Join Catherine Zipf for a fascinating look at Newport’s Green Book sites. During the pre-Civil Rights era, the Negro Motorist Green Book enabled African-Americans to travel safely through segregated towns by providing them with information on where they could eat, stay, and vacation. Zipf will identify and discuss Newport’s Green Book sites with an eye […]
Teens at NPL
If you are a teenager check out this page for book recommendations, teen news & updates, and a list of activities specifically for you and your friends.
Kids at NPL
See a list of all our upcoming activities, events, and storytimes. Learn more about the “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” early literacy program.
Join Heather Kisilywicz for an informational lecture of the most popular DNA tests available and how they can help with your genealogical research. Learn more.
Join us for this beginners’ tutorial on modeling a 3D object to print in our 3D Printer. Participants will learn the software to create an object and submit their projects to us for printing! Registration is required. Open to Ages 18+. Choose a date below to register: March 2 April 6
Children ages 0-12 are welcome to participate in our Winter Reading Challenge!
Take a leap and join Atwater-Donnelly for a quadrennial intercalary concert! You might not want to miss this–they won’t repeat it for 4 years! All ages welcome. No registration required. Learn more.
Find a new read or revisit an old favorite in our 30 Books in 30 Weeks Reading Challenge! Whether you’re looking to expand your horizons or clear out your backlog, our Reading Challenge is a fun way to discover new titles and topics! Click here to learn more and to register, beginning January 13th.
From February 6 to April 9, volunteers from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) will be at the library to help you file your tax returns. This service is open to all taxpayers of any age with low to moderate incomes. First-come, first-served. Learn More.
Do you come from Royalty? Use the resources here to conduct genealogical research about your family lineage. Includes census and military records data.
Friends of the Newport Public Library
The Friends of the Library are dedicated to raising funds in support of the mission of the library. Fundraising is done through the Friends Bookstore.