December New Books

During the holiday season, we present you the latest additions to shelves at the Athenaeum.   Proprietors and Subscribers, click on the link below to discover the new books now available in the library:    December New Books 2019   Share...

Sarah Hamill Memoir

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 5:30 p.m. Reading Room Proprietor Sarah Hamill will present a book talk and signing for her new memoir When I was a Child in England During World War II in the Reading Room. Attendance is free. PLEASE NOTE: The correct day is Dec. 11 (not...

October New Books

Halloween might be over, but we added some treats in the Athenaeum.   Proprietors and Subscribers, click on the link below to discover the new books now available in the library:   October New Books 2019   Share...

Fall Newsletter 2019

In case you missed the latest Athenaeum newsletter, here is the digital version:   Fall 2019   If you would like to receive the newsletter in paper form, please consider becoming a member of the Portsmouth Athenaeum. The newsletter is filled with interesting...

Armsden Index Transcribe-a-thon!

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Research Library In 2018, the Athenaeum received the photographic collection of prolific, local photographer Douglas J. Armsden (1918-2009). Armsden’s portfolio captured the essence of the mid-20th century Seacoast region of...

PACM: Neave Trio

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 3 p.m. at The Dance Hall, Kittery (piano, violin, cello) This fall, the Portsmouth Athenaeum Chamber Music 2019 welcomes the return of Neave Trio, a program of piano trios by four distinguished female composers, spanning the Romantic era through...