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July/August 2015 DEAR PATRONS: We are excited to announce that we are converting the Browser to an E-Newsletter! It is very costly to produce a newsletter, pay for the printing, postage and there is a time delay to get it from the printer. We have...

Library Policies

Here are some of the major public policies of the library. If you would like to look at additional policies or have any questions, please contact the Administration office at (401) 847-8720, ext. 100. Public Service Policy - Circulation Behavior...

Newsletter

Newport Public Library's e-newsletter is released six times a year. Click the button below to sign up and have news about library programs and events delivered to your inbox. To view the current issue click here. Sign Up Now For Email Marketing...

Paying Library Fines and Other Fees Online

How can I pay my library fines and fees online? The Pay Online button can be found by going to the OSL online Catalog and clicking on the Login link.  Once you enter your username or library card number and PIN, you have access to several options, ...

Public Service Policy - Circulation

(Revised in 2016) Purpose: A public library is an organization based on sharing. The following policy is designed to make the materials purchased for use by the entire community available for loan on an equal basis. Borrowing: A patron must...

Support your Library

The Newport Public Library is committed to serving our community with innovative and effective programs and services for all ages - babies to seniors.  As a private, 501(C)(3) organization, whose annual budget cannot be met in full through the support ...

Administration

Our Mission The Newport Public Library seeks to strengthen the community by providing opportunities that support lifelong learning, encourage inspiration, imagination, and enjoyment, and connect people to each other and to the rest of the world. Position...

Interlibrary Loan Policy

Any Ocean State Library cardholder may borrow materials from the Newport Public Library at no cost. Interlibrary Borrowing Newport Public Library patrons may request items that the library does not own, or items that are currently not on the shelf,...

Gala Fundraiser 2016

The Newport Public Library's Board of Trustees and Honorary Chair Gail Lowney Alofsin  invite you to enjoy A NEW  Look at a Novel Evening Sunday, June 26, 2016       6:00-8:30 pm Donation of $75 per person includes: Hors d'oeuvres and ...

Friends of the Library

Bookstore Hours Monday - 1:00-5:00 Tues & Wed - 11:00-7:00 Thursday - 11:00-5:00 Fri & Sat - 11:00-3:00 Sunday  - 2:00-4:00 Support your Library The Friends of the Library are dedicated to raising funds in support of the ...

Frequently Asked Questions

See also:   FAQ about Library Cards and other services General Questions 1. Does the library have a scanner, copy machine or fax machine? The library has two scanners, located across from the Reference Desk. This is a free service. Photocopy ma...


FDLP-logo-color-300x265Government Documents
The Newport Public Library is a member of the Federal Depository Library Program. We maintain a small but selective collection of government documents for the public. These items do not circulate but are available for use whenever the library is open.