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

Events

Sunday, May 29
1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Library is now closed on Sundays for the duration of the summer.  We will resume Sunday hours on September 11, 2022.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, May 30
9:00am - 8:00pm
The Library will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, May 31
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, we also stand utilizing our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves flexibility Strengthens muscles Improves Blood... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, May 31
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, June 01
10:00am - 12:30pm
Board meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, June 03
10:00am - 2:00pm
Set up for Plant sale
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, June 03
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you a knitter? Crocheter? Someone who enjoys embroidery, needlepoint, or spinning? Join us on the first Friday of every month for a makers social. Bring your WIP and a beverage of choice and enjoy a dedicated hour with others to work on your... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, June 04
9:00am - 1:00pm
Plant sale at the library.  More details soon.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, June 07
2:00pm - 3:15pm
No Chair Yoga today!  Chair Yoga resumes next week.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, June 11
10:00am - 12:00pm
Annual meeting of the Home Owners Association.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, June 13
9:00am - 9:15am
Today's the Day!  Registration begins for our Teen and Tween Summer Reading Program.  
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, June 14
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, we also stand utilizing our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves flexibility Strengthens muscles Improves Blood... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, June 15
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Monthly Business Meeting
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, June 20
9:00am - 9:15am
Today's the Day!  Stop by the Reference Desk and Register for our Adult Summer Reading Program.  
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, June 21
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, we also stand utilizing our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves flexibility Strengthens muscles Improves Blood... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, June 21
4:30pm - 5:30pm
More info soon. Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, June 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More info soon! Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, June 22
10:00am - 12:00pm
Are you brave enough to answer the call? Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons one-shot event.  We will be playing D&D, 5th edition IN-PERSON.   Haven't played before?  No problem, this game is perfect for new players.... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, June 22
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Expert rug hooker Roberta Conti will provide advice and enthusiasm for all rug-hookers, new and experienced alike.  Bring your projects and enjoy the company of others as you work and learn this creative craft.   This workshop is free and open to... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, June 27
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons one-shot event.  We will be playing D&D, 5th edition IN-PERSON.   Haven't played before?  No problem, this game is perfect for new players. This session... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, June 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, July 01
11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for a STEM presentation for all ages! Registration required, no wait list; registration opens June 20th! "Ahoy there, matey! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, July 01
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you a knitter? Crocheter? Someone who enjoys embroidery, needlepoint, or spinning? Join us on the first Friday of every month for a makers social. Bring your WIP and a beverage of choice and enjoy a dedicated hour with others to work on your... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, July 04
9:00am - 8:00pm
The Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day. 
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Saturday, July 09
4:00pm - 6:00pm
After a looong hiatus ... NERF WARS IS BACK!!  Teens will have the opportunity to take over the library AFTER HOURS to battle it out with their friends. Yes, waivers will be required. Yes, eye protection will be required (and provided!). Teens will... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, July 12
5:30pm - 7:30pm
We are so excited to offer our first ever TEEN WATERCOLOR PAINTING class! This class is strictly for those in rising grades 6-12, and limited to 10 participants. Registration will open on June 20th.  Pamela Nadeau, a local art teacher with over 16... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, July 18
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons one-shot event.  We will be playing D&D, 5th edition IN-PERSON.   Haven't played before?  No problem, this game is perfect for new players. This session... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, July 19
4:30pm - 5:30pm
More info soon. Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, July 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More info soon! Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, July 20
10:00am - 12:00pm
Are you brave enough to answer the call? Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons one-shot event.  We will be playing D&D, 5th edition IN-PERSON.   Haven't played before?  No problem, this game is perfect for new players.... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, July 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, August 05
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you a knitter? Crocheter? Someone who enjoys embroidery, needlepoint, or spinning? Join us on the first Friday of every month for a makers social. Bring your WIP and a beverage of choice and enjoy a dedicated hour with others to work on your... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, August 16
4:30pm - 5:30pm
More info soon. Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, August 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More info soon! Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Monday, August 22
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons one-shot event.  We will be playing D&D, 5th edition IN-PERSON.   Haven't played before?  No problem, this game is perfect for new players. This session... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Wednesday, August 24
10:00am - 12:00pm
Are you brave enough to answer the call? Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons one-shot event.  We will be playing D&D, 5th edition IN-PERSON.   Haven't played before?  No problem, this game is perfect for new players.... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, August 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, September 02
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you a knitter? Crocheter? Someone who enjoys embroidery, needlepoint, or spinning? Join us on the first Friday of every month for a makers social. Bring your WIP and a beverage of choice and enjoy a dedicated hour with others to work on your... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, September 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
In the spirit of Ken Burns' breakout PBS documentary series on American country music, acclaimed guitarist and music historian Joey Leone presents “The History of Blues in America” a one hour program covering the history, influence and social impact... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, September 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, October 07
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you a knitter? Crocheter? Someone who enjoys embroidery, needlepoint, or spinning? Join us on the first Friday of every month for a makers social. Bring your WIP and a beverage of choice and enjoy a dedicated hour with others to work on your... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, October 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, November 04
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you a knitter? Crocheter? Someone who enjoys embroidery, needlepoint, or spinning? Join us on the first Friday of every month for a makers social. Bring your WIP and a beverage of choice and enjoy a dedicated hour with others to work on your... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, November 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Friday, December 02
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you a knitter? Crocheter? Someone who enjoys embroidery, needlepoint, or spinning? Join us on the first Friday of every month for a makers social. Bring your WIP and a beverage of choice and enjoy a dedicated hour with others to work on your... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, December 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, January 31
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, February 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, April 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room
Tuesday, May 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us the last Tuesday of each month to discuss a Young Adult book title. This book club is open to everyone that wants to read the book, regardless of age. Snacks provided, feel free to bring your own drink or hot beverage. No registration... Read More
Event Location: Michael W. Mello Program Room

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