We’re teaming up!FREE Take & Make Art Kits for Teens at Newport LibraryInspired by the work of Joseph Norman CREATE! Together we’ve created mock lithography kits for teens inspired by the career of Joseph Norman. Each Take & Make Art Kit comes with all the materials needed to create your own lithograph inspired artwork, plus a […]
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Does soda really explode when you add Mentos? What exactly is elephant’s toothpaste? Why do New Englanders put salt on the roads when it snows? Come find the answers to these questions and more as Ms. Becky gives you an afternoon of science the fun way!
Our Friday afternoon film series continues in December! Movies are held on Fridays at 2:00pm in the Friends’ Program Room. Dec. 2: Elf Dec. 16: The Santa Clause
Join us for this engaging lecture on the “Founders of Rhode Island” with Fred Zilian, Ph.D. This talk will provide an overview of the key founders of the colony of Rhode Island in the 17th century. It begins with the indigenous nation which occupied the land before European settlement, the Narragansett. It then addresses the […]
The Friends of the Newport Public Library will hold their upcoming book sale from Friday, December 2 to Wednesday, December 7. Gift quality books, games, and puzzles will be available for purchase! Click here to learn more about the Friends of the Newport Public Library and the Friends Bookstore.
Join us each month for a demonstration and tutorial on how to utilize our Maker Lab equipment! This month, we will present a beginners’ tutorial on modeling a 3D object to print in our 3D Printer. Participants will learn the software to create an object and submit their projects to us for printing! Some computer […]
The Children’s Department is introducing our Newport History Challenge for grades K-8. For more information about this new reading challenge, click here.
Join us for introductory computer classes in November and December. November 10th: Google Slides December 8th: Google Sheets
Teens at NPL
If you are a teenager check out this page for book recommendations, teen news & updates, and a list of activities specifically for you and your friends.
Kids at NPL
See a list of all our upcoming activities, events, and storytimes. Learn more about the “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” early literacy program.