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Constituents Services Provided by Representative Chris Pappas' Office

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Macleod Board Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Activity, Special Event, Civics & Community
Age Group:
Adult, Teen (Ages 13 - 18)
Details:

Stop by the Library to speak with a staff member from NH representative, Chris Pappas' office. A representative from Mr. Pappas' staff will be here to answer questions, provide inf...

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Macleod Board Room
Age Group: Adult, Teen (Ages 13 - 18)
Program Type: Activity, Special Event, Civics & Community
Details:

Stop by the Library to speak with a staff member from NH representative, Chris Pappas' office. A representative from Mr.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

German Language Discussion Group

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, Language
Age Group:
Adult
Details:

The German 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....

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Hilton Garden Inn Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Language
Details:

The German Language Discussion Group meets at the library in the Hilton Garden Inn Room.  

This event is in the "Adult" group.

World Affairs Discussion Group

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, World Affairs
Age Group:
Adult
Online World Affairs Discussion Group:

Are you fascinated by international affairs and the world of foreign policy? If so, please join our World Affairs Discussion group. This program is offered online at the mo...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, World Affairs

Are you fascinated by international affairs and the world of foreign policy? If so, please join our World Affairs Discussion group.

This program is offered online at the moment. Click this link to connect via Zoom. Password: 3GWdHC

Where do we get our possible topics and a set of suggested articles from each week? From the World Affairs Council of America's Weekly World News Update.

For more information, contact our director, ccfriese@cityofportsmouth.com

More Info

This event will be held online on the Zoom platform. Questions or trouble connecting? Visit cityofportsmouth.com/library/news/onlineprograms.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen" group.

Weekly Meditation

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Hilton Garden Inn Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Activity, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adult, Tween & Teen
Details:

Hybrid Meditation Our Weekly Meditation is now offered on Monday evenings as well as Wednesday afternoon. Join us every Monday from 6-6:45 PM in the Hilton Garden Inn Room or at...

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Hilton Garden Inn Room
Age Group: Adult, Tween & Teen
Program Type: Activity, Health & Wellness
Details:

Hybrid Meditation

Our Weekly Meditation is now offered on Monday evenings as well as Wednesday afternoon.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Spanish Language Discussion Group

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Hilton Garden Inn Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, Language
Age Group:
Adult
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 ...

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.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Tween (Grades 6 - 8)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Ages 13 - 18)" group.

Summer Yoga

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Garden at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Activity, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adult, Tween (Grades 6 - 8), Teen (Ages 13 - 18)
Details:

Sage Clarke is back to offer free weekly yoga classes on Tuesday evenings from June 18 to  September 3! Join Sage from 6:30-7:30 PM for an hour of outdoor, all-levels yoga in...

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Library Garden
Age Group: Adult, Tween (Grades 6 - 8), Teen (Ages 13 - 18)
Program Type: Activity, Health & Wellness
Details:

Sage Clarke is back to offer free weekly yoga classes on Tuesday evenings from June 18 to  September 3!
Join Sage from 6:30-7:30 PM for an hour of outdoor, all-levels yoga in the library garden.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen" group.

Weekly Meditation

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Levenson Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Activity, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adult, Tween & Teen
Hybrid Meditation:

Our Weekly Meditation will now be hosted in the Levenson Room AND online, every Wednesday from 12:15 - 1 PM! Attend in person or via Zoom. Appropriate for all levels of experience....

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Levenson Room
Age Group: Adult, Tween & Teen
Program Type: Activity, Health & Wellness

Our Weekly Meditation will now be hosted in the Levenson Room AND online, every Wednesday from 12:15 - 1 PM! Attend in person or via Zoom. Appropriate for all levels of experience.

See our current schedule of teachers, or find out more about our volunteer instructors, at cityofportsmouth.com/library/weekly-meditation.

No registration required. Click this link to connect via Zoom. Password: 3GWdHC

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Creative Writing Group I

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hilton Garden Inn Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Activity, Writing
Age Group:
Adult
Details:

The Portsmouth Public Library hosts Creative Writing Group I which meets both in person at the library and online via Zoom two Wednesdays a month from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.  Wri...

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Hilton Garden Inn Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Activity, Writing
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:

The Portsmouth Public Library hosts Creative Writing Group I which meets both in person at the library and online via Zoom two Wednesdays a month from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Chinese Language Discussion Group

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Online at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, Language
Age Group:
Adult
Details:

The Chinese Language Discussion Group meets online via Zoom.  Please note that each group is volunteer-facilitated. These are not classes. They will have no teachers and ma...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Language
Details:

The Chinese Language Discussion Group meets online via Zoom. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Ages 13 - 18)" group.

Film Screening: The Goonies

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Levenson Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Film
Age Group:
Adult, Teen (Ages 13 - 18)
Details:

The Goonies. 1985. PG. 114 Minutes. A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treas...

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Levenson Room
Age Group: Adult, Teen (Ages 13 - 18)
Program Type: Film
Details:

The Goonies.
1985. PG. 114 Minutes.

A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate's long-lost treasure.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Italian Language Discussion Group

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Macleod Board Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, Language
Age Group:
Adult
Details:

This Italian Language Discussion Group meets at the library in the MacLeod Board Room. We also offer an online Italian Discussion Group, learn more about it here. Please note t...

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Macleod Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Language
Details:

This Italian Language Discussion Group meets at the library in the MacLeod Board Room.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

French Language Discussion Group

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, Language
Age Group:
Adult
Details:

The French 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 h...

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Hilton Garden Inn Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Language
Details:

The French Language Discussion Group meets at the library in the Hilton Garden Inn Room.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen" group.

Mah Jongg

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Activity, Gaming
Age Group:
Adult, Tween & Teen
Details:

Come to the library to play Mah Jongg, the ancient Chinese game of tiles on Saturdays from 10 AM —12 PM! The game is fun for all ages, free, fast, and easy to learn. We teach b...

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Hilton Garden Inn Room
Age Group: Adult, Tween & Teen
Program Type: Activity, Gaming
Details:

Come to the library to play Mah Jongg, the ancient Chinese game of tiles on Saturdays from 10 AM —12 PM!

More Info

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

German Language Discussion Group

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, Language
Age Group:
Adult
Details:

The German 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....

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Hilton Garden Inn Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Language
Details:

The German Language Discussion Group meets at the library in the Hilton Garden Inn Room.  

This event is in the "Adult" group.

World Affairs Discussion Group

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, World Affairs
Age Group:
Adult
Online World Affairs Discussion Group:

Are you fascinated by international affairs and the world of foreign policy? If so, please join our World Affairs Discussion group. This program is offered online at the mo...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, World Affairs

Are you fascinated by international affairs and the world of foreign policy? If so, please join our World Affairs Discussion group.

This program is offered online at the moment. Click this link to connect via Zoom. Password: 3GWdHC

Where do we get our possible topics and a set of suggested articles from each week? From the World Affairs Council of America's Weekly World News Update.

For more information, contact our director, ccfriese@cityofportsmouth.com

More Info

This event will be held online on the Zoom platform. Questions or trouble connecting? Visit cityofportsmouth.com/library/news/onlineprograms.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen" group.

Weekly Meditation

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Hilton Garden Inn Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Activity, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adult, Tween & Teen
Details:

Hybrid Meditation Our Weekly Meditation is now offered on Monday evenings as well as Wednesday afternoon. Join us every Monday from 6-6:45 PM in the Hilton Garden Inn Room or at...

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Hilton Garden Inn Room
Age Group: Adult, Tween & Teen
Program Type: Activity, Health & Wellness
Details:

Hybrid Meditation

Our Weekly Meditation is now offered on Monday evenings as well as Wednesday afternoon.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Spanish Language Discussion Group

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Hilton Garden Inn Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, Language
Age Group:
Adult
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 ...

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.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Ages 13 - 18)" group.

Shakespeare Discussion Group - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, Drama & Music
Age Group:
Adult, Teen (Ages 13 - 18)
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 th...

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
Required
Seats Remaining: 26
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!

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Tween (Grades 6 - 8)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Ages 13 - 18)" group.

Summer Yoga

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Garden at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Activity, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adult, Tween (Grades 6 - 8), Teen (Ages 13 - 18)
Details:

Sage Clarke is back to offer free weekly yoga classes on Tuesday evenings from June 18 to  September 3! Join Sage from 6:30-7:30 PM for an hour of outdoor, all-levels yoga in...

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Library Garden
Age Group: Adult, Tween (Grades 6 - 8), Teen (Ages 13 - 18)
Program Type: Activity, Health & Wellness
Details:

Sage Clarke is back to offer free weekly yoga classes on Tuesday evenings from June 18 to  September 3!
Join Sage from 6:30-7:30 PM for an hour of outdoor, all-levels yoga in the library garden.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Speculative Fiction Book Club: Legends and Lattes

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Macleod Board Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Book Club, Authors & Books
Age Group:
Adult
Hybrid Spec Fic Book Club:

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 ch...

Details:

Legends and Lattes by Travis Baldree Come take a load off at Viv's cafe, the first & only coffee shop in Thune. Grand opening! Worn out after decades of packing steel and ra...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Macleod Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Authors & Books
Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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.

Legends and Lattes by Travis Baldree

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Tween & Teen" group.

Weekly Meditation

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Levenson Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Activity, Health & Wellness
Age Group:
Adult, Tween & Teen
Hybrid Meditation:

Our Weekly Meditation will now be hosted in the Levenson Room AND online, every Wednesday from 12:15 - 1 PM! Attend in person or via Zoom. Appropriate for all levels of experience....

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Levenson Room
Age Group: Adult, Tween & Teen
Program Type: Activity, Health & Wellness

Our Weekly Meditation will now be hosted in the Levenson Room AND online, every Wednesday from 12:15 - 1 PM! Attend in person or via Zoom. Appropriate for all levels of experience.

See our current schedule of teachers, or find out more about our volunteer instructors, at cityofportsmouth.com/library/weekly-meditation.

No registration required. Click this link to connect via Zoom. Password: 3GWdHC

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Chinese Language Discussion Group

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Online at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, Language
Age Group:
Adult
Details:

The Chinese Language Discussion Group meets online via Zoom.  Please note that each group is volunteer-facilitated. These are not classes. They will have no teachers and ma...

Virtual Event
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Language
Details:

The Chinese Language Discussion Group meets online via Zoom. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

PPL Socials: Friendship Speed Dating

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Levenson Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Special Event, Civics & Community
Age Group:
Adult
Details:

PPL is getting social and we hope you’ll join us! We know it can be hard to make friends when you’re an adult. We’ve got the perfect solution – a low stakes, fun way to talk to peo...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Levenson Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Event, Civics & Community
Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Details:

PPL is getting social and we hope you’ll join us! We know it can be hard to make friends when you’re an adult. We’ve got the perfect solution – a low stakes, fun way to talk to people and make connections.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Italian Language Discussion Group

Friday, August 2, 2024 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Macleod Board Room at Portsmouth Public Library
Program Type:
Discussion Group, Language
Age Group:
Adult
Details:

This Italian Language Discussion Group meets at the library in the MacLeod Board Room. We also offer an online Italian Discussion Group, learn more about it here. Please note t...

Library Branch: Portsmouth Public Library
Room: Macleod Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion Group, Language
Details:

This Italian Language Discussion Group meets at the library in the MacLeod Board Room.