Summer / Fall 2021 Newsletter

The latest newsletter is here! Find out what’s been happening this summer and what’s still to come at the Athenaeum. Thank you to the contributing writers, editor Sherry Wood, and guest designer Tom Lynch for creating an excellent publication. Click the...

Latest Books from the Library

The new books are here! Planting season for your garden AND your mind. Proprietors and Subscribers, click on the link below to discover the new books now available in the library: New Books, April 2021   Not a Proprietor or a Subscriber? Find out how you can...

ICYMI: Spring 2021 Newsletter

This April, the latest Athenaeum newsletter arrived in the mail to our members. Thank you to the contributing writers and Proprietors Sherry Wood, editor, and Susan Hamilton, designer, for creating a great read about what’s happening at the Athenaeum. In case...

Zoom Book Talk with Herschel Cobb

ZOOM BOOK TALK Heart of a Tiger: Growing up with My Grandfather, Ty Cobb Herschel Cobb Thursday, April 1, 2021 5:30 PM Author Herschel Cobb will give a virtual book talk about his recent work: Heart of a Tiger: Growing up with My Grandfather, Ty Cobb. The book tells...

A Salute to Doris Moore

By Research Librarian Katy Sternberger   Evidently, Doris Moore was known for asking questions in history class. Her “talent” was recognized in the ninth grade “class will” published in the Portsmouth Herald when she graduated from Portsmouth Junior High School...