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

Childrens Events

Tuesday, June 11
11:00am - 12:00pm
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... Read More
Wednesday, June 26
10:00am - 10:45am
Story Times for all ages.  After our stories, songs, and felt board activities are over, we'll march over the tables for a craft.  No registration required.
Tuesday, July 02
10:00am - 11:00am
Dave the Bug Guy is back!  Last year our families raved about Dave and his insects and spiders.  We are so excited to have him back!  Space is limited, online registration begins June 17.  For children entering grades k-5.
Wednesday, July 03
10:00am - 10:45am
Story Times for all ages.  After our stories, songs, and felt board activities are over, we'll march over the tables for a craft.  No registration required.
Monday, July 08
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Russ is back with another hilarious magic show to delight kids and parents alike.  Presto the magic bunny will make an appearance, too!  For grades K-5.  No registration required.
Tuesday, July 09
8:00pm - 9:30pm
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... Read More
Wednesday, July 10
10:00am - 10:45am
Story Times for all ages.  After our stories, songs, and felt board activities are over, we'll march over the tables for a craft.  No registration required.
Monday, July 15
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sew a space-inspired craft with Karen Katin from Stitchery!  Space is limited, so registration is required.  For kids entering grades 1-5.  Registration begins July 1.
Tuesday, July 16
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tweens, this one is just for you!  Design your own t-shirt using our glow in the dark vinyl.   Bring a washed t-shirt.  Registration is required as space is limited for this free program for those entering 4th grade to 7th grade in the fall.    
Wednesday, July 17
10:00am - 11:00am
Join MobileQuest, a RI based STEAM education team, as they lead participants through 6 space stations on their way to receiving their Intergalactic Science Passport.  Stations will include coding an alien robot and engineering a space landing.  For... Read More
Wednesday, July 17
10:00am - 10:45am
Story Times for all ages.  After our stories, songs, and felt board activities are over, we'll march over the tables for a craft.  No registration required.
Tuesday, July 23
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join Ricky Rainbow Beard for this live theatre show for families.  It is equal parts spectacle and classroom as audience members will meet special guests, join a dance party, and celebrate the unique.   Bring an open mind and your sense of humor -... Read More
Wednesday, July 24
10:00am - 10:45am
Story Times for all ages.  After our stories, songs, and felt board activities are over, we'll march over the tables for a craft.  No registration required.
Thursday, July 25
10:00am - 11:00am
Educators from the Norman Bird Sanctuary are coming to teach us all about raptors!  Learn about the special adaptations that raptors employ for maximum hunting efficiency.  This presentation describes the differences between different groups of... Read More
Monday, July 29
10:00am - 11:00am
Feel Good Circus is an upbeat circus program that entertains while the audience gets involved to join the Circus!  Casey will even teach you some circus games and skills.    No registration required.  For preschoolers on up.
Wednesday, July 31
10:00am - 10:45am
Story Times for all ages.  After our stories, songs, and felt board activities are over, we'll march over the tables for a craft.  No registration required.
Thursday, August 01
10:00am - 11:00am
July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon as part of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission.  Join Renée Gamba, Director of the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, to learn about NASA's past lunar missions, and... Read More
Monday, August 05
10:00am - 11:00am
Join our conversation about this year's Kids Read Across RI book: Sanity and Tallulah by Molly Brooks.  We'll be handing out ten free copies of the book beginning July 1; first come, first served.  Should we run out, we'll be happy to reserve a copy... Read More
Wednesday, August 07
10:00am - 10:45am
Story Times for all ages.  After our stories, songs, and felt board activities are over, we'll march over the tables for a craft.  No registration required.