The Research Library and Randall Gallery are now open Tuesday through Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. by appointment only.
No walk-ins. Please contact us in advance to schedule your visit by calling 603-431-2538 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nothing from March 4, 2021 to March 11, 2021.
Shaw Research Library &
Tuesday through Saturday
1 to 4 p.m.
The Portsmouth Athenaeum and the Membership Libraries Group present a discussion with Charles Vidich, the author of Germs at Bay: Politics, Public Health, and American Quarantine (Praeger, January 2021), facilitated by Proprietor Elizabeth Howard.
New Year. New Books. Here is the list of the new books added to the library last month. Proprietors and Subscribers, click on the link below to discover the new books now available in the library: December New Books 2020 Not a Proprietor or a...
UPCOMING FREE EVENT: The Portsmouth Athenaeum and the Membership Libraries Group present Carolyn Eastman, Associate Professor in the History Department at Virginia Commonwealth University, speaking about her new book, The Strange Genius of Mr. O: The World of the United States’ First Forgotten Celebrity.
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.