This month, the library will host two lectures on world affairs. Join us on April 16 to learn about U.S. Foreign Policy, and April 21 to discuss U.S. - Cuba Relations. Learn more here...
Genealogy Workshop April 19th
Posted on Monday, March 16, 2015
Join us in the Hilton Garden Inn Room on Sunday, April 19 at 2 PM where Patty Shoreland will discuss the records and research tools available at the Family History Centers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Learn more about our genealogy workshops here...
Peace of Mind on April 27
Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Join us for the next in our Peace of Mind events, on Monday April 27, when art therapist Julie Ligon will present Reconnecting with Yourself Through Art. Learn more here...
AARP Tax Aide February 1st - April 12th
Posted on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
From February 1 - April 12 the library will host FREE tax help from AARP! Tax Aide will be held on Sundays 1:30 - 4:30 and Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30. Drop-ins welcome, or dial 2-1-1 to make an appointment with the NH Tax Line. Learn more here...
Watercolors added to PortsmouthExhibits.org
Posted on Friday, December 18th, 2014
Views of Portsmouth and Wildflowers by Sarah Haven Foster have been added to the Portsmouth Public Library Digital Archive and are now available on PortsmouthExhibits.org. Sarah Haven Foster (1827-1900) lived and painted in Portsmouth, in the surrounding area, and abroad. A collection of watercolors was gifted to the Library by her sister in 1901, and has received conservation and preservation care through grants from the Rosamond Thaxter Foundation and the New Hampshire Conservation License Plate Program.
LearningExpress Online Test Prep
Posted on Monday, January 5th, 2015
Do you have a standardized test to prepare for? Try the library's LearningExpress service! It provides test prep forSATs, PSATS, advanced placement exams, and exams for many careers as well as skill building exercises in a wide range of subjects. Materials are available for elementary through college students and beyond. Got questions? Call 766-1720.
Downloadable Magazines with Zinio!
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. We've just added three new titles - The New Yorker, Wired, and Vanity Fair. Keep magazines as long as you want - for free! Learn how to use the service here, or go directly to the Zinio start page.
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
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
list of them here...