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

Adult Events

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
Wednesday, November 20
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Find out all you need to know about Medicare Open Enrollment to make the right choices for you. Gerald LePage, M.A., CIRS A/D, Community Resource Specialist for Aging & Disability Elder Services with Child & Family RI will help clarify the... Read More
Monday, November 25
5:00pm - 7:45pm
As part of her PHS senior project, local student Isabella is hosting a poetry reading with approximately 10 readers from the high school Poetry Club. She is selling a book of the poetry read at that night, with the funds being donated to the... 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
Wednesday, November 27
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library will close at 5 pm due to holiday
Thursday, November 28
9:00am - 8:00pm
Library closed due to holiday
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.
Thursday, December 05
6:30pm - 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
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.
Wednesday, December 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More info soon.
Saturday, December 14
10:00am - 1:00pm
Visit the library and talk with US Census Recruiting Assistant Edith Kloss to find out more about jobs during Census 2020.
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
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
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.