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

Adult Events

Tuesday, December 17
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Library Book by Susan Orlean. chronicle of the Los Angeles Public Library fire of April 28, 1986 and its... Read More
Tuesday, December 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Library Book by Susan Orlean. chronicle of the Los Angelas Public Library fire of April 28, 1986 and its... Read More
Tuesday, December 24
9:00am - 8:00pm
Library closed due to holiday
Wednesday, December 25
9:00am - 8:00pm
Library closed due to holiday
Monday, January 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Monthly meeting of the PHS Board
Thursday, January 16
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Co-sponsored by the Library and the Portsmouth Historical Society, Town Historian Jim Garman will give a lecture titled ... Read More
Saturday, January 18
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
Sunday, January 19
9:00am - 8:00pm
Library closed due to holiday
Monday, January 20
9:00am - 8:00pm
Library closed due to holiday
Tuesday, January 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Greater Journey : Americans in Paris by David McCollough. The story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others set off for Paris between 19830 and 1900... Read More
Thursday, January 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
During the cold winter months, award-winning Massachusetts wildlife photographer Peter Christoph spends his days along the Atlantic coast following the movements of a few snowy owls during their winter migration to our New England beaches.  They fly... Read More
Thursday, January 30
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Interested in ditching cable and catering your TV/Movie/Streaming needs to fit your life? Come to this informative program explaining the most popular options. Registration required.
Saturday, February 01
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, February 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More details to come, but we will have a coordinating lecture offered to coincide with the Portsmouth Historical Society Book Club. Burning of the Gaspee by Dr. John Concannon will provide local connections, pictures, and a full lecture. Be sure to... Read More
Monday, February 10
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us for our 3rd YouTube Paint Night, 21+!  Participants will learn how to paint a winter landscape, complete with trees, snow, and a frozen lake! Snacks and hot chocolate will be provided, along with all of the materials. BYOB if you desire! ... Read More
Saturday, February 15
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
Sunday, February 16
9:00am - 8:00pm
Library closed due to holiday
Monday, February 17
9:00am - 8:00pm
Library closed due to holiday
Tuesday, February 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Where the Crawdads Sing is an exquisite ode to the natural world, a... Read More
Wednesday, February 19
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sponsored by the Portsmouth Garden Club.  Details coming soon.
Monday, February 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Board Meeting for PHS
Saturday, February 29
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, March 14
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, March 28
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, April 11
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
Thursday, April 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More info later.
Saturday, April 25
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 09
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 23
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