September / October Storytimes

The September/October 6-week session of preschool storytime is just around the corner!  Registration is required for the session and begins on Tuesday, September 9th.  Please review the offerings carefully; program names, age groups, days and times have changed.  Sign up for:

Autumn SunflowersTiny Tots - ages 0 -23 months, Tuesdays @ 11:30am, September 23-October 28

Tales for 2s - age 2 years, Wednesdays @ 10:30am, September 24-October 29

After-Lunch Bunch - ages 2-4 years, Every OTHER Monday @ 1:30pm, September 22, October 6 and October 20

Preschool Storytime - ages 3-5 years, Thursdays @ 10:30am, September 25-October 30

Books & Crafts - ages 4-7 years, Thursdays @ 3:30pm, September 25-October 30

All programs are free and all materials are provided.  Held in the John Clarke Children’s Program Room.  Registrations will be accepted at the Children’s Desk or over the phone (401-847-8720 ext. 204).  For more information visit the Children’s Desk.

Fun Programs Coming Up

Book Buddies Book Club

Wednesday, September 24th from 3:30pm-4:30pm

spaceheadz Book Buddies is a monthly book club for readers in grades 3, 4 and 5.  Children read and discuss a different book each month while enjoying snacks and a craft or activity.  The September book will be Spaceheadz by Jon Scieszka.  Registration is required.  Please register by visiting the Children’s Department, calling 847-8120 ext. 204, or emailing cgould@newportlibraryri.orgHeld in the John Clarke Children’s Program Room.

Tween Advisory Group

Tuesday, September 30th from 3:30pm – 4:30pm

tag you're it Tweens, ages 8-12, are invited to join the new Tween Advisory Group (TAG).  TAG will meet once a month to discuss books, plan programs, and work on special projects.
No Registration is required.  Snacks will be provided.  Bring your ideas and suggestions and help us launch this exciting new club!  Held in the John Clarke Children’s Program Room.


ArtBots Maker Craft

Saturday, October 4th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm

art bot Children and Tweens ages 6-12 are invited to this Maker Craft program in which they will create and use ArtBots!  The program will be held on Saturday, October 4th from 2:00pm – 4:00pmRegistration is required and limited.  This program is free and all materials are provided.  Held in the John Clarke Children’s Program Room.

Programs for Children @ the Newport Public Library!

The Children’s Department offers a wide variety of programming for children of all ages. From our preschool storytimes to the Book Buddies Book Club for the upper elementary set to summer programs for Tweens and special events during the year.
Discover a great program today!