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

Adult Events

Tuesday, September 24
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.
Tuesday, September 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Thursday, September 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us and learn the basics of using Google Docs for your document needs. Basic computer skills necessary. Please register by clicking below or call 401-683-9457
Saturday, September 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
Tuesday, October 01
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.
Tuesday, October 08
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.
Tuesday, October 08
6:30pm - 8:00pm
One of the goals of the Consumer Protection Unit of the RI Office of the Attorney General is protect consumers from fraud and scams.  Scams are becoming ever prevalent and to make matters worse, scams have become increasingly clever and convincing... Read More
Wednesday, October 09
5:00pm - 8:00pm
A free workshop for aspiring adult and teenage writers of science fiction, horror, fantasy, superhero and supernatural fiction with author & editor Lauren Elise Daniels. Speculative fiction asks the question, 'What if...?' and... Read More
Tuesday, October 15
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.
Tuesday, October 15
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of A Long Way Home : a Memoir  by Saroo Brierly. This is the incredible true story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover his childhood life and home in a journey from India to... Read More
Tuesday, October 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of A Long Way Home : a Memoir  by Saroo Brierly. This is the incredible true story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover his childhood life and home in a journey from India to... Read More
Wednesday, October 16
9:30am - 12:00pm
Staff training.  Please sign up at OSL Connects.
Friday, October 18
7:00pm - 9:00pm
More info to follow!
Sunday, October 20
2:00pm - 4:00pm
This will be an introduction to two of our brand new databases! We now have American Ancestors available for in-Library use. Located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, New England Historical and Genealogical Society is America’s leading research... Read More
Tuesday, October 22
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.
Sunday, October 27
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Although not paper, born-digital files, such as emails, genealogical software files, and digital photographs, are an integral part of your family history collection and legacy. Stephanie Call, Associate Director of Archives and Education at the... Read More
Tuesday, October 29
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.
Tuesday, October 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Tuesday, November 05
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.
Tuesday, November 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us to learn the basics of using MedlinePlus for your health information needs.  Basic computer skills recommended.  Presented by University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Library and Information Studies candidate Katrina Kloewer. ... Read More
Tuesday, November 12
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.
Tuesday, November 12
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Create your very own fused glass pendant or magnet with colorful pre-cut glass in this easy, fun class.  Deenie Pacik Giuliano will walk participants through creating their own fused glass creation. All ages: adults, and children ages nine and up.... Read More
Monday, November 18
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us for our second YouTube Paint Night! BYOB, so 21+ only please. Painting to come. Registration opens on September 1st. Limited to 18 participants. 
Tuesday, November 19
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.
Tuesday, November 19
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Doris Kearns Goodwin examines four presidents —Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights)—to... Read More
Tuesday, November 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Doris Kearns Goodwin examines four presidents —Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights)—to... Read More
Tuesday, November 26
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.
Tuesday, November 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Love Young Adult fiction? This is the place for you! All ages are welcome to discuss a YA title each month. Refreshments (usually all homemade by Sue!) are served, and no registration is required. Take a break from your adult life enjoy some teen... Read More
Tuesday, December 03
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.
Tuesday, December 10
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the reference desk and one of our staff members will help answer your technology questions.  Use our laptop or bring your own device.  Bring your questions and passwords to this free, drop in program.

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