Film Series: Hitchcock

Hitchcock returns!

Come join us for another series of classic Alfred Hitchcock films from the early 1950′s.Dial M for Murder

All screenings are free and open to the public and begin at 2:30PM. Check our calendar for more info.
Friday, Sept 26 – Dial M for Murder (1954)

Friday, Oct 10 – Rear Window (1954)
Friday, Oct 24 – To Catch a Thief (1955)



Books and Authors Series is back!

Fatal Decision
Our popular Books and Authors Series is back with a great line-up of authors and presenters coming to the Newport Library in September.

September 20th at 11:00 a.m. – Scott Helman and Jenna RussellLong Mile Home: Boston Under Attack

September 20th at 2:00 p.m. – Robots in the Operating Room with Dr. Joseph J. Brady

September 27th at 2:00 p.m. – Autism: The Missing Pieces of the Puzzle, a  panel discussion led by Assist. Prof. Stephen J. Sheinkopf

Details for the Books and Authors Series, as well as other author visits, may be found on the library’s Event Calendar.

Storytime Registration for September – October

StorytimesRegistration begins Tuesday, September 9th at 9:30 a.m.

Register for the September / October Storytimes at the library.  Sessions begin the week of September 22nd.
Choose from

  • Tiny Tots
  • Tales for Twos
  • The After Lunch Bunch
  • Pre-school Storytime
  • Books and Crafts.

Details are available on the Kids’ Page.  To register, call the Children’s Department at 847-8720, Ext. 204, or come into the library.

Travel to Myanmar (Burma) @ your library

Myanmar  Tuesday, September 16th at 7:00 p.m.

Come to a spectacular slide presentation by Merrilee Zellner on Myanmar, formerly know as Burma, an exotic country, full of tradition and rich in history.

In the Program Room – free and open to the public.  Details available on the library’s Event Calendar.



New on the eBook Shelf for September

Long Way Home Personal 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Check out the 3M Cloud Library- a free source of eBooks.  The Cloud Library is only for those with a Newport Public Library card.

Also check out the Overdrive eZone (which also offers audiobooks and streaming video) for anyone with a card from a Rhode Island public library.

Library Reads

Have you discovered Library Reads?  Each month the Library Reads program publishes a list of ten great reads, recommended by public librarians across the country.  The September Library Reads list is just out!

 Station Eleven  Rooms  The Secret Place

Newport Public Library’s Library Reads Pinterest Board will show you all the titles recommended thus far.  Happy reading!