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How-to Festival


Portsmouth Public Library's third

How-To Festival: Saturday, August 5, 2017!

Save The Date!


Portsmouth Public Library's How-To Festival will be held on August 5, 2017, from 11 3 PM.


Presenter Applications are open April 3 to June 23.


Apply Now!


The How-To Festival is FREE, open to all, and this year will be held in the field between the library and Portsmouth Middle School (rain location: Connie Bean Center)


In 2014 and 2015, over 1,000 attendees learned how to conduct an orchestra, kick a field goal, speak Spanish, play chess, build DIY microscopes and LED reading lights, open a beehive, perform the dance from Thriller, have a difficult conversation, compost with worms, write a song, and so much more!


Supporting the local community is a big part of the library’s mission. The How-To Festival is a celebration of all the skills and talents the Seacoast area has to offer – and a place for community members to connect and share their knowledge and passion with each other! Our community partners are local individuals, businesses, and non-profits.


Stay tuned for more information on this year's How-To Festival!


Questions? Email Laura Horwood-Benton or Sarah B. Cornell. Or:

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