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

The Library will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. 

Our annual reading of the Declaration of Independence will be on the grounds of the Portsmouth Free Public Library at 9:00 a.m.
In case of rain, we will meet inside the library in the Mello Program Room, but all other library services will be unavailable.

Education Databases

Rhode Island’s Statewide Reference Resource Center.

Free sample tests plus hints on what you need to know to be confident when you go to take your test.

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966. Click on the top left, Search All Databases, to find ERIC.

Explora for Secondary Schools is the replacement for Kids Search and Student Research Center and features an easy to use interface and updated functionality like the cite button.

Learning Express Library offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

Connects you to education and career resources from WaytoGoRI, AskRI, EmployRI, Network RI, RIDE and more. Includes valuable state and web resources. 

Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

Udemy can help improve your career skills or further develop a personal interest with access to more than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses.  Explore the many options across 75 categories in business, technology, design, and more taught by world-class instructors.