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                              imageSign up for the Monthly Library Newsletter!
Posted on Monday, December 1, 2014

Learn about upcoming events, new services, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the library in our monthly newsletter! Sign Up Here.

Arrow imageWinter Film Series Continues Dec 18th - 21st

Posted on Monday, December 1st, 2014
Our December film series begins on the 4th. All movies are shown in the Levenson Room on the dates and times listed below. Click here to learn more!
12/4 @6:30 pm: The Hundred Foot Journey

12/18 @6:30 pm: Elf

12/19 @3:30 pm: Unaccompanied Minors

12/20 @2 pm: The Polar Express
12/21 @2 pm: Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas
                              imageChristmas and New Years Holiday Hours
Posted on Monday, December 18th, 2014

Library hours for the upcoming holidays:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 24th: 9 am-5 pm
  • Thursday, Dec. 25th: CLOSED
  • Friday, Dec. 26th: CLOSED
  • Wednesday, Dec. 31st: 9 am-5 pm
  • Thursday, Jan. 1st: CLOSED

We will be open normal hours on all other days.

For library hours on other holidays, click here.

                              imageAdult Fiction Book Discussion, Jan 12th
Posted on Friday, December 18th, 2014

Join us Monday, January 12th at 1 or 7 pm in the Hilton Garden Inn Room to discuss The Long Walk Home by Will North. Learn about the other titles we'll read here...

                              imageIntroducing Zinio: Digital Magazines
Posted on Friday, August 1st, 2014

Our new service, Zinio, lets you read complete digital editions of current magazines, including interactive elements like audio and video. Zinio can be used on your PC, Mac, or mobile device. Keep magazines as long as you want - for free! Learn how to use the service here, or go directly to the Zinio start page.

                              image Help with eReaders, Smartphones & Tablets
Posted on Friday, May 16, 2014
How do I get that eBook I downloaded onto my Kindle? How in the world do I silence my iPhone? Can I read an eBook on my iPad? Is there an App for that? Just call 766-1720 to schedule a personal appointment on
  • Mondays, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Tues., 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesdays, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
and get your questions answered.
Learn more about this great service here...
                              image Take Advantage of OverDrive Advantage!
Posted on Monday, March 25th. 2013

                                  IdeasDid you know the library buys additional downloadable ebooks and audiobooks that are only available to Portsmouth Public Library members? These items are referred to as Advantage titles. Browse a complete list of them here...

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