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Adult Events

Monday, July 11
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Monday, July 11
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Local artist John Irwin will guide the class in this fun and informative 2-hour session.  Taking you step by step, John will go through the process of starting a landscape painting and attendees will add or subtract certain elements and decide when... Read More
Thursday, July 14
9:30am - 11:30am
Flower arranging
Sunday, July 17
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy a fun day at Newport International Polo’s All Charity Day on Sunday, July 17, 2022 at 5 PM at the Polo Grounds, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, RI Tickets will be sold at the Library and will be $15 per person. 100% of ticket sales go to the... Read More
Monday, July 18
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Monday, July 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This view of Portsmouth is a presentation by James Garman as glimpsed through the diaries of Abby A. Sherman who was the wife of Benjamin C. Sherman and the mother of former State Senator and Portsmouth Town Clerk Arthur Sherman. Abby kept a... Read More
Tuesday, July 19
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Woman in the Water by Charles Finch .  In the tradition of Sherlock Holmes, this newest mystery in the Charles Lenox series pits the young detective against a maniacal murderer who would give Professor Moriarty a run... Read More
Tuesday, July 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Woman in the Water by Charles Finch .  In the tradition of Sherlock Holmes, this newest mystery in the Charles Lenox series pits the young detective against a maniacal murderer who would give Professor Moriarty a run... Read More
Monday, July 25
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Monday, July 25
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons adventure.  We will be playing D&D, 5th edition IN-PERSON.   Haven't played before?  No problem, this game is welcoming for new players. This session is... Read More
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
Monday, August 01
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
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
Monday, August 15
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Tuesday, August 16
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of This Tender Land by William Kent Kruger.  The acclaimed author of Ordinary Grace crafts a powerful novel about an orphan's life-changing adventure traveling down America's great rivers during the Great Depression, seeking... Read More
Tuesday, August 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of This Tender Land by William Kent Kruger.  The acclaimed author of Ordinary Grace crafts a powerful novel about an orphan's life-changing adventure traveling down America's great rivers during the Great Depression, seeking... Read More
Monday, August 22
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
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
Monday, August 29
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
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
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
Monday, September 05
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Monday, September 12
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
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
Monday, September 19
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
Tuesday, September 20
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede.  The true story behind the events on 9/11 that inspired Broadway’s smash hit musical Come from Away.  When 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at... Read More
Tuesday, September 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede.  The true story behind the events on 9/11 that inspired Broadway’s smash hit musical Come from Away.  When 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at... Read More
Wednesday, September 21
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
Monday, September 26
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Now is your chance to improve your skill at cribbage!  Join experienced cribbage player Carol at Portsmouth Free Public Library and play with others, newcomers and more experienced players alike.  Crbbage boards and cards are provided, you provide... Read More
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

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