Ballot Question #8 will help your library

Support Your LibraryVote November 4th to support your library.

If approved, Ballot Question #8 would help repair and improve several public spaces.  It would help the library to

  • Improve children’s services,
  • Increase space for community meetings and
  • Provide more room for technology training.

See details here.


LEGO Club for Kids

Monday, November 3rd, 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Lego ClubChildren ages 6 – 12 are invited to drop in for LEGO building fun! No registration is required.

Every other Monday from 4:00pm – 6:00pm, November 3rd – December 29th.

LEGO creations must stay in the library, so bring a camera!  Please leave your own LEGOs at home.

Held in the John Clarke Children’s Program Room.


Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale

Friends BooksaleSaturday, November 1st through Wednesday, November 5th.

Dates and times are on the library’s Event Calendar.  Choose from

  • Quality gift books
  • Recent best sellers
  • DVDs and CDs
  • Holiday books
  • Puzzles, games and lots more.

Proceeds benefit the Newport Public Library.

Books and Authors Series

Dennis RosenOur popular Books and Authors Series continues with a great line-up of authors and presenters coming to the Newport Library.

November 1st at 2:00 p.m. – Dr. Dennis Rosen, author of Vital Conversations: Improving Communications Between Doctors and Patients.

November 22nd at 2:00 p.m. – Marc Seifer, author of Framed! Murder, Corruption and a Death Sentence in Florida.

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




Veterans Honor Wall

Veterans DayDo you have a loved one who served in the Armed Forces?

Bring a photograph to the library to include in our Veterans Honor Wall – honoring all the men and women who have served our country.  We will photocopy the picture and return the original to you.

All photos collected will be displayed in the library’s Spring Street lobby throughout November.




Film Series: Hitchcock

Hitchcock – the master

Our series of classic Alfred Hitchcock films from the early 1950’s continues into November!The Trouble with Harry

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

Friday, Nov 7 – The Trouble with Harry (1955)
Friday, Nov 21 – The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)