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...

Latest New Books in the Library

Heading into the homestretch of winter, we know that March will no doubt offer up a few snowstorms and ample opportunity to curl up with a good book…or two…or three… Proprietors and Subscribers, click on the link below to discover the new books now...