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

The Children's Room is closed until further notice due to construction. Story times will be held upstairs in the Mello Program Room.

Portsmouth Historical Society Book Club

Rhode Island’s Civil War Hospital, Life and Death a Portsmouth Grove, 1862-1865 by Frank L. Grzyb

 Wednesday June 2nd 6:30 PM

This book discussion (not a lecture) will be hosted by one of our corporate sponsors, Gulf Stream Bar & Grille, 1 Lagoon Rd, in the Melville Marina, where the Portsmouth hospital complex was located. Maps and pieces from our collection will be on display. Copies of the book will be available at the Portsmouth Free Public Library, or at bookstores and online sources for purchase. Please allow lead time if you plan to order.

The book club will be limited to 20 people. Registration will be open to PHS members only until April 30th. Please reserve your space by emailing phsbookclub@portsmouthhistorical.orgStop by Gulf Stream at 6 PM if you’d like to order a beverage and mingle before discussion begins!


Room Reservation: 
Wednesday, June 02
Program Time: 
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Event Category: 
Event Location: 
Name of Organization: 
Portsmouth Free Public Library
Contact Name: 
Carolyn Magnus
Contact Phone Number: 
401 683-9457 ext. 113
Contact Email: 
carolyn.magnus@gmail.com