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Adult Events

Monday, October 03
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
Friday, October 07
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
Tuesday, October 11
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Marie is back with more chair yoga exercises!  Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, we also stand utilizing our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Monday, October 17
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, October 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This lecture will focus on three Rhode Island women of the 19th and 20th centuries. A talented, independent-minded woman, Julia Ward Howe was a poet, writer, playwright, preacher, lecturer, and reform leader. Her daughter, Maud Howe Elliott, was a... Read More
Tuesday, October 18
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Marie is back with more chair yoga exercises!  Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, we also stand utilizing our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Tuesday, October 18
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of All That She Carried by Tiya Miles.  In 1850s South Carolina, an enslaved woman named Rose faced a crisis: the imminent sale of her daughter Ashley. Thinking quickly, she packed a cotton bag for her with a few items, and... Read More
Tuesday, October 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of All That She Carried by Tiya Miles.  In 1850s South Carolina, an enslaved woman named Rose faced a crisis: the imminent sale of her daughter Ashley. Thinking quickly, she packed a cotton bag for her with a few items, and... Read More
Wednesday, October 19
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Expert rug hooker Roberta Conti will provide advice and enthusiasm for all rug-hookers, new and experienced alike.  Bring your projects and enjoy the company of others as you work and learn this creative craft.   This workshop is free and open to... Read More
Wednesday, October 19
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons (5e) adventure and become a hero on dangerous quests to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, or carry out daring feats.  Haven't played before?  No problem, this adventure is welcoming to all levels of... Read More
Monday, October 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Tuesday, October 25
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Marie is back with more chair yoga exercises!  Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, we also stand utilizing our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Tuesday, October 25
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, November 01
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Marie is back with more chair yoga exercises!  Chair yoga is a gentle approach to Yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair, and, often, we also stand utilizing our chair.  Participants receive all the benefit of Yoga: Helps with Balance Improves... Read More
Friday, November 04
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
Tuesday, November 15
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell.  In 1580’s England, during the Black Plague a young Latin tutor falls in love with an extraordinary, eccentric young woman in this “exceptional historical novel” (The New Yorker) and best-... Read More
Tuesday, November 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell.  In 1580’s England, during the Black Plague a young Latin tutor falls in love with an extraordinary, eccentric young woman in this “exceptional historical novel” (The New Yorker) and best-... Read More
Wednesday, November 16
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Expert rug hooker Roberta Conti will provide advice and enthusiasm for all rug-hookers, new and experienced alike.  Bring your projects and enjoy the company of others as you work and learn this creative craft.   This workshop is free and open to... Read More
Wednesday, November 16
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons (5e) adventure and become a hero on dangerous quests to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, or carry out daring feats.  Haven't played before?  No problem, this adventure is welcoming to all levels of... Read More
Tuesday, November 29
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
Friday, December 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
Tuesday, December 20
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Written in Red by Anne Bishop.  No one creates realms like New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop. Now in a thrilling new fantasy series, enter a world inhabited by the Others, unearthly entities—vampires and shape... Read More
Tuesday, December 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Written in Red by Anne Bishop.  No one creates realms like New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop. Now in a thrilling new fantasy series, enter a world inhabited by the Others, unearthly entities—vampires and shape... Read More
Wednesday, December 21
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons (5e) adventure and become a hero on dangerous quests to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, or carry out daring feats.  Haven't played before?  No problem, this adventure is welcoming to all levels of... Read More
Tuesday, December 27
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
Friday, January 06
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, January 13
10:30am - 11:00am
New to your Android phone?  Come in for a brief introduction to your smartphone, followed by a personalized Q&A session.   Registration is required.   If you have an iPhone, sign up for our class on January 27... Read More
Tuesday, January 17
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of News of the World by Paulette Jiles.  It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived... Read More
Tuesday, January 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of News of the World by Paulette Jiles.  It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived... Read More
Wednesday, January 18
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Dungeons & Dragons (5e) adventure and become a hero on dangerous quests to search for treasure, battle deadly foes, or carry out daring feats.  Haven't played before?  No problem, this adventure is welcoming to all levels of... Read More

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