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Saturday November 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Falun Dafa Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Falun Dafa - Stride Room

 
holiday_xmastree 9:30 AM  -  5:00 PM Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   847-8720 x 100   
   


Come to the Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale

Cookbooks, biographies, histories - paperbacks and hardcover, along with many special items - many in excellent condition and suitable for giving!

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Alliance Francaise Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Alliance Francaise - Rotary Room

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Island Photo Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Island Photo Group - Program Room

 
lib_book3 2:00 PM Books and Authors Series: Dr. Dennis Rosen Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary O'Neill Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Rosen picDennis Rosen, M.D., will discuss his new book Vital Conversations: Improving Communication between Doctors and Patients. Q&A to follow. Dr. Rosen is a pediatric pulmonologist and sleep specialist, and is a regular contributor to Psychology Today, The Boston Globe, and The New York Times. 

This event is free and open to the public. 

Author's Website    
    Location: Program Room
Sunday November 2, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   847-8720 x 100   
   


Come to the Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale

Cookbooks, biographies, histories - paperbacks and hardcover, along with many special items - many in excellent condition and suitable for giving!

Monday November 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Forum Lodge Sons of Italy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Forum Lodge Sons of Italy - Stride Room

 
holiday_xmastree 1:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   847-8720 x 100   
   


Come to the Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale

Cookbooks, biographies, histories - paperbacks and hardcover, along with many special items - many in excellent condition and suitable for giving!

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Newport Opera House Restoration Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Opera House Restoration Committee - Stride Room

 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to join the new LEGO Club!  Building with LEGOs inspires creativity and helps lay the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving.  LEGO Club also provides the opportunity for team building and/or individual expression.  LEGO Club will meet every other Monday afternoon from 4pm-6pm in November and DecemberNo registration is required - just drop in!

All Materials will be provided for this free program.  LEGO creations must stay at the library, so bring a camera!  Please leave your own LEGOs at home so that you don't lose your favorite pieces.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Newport Garden Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Garden Club - Rotary Room

Tuesday November 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Voting Poll - General Election Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Voting Poll - General Election - Program Room

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office_telephone 9:30 AM Storytime Registration Begins Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Registration for the 4-week sessions of After-Lunch Bunch, Step-Up Storytime and After-School Adventure begins!  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All programs are free and all materials are provided.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that programs will not be held the week of Thanksgiving.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
holiday_xmastree 9:30 AM  -  7:00 PM Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   847-8720 x 100   
   


Come to the Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale

Cookbooks, biographies, histories - paperbacks and hardcover, along with many special items - many in excellent condition and suitable for giving!

 
anim_penguin 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Maker Space Drop-in Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 ext 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

3d RpinterOn Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-12, an intern from FabNewport will be available to help the public to use our new Maker technology, including a 3D printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, and more. If you're completely new to this technology or if you already have a project in mind, we can help you get started. Free and open to the public.

    Location: Stride Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Newport Garden Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Garden Club - Rotary Room

 
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM I Read YA Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Colleen LeComte   401-847-8720 X 206   clecomte@newportlibraryri.org
   

**THIS MONTH'S SELECTION IS OUT OF THE EASY, by Ruta Sepetys!

Please join us for our NEW bookclub here at NPL! Meeting on the first Tuesday of each month, we will discuss a Young Adult book. Everyone nowadays is reading YA literature - so why not talk about it with others that love the genre? Book selection will be determined at our October meeting! Check back for updates.

Snacks and refreshments will be served!

This program is for all ages - adults are encouraged to attend!

    Location: Stride Room
Wednesday November 5, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 9:30 AM  -  7:00 PM Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   847-8720 x 100   
   


Come to the Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale

Cookbooks, biographies, histories - paperbacks and hardcover, along with many special items - many in excellent condition and suitable for giving!

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Aquidneck Mentoring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Aquidneck Mentoring - Stride Room

 
misc_teens 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM TAB - Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Becky Farwick   401-847-8720 x206   nptya@newportlibraryri.org
   

Teens! - This is your chance to have a say in all things teen at the library!  Join our board - there is a one school year commitment - and you get have a say in events, our webpage and eventually our teen area re-design. Board members also get to reveiw the books they are already reading for our webpage - your can let the world know why you really loved or really hated that last book.  Monthly meetings and minimal outside work required.  New members always welcome.

Board time can often be used for community service hours. Check your organizations requirements.

Teen Events at the Library    
    Location: Stride Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Fiber Therapy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fiber Therapy - Stride Room

 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Chat for Knitters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mattie Gustafson   401-847-8720, x 103   mgustafson@newportlibraryri.org
   

Knitting needlesBook Chat for Knitters (or those who crochet, sew, weave - whatever fibre craft is your hobby) continues tonight.  Come bring your current projects and thoughts about what you've been reading.  Readers and knitters talking to each other about reading and knitting - a perfect combination.  All are welcome.

Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Maker Space Drop-in Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 ext 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

3d RpinterOn Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-12, an intern from FabNewport will be available to help the public to use our new Maker technology, including a 3D printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, and more. If you're completely new to this technology or if you already have a project in mind, we can help you get started. Free and open to the public.

    Location: Stride Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Ad-Hoc Wastewater Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Ad-Hoc Wastewater Committee - Rotary Room

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Friday November 7, 2014 Go To Top
nat_leaf_fall 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Introduction to Computers and the Mouse Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Basic computer skills workshop taught by library staff. Free. Registration is required. 847-8720 x208

    Location: Stride Room
 
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Film Screening: The Trouble With Hary Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Trouble with HarryThe Trouble with Harry (1955). Part of a continuing series of classic Alfred Hitchcock movies. The Trouble with Harry stars Edmund Gwenn, John Forsythe, and Mildred Natwick.   Librarian and film buff Luke Owens will introduce. Screenings are free and open to the public, and begin at 2:30PM.

    Location: Library Program Room
Saturday November 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Falun Dafa Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Falun Dafa - Stride Room

 
eth_sombrero.GIF 11:00 AM Bilingual Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Local Spanish teacher Dana Edward Ramey will provide a Bilingual Storytime for families with children ages 3-12.  This storytime presents children's books in English and Spanish, uses songs and poems and provides a related activity.  Bilingual Storytime is excellent for families who speak Spanish as their first language as well as for children who are learning English or Spanish as a second language.  No registration is required, just drop in.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Island Photo Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Island Photo Group - Program Room

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM PC Users Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

PC Users Group - Stride Room

 
elect_camera 2:00 PM Let's Talk Photography--A Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary O'Neill Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

 photographerSeveral members of Island Photography Group of Aquidneck Island will discuss photography and why it makes for a great hobby. Examples of the group’s skill levels will be on display. 

 

    Location: Program Room
Monday November 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_teens 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM NaNoWriMo - Writing with a Kick Start Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Becky Farwick   401-847-8720 X 206   nptya@newportlibraryri.org
   

In honor of National Novel Writing Month, come make writing fun again.  Ms. Becky and Ms. Colleen will provide a line of text.  You turn it into a paragraph, a page, or an entire story.  Jump start your writing mojo.

Computers, starter lines and snacks provided.

 

http://www.newportlibraryri.org/npl/teens    
    Location: Stride Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM NAMI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

NAMI - Program Room

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Council for International Visitors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Council for International Visitors - Rotary Room

Tuesday November 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_usflag Library CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   401-847-8720 X 100   djames@newportlibraryri.org
   

Autumn at NPL
The Library is closed today in honor of Veterans' Day.

Fall/Winter hours resume on Wednesday, November 12th.

Wednesday November 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Christmas In Newport Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Christmas In Newport - Rotary Room

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Fiber Therapy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fiber Therapy - Stride Room

Thursday November 13, 2014 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Maker Space Drop-in Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 ext 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

3d RpinterOn Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-12, an intern from FabNewport will be available to help the public to use our new Maker technology, including a 3D printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, and more. If you're completely new to this technology or if you already have a project in mind, we can help you get started. Free and open to the public.

    Location: Stride Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Friends of the Newport Public Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Friends of the Newport Public Library - Rotary Room

 
misc_teens 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Create Your Own Logo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Becky Farwick   401-847-8720 X 206   nptya@newportlibraryri.org
   

Use the library's new heat vinyl cutter and heat press to create your personal logo and put it on a t-shirt. This is a chance to get creative and decide who your are going to be.  Bring your friends for input and laughs.

3D printer demo included.

Snacks, equipment instruction and all supplies provided!

    Location: Program Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM RI Association of Railroad Passengers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

RI Association of Railroad Passengers - Stride Room

Friday November 14, 2014 Go To Top
nat_leaf_fall 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Introduction to Web Browsing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Basic computer skills workshop taught by library staff. Free. Registration is required. 847-8720 x208

    Location: Stride Room
Saturday November 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Falun Dafa Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Falun Dafa - Stride Room

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Aglow International Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Aglow International - Rotary Room

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Island Photo Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Island Photo Group - Program Room

 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MakerSpace Open Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Open community workshop with our new MakerSpace technology. These workshops are for for all ages and all abilities, and all are welcome to drop in and continue projects or learn about the library's new materials, including a 3D printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, and more. All sessions are free and open to the public.

    Location: Program Room
Sunday November 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Alliance Francaise Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Alliance Francaise - Program Room

Monday November 17, 2014 Go To Top
ent_circ_elephant2 1:30 PM After-Lunch Bunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 2-4 years old and a caregiver are invited to come for stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft in the afternoon!  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To register visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials are provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  After-Lunch Bunch will not meet on Monday, November 24th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Newport Opera House Restoration Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Opera House Restoration Committee - Rotary Room

 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to join the new LEGO Club!  Building with LEGOs inspires creativity and helps lay the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving.  LEGO Club also provides the opportunity for team building and/or individual expression.  LEGO Club will meet every other Monday afternoon from 4pm-6pm in November and DecemberNo registration is required - just drop in!

All Materials will be provided for this free program.  LEGO creations must stay at the library, so bring a camera!  Please leave your own LEGOs at home so that you don't lose your favorite pieces.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday November 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  5:00 PM City of Newport Public Services Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Public Services - Program Room

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM City of Newport Public Service Department - ITC Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Public Service Department - ITC - Rotary Room

 
anim_penguin 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Maker Space Drop-in Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 ext 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

3d RpinterOn Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-12, an intern from FabNewport will be available to help the public to use our new Maker technology, including a 3D printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, and more. If you're completely new to this technology or if you already have a project in mind, we can help you get started. Free and open to the public.

    Location: Stride Room
 
anim_rabbit 11:30 AM Squigglers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 15 months through 2 years old and a caregiver are invited to attend Squigglers!  This program features read-alouds, rhymes, fingerplays and songs.  It is designed to help young children with developing verbal skills and promote an early interest in books and reading.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that Squigglers will not be held on Tuesday, November 25th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM Tuesday Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   lowens@newportlibraryri.org
   

book coverThe Tuesday book group will meet to discuss The Good Lord Bird, by James McBride.

Free and open to the public, no registration.

Full Schedule    
    Location: Stride Room
 
office_lightbulb 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tween Advisory Group (TAG) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tweens, ages 8 - 12, are invited to join the Tween Adivsory Group (TAG).  Participating in TAG wil give kids an opportunity to be involved in what they see and do at the library.  TAG will meet once per month to discuss books, plan programs and work on special projects.  In addition, kids will enjoy a light snack and craft activity at every meeting!

The November meeting will be Tuesday, November 18th at 4:00 pm and the craft will be candy wrapper turkeys.

No registration required.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Historic District Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Historic District Commission - Rotary Room

 
misc_rocks1 7:00 PM Poetry Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   lowens@newportlibraryri.org
   

Join a small but dedicated group of poets and poetry enthusiasts who gather to share and respond to each other’s work. In the fall of 2014 we’ll be meeting on the third Tuesday of the month in the library’s Stride Room. This free program is facilitated by librarian Luke Owens and is open to the public.

    Location: Stride Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Clean Ocean Access Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Clean Ocean Access - Program Room

Wednesday November 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  5:00 PM City of Newport Public Services Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Public Services - Program Room

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misc_baby.GIF 11:30 AM Tiny Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children birth to 14 months and a caregiver are invited to join our Tiny Tots program.  This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Parents and children are given time to read board books together, followed by a brief play period and a chance for parents to network together.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Tinty Tots will not be held on Wednesday, November 26th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Buddies Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   cgould@newportlibraryri.org
   

Book Buddies is a monthly book club for readers in grades 3, 4 and 5.  Children read and discuss a different book each month.  Children should read the book ahead of time and copies of the books are available at the Children's Desk.  At the meetings, children will discuss their thoughts and opinions about the book, and share their ideas over a simple snack.  Children will also enjoy a craft or activity related to the book.  For more information, visit the Book Buddies Blog:  http://www.nplbookbuddies.blogspot.com.

The November meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 19th from 4:00pm-5:00pm in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

November's book will be The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.

Registration is required.  Please register by visiting the Children's Department, calling 847-8120 ext. 204, or emailing cgould@newportlibraryri.org.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
lib_book3 5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Author Book Signing and Reception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   401-847-8720, x 100   
   

Gail AlofsinA November Fundraiser for the Newport Public Library

Come meet Gail Alofsin, author of Your Someday is Now at a wine and cheese reception, book signing and author talk.  All proceeds will go to benefit the library.  $25.00 per person, includes a copy of the book. Reservations are suggested.  To register, call 401-847-8720, Ext. 100.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cliff Walk Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cliff Walk Commission - Rotary Room

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Fiber Therapy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fiber Therapy - Stride Room

Thursday November 20, 2014 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Maker Space Drop-in Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 ext 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

3d RpinterOn Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-12, an intern from FabNewport will be available to help the public to use our new Maker technology, including a 3D printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, and more. If you're completely new to this technology or if you already have a project in mind, we can help you get started. Free and open to the public.

    Location: Stride Room
 
misc_crown 10:30 AM Step-Up Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 3 & 4 and a caregiver are invited to attend Step-Up Storytime.  This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft project.  It helps young children with developing social skills and promotes an interest in reading.  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that Step-Up Storytime will not be held on Thursday, November 27th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_paintpalette 3:45 PM After-School Adventure Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 5 - 7 years old are invited to attend After-School Adventure.  This program features read-alouds, songs, activities and a craft.  It is designed to support emerging readers and promote school readiness.  Children attend independent of their parents.  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that After-School Adventure will not be held on Thursday, November 27th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Newport Public Library Board of Trustees Finance Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Public Library Board of Trustees Finance Committee

The meeting is held in the Stride Meeting Room,

Newport Public Library

300 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840

The Library is handicapped accessible.

The public is welcome to any meeting of the library board or its committees.

 If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact library management at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting.

 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Newport Public Library Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Public Library Board of Trustees
 

The meeting is held in the Rotary Board Room, Newport Public Library,

300 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840

The Library is handicapped accessible.

The public is welcome to any meeting of the library board or its committees.

 If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation,

please contact  library management at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting.

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Newport Energy & Environment Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Energy & Environment Committee - Rotary Room

 
lib_book3 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Thursday Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Amaral   847-8720 x208   aamaral@newportlibraryri.org
   

The Thursday Book Group will be discussing Longbourn by Joe Baker.

    Location: Stride Room
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Friday November 21, 2014 Go To Top
nat_leaf_fall 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Downloading ebooks and audiobooks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Basic computer skills workshop taught by library staff. Free. Registration is required. 847-8720 x208

    Location: Stride Room
 
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Film Screening: The Man Who Knew Too Much Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

PosterThe Man Who Knew Too Much (1956). Part of a continuing series of classic Alfred Hitchcock movies. The Man Who Knew Too Much stars James Stewart and Doris Day.   Librarian and film buff Luke Owens will introduce. Screenings are free and open to the public, and begin at 2:30PM.

    Location: Library Program Room
Saturday November 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Falun Dafa Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Falun Dafa - Stride Room

 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Newport Photography Guild Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Photography Guild - Rotary Room

 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Island Photo Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Island Photo Group - Program Room

 
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Books and Authors Series: Marc Seifer, PhD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Marc SeiferMarc Seifer will discuss his latest book Framed!: Murder, Corruption and a Death Sentence in Florida. The book tells the story of Stephen Rosati a former Mr. Rhode Island and owner of a posh health club. In 1986, RI State Police arrested Rosati for the murder four years earlier of a drug dealer named Joseph Viscido, Jr. in Deerfield, Florida. Though Rosati could prove he was 1,500 miles away at the time of the murder, he quickly found himself in jail for the next seventeen months. Learn more about this book at the program. Free and open to the public.

    Location: Program Room
Monday November 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_teens 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM NaNoWriMo - Open Writing Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Becky Farwick   401-847-8720 X 206   nptya@newportlibraryri.org
   

In honor of  National Novel Writing Month - we invited you to spend some time surrounded by other writers: bounce ideas of one another and be inspired.

Computers and snacks provided.

 

http://www.newportlibraryri.org/npl/teens    
    Location: Stride Room
Tuesday November 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Tree & Open Space Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Tree & Open Space Commission - Rotary Room

Wednesday November 26, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_turkey Library CLOSING Early Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   401-847-8720 X 100   djames@newportlibraryri.org
   

Autumn at NPL
The Library is closing early today in honor of Thanksgiving Day.

Fall/Winter hours resume on Friday, November 28th.

Thursday November 27, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_turkey Library CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   401-847-8720 X 100   djames@newportlibraryri.org
   

Autumn at NPL
The Library is closed today in honor of Thanksgiving Day.

Fall/Winter hours resume on Friday, November 28th.

Saturday November 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Falun Dafa Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Falun Dafa - Stride Room

Monday December 1, 2014 Go To Top
ent_circ_elephant2 1:30 PM After-Lunch Bunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 2-4 years old and a caregiver are invited to come for stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft in the afternoon!  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To register visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials are provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  After-Lunch Bunch will not meet on Monday, November 24th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to join the new LEGO Club!  Building with LEGOs inspires creativity and helps lay the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving.  LEGO Club also provides the opportunity for team building and/or individual expression.  LEGO Club will meet every other Monday afternoon from 4pm-6pm in November and DecemberNo registration is required - just drop in!

All Materials will be provided for this free program.  LEGO creations must stay at the library, so bring a camera!  Please leave your own LEGOs at home so that you don't lose your favorite pieces.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 2, 2014 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 11:30 AM Squigglers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 15 months through 2 years old and a caregiver are invited to attend Squigglers!  This program features read-alouds, rhymes, fingerplays and songs.  It is designed to help young children with developing verbal skills and promote an early interest in books and reading.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that Squigglers will not be held on Tuesday, November 25th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM I Read YA Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Colleen LeComte   401-847-8720 X 206   clecomte@newportlibraryri.org
   

Please join us for our NEW bookclub here at NPL! Meeting on the first Tuesday of each month, we will discuss a Young Adult book. Everyone nowadays is reading YA literature - so why not talk about it with others that love the genre? Book selection will be determined at our October meeting! Check back for updates.

Snacks and refreshments will be served!

This program is for all ages - adults are encouraged to attend!

    Location: Stride Room
Wednesday December 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 11:30 AM Tiny Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children birth to 14 months and a caregiver are invited to join our Tiny Tots program.  This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Parents and children are given time to read board books together, followed by a brief play period and a chance for parents to network together.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Tinty Tots will not be held on Wednesday, November 26th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_teens 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM TAB - Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Becky Farwick   401-847-8720 x206   nptya@newportlibraryri.org
   

Teens! - This is your chance to have a say in all things teen at the library!  Join our board - there is a one school year commitment - and you get have a say in events, our webpage and eventually our teen area re-design. Board members also get to reveiw the books they are already reading for our webpage - your can let the world know why you really loved or really hated that last book.  Monthly meetings and minimal outside work required.  New members always welcome.

Board time can often be used for community service hours. Check your organizations requirements.

Teen Events at the Library    
    Location: Stride Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Fiber Therapy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fiber Therapy - Stride Room

 
misc_none 7:00 PM Living Literature Presents Owen Meany‚Äôs Christmas Pageant Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 ext 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

owen meany coverLiving Literature presents a funny and heartwarming half hour readers theatre presentation adapted from John Irving’s classic novel A Prayer for Owen Meany. This adaptation of Irving’s inspiring modern classic centers on the tale of two pre-teen-aged boys who are at the center of this unorthodox and funny Christmas pageant held in the ficticious New Hampshire town of Gravesend in the mid 1950’s.  Free and open to the public, no registration required but seating is limited. 

    Location: Program Room
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Chat for Knitters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mattie Gustafson   401-847-8720, x 103   mgustafson@newportlibraryri.org
   

Knitting needlesBook Chat for Knitters (or those who crochet, sew, weave - whatever fibre craft is your hobby) continues tonight.  Come bring your current projects and thoughts about what you've been reading.  Readers and knitters talking to each other about reading and knitting - a perfect combination.  All are welcome.

Thursday December 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_crown 10:30 AM Step-Up Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 3 & 4 and a caregiver are invited to attend Step-Up Storytime.  This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft project.  It helps young children with developing social skills and promotes an interest in reading.  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that Step-Up Storytime will not be held on Thursday, November 27th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_paintpalette 3:45 PM After-School Adventure Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 5 - 7 years old are invited to attend After-School Adventure.  This program features read-alouds, songs, activities and a craft.  It is designed to support emerging readers and promote school readiness.  Children attend independent of their parents.  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that After-School Adventure will not be held on Thursday, November 27th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Ad-Hoc Wastewater Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Ad-Hoc Wastewater Committee - Rotary Room

Friday December 5, 2014 Go To Top
nat_leaf_fall 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM iPads: Tips & Tricks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Basic computer skills workshop taught by library staff. Free. Registration is required. 847-8720 x208

    Location: Stride Room
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ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Film Screening: The Wrong Man Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Wrong ManThe Wrong Man (1956). Part of a continuing series of classic Alfred Hitchcock movies. The Wrong Man stars Henry Fonda and Vera Miles. Librarian and film buff Luke Owens will introduce. Screenings are free and open to the public, and begin at 2:30PM.

    Location: Library Program Room
Saturday December 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Wellington Park Condo Association Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wellington Park Condo Association - Rotary Room

Sunday December 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Musical Sundays: Lindsay Straw and Caroline O'Shea Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

performer picMusicals Sundays return with a concert of Christmas music with an Irish twist by Lindsay Straw and Caroline O’Shea. Both are members of the Boston band The Ivy Leaf, who performed at the library in 2013. Straw will sing and play guitar and Irish bouzouki, and O’Shea will accompany on flute. This musical afternoon is free and open to the public. No registration is required, but seating is limited. Doors will open at 1:30PM; show will begin at 2:00PM.

    Location: Program Room
Monday December 8, 2014 Go To Top
ent_circ_elephant2 1:30 PM After-Lunch Bunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 2-4 years old and a caregiver are invited to come for stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft in the afternoon!  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To register visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials are provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  After-Lunch Bunch will not meet on Monday, November 24th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 9, 2014 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 11:30 AM Squigglers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 15 months through 2 years old and a caregiver are invited to attend Squigglers!  This program features read-alouds, rhymes, fingerplays and songs.  It is designed to help young children with developing verbal skills and promote an early interest in books and reading.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that Squigglers will not be held on Tuesday, November 25th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM Tuesday Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   lowens@newportlibraryri.org
   

book coverThe Tuesday book group will meet to discuss Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

Full Schedule    
    Location: Stride Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM NAMI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

NAMI - Stride Room

Wednesday December 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 11:30 AM Tiny Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children birth to 14 months and a caregiver are invited to join our Tiny Tots program.  This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Parents and children are given time to read board books together, followed by a brief play period and a chance for parents to network together.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Tinty Tots will not be held on Wednesday, November 26th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Fiber Therapy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fiber Therapy - Stride Room

Thursday December 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_crown 10:30 AM Step-Up Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 3 & 4 and a caregiver are invited to attend Step-Up Storytime.  This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft project.  It helps young children with developing social skills and promotes an interest in reading.  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that Step-Up Storytime will not be held on Thursday, November 27th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_paintpalette 3:45 PM After-School Adventure Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 5 - 7 years old are invited to attend After-School Adventure.  This program features read-alouds, songs, activities and a craft.  It is designed to support emerging readers and promote school readiness.  Children attend independent of their parents.  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that After-School Adventure will not be held on Thursday, November 27th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Friends of the Newport Public Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Friends of the Newport Public Library - Rotary Room

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misc_teens 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM 3D Printing for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Becky Farwick   401-847-8720 X 206   nptya@newportlibraryri.org
   

3D Printing - Learn It - Do It

Snacks and technology provided.

Teens    
    Location: Program Room
Friday December 12, 2014 Go To Top
nat_leaf_fall 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Google Tools Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Basic computer skills workshop taught by library staff. Free. Registration is required. 847-8720 x208

    Location: Stride Room
Saturday December 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Aquidneck PC Users Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Aquidneck PC Users Group - Stride Room

 
lib_book_quill 2:00 PM Books and Authors Series: John K. Fulweiler Jr. Esq. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Books and Authors series presents author and maritime attorney John K. Fulweiler Jr.  Mr. Fulweiler will discuss some of his experiences as a maritime attorney as well as his book, A Swim: A Block Islander Who Refused to Drown, which is based on the true story of a man who fell overboard without a life jacket and spent approximately eleven hours treading water in the Atlantic Ocean.

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

    Location: Program Room
 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MakerSpace Open Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Open community workshop with our new MakerSpace technology. These workshops are for for all ages and all abilities, and all are welcome to drop in and continue projects or learn about the library's new materials, including a 3D printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, and more. All sessions are free and open to the public.

    Location: Program Room
Monday December 15, 2014 Go To Top
ent_circ_elephant2 1:30 PM After-Lunch Bunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 2-4 years old and a caregiver are invited to come for stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft in the afternoon!  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To register visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials are provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  After-Lunch Bunch will not meet on Monday, November 24th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to join the new LEGO Club!  Building with LEGOs inspires creativity and helps lay the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving.  LEGO Club also provides the opportunity for team building and/or individual expression.  LEGO Club will meet every other Monday afternoon from 4pm-6pm in November and DecemberNo registration is required - just drop in!

All Materials will be provided for this free program.  LEGO creations must stay at the library, so bring a camera!  Please leave your own LEGOs at home so that you don't lose your favorite pieces.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Junior League of Rhode Island Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Junior League of Rhode Island - Rotary Room

Tuesday December 16, 2014 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 11:30 AM Squigglers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 15 months through 2 years old and a caregiver are invited to attend Squigglers!  This program features read-alouds, rhymes, fingerplays and songs.  It is designed to help young children with developing verbal skills and promote an early interest in books and reading.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that Squigglers will not be held on Tuesday, November 25th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
office_lightbulb 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tween Advisory Group (TAG) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tweens, ages 8 - 12, are invited to join the Tween Adivsory Group (TAG).  Participating in TAG wil give kids an opportunity to be involved in what they see and do at the library.  TAG will meet once per month to discuss books, plan programs and work on special projects.  In addition, kids will enjoy a light snack and craft activity at every meeting!

The December meeting will be Tuesday, December 16th at 4:00 pm and the craft will be puffy paint window clings.

No registration required.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_rocks1 7:00 PM Poetry Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   lowens@newportlibraryri.org
   

Join a small but dedicated group of poets and poetry enthusiasts who gather to share and respond to each other’s work. In the fall of 2014 we’ll be meeting on the third Tuesday of the month in the library’s Stride Room. This free program is facilitated by librarian Luke Owens and is open to the public.

    Location: Stride Room
Wednesday December 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 11:30 AM Tiny Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children birth to 14 months and a caregiver are invited to join our Tiny Tots program.  This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Parents and children are given time to read board books together, followed by a brief play period and a chance for parents to network together.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Tinty Tots will not be held on Wednesday, November 26th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Buddies Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   cgould@newportlibraryri.org
   

Book Buddies is a monthly book club for readers in grades 3, 4 and 5.  Children read and discuss a different book each month.  Children should read the book ahead of time and copies of the books are available at the Children's Desk.  At the meetings, children will discuss their thoughts and opinions about the book, and share their ideas over a simple snack.  Children will also enjoy a craft or activity related to the book.  For more information, visit the Book Buddies Blog:  http://www.nplbookbuddies.blogspot.com.

The November meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 17th from 4:00pm-5:00pm in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

December's book will be Pie by Sarah Weeks.

Registration is required.  Please register by visiting the Children's Department, calling 847-8120 ext. 204, or emailing cgould@newportlibraryri.org.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cliff Walk Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cliff Walk Commission - Rotary Room

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Fiber Therapy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Fiber Therapy - Stride Room

Thursday December 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_crown 10:30 AM Step-Up Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 3 & 4 and a caregiver are invited to attend Step-Up Storytime.  This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft project.  It helps young children with developing social skills and promotes an interest in reading.  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that Step-Up Storytime will not be held on Thursday, November 27th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_paintpalette 3:45 PM After-School Adventure Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 ext. 204   
   

Children ages 5 - 7 years old are invited to attend After-School Adventure.  This program features read-alouds, songs, activities and a craft.  It is designed to support emerging readers and promote school readiness.  Children attend independent of their parents.  Registration is required for the entire 4-week session and begins on Tuesday, November 4th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Please note that After-School Adventure will not be held on Thursday, November 27th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Newport Energy & Environment Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Energy & Environment Committee - Rotary Room

Friday December 19, 2014 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Film Screening: Vertigo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Vertigo Vertigo (1958). Part of a continuing series of classic Alfred Hitchcock movies. Vertigo stars James Stewart and Kim Novak. Librarian and film buff Luke Owens will introduce. Screenings are free and open to the public, and begin at 2:30PM.

    Location: Library Program Room
Saturday December 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Aglow International Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Aglow International - Stride Room

 
rec_scissors&glue 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Handmade Holiday Craft Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children, ages 6 - 12, are invited to make a variety of winter crafts and enjoy light refreshments on Saturday, December 20th from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm.  Come create handmade gifts for your loved ones!

Registration is required and is limited.  Registration will begin on Tuesday, December 2nd.  All materials are provided for this free program.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_teens 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Movie - Ferris Bueller's Day Off Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Becky Farwick   401-847-8720 X 206   nptya@newportlibraryri.org
   

Spend the afternoon watching Ferris Bueller's Day Off and enjoying pizza with your friends.  Snacks and a hands on project provided. 

 

http://www.newportlibraryri.org/npl/teens    
    Location: Program Room
Tuesday December 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_teens 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Make Your Own Wrapping Paper Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Becky Farwick   401-847-8720 X 206   nptya@newportlibraryri.org
   

It's Christmas time.  Wouldn't your family love a gift wrapped in paper you designed? School is out for the year some come set you creativity free!  Snacks and supplies provided!

 

http://www.newportlibraryri.org/npl/teens    
    Location: Program Room
Wednesday December 24, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_wreath Library CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   401-847-8720 X 100   djames@newportlibraryri.org
   

Library in winterThe Library is closed today in honor of the Christmas holidays.

Fall/Winter hours resume on Friday, December 26th.

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Thursday December 25, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_wreath Library CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   401-847-8720 X 100   djames@newportlibraryri.org
   

Library in winterThe Library is closed today in honor of the Christmas holidays.

Fall/Winter hours resume on Friday, December 26th.

Sunday December 28, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_wreath Library CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   401-847-8720 X 100   djames@newportlibraryri.org
   

Library in winterThe Library is closed today in honor of the Christmas holidays.

Fall/Winter hours resume on Monday, December 29th.

Monday December 29, 2014 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to join the new LEGO Club!  Building with LEGOs inspires creativity and helps lay the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving.  LEGO Club also provides the opportunity for team building and/or individual expression.  LEGO Club will meet every other Monday afternoon from 4pm-6pm in November and DecemberNo registration is required - just drop in!

All Materials will be provided for this free program.  LEGO creations must stay at the library, so bring a camera!  Please leave your own LEGOs at home so that you don't lose your favorite pieces.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday December 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_party1 Library CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   401-847-8720 X 100   djames@newportlibraryri.org
   

Library in winterThe Library is closed today in honor of the New Year's holidays.

Fall/Winter hours resume on Friday, January 2nd, 2015.

Thursday January 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_party1 Library CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deborah James   401-847-8720 X 100   djames@newportlibraryri.org
   

Library in winterThe Library is closed today in honor of the New Year's holidays.

Fall/Winter hours resume on Friday, January 2nd, 2015.

Saturday January 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Aquidneck PC Users Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Aquidneck PC Users Group - Stride Room

 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MakerSpace Open Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Open community workshop with our new MakerSpace technology. These workshops are for for all ages and all abilities, and all are welcome to drop in and continue projects or learn about the library's new materials, including a 3D printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, and more. All sessions are free and open to the public.

    Location: Program Room
Tuesday January 13, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM Tuesday Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   lowens@newportlibraryri.org
   

book coverThe Tuesday book group will meet to discuss Middle C, by William H. Gass.

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

Full Schedule    
    Location: Stride Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM NAMI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

NAMI - Stride Room

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Rotary Club of Newport Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Rotary Club of Newport - Rotary Room

Tuesday February 10, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM Tuesday Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   lowens@newportlibraryri.org
   

book coverThe Tuesday book group will discuss The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt.

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

Full Schedule    
    Location: Stride Room
Saturday February 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Aquidneck PC Users Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Aquidneck PC Users Group - Stride Room

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Saturday February 21, 2015 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MakerSpace Open Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Open community workshop with our new MakerSpace technology. These workshops are for for all ages and all abilities, and all are welcome to drop in and continue projects or learn about the library's new materials, including a 3D printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, and more. All sessions are free and open to the public.

    Location: Program Room
Tuesday March 10, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM Tuesday Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   lowens@newportlibraryri.org
   

book coverThe Tuesday book group will discuss The Spinning Heart, by Donal Ryan.

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

Full Schedule    
    Location: Stride Room
Saturday March 21, 2015 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MakerSpace Open Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Open community workshop with our new MakerSpace technology. These workshops are for for all ages and all abilities, and all are welcome to drop in and continue projects or learn about the library's new materials, including a 3D printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, and more. All sessions are free and open to the public.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday April 14, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM Tuesday Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   lowens@newportlibraryri.org
   

book coverThe Tuesday book group will discuss The Infatuations, by Javier Marias.

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

Full Schedule    
    Location: Stride Room
Tuesday May 12, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM Tuesday Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   lowens@newportlibraryri.org
   

book coverThe Tuesday book group will discuss The Flamethrowers, by Rachel Kushner.

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

Full Schedule    
    Location: Stride Room
Tuesday June 9, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 1:00 PM Tuesday Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 x208   lowens@newportlibraryri.org
   

book coverThe Tuesday book group will discuss How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, by Moshin Hamid.

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

Full Schedule    
    Location: Stride Room
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