Hours and Directions

Fall/Winter Hours

In effect from Tuesday, September 6, 2016 through Saturday, June 17, 2017.

Monday 12:30 pm-9:00 pm
Tuesday -Thursday 9:30 am-9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday 9:30 am-6:00 pm

For Holiday hours and closings throughout the year, click here.

Sunday Hours

Beginning Sunday, October 16, 2016, the library will be open from 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. Please note: the library will be closed on Sundays that precede a Monday holiday.

October 2016 16, 23, 30
November 2016 6, 13, 20
December 2016 4, 11, 18
January 2017 8, 22, 29
February 2017 5, 12, 26
March 2017 5, 12, 19, 26
April 2017 2, 9, 23, 30
May 2017 7


From the Newport (Pell) Bridge

  • Take the first exit off the Newport (Pell) Bridge (Scenic Newport) and take a right at the stop sign at the end of the exit ramp.
  • At the second traffic light, take a right onto America’s Cup Avenue. (America’s Cup Avenue winds it way through downtown Newport, past Newport Harbor.)
  • Count seven (7) traffic lights. At the seventh traffic light, take a right onto Thames Street. (Thames Street is a rather narrow, one-way road.)
  • Take the fourth left, onto Brewer Street.
  • Go up the hill to the stop sign, and take a left onto Spring Street (also a one-way).
  • Take an immediate right onto Golden Hill. The library’s parking lot is on your right.

From Providence (Fall River)

  • Take the Route 138 (East Main Road) exit off of Route 24 south, and follow this road through Portsmouth and Middletown.
  • After several miles (right after you pass through nursery acreage), you will come to a Dunkin’ Donuts (on the right). Take a left at the first traffic light PAST the Dunkin’ Donuts, onto Route 138A, (sign says Newport Beaches).
  • Follow 138A past Newport (First) Beach, and up the hill on Memorial Boulevard. Take a left at the traffic light, onto Bellevue Avenue, then your third right onto Bowery.
  • Take your second right onto Spring Street. The library is in the (Aquidneck) Park to your right.
  • Take your first right (past 2 driveways) onto Golden Hill. The library’s parking lot is on your right.


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