September / October Storytimes

The September/October 6-week session of preschool storytime is underway.  Registration is required for the session.  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 – FULL

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

Halloween Craft Party

Saturday, October 25th from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Halloween Craft Party Time to register for our Haunted Halloween Craft Party!  Children ages 6-12 are invited to attend a Halloween-themed craft party on Saturday, October 25th from 2:30pm to 4:30pm in the John Clarke Children’s Program Room.  Children are encouraged to dress in costumes and will have the opportunity to make a variety of spooky crafts.  Light refreshments will be served.  Registration is required - sign up at the Children’s Desk.

Trick or Treat @ the Library

Friday, October 31st  from 9:30 am – 5:45 pm

Trick or Treaters Children are invited to stop by the Children’s Desk in costume on Halloween from 9:30am to 5:45pm for a free treat.  One treat per child while supplies last.


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

Lego Club Children ages 6-12 are invited to drop-in to our brand new LEGO Club!  All materials will be provided for this free program.  LEGO creations must stay at the library, so bring a camera!  Please leave your own LEGOs at home so that you don’t lose your favorite pieces.  Held in the John Clarke Children’s Program Room.  No registration is required.  For more information visit the Children’s Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.

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!