Join Sanne Kure-Jensen as she shares her family’s experience caring for aging parents. Topics to be covered will include: • Planning ahead – asset inventory, home adaptability evaluation • Staying at home vs. joining a senior community • Help at home – in-home aides, drivers, home delivery of meds and groceries • When to help […]
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 David Donovan to learn more about Beston, his life, and The Outermost House on Saturday October 6 at 2 PM. Henry Beston’s The Outermost House, published in 1928, is one of the seminal works that has influenced today’s environmental movement. Now considered a nature literary classic, the book was written after Beston spent what […]
Big Kid Storytime in YA. Do you remember how calm and peaceful you felt when mom, your teacher, an older sibling or anyone else read you stories as a kid? Well, it’s time to return to that happy place. Ms. Christina will read stories once a month on Wednesdays this fall. Bring your pillow, blankie, […]
Kids can practice their reading skills by reading with Tucker, a certified therapy dog!
Come in on a Monday night between 6-8 PM and pick out a game to play with your friends. Choose from modern favorites like Settlers of Catan, classics like chess & checkers and more. Held in the Maker Lab. Stop by the Reference desk for more information.
Join Detective Joseph Lavallee and Detective Corporal Jeffrey Mace for a presentation on how to identify phone and internet scams and avoid becoming a victim of cyber crime. Open to the public. Registration requested. See the calendar for more information.
Seven RIDOT Pell Bridge reconstruction proposals are on display on the main floor of the library for the public to view. For more information please see see the RIDOT site for this project. http://www.dot.ri.gov/projects/projects_newport.php
What to Read Next
Request a personalized reading list or learn about what others are reading. Do you have a favorite book? Find a Read-a-Like and discover what’s new.
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 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.