Learn how to use your library card to its full potential with our weekly tips. Click here to view the video on how to request a book from the Library.
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.
Remote access to the Ancestry database has been extended through September 2020. Follow this link to connect to Ancestry Library Edition. For Newport cardholders only.
Try out some new projects from the comfort of your own home! Each month, we’ll feature a different craft and online tutorial video to help you make a great new project! This month, patrons can take home Perler bead kits, which include nearly everything you need to make a fun design, including beads, ironing paper, […]
Ocean State Libraries is participating in a free national program to expand access to digital comic books and graphic novels this summer. In addition,, interested library patrons may participate in a series of events on July 30. Click here to learn more.
The Newport Public Library will be holding its annual Summer Reading Challenge in an all new format starting June 15th! Click here for more information.
This collection of episodes covers a wide array of fiction and nonfiction that stretches the Imagine Your Story theme. Some podcasts may include a mix of young adult and adult recommendations, but all episodes are appropriate for high schoolers. The full playlist contains 13 episodes ranging from fantasy to horror and technology, for about seven […]
Come into the Children’s Department each week for a craft to do at home!
New Book Alerts
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Tools and lists to help you find your new favorite book!
The Friends' Bookstore
The Friends’ bookstore supports the mission of the Library with a selection of books, DVDs, and more!