Sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 sessions. Session I : Starting your Research on Thursday, May 3, 2:30-4 PM. Learn about how to get organized and how to get started with your genealogy research. Session II: Using Research Sources – May 10 An introduction to Ancestry and Familysearch.org will be followed by an […]
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.
Learn about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies April 25 6:00-7:00 pm. Join us for an informative presentation by Frank Aiello and Will Araújo RICBA co-founders. Frank Aiello is a seasoned sales and business development professional with over fifteen years of experience in advertising, media, IT, technology, recruiting, and blockchain industries. Frank is also the President of […]
Design and build! Experiment with energy! Kids will learn about various STEM topics and work on exciting science experiments!
Join us for a musical performance by the Ocean State Ramblers, a bluegrass band based in southern New England on Saturday, May 12 at 2:00 PM. Stephen Dyer – bass, guitar and banjo Anne-Marie Forer – fiddle and guitar Dave O’Connell – mandolin Diane Petit – guitar and mandolin Free and open to the public. […]
Rhode Island-based author Todd McLeish will visit the library on Tuesday, May 8 at 6:30 PM to talk about his latest book Return of the Sea Otter: The story of the animal that evaded extinction on the Pacific coast. Copies will be available for purchase. There is no registration for this event but seating is […]
Marx Brothers Film Series Fridays in April and May at 2:30 pm. Free and open to the public. Popcorn provided! April 13 – Animal Crackers (1930) April 27 – Day at the Races (1937) May 11 – Duck Soup (1933) May 25 – Night at the Opera (1935)
Newport Public Library card holders can now enhance their language learning goals with access to Rosetta Stone® Library Solution.
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.