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Posted on Monday, January 26th, 2015
For the latest event cancellations or any changes in library hours, please check our Twitter or Facebook pages.
AARP Tax Aide begins February 1st
Posted on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
From February 1 - April 12 the library will host FREE tax help from AARP! Tax Aide will be held on Sundays 1:30 - 4:30 and Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30. Drop-ins welcome, or dial 2-1-1 to make an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Learn more here...
We'll be showing some great films this January and February. On Thursday, February 12, join us for Love is Strange, starring John Lithgow and Alfred Molina. See all Winter Films here...
Genealogy Workshops begin on Feb 15th
Posted on Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Join us for our new Genealogy Workshop series, on the 3rd Sunday of each month from 2 - 4 PM. At the February Kick Off, you'll learn how to get started and help us decide on future topics. Learn more here...
Peace of Mind: Planning for the Inevitable, Feb 17th
Posted on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
Join us on Tuesday February 17 at 6:30 PM for the latest in the Peace of Mind series, where author Barbara Bates Sedoric will talk about the difficulties that arise when you’re planning for the end of your life. Learn more here...
Now that 2015 is well underway, have you been able to stick to your New Year's resolutions? Join us on Wednesday February 18 at 7 PM when Wellness Professional Joe McCue will help you achieve your goals! Learn more here...
Watercolors added to PortsmouthExhibits.org
Posted on Friday, December 18th, 2014
Views of Portsmouth and Wildflowers by Sarah Haven Foster have been added to the Portsmouth Public Library Digital Archive and are now available on PortsmouthExhibits.org. Sarah Haven Foster (1827-1900) lived and painted in Portsmouth, in the surrounding area, and abroad. A collection of watercolors was gifted to the Library by her sister in 1901, and has received conservation and preservation care through grants from the Rosamond Thaxter Foundation and the New Hampshire Conservation License Plate Program.
LearningExpress Online Test Prep
Posted on Monday, January 5th, 2015
Do you have a standardized test to prepare for? Try the library's LearningExpress service! It provides test prep forSATs, PSATS, advanced placement exams, and exams for many careers as well as skill building exercises in a wide range of subjects. Materials are available for elementary through college students and beyond. Got questions? Call 766-1720.
Downloadable Magazines with Zinio!
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. We've just added three new titles - The New Yorker, Wired, and Vanity Fair. Keep magazines as long as you want - for free! Learn how to use the service here, or go directly to the Zinio start page.
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
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
list of them here...