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

The Library will be closed on Monday, August 8.  

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Monday, August 08
9:00am - 8:00pm
The Library will be closed today.
Tuesday, August 09
10:30am - 11:00am
Story time for ages 0-4 years, no registration required, craft and play time to follow!
Tuesday, August 09
10:30am - 11:00am
Story time for ages 0-4 years, no registration required, craft and play time to follow!
Wednesday, August 10
10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Hour for 3rd Graders! Join us for a fun summer camp craft with music and games, registration required!
Thursday, August 11
9:30am - 11:30am
Flower arranging
Thursday, August 11
10:30am - 11:00am
Story time for ages 4-6 years, no registration required, craft and play time to follow!
Thursday, August 11
10:30am - 11:00am
Story time for ages 4-6 years, no registration required, craft and play time to follow!
Friday, August 12
9:00am - 5:00pm
Summer Reading Program ends today! Turn in your reading logs and submit all of your raffle tickets by 5PM!
Friday, August 12
9:00am - 5:00pm
Summer Reading Program ends today! Turn in your reading logs and submit all of your raffle tickets by 5PM!
Friday, August 12
10:00am - 11:00am
Craft Hour for 4th and 5th Graders! Join us for a fun summer camp craft with music and games, registration required!
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
Monday, August 15
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 painting and attendees will add or subtract certain elements and decide when it is... Read More
Monday, August 15
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 painting and attendees will add or subtract certain elements and decide when it is... 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
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
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
Wednesday, August 17
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Book Signing and Reading with Author Kevin Fennessey for ages 6-10! Join us as we listen to a full reading of his book The Little Cub with large, hand held illustrations. He will also give a preview reading of the sequel and answer any questions... Read More
Wednesday, August 17
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Book Signing and Reading with Author Kevin Fennessey for ages 6-10! Join us as we listen to a full reading of his book The Little Cub with large, hand held illustrations. He will also give a preview reading of the sequel and answer any questions... 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
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
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
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
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
Thursday, September 01
9:00am - 11:00am
Install photo exhibit
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
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
9:00am - 8:00pm
The Library is Closed today.  We will reopen on Tuesday at 9 am.

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