We are very excited to announce that the Library will reopen for limited hours and services beginning June 2! Read more.
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.
Help us kick off summer reading with a virtual music program designed for children ages 2 – 8 years old! Fiddle N’ Fun will present an interactive program featuring guitar music, singing, dancing, movement and more! This event will take place electronically over Zoom. Registration is required. Participants will be emailed an invitation to […]
For a limited time only, the Library is offering free printing – for up to 10 pages – with contactless pickup. Send us your PDF or DOCX (Word) file and library staff will print it and let you know when it is ready for pickup. Currently, pickup times are Monday-Friday, 10 am – 12 noon. […]
Update: Beginning June 1, 2020, holds will resume and you will once again be able to request items in the catalog. This form will no longer be used. We have also announced new limited Library hours for Phase II of our reopening plan. Click here for hours. Great News! We have expanded curbside pickup service […]
All item due dates have been automatically extended to July 1, 2020 with no overdue fines.
Making our Binge Boxes digital and accessible in quarantine. All you need is a Newport Libary card. #NPLhereforyou https://www.hoopladigital.com/ Solve the Mystery Off on an Adventure Film Noir #1 BONUS: D.O.A Available to borrow in the RI eZone: https://riezone.overdrive.com/riezone-newportpublic/content/media/1562664
Starting right now and continuing through July 29, teens can download two free audiobooks (to keep!) each week for the rest of the summer.
Find A Book
Use one of these of sources to find your next great read.
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 Newport Public 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.