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Sunday (June-Aug) Closed
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To see what charges are on your account, click here.

How to pay

  • In person @ the library
  • By mail
  • Check payable to Portsmouth Public Library
  • Mail to:
    Circulation Department
    Portsmouth Public Library
    Portsmouth, NH 03801

Nonresident Fee

  • 1 year $90.00
  • 6 months $50.00
  • Seniors (age 65 or older) $85.00 and $45.00


Overdue Fines

  • $.10 per day per item
  • $2.00 maximum per item


Overdue Video/DVD Fines

  • $1.00 per day per item
  • $10.00 maximum per item


Billing Fee

  • $2.00 per item


Lost Library Cards

  • $1.00 each


Computer Storage

  • $1.00 single use disc/$2.00 rewritable disc
  • $10.00 1gb thumb drive



  • $2.00 each


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175 Parrott Ave | Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801
Tel: 603-427-1540 - Fax: 603-433-0981
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