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

The Library will be closed on Sunday, 2/19, and Monday, 2/20.  The book drop is always open for your returns.

Book Discussion Events

Tuesday, February 21
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Doctors Blackwell by Janice P. Minura.  Elizabeth Blackwell believed from an early age that she... Read More
Tuesday, February 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Doctors Blackwell by Janice P. Minura.  Elizabeth Blackwell believed from an early age that she... Read More
Tuesday, February 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
We have decided to join forces, and all odd months will be in Tiverton on the last MONDAY of the month, while all even months will be here, in Portsmouth, on the last TUESDAY of the month. The following months will be at the Portsmouth Free... Read More
Tuesday, March 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
In recognition of Women's History month, Portsmouth Free Public Library will host a lecture on three Rhode Island women of the 19th and 20th centuries presented by Fred Zilian, Ph. D. A talented, independent-minded woman, Julia Ward Howe... Read More
Monday, March 20
6:00pm - 7:00pm
*JANUARY TEEN FICTION BOOK CLUB WILL BE AT TIVERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY** We have decided to join forces, and all odd months will be in Tiverton on the last MONDAY of the month, while all even months will be here, in Portsmouth, on the last TUESDAY of... Read More
Tuesday, March 21
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict.  A remarkable novel about J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity and pass as white in order to... Read More
Tuesday, March 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict.  A remarkable novel about J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity and pass as white in order to... Read More
Tuesday, April 18
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley.  Jess needs a fresh start. She’s broke and alone, and she’s just left her job under less than ideal circumstances. Her half-brother Ben didn’t sound thrilled when she asked if she could... Read More
Tuesday, April 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley.  Jess needs a fresh start. She’s broke and alone, and she’s just left her job under less than ideal circumstances. Her half-brother Ben didn’t sound thrilled when she asked if she could... Read More
Tuesday, April 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
We have decided to join forces, and all odd months will be in Tiverton on the last MONDAY of the month, while all even months will be here, in Portsmouth, on the last TUESDAY of the month. The following months will be at the Portsmouth Free... Read More
Monday, May 15
6:00pm - 7:00pm
*JANUARY TEEN FICTION BOOK CLUB WILL BE AT TIVERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY** We have decided to join forces, and all odd months will be in Tiverton on the last MONDAY of the month, while all even months will be here, in Portsmouth, on the last TUESDAY of... Read More
Tuesday, May 16
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of lots of books! More info to follow!
Tuesday, June 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
We have decided to join forces, and all odd months will be in Tiverton on the last MONDAY of the month, while all even months will be here, in Portsmouth, on the last TUESDAY of the month. The following months will be at the Portsmouth Free... Read More
Monday, July 17
6:00pm - 7:00pm
*JANUARY TEEN FICTION BOOK CLUB WILL BE AT TIVERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY** We have decided to join forces, and all odd months will be in Tiverton on the last MONDAY of the month, while all even months will be here, in Portsmouth, on the last TUESDAY of... Read More
Tuesday, August 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
We have decided to join forces, and all odd months will be in Tiverton on the last MONDAY of the month, while all even months will be here, in Portsmouth, on the last TUESDAY of the month. The following months will be at the Portsmouth Free... Read More
Monday, September 18
6:00pm - 7:00pm
*JANUARY TEEN FICTION BOOK CLUB WILL BE AT TIVERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY** We have decided to join forces, and all odd months will be in Tiverton on the last MONDAY of the month, while all even months will be here, in Portsmouth, on the last TUESDAY of... Read More
Tuesday, October 31
6:30pm - 7:30pm
We have decided to join forces, and all odd months will be in Tiverton on the last MONDAY of the month, while all even months will be here, in Portsmouth, on the last TUESDAY of the month. The following months will be at the Portsmouth Free... Read More
Monday, November 20
6:00pm - 7:00pm
*JANUARY TEEN FICTION BOOK CLUB WILL BE AT TIVERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY** We have decided to join forces, and all odd months will be in Tiverton on the last MONDAY of the month, while all even months will be here, in Portsmouth, on the last TUESDAY of... Read More
Tuesday, December 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
We have decided to join forces, and all odd months will be in Tiverton on the last MONDAY of the month, while all even months will be here, in Portsmouth, on the last TUESDAY of the month. The following months will be at the Portsmouth Free... Read More