Happening In the Library

Watch the teen calendar,  Pinterest page (Teens @ Newport Public Library) or the library  Facebook page  and Twitter account (@NewportLib) for details and timely reminders for all our events. Don’t miss out!

Questions?  Contact a young adult libriaran @ 401-847-8720 x206.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)  Gaming Monthly Movies D.I.Y. On-line Fun

Upcoming author visits.


Board-Image-for-WebWhat is a Teen Advisory Board (TAB)?
An opportunity for teen input into programming, web presence and more at the library

Board time qualifies as Honor Society Community Service.

Gain leadership skills! All meetings at 4pm on the Thursdays listed below.

Feb. 6th, March 6th, April 3rd, May 8th, June 5th



On-line gaming     Board Games      Card Games        Wii        PS2        DDR              Snacks!
Join Ms. Becky or Ms. Colleen in the program room for monthly gaming sessions.  You can play, laugh, talk and we’ll supply snacks!

All sessions from 4-5:30pm

Feb 4th, March 4th, April 1st


Monthly MoviesTeen Movie Icon

Pizza, popcorn and pop!  Bring you friends and kick back for a while. All showings are at 6:30pm in the Program Room!

Feb 12th – Warm Bodies – PG-13
After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

March 26th - Forrest Gump – PG-13
Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.

April 16th – The Mummy – PG-13
An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a Mummy.

May 21st – Perks of Being a Wallflower – PG-13
An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

June 18th – The Hunger Games – PG-13
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to compete.


Craft SuppliesDIY & Special Events – Creative & Inspired!

Looking for some cool ways to express yourself? Want to have some fun? Check out some of our projects and special events for you and your friends.

Snacks and supplies provided.


Chocolate Making 6pm February 13th

Enjoy making homemade chocolates to eat yourself or give as a gift for Valentine’s Day.

Movie Maker 6:30pm March 12th

Ms. Becky will show you how to make your own home movies using a popular program.

Candy Sushi 6pm April 10th

Re-create the art of sushi making with something much better than raw fish .. CANDY! We’ll take pictures to save the beautiful creations, then chow down on them!

Mother’s Day Gifts & Presents 6pm May 6th

Need a gift for your mom or favorite woman in your life? An entire array of art supplies and gift supplies will be available for your creativity to shine through. Everyone loves a homemade gift better than a generic store bought one! All supplies and snacks are free!

Nostalgia Night 6pm May 15th

Miss your childhood? Games, movies, food … come experience your childhood all over again at our special Nostalgia Night party. Bring your friends, pictures, and reminisce about the old times!

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On-Line Fun

Novelist  NoveList is your guide to fiction reading. Find book awards lists, author biographies, recommended reads, and books like the one you just finished and loved.

Video Hound’s Golden Movie Retriever reviews movies that are available on DVD or VHS. Each entry includes title, alternate title, one-to four-bone rating, year released, MPAA rating, brief review, length, format, country of origin, cast, technical personnel, awards and made-for-television/cable/video designations.

And, an entire webpage of fun or useful on-links gathered for you.

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