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                              imageSummer Reading Program Calendar
Posted on Monday, June 9th, 2014

This year's Summer Reading Program features the theme "Fizz, Boom, Read!" Download the Summer Reading Program Calendar now to see the fun activities offered throughout the summer. Learn more here...

                              imageHow-To Festival, Aug 2nd
Posted on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Join us on Saturday August 2nd from 10am - 3pm for our very first How-To Festival! Learn up to 25 things in 5 hours from local organizations and presenters. There will be something for everyone, so bring a friend and a picnic lunch. Learn more here...

                              imageFamily Game Night, Aug 6th
Posted on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Join us on Wednesday August 6th at 6 pm for family game night. Staff from G. Willikers! Toy Shop will bring an assortment of games for all ages. Learn more here...

Arrow image Summer Film Series Continues Aug 21st
Posted on Monday, June 30th, 2014Summer Film Series
Our summer film series continues on July 10th. All movies are on Thursday nights and begin at 6:30PM in the Levenson Room. Click here to learn more.
6/26: Philomena
7/10: Monuments Men
7/24: Grand Budapest Hotel
8/21: Still Mine
                              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, 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Tues., 10:00am - 12:00pm & 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Wednesdays, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Thursdays, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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...

                              image Search the Catalog on Your Smartphone!
Posted on Monday, June 18th, 2012
Mobile Friendly Library CatalogUse your smartphone to browse the library's catalog any time you like, You can even request and renew materials as well as access your account information. Just click here using your smartphone's browser, or go to our mobile home page and click on the link for the library catalog. Have questions, call 766-1711 or send us an email. Learn more here...

How To Festival, August 2nd
Fizz, Boom, Read
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