Monday, July 6 – SUMMER READING FUN BEGINS!Unmask Slogan Color

Registration open NOW!

Summer reading fun, activities and contests will continue thru Aug 13th.  Sign up, stay involved, win prizes!


eric fulfordMonday, July 6th @ 4 – Eric Fulford will teach you to create and draw your own comic book characters.  He’ll walk you through step by step.  No prior talent needed.  Already great at drawing?  Get some pointers!  Registration requested.

Thursday, July 9th @ 3 – Come use our “maker” equipment – 3D printing and a vinyl cutter and heat press for DIY T-shirts and stickers.  Come be creative or find what you want pre-made and print it.  Librarians will be available for tutoring and, if you’re a pro, to be tutored.

Friday, July 10 @ 11 come hear Newport Gulls players tell you about life as a student athlete and what it took to geGullst there.  Gulls can be found in the big leagues, but you can meet them now!

Tuesday, July 14th @ 2– Make your own superhero mask!  Everyone has a special talent and now you can highlight yours.

Wednesday, July 15th @ 6:15 – All readers registered before July 10 will receive a complementary ticket to the July 15 Newport Gulls game. Plan to arrive early and you will be honored on the field before the game and receive a free gift from People’s Credit Union.  If you register between July 10 and July 15 you can still be honored on the field, but you will have to buy your ticket.

Thursday, July 16th @ 3:30 Captain American: Winter Soldier.  Enjoy pizza, popcorn and an optional hands on project while cooling off in the library’s air conditioning.  Take a break from the heat and find out what Steve Roger’s does after thawing out.

green-screen-cameraMonday, July 20 @ 4 – Try out our “green screen”, where you can take digital images of yourself and superimpose them on backgrounds of your favorite superhero (or villain)!  Registration requested.

Thursday, July 23 @ 4 – Meet Ka Yan Kan … our super Henna artist! You can pick out your design and personalize it, then Ka Yan will give you a lasting Henna tattoo! While you wait, practice with real henna that she brings just for you. Registration and a signed permission form (included in your sign-up packet) required.

Tuesday, July 28 @ 2 – Looking to learn some real superhero moves? Don’t miss our Karate ethics and demonstration, hosted by professionals from East Bay Martial Arts in Portsmouth. karate_logo

Thursday, July 30 @ 3 – Get ready for some serious cooking competition against your friends! Everyone will be given the same ingredients, and you have to make the best tasting dish. Ms. Colleen & Ms. Becky will be the judges, and the winner will receive a gift card to a local merchant. The ingredients are a surprise – you will see them when you show up!

Watch the teen calendar, the library Facebook page, and Twitter account (@NewportLib) or find our info. on  our Teens only Instagram account for details and timely reminders for all our events. Don’t miss out!