This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Baby" group.
This event is in the "Toddler" group.

Waddler Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Levenson Room
Open
Required
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Levenson Room
Age Group: Youth, Baby, Toddler
Program Type: Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Details:
Join us for Waddler Time! This is a story time designed for our mobile young patrons ages 1-3 yrs.  We will do lots of songs, rhymes and dancing.   Please register ONCE for your family group, and let us know how many are in your gro...

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Children under ten (10) years of age must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Spanish Language Discussion Group

10:30am - 11:30am
Hilton Garden Inn Room
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Hilton Garden Inn Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Language
Details:
The Spanish Language Discussion Group meets at the Library in the Hilton Garden Inn Room. Please note that each group is volunteer-facilitated. These are not classes. They will have no teachers and may have no native speakers. However, the library...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Homeschool Hangout: Escape the Library!

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Levenson Room
Open
Required
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Levenson Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Activity
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Details:
Final Homeschool Hangout before Summer!!! You've cooked, built rockets, created 3D sculptures and designed 3D prints! Now we need your help for one last adventure before Summer... We will use the BreakOut Edu kit to hone our library skills and ...

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Children under ten (10) years of age must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grades K - 2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3 - 5" group.

Early Chapter Book Club -- Grades 2 & 3!

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Open
Required
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Youth, Grades K - 2, Grades 3 - 5
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Details:
Early Chapter Book Club is now for readers in Grades 2 & 3 We will discuss our book, complete an extension activity, and play literacy games. This book club does not teach reading, rather the goal is to foster an early love of reading and pro...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Ages 13 - 18)" group.

Shakespeare Discussion Group: Romeo and Juliet

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Room
Open
Required
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Hilton Garden Inn Room
Age Group: Adult, Teen (Ages 13 - 18)
Program Type: Discussion Group, Drama & Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
How now good friends? Dost thou seek a monthly pastime to broaden the mind and entice the senses? Look no further than Shakespearean Discussion Group! Enjoy the selected play of the month in the way ‘twas presented: to the masses! Pick up a video rec...
This event is in the "Teen (Ages 13 - 18)" group.

Teen D&D Club

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Activity Room
Required
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Youth Activity Room
Age Group: Teen (Ages 13 - 18)
Program Type: Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
ADVENTURE AWAITS!! Join us for Teen D&D! Ages 13+ Every two weeks we get together and roll the dice! New to the game? No problem! Email Andrew to set up an introductory session or to chat about your experience with the game to find out if y...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen" group.

Learn to Crochet

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Levenson Room
Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Levenson Room
Age Group: Adult, Tween & Teen
Program Type: Workshop, Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
In this beginner's crochet class, Cali McDonald will teach individuals a basic understanding of how to crochet in rows. This will include how to hold the crochet hook and yarn, learning a foundation chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Speculative Fiction Book Club: The Library of the Dead

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Macleod Room
Open
Required
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Macleod Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Authors & Books
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:

The library's Speculative Fiction Book Club meets the final Tuesday each month at 7 PM. All are welcome.

Whenever possible, copies of each month's title will be available for checkout with a library card.

Registration is optional - register to receive reminders!

This club will be held in hybrid format. Come in person at the library, or attend online! Click this link to connect via Zoom. Password: 3GWdHC

For more book groups, visit cityofportsmouth.com/library/book-discussion-groups.

The Library of the Dead by T. L. Huchu Ropa dropped out of school to become a ghostalker – and they sure do love to talk. Now she speaks to Edinburgh’s dead, carrying messages to those they left behind. A girl’s gotta earn a living, and it seems h...