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


Climate Change: a Fresh Approach to Moving Forward with Sharon Gold

This interactive workshop allows each participant to reflect on their own understanding of climate change, its impacts on our environment, and how to become engaged in crafting solutions.  Instead of using a "wait and see approach" to the problem, the audience is encouraged to gain a better grasp of the science and to see how communities in Rhode Island are being affected.  This then lays the framework for transitioning to action both on a local and national level.

Fused Glass with Deenie

Create your very own fused glass pendant.  Deenie Pacik Giuliano will walk participants through creating their own fused glass creation.  Finished products will need to be picked up at the library after they have been fired.  Registration is required for this free program as space is limited.

Family Yoga with Mary Cadmus

Mary Cadmus will hold a yoga class that will be fun for the whole family.  Mary was initially drawn to yoga by the athleticism and beauty of its movements but realized that it also made her feel good.  She obtained her Yoga Teacher Certificate so she could share her vinyasa knowledge to classes that feel good in the body while calming the mind.  Mary’s background in personal training lends itself to a keen familiarity with the body, how it moves, and how to properly align the body.  Her classes provide a calm, challenging environment that allows for play and creativity.  Mary’s number one g

Wine and Dessert Party

For adults 21+ only: Did you participate in our Adult Summer Reading program? If you turned in any event or book slips, join us for a fun night of wine and dessert to celebrate the end of summer reading! Our raffle prizes will be given away during the event, and we will have complimentary wine and dessert for all attendees! Please register online or by calling 683-9457 to ensure we have enough for everyone. 

YouTube Paint Party

As part of our Adult Summer Reading Program, we invite you to join us for a YouTube paint party! We will supply all the materials and refreshments, you supply the creativity and fun! We will be using acrylic paints, so be sure to dress appropriately. Registration is limited and required; sign up here or call 683-9457. This is for adults only 18+, please no teens or children.

Sewing with Karen Katin

Learn everything you need to know to safely and confidently use a sewing machine in this introductory class with Karen Katin from The Stitchery! All materials will be provided to make a simple project. No experience or machine necessary, use one of our 8 Brother sewing machines.

Star Gazing

All ages - Come see the night sky! We will have telescopes and volunteers will be on hand to point out objects in the night sky.  There will be activities in the library as well.  Program will be canceled if it rains.  Please register for this free program for all ages so we have enough supplies for all who attend.  

Talking with Your Primary Care Physician with Arthur Frazzano, MD

Arthur Frazzano, MD, will be discussing how to talk to your primary care physician in this informative presentation geared toward older adults or those with acute or chronic problems.  Dr. Frazzano will talk about how to choose the best primary care physician for your needs, questions you should ask your new doctor, how to make the most out of your appointments, and much more in this informal and interactive talk.


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