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

The Library will be Closed beginning Monday 3/16 until further notice. 

Adult Events

Monday, April 13
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Our Spring YouTube Paint Party for patrons 21+! Registration opens one month before the program. Limited to 14 participants - one name per registration.  Our spring edition will feature beautiful flowers and butterflies.  All materials provided,... Read More
Thursday, April 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Fred Zilian, Ph.D., became interested in Rhode Island Slave History in 2017 upon reading the book, If Jane Should Want to Be Sold: Stories of Enslavement, Indenture... Read More
Tuesday, April 21
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, April 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Book is TBD.
Saturday, May 02
10:00am - 11:00am
If you have a basic level of Spanish and wish to practice speaking, comprehension, and reading, join Cynthia for a relaxed hour of Spanish conversation.  This session will continue your practice every other Saturday at the same time & place.... Read More
Saturday, May 02
10:00am - 11:00am
If you have a basic level of Spanish and wish to practice speaking, comprehension, and reading, join Cynthia for a relaxed hour of Spanish conversation.  This session will continue your practice every other Saturday at the same time & place.... Read More
Saturday, May 16
10:00am - 11:00am
If you have a basic level of Spanish and wish to practice speaking, comprehension, and reading, join Cynthia for a relaxed hour of Spanish conversation.  This session will continue your practice every other Saturday at the same time & place.... Read More
Tuesday, May 19
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, May 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, June 16
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, June 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Book is TBD.
Wednesday, July 01
6:00pm - 7:00pm
More info coming on this amazing summer program, in conjunction with Ragged Island Brewery. Stay Tuned!
Monday, July 13
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us for our summer YouTube Paint Party for adults 21+! Participants will be provided with all materials needed to make your own masterpiece - follow along with the YouTube tutorial and get ready for a night of laughter and fun. Registration is... Read More
Wednesday, July 15
11:00am - 2:00pm
Join us for a live appraisal with Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers! Bring in your antiques and collectibles for an appraisal.  $5 for one item, $10 for up to 3 items. All proceeds go to the Library.  More details soon. Registration is not required. ... Read More
Tuesday, July 21
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Book is TBD.
Tuesday, July 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Book is TBD. Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, August 05
6:00pm - 7:00pm
More info coming on this second installment of an amazing summer program, in conjunction with Ragged Island Brewery. Stay Tuned!
Sunday, October 04
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Understanding when, where and why vital records were created, and the changes in those practices over the years, can help us find them today. What additional abstracts have been created for the southern New England states? What forms of these... Read More
Sunday, October 18
2:00pm - 4:00pm
For the beginning genealogist - check back for more information!
Tuesday, October 20
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of TBD Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.
Tuesday, October 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of TBD Copies will be available for checkout at the adult circulation desk.  No sign up is required.  Refreshments will be served.