2658 East Main Road | Portsmouth, RI | 02871 | (401) 683-9457 | Hours

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Saturday, January 19
10:00am - 3:00pm
Join us on Saturday January 19 from 10 to 3 for a drop in winter craft day!  No registration required; for preschoolers on up to 5th graders.
Sunday, January 20
1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Library will be closed.
Monday, January 21
9:00am - 8:00pm
The Library will be closed.
Tuesday, January 22
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Celeste and Ms. Johnna will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register online... Read More
Tuesday, January 22
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Tuesday, January 22
7:45pm - 7:45pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Wednesday, January 23
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age. Please register in person or by calling us at 683-9457 x4
Wednesday, January 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our troop will give a detailed description and fun discussion of the history of Anne Hutchinson, founders brook park and bullying that happened to her and her followers
Thursday, January 24
10:00am - 10:30am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present songs, fingerplays, a story, and a small craft just right for little hands.  Perfect for toddlers who are ready to focus (briefly!) and participate in our library fun!  For children 2 years of age. No... Read More
Thursday, January 24
1:00pm - 4:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Thursday, January 24
4:00pm - 7:00pm
The Mello Program Room is reserved for a meeting.
Monday, January 28
10:00am - 10:30am
Ms. Nicole leads a short program for babies and yearlings, up to 24 months.  There will be lots of play time and socialization for the children and their caregivers.  No registration required.
Monday, January 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Portsmouth Historical Society will host a lecture by Society President and Town Historian Jim Garman, entitled “Aquidneck Island Trolleys: The Streetcar Era, 1898-1925” at Portsmouth Free Public Library. Using his extensive personal collection... Read More
Monday, January 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Portsmouth Historical Society will host a lecture by Society President and Town Historian Jim Garman, entitled “Aquidneck Island Trolleys: The Streetcar Era, 1898-1925” at Portsmouth Free Public Library. Using his extensive personal collection... Read More
Tuesday, January 29
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Celeste and Ms. Johnna will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register online... Read More
Tuesday, January 29
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Tuesday, January 29
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Karen Katin from Stitchery will teach kids how to hand sew a special winter project.  For kids in grades 1-5.  Registration opens Jan. 14.  Register online or by calling the Children's Room at 683-9457 x4.  Free and fun!
Tuesday, January 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Tuesday, January 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Tuesday, January 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Wednesday, January 30
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age. Please register in person or by calling us at 683-9457 x4
Wednesday, January 30
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Committee meeting
Thursday, January 31
10:00am - 10:30am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present songs, fingerplays, a story, and a small craft just right for little hands.  Perfect for toddlers who are ready to focus (briefly!) and participate in our library fun!  For children 2 years of age. No... Read More
Saturday, February 02
9:30am - 11:30am
local amateur radio group members meeting
Monday, February 04
10:00am - 10:30am
Ms. Nicole leads a short program for babies and yearlings, up to 24 months.  There will be lots of play time and socialization for the children and their caregivers.  No registration required.
Monday, February 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monthly Board of Trustees meeting.
Tuesday, February 05
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Celeste and Ms. Johnna will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age.   If you would like your child to do the craft, please register online... Read More
Tuesday, February 05
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have a new device (phone, tablet, or laptop?) or technology question? We can help! Bring your device, passwords, and library card (if using Overdrive or Libby) and any questions you might have and one of our librarians will do their best to assist... Read More
Tuesday, February 05
5:00pm - 7:30pm
The Farm Energy program is a program of the RI Resource Conservation and Development Council in conjunction with DEM. We award grants ranging from $2,500 to $ 20,000 to farmers for projects that are energy efficient or use of renewable energy. This... Read More
Wednesday, February 06
10:00am - 10:45am
Ms. Nicole and Ms. Kathy will present stories, songs, and a small craft.  Perfect for preschoolers ready to fall in love with learning!  For children 3 through 5 years of age. Please register in person or by calling us at 683-9457 x4

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