Library of CongressDid you know the Library of Congress in Washington DC has digitized much of their treasury of photographs, manuscripts, maps, sound recordings, motion pictures, and books, as well as “born digital” materials such as Web sites.  It is all available for you to enjoy and use in your studies at Library of Congress digital collection.  So enjoy!

December Events

Monday, December 7 @ 5 – No  Bake Cookies
Tasty cookies without an oven.  Hard to believe?  Join us and we’ll prove it!

Tuesday, December 8 @ 6 – Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
It’s your turn to boss us around. Tell us what events you’d like to see at NPL for teens. Run a program based on your favorite activities. Review books you are reading anyway. Enjoy tasty snacks. And, earn community service hours for school or local organizations. This is a great way to have say in all things Teen and NPL. We are even revamping the YA area and want your thoughts on that too!
This event will be held in the Stride Room.

Monday, December 14 @ 4 – Teens Only Maker Space
We’re pulling out the 3D printer and the vinyl cutter for teens only. Make a t-shirt or locker decorations with our vinyl cutter. Download a key chain, I-pod case and more to customize or create something new and have it printed on our 3D printer. Your limits are in your imagination. Training available, so come whether your a newbie or a practiced hand.

Thursday, December 17 @ 5 – Jewelry Making
Design something for yourself or as a gift.   We’ll have supplies for bracelets, necklaces and earrings.
This even will be in the Stride Room.

Saturday, December 19 @ 3 – Back by popular demand…Elf, the Movie
Join us for Hot Chocolate, cookie decorating and Elf.

Tuesday, December 22 @ 6 -3D printing! Learn it! Do it!
Meet the printer and the programs or keep working on an existing project.  Most programs are freeware used on-line so feel free to bring your laptop or use a library provided computer.
This will be 3D Printing only.
Registration requested.  Training available so come whether you’re a newbie or a practiced hand.

Tuesday, December 29 @ 6 – Tuesday Night Book Club
… discusses Belzhar.
Please read the book, or at least most of it, for a lively discussion.
This event will be held in the Stride Room.

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!