Starting 1/15/22, the Shaw Research Library is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
To schedule your visit, please contact us at email@example.com or 603-431-2538.
Masks are required during your visit.
Shaw Research Library &
Tuesday through Saturday
1 to 4 p.m.
Proprietor Jane C. Nylander will give a brief talk in the Sawtelle Reading Room and sign copies of her new book: The Best Ever! Parades in New England, 1788 -1940.
Proprietor Elizabeth Howard, host of the Short Fuse Podcast, will be in conversation with local author Meredith Hall discussing her new novel Beneficence on Tuesday, November 30.
Join us for a virtual talk by John Forti from his new book The Heirloom Gardener: Traditional Plants and Skills for the Modern World. Mr. Forti is a garden historian, horticulturist, and ethnobotanist. He has directed gardens for Plimoth Plantation Museum, Strawberry Banke Museum, Massachusetts Horticultural Society, and Bedrock Gardens.
We, the Proprietors of the Portsmouth Athenaeum, associate to promote learning and advance useful knowledge among our constituents and the wider community by facilitating convivial interchange and intellectual discourse; maintaining our historic buildings and library; and collecting and preserving materials relevant to the history and culture of Portsmouth and the Piscataqua Region.