Join the Friends of the Library

Friends of Newport LibraryThe Friends of the Newport Public Library are dedicated to raising funds in support of the mission of the library.

Fundraising is done through


  • the Friends Bookstore – located in the library’s lower lobby
  • eBay sales – of unique and higher-value books
  • three annual Book Sales.

The Friends Bookstore was named one of Newport’s Best Kept Secrets by Newport Life Magazine.

Become a Friend of the Newport Library: Friends Membership Form

Our work helps finance a variety of library services, including;

  • Children’s programs
  • Reference collections

Friends Bookstore

The Friends also runs the Friends Bookstore. Volunteer opportunities are many – including

  • Staffing the Bookstore
  • Sorting and pricing books
  • Helping with special book sales

Come join the crew!