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Portsmouth Free Public Library

City or Town:Portsmouthlibrary picture
Library Code:POR
Address:2658 East Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Chairperson:Michael W. Mello
Head of Library:Carolyn Magnus, Director
Web Address:http://www.portsmouthlibrary.org

From Providence take 195 through Fall River. Take exit on right to Route 24 through Tiverton. Cross over the Sakonnet River Bridge into Portsmouth. Take the third exit.  Bear right onto Turnpike Avenue. About 1/2 mile down the road, you will come to Freeborn Street (side street between the Medical Center and the Bank of Newport). Take a left onto Freeborn Street. Take a left into parking lot.

From Bristol cross over Mt. Hope Bridge. Bear right on to Route 114 (Bristol Ferry Road) go straight. When you come to stop light go straight (name of road is now Turnpike Avenue) Continue till you come to Freeborn Street (side street between Medical Center and Bank of Newport). Take left on to Freeborn Street, then left into parking lot.

From Newport & Middletown: Route 138 (East Main Road) Take Route 138 (East Main Road) through Portsmouth. Go down hill (gas station & Clement's Market on right). Bank of Newport on triangle bear right & take an immediate left (after Bank of Newport) on to Freeborn Street. Take a right into parking lot.

From Newport & Middletown - Route 114 (West Main Road) Take Route 114 (West Main Road) to stop light at Cory's Lane. After stop light road forks when Route 24 begins. At fork, bear left. At end of exit, take right at Freeborn Street. At stop sign, cross Turnpike and continue on Freeborn. Take left into parking lot.