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Arrow image Fall Film Series Begins Sept 4th

Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014Summer Film Series
Our fall film series begins on September 4th. All movies are on Thursday nights and begin at 6:30PM in the Levenson Room. Click here to learn more.
9/4: Good Will Hunting
9/18:The Fault in Our Stars
10/9: Captain America: the Winter Soldier
11/6:Chef
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                              imageAdult Fiction Book Discussion, Sept 8th
Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Join us Monday, September 8th at 1 or 7pm in the Hilton Garden Inn Room to discuss The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls.

 

Learn about the other titles we'll read here...

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                              imageAlzheimer's & Other Dementias, Sept 9th
Posted on Thursday, August 21st, 2014
Join us for the first program in our Peace of Mind series at 6 pm on Tuesday September 9th. Dr. Juergen H. Bludau, MD, of the Elliot Memory & Mobility Center, will talk about the latest research on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, including current knowledge about prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Learn more here...

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                              imageAdult Nonfiction Book Discussion, Sept 17th
Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Join us Wednesday, September 17th at 7pm in the Hilton Garden Inn Room to discuss The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman.

 

Learn about the other titles we'll read here...

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                              imageTwin Peaks Cult Film Night, Sept. 25th
Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
Join us for a special showing of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me at 6:30 pm on Thursday September 25th. Come at 5:30 for a costume contest, refreshments, and more! This event is for ages 18+ and will be held in the Levenson Room Learn more here...

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                              imageSwinging Our Way to Victory, Sept. 30th
Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
Join us for at 6:30 pm on Tuesday September 25thfor an evening of swing music with presenter Kevin Comtois.  He'll examine how the subject matter, style and purpose of American music changed with the eruption of war in Europe and Asia and the impact here at home. Learn more here...

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                              imageDoctor Who Day - Call For Art
Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
Submit your fan art now - all ages and mediums welcome! Submit your art with your name and contact info at the Youth Services desk. This all ages event will be held from noon - 4 pm on Saturday October 18th. Stop by for a costume contest, crafts, trivia, a prize drawing, and more! Learn more here...

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                              imageIntroducing Zinio: Digital Magazines
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. Keep magazines as long as you want - for free! Learn how to use the service here, or go directly to the Zinio start page.

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                              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
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  • Tues., 10:00am - 12:00pm & 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Wednesdays, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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and get your questions answered.
Learn more about this great service here...
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                              image Take Advantage of OverDrive Advantage!
Posted on Monday, March 25th. 2013

Gift
                                  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...

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