Meet Jim Ricci, author of The Newport Bridge. The talk will be followed by Q&A and a book signing. Saturday, April 27 at 2 PM.
The Newport Public Library has two job openings. For more information and job descriptions click here. The deadline for applying is April 24, 2019.
Create a fun, relaxing space for your feline friend! Transform a cardboard box into a structure that will be your furry buddy’s new favorite place to play and sleep. We will supply boxes, rope, decorative paper, and more. You supply imagination! Families welcome.
Spring is just around the corner and so is the Spring Book sale at The Friends Bookstore! We have many new books, CDs and DVDs for your enjoyment. Every season is reading season, so stop in and browse! Every dollar raised by the Friends through our book sales benefit the Newport Public Library and the community.
The sale will run:
Friday, April 26 9am-5pm
Saturday, April 27, 9am-5pm
Sunday, April 28, 1pm-4pm
Monday, April 29, 12pm-7pm
We have a variety of activities planned for kids over vacation week!
- Scrabble Bookmark Craft (4/13)
- Pinwheel Craft (4/15)
- Hampstead Stage: The Wizard of Oz (4/16)
- Tinker Club (4/16)
- Kids’ Guitar Sing-a-Long (4/17)
- Kids’ Art with Mermaid Masterpieces (4/17)
- Spring Stories & Crafts (4/18)
- Oversized Games (4/18)
- Baby Playtime (4/19)
- Casey Farm: Project Chick (4/19)
- Family Movie: Mary Poppins Returns (4/19)
- Daffodil Days Dance Performance (4/20)
- LEGO Club (4/20)
- Family Movie: The Lorax (4/20)
Visit our Kids’ Vacation Page for information on times and age requirements.
Monday, April 15 – Sand Art (in a bottle)
It might only be April but it’s time to play in the sand! Join Miss Christina as she shows you how easy it is to make gorgeous and unique sand art, one layer at a time. Fill tiny bottles with colored granules to create intriguing designs.
Wednesday, April 17 -T-Shirt Painting
It’s springtime and we’re bringing back one of our most popular teen programs: t-shirt painting! Design funky, fresh, one-of-a-kind apparel that’ll make the other kids jealous. Basic white t-shirts will be supplied, but participants are welcome to bring any color cotton shirt.
Friday, April 19 – Scrapbooking
You asked for it we did it! Scrapbooking a.k.a. throwback “Instagramming”. We take actually pictures, in hard copy, and add IRL filters and bling. Join Ms. Christina in the Stride Room to make your photos really pop! Bring your pictures and scrapbooks; use our supplies and bounce ideas of other scrappers. (You are welcome to bring your own supplies too and simply enjoy the company of like minded teens.)