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Ongoing Programs

Featured Programs


Ongoing Programs at the Portsmouth Public Library

Featured Programs at the Portsmouth Public Library

  • Poetic Reflections, April 30th, 6:30pm

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  • May Movie Merriment

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  • TEDxPiscataqua River Free Watch Party, Fri., May 9th

    Come to the Hilton Garden Inn Room on Friday, May 9th whenever you can to watch some of this year's fascinating TEDxPiscataqua River Talks.

    What is a TED talk?
    TED talks are short, powerful, often times inspirational talks designed to spread ideas.

    What is the TED organization?
    TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world.

    Who are the scheduled presenters this year?
    For a complete lists of speakers and bios, visit the official TEDxPiscataqua River website.

    • Tyler Hamilton, Former Olympic Cyclist; Speaker & Author
    • M. Christine Dwyer, Senior VP, RMC Research; Community Arts Activist
    • Jared Mezzocchi, Multimedia Projections Designer; Director & Educator
    • Woodie Flowers, Mechanical Engineering Professor, MIT
    • Cameron Wake, Climate Solutions New England
    • Bruce Pingree & Chris Klaxton, Jazz Poetry Collaborators
    • Kathy Gunst, Cookbook Author; Chef; Educator
    • James Sturm, Director, The Center for Cartoon Studies
    • Roger Goldenberg & Matt Langley, Visual Jazz Painting Duo
    • Professor Lyrical, Battle Rapper; Professor, Northeastern University
    • Abbey Hallberg, Musician, Educator
    • Blair Hundertmark, Actor, Director, Educator
    • David Campbell, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian
    • Carol Peppe Hewitt, Author, Founder: Slow Money NC
    • Raya Al-Hashmi, Photojournalist, Creator of "People of Portsmouth"

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  • Making Books, Thur., May 15th, 10-11:30am

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  • Chanting Workshop, Friday, May 16th, 10am

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  • Strathspey & Reel Society Concert, Thur., May 22nd

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  • In Stitches Needlework Group

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