Press Releases/What’s New

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Summer Reading Kick-Off Party , Friday June 16

May 31, 2023

Join Portsmouth Public Library for the return of our amazing Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Party on Friday June 16th  The field behind the library will be full of fun and games from 6 - 8 PM including inflatable obstacle course, popcorn, face painting, hula hooping and more!

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Ikenobo Ikebana Demonstration , Saturday June 17

May 31, 2023

Fascinated by Japanese flower arranging? Come learn about the practice and history in a demonstration and exhibition of Ikenobo Ikebana at the Portsmouth Public Library. At 12:30 PM on Friday, June 16, an Ikenobo Ikebana exhibition will be unveiled in the library's lobby.

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Ikenobo Ikebana Exhibit, June 16-17

May 31, 2023

Fascinated by Japanese flower arranging? Come learn about the practice and history in an exhibition of Ikenobo Ikebana at the Portsmouth Public Library. At 12:30 PM on Friday, June 16, an Ikenobo Ikebana exhibition will be unveiled in the library's lobby. The exhibition runs from Friday, June 16 at 12:30 PM until Saturday, June 17 at 5 PM.

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Needle Felting Workshop, Tuesday June 13

May 31, 2023

Join staff librarians and crafters to learn the fun, simple, and satisfying art of needle felting in a free 90-minute class!  Here's an opportunity to get creative and spend some time creating a cute bird out of wool roving material using a needle felting needle or barb.