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                              imageAdult Book Discussion, Mon, Oct 20th
Posted on Friday, September 19th, 2014

Join us Monday, October 20th at 1 or 7 pm in the Hilton Garden Inn Room to discuss Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin. Learn about the other titles we'll read here...

                              imageAyurveda 101, Tues, Oct 21st
Posted on Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Join us Tuesday, October 21st at 7 pm in the Levenson Room to learn about the tradition of Ayurveda and the three doshas from Lauren Arcidi, a graduate of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda and licensed occupational therapist. Learn more here...

                              imageResources for Voters
Posted on Monday, October 20th, 2014

Midterm elections will be held on Tuesday, November 4th. Click here for more information on where and when to vote, who is running, and the candidates' positions on various issues.

                              imageContemporary Felt Exhibit
Posted on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
The Northeast Feltmakers Guild is displaying their varied and incredible work at the library during the month of October! We're hosting a demonstration, a workshop, and more! Learn more here...

                              imageEstate Planning, Wed, Nov 5th
Posted on Thorsday, October 2nd, 2014

Join us for the fourth program in our Peace of Mind series at 7 pm on Wednesday November 5th. Elder Law Attorney Edward "Ted" Beasley will discuss how to protect your house and lifetime of savings from a prolonged nursing home stay, how to avoid probate, plus strategies for passing assets safely and efficiently. Learn more here...

Arrow image Fall Film Series Continues Nov 6th

Posted on Firday, September 19th, 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
                              imageBioneers Screening and Discussion
Posted on Thorsday, October 9th, 2014

The Bioneers Conference is a leading-edge forum where social and scientific innovators share methods to help restore people and the planet.  Join us at 6:30 pm on Thursday November 13th to connect with others who also care about these issues. We’ll view videos from the October 2014 Bioneers Conference in CA followed by discussion with Neil Harvey, host of Bioneers Radio.  Learn more here...

                              imageAdult Nonfiction Book Discussion, Nov 17th
Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Join us Wednesday, October 17th at 7pm in the Hilton Garden Inn Room to discuss Black, White, Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self by Rebecca Walker. Learn about the other titles we'll read here...

                              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.

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

                                  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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