Maker Space Open Studios

 3D printerOpen Studio with the library’s new maker tools, and expertise from FabNewport.

  • For kids who attended camp and want to finish projects
  • For the community at large to learn how to work with our 3D printer, vinyl cutter and heat press.

One Wednesday left   -  August 27th, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public, in the library’s Program Room.   Details.

Labor Day closings and resumption of Fall/Winter hours

Happy Labor DayThe library will be closed Saturday, August 30th through Monday, September 1st, in honor of the Labor Day Holiday.

The library will resume Fall/Winter Hours on Tuesday, September 2nd.

Fall/Winter Hours

Monday – 12:30-9:00
Tues – Thurs – 9:30 – 9:00
Fri & Sat – 9:30 – 6:00

Books and Authors Series is back!

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

September 6th at 2:00Terri ArthurFatal Decision: Edith Cavell, WWI Nurse

September 13th at 2:00Dr. Thomas Lee - The Word That Shall Not Be Spoken: Suffering

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

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.

Surviving 9/11 – a Booktalk by Bert Upson

On a Clear Day
Wednesday, September 10th at 7:00 p.m.

Bert Upson, a former Newport resident, will return to discuss his new book, On a Clear Day: An Eyewitness Account and the story of how he escaped from the 78th floor of the World Trade Center on 9/11.

Details are available on the library’s Event Calendar.





Film Series: Hitchcock

Hitchcock returns!

Come join us for another series of classic Alfred Hitchcock films from the early 1950′s.I Confess

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

Friday, Sept 12 – I Confess  (1953)
Friday, Sept 26 – Dial M for Murder (1954)

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