Library Reads for May 2016

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Library Reads for May is out.  Check out these top 10 titles recommended by librarians from across the nation.             Check out all the titles on Library Reads or visit the library's Library Reads Pinterest Board. … [Continue reading]

The Library Challenge continues!

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Have you started the library's reading challenge? If you’re a life-long book-lover or just hoping to read more in 2016, you’ll want to take part. There are a range of genres, time periods, and formats for you to choose from. So pick up an entry … [Continue reading]

Read Across Rhode Island ~ 2016

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Reading Across Rhode Island (RARI), the state's largest community read program, is in full swing! Booklovers across the state are invited to join in the reading of The Wright Brothers by David McCullough. We're hosting two events in support of … [Continue reading]

Special Collections at NPL

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Located near the reference desk, The Newport Room offers a variety of resources for learning more about the area, including old city directories, information on local cemeteries, and microfilm readers for accessing past editions of The Newport Daily … [Continue reading]