Ever wanted to get a closer look at the night sky from your back yard? This presentation by Rhode Island’s very own Skyscrapers Inc. will get you started on amateur stargazing and telescope usage from home! Registration is requested.
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 us as we make our very own fizzy bath bombs! Bring it home to watch the magic happen! Open to ages 18+. All materials are provided. Registration is required.
Welcome to the Newport Public Library Summer Reading Challenge! Enjoy “out of this world” programs for adults, teens, and children. The program runs from June 24th to August 9th! Easy reading requirements, astronomical activities, and great prizes! Pre-registration begins June 3rd. Click here for more information!
Stormtroopers take over the Newport Public Library in an attempt to learn how local readers are exploring “A Universe of Stories,” the library-wide Summer Reading Challenge! Saturday, June 22, 1:00-4:00pm Drop in for photo ops, autographs and more as you join their investigation into the phenomenon known as “Summer Reading.”
Learn how to apply watercolors to a linocut print of a flower. Advance registration is required. Learn more.
All summer long, E-zone, our e-book and audiobook provider, offers 32 free audiobooks for you to OWN, two each week from now through August 17th.
Join us for Sand Art and sign up for our Summer Reading Program! Click on the image for more information.
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.