally, we will discuss short published pieces focusing on craft and technique.

To see if this group is now accepting new members, please contact the group facilitator, Evgeniya Dame. 

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Wednesday October 25, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Creative Writing Group #1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Slover     info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org
   

To inquire about openings in this group, please write to info@portsmouthwritersgroup.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
Saturday October 28, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Monday October 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eliza Hobson     ehobflem@hotmail.com
   

The Memoir Writers Group at PPL meets on Monday mornings twice a month.

No matter what your writing level, the group welcomes all people who desire to record their remembrances. We learn by submitting rough drafts and participating in constructive critiques. We love to laugh and have fun, even when a memoir pulls our heartstrings.

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: MacLeod Board Room
 
nat_flower01 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Horwood-Benton   766 1711   lkhorwood-benton@cityofportsmouth.com
   

Join us for our new Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Hilton Garden Room
Wednesday November 1, 2017 Go To Top
nat_flower01 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Weekly Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for our Weekly Meditation at the library! In cooperation with local teachers, we will offer a led meditation twice a week at the following times:

Mondays @ 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Wednesdays @ 12:15 – 1 PM

Frequently Asked Questions | Meet the Teachers

LIBRARY PROGRAM

    Location: Levenson Community Room
Saturday November 4, 2017 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Play Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dawn Carswell     dec40909@comcast.net
   

MAH JONGG EVERY SATURDAY~~~~

Learn MAH JONGG, the ancient Chinese game of tiles. It's fast, free, and fun for all ages. Held every Saturday from 10 - Noon. Taught every week at 10:00, takes 15 minutes to learn.  

LIBRARY PROGRAM