On loan from the RI Computer Museum for the month of July. Come play!
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 Rick Massimo, author of I Got A Song: the History of the Newport Folk Festival, as he tells the stories of the many personalities and struggles that made the festival what it has become today, including Peter Seeger, Judy Collins, Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul, and Mary) and Colin Meloy (The Decemberists.) Read more.
The Friends of the Newport Library will be holding their Summer Clearance Sale from Thursday, July 25 through Wednesday, July 31! Dates and times are as follows: Thursday, July 25: 12:00 – 5:00PMFriday, July 26: 9:00AM – 3:00PMSaturday, July 27: 9:00AM – 3:00PMSunday, July 28: CLOSEDMonday, July 29: 12:00 to 5:00PMTuesday, July 30: 9:00AM – […]
Check out all the fun events we have for children (ages 0-12) at the library this week!
Join us Friday afternoons at 2:30 PM for a stellar summer movie series. Read more.
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.
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!
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.