LEGO Club for Kids this Friday!

Lego Club  Friday, March 6th at 4:00 p.m.

LEGO building fun! No registration is required.

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.



Books and Authors Series – March is Mystery Month

Boston Mob March is Mystery Month

Come see authors who write mystery thrillers or nonfiction about mysterious people.

Sat., March 7th at 2:00 p.m. – Marc Songini, author of Boston Mob

Sun., March 22nd – Anne-Marie Sutton, author of Gilded Death: A Newport Mystery

Sat., March 28th – Hallie Ephron, author of There Was an Old Woman.

Details for March Mystery Month, as well as other author visits, may be found on the library’s Event Calendar.


Hitchcock Film Series: Torn Curtain

Hitchcock – the master

Torn Curtain
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, March 13th – Torn Curtain (1966)

Friday, March 27th – Topaz (1969)




New on the eBook Shelf for March

Dreaming Spies Twelve Days God, guns, grits and gravy

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.

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



March 28th is Rhode Island Library Day

Library Logo
Saturday, March 28th is Rhode Island Library Day.

Visit your library and find out about programs, services and resources - for you and the whole community.

Our Event Calendar lists specific programs and events happening today.



Come see our Early Literacy Station

The Children’s Department is happy to welcome a new Early Literacy Station to the library!  Come visit and check it out!


  • Great for ages 2 – 8!
  • Over 70 pre-loaded educational programs!
  • Content spanning all curriculum areas!
  • Safe standalone computer with no internet access!
  • Colorful and intuitive – great for readers and pre-readers!
  • Touch screen capabilities!