Library Reads

Have you discovered Library Reads?  Each month the Library Reads program publishes a list of ten great reads, recommended by public librarians across the country.  The August Library Reads list is just out!

 The Black Hour  The Intern's Handbook  Elizabeth is Missing

Newport Public Library’s Library Reads Pinterest Board will show you all the titles recommended thus far.  Happy reading!

Streaming video with IndieFlix

Choose from shorts, documentaries, cartoons, comedy, science fiction, think pieces and more.

The Seafarers

Stanley Kubrick’s first color film.

Dinner with Fred

In this short film, a grandfather tells his grandson how chickens saved his life.


Sign up for IndieFlix with your Newport Public Library card and begin viewing right now.

Have you tried a Playaway yet?

are the first all-in-one audiobook that needs no CDs, no special software, no downloading.

Just press play – and listen to mysteries, novels, adventure fiction, biographies and lots more.

The library has over 200 playaways to check out – and the collection is growing.  All you need is one AAA battery and earphones.

Teachers – try our Assignment Alert!

Books and AppleTeachers!  Let us know what lessons are taking place in the classroom and what assignments students are working on at home.  The more we know the better prepared we can be to assist your students!

We are happy to put together homework shelves in the library with the most appropriate resources or visit the classroom for research instruction.

Fill out the Assignment Alert form online today and let us help you and your students have the best year ever!

eBooks from the library? Yes!

3M Discovery Station

Use the 3M Discovery Station inside the library to choose and checkout your eBooks.

The library now offers two downloading services for eBooks and digital audiobooks.

The [intlink id="16828" type="page"]3M Cloud Library[/intlink] provides eBooks (only) for PCs and MACs; Android smart phones and tablets; Apple (iOS) mobile devices including iPhone, iPad, iPad mini and iPod Touch; Nooks, Sony and Kobo eReader and the Kindle Fire.

The [intlink id="16828" type="page"]Overdrive EZone[/intlink] provides eBooks, for Kindles, Nooks, iOS and Androids, and downloadable audiobooks in mp3 and wma format.



Take our new Virtual Tour

NPL CIrculation Desk
You can tour the Newport Public Library from the comfort of home.

Take our new virtual tour – and then come on in and visit.

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