March – April Storytimes

StorytimesA new storytime session is on its way!  The groups for our March/April 6-week storytime session are:

  • Tiny Tots – birth to 14 months
  • Squigglers – 15 months through 2 years
  • Story Fun2 to 4 years old
  • After-Lunch Bunch – 2 to 4 years old
  • Step-Up Storytime – 3 & 4 years old
  • After-School Adventure – 5 to 7 years old

Find more information about dates and times on our Storytimes Page!

Registration starts Tuesday, February 24th.

Hitchcock Film Series: Marnie

Hitchcock – the master

Our series of classic Alfred Hitchcock films from the mid-1950’s and 60’s continues into the winter months!

All screenings are free and open to the public and begin at 2:30PM. Check our calendar for more info.

Friday, February 27 – Marnie (1964)

Friday, March 13th – Torn Curtain (1966)

Friday, March 27th – Topaz (1969)




Musical Sunday in March

Irish harp Sunday, March 1st at 2:00 p.m.

Celebrating Ireland in Story and Song, with Mary King, Phil Edmonds and Dan Lanier.

This musical offering is free and open to the public.

Details are on our Event Calendar.



Dr. Seuss Storytime for Families

Monday, March 2nd @ 3:45 pm



  • Ages 3 – 10
  • Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday!
  • Celebrate National Read Across America Day!
  • Stories, songs, crafts, and a treat!
  • No registration required
  • Held in the lower level program room


New on the eBook Shelf for February

Girl on the Train Miracles Arsenic and old books

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.

Books and Authors Series – Black Slaves, Indian Masters

Black slaves, Indian masters
Cancelled  Our popular Books and Authors Series presents:

February 28th at 2:00 p.m. – Barbara Krauthamer, author of Black Slaves, Indian Masters.

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





Kids’ Guitar Sing-A-Long

Every Wednesday in March @ 10:30 a.m!


Come check out our new weekly program!

  • Ages 0-5
  • Sing, dance, and enjoy classic kids songs
  • No registration required
  • Held in the John Clarke Children’s Program Room