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Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

Workout with Pulse Fitness!

A bootcamp style workout- burpees for the more advanced & general body weight work for beginners!

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 18-118 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

Classes will be held in the Library's Program Room. 

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers              

What to bring: A mat or blanket; bottle of water

Tuesday August 9, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

Yoga with Mahatma Yoga

All ages yoga! Instructors will be available for adults and children at this fitness class! A Vinyasa flow and creative movement style yoga for adults and kids! 

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 2-100 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

Class will be held in the library's Program Room. 

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers. 

What to bring: A mat or blanket, bottle of water     

 

Tuesday August 16, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

Yoga with Thames Street Yoga

The ancient, sacred teachings of vinyasa yoga – moving with breath, awareness and intention.  

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 18-118 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

Classes will be held in the library's Program Room. 

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers. 

What to bring: A mat or blanket, bottle of water

 

Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 9:15 AM  -  10:00 AM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

T'ai Chi with Villari's Martial Arts Center's Jesse Harding

T'ai Chi is often called "moving meditation" using slow movements to balance thoughts, feelings, and actions to put "more years in your life and more life on your years."

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 18-118 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

Class will be held in the library's Program Room. 

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers. 

What to bring: Bottle of water, a mat or blanket

Thursday September 15, 2016 Go To Top
med_stethoscope 6:00 PM MedlinePlus Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Varrecchia   847-8720, ext.208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Learn how to use the National Institute of Health's MedlinePlus website!

Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, Medline is a tremendously powerful resource for learning about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues - all in language you can understand. And not only does it offer reliable, up-to-date health information anytime and anywhere, but it does so for free.

Lifespan medical librarian Barbara Davis will lead the workshop. Participants will be provided with a laptop so they can follow along as Barbara guides them through the site.

Registration is limited. Please register in advance by contacting the reference desk.

 

    Location: Maker Lab
Saturday September 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 AM  -  3:00 AM American Daredevil Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: MARY M ONEILL BARRETT   401-847-8720   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Author Cathryn J. Prince returns to Newport Public Library Sat. Sept 17th with her latest book "American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World's First Celebrity Travel Writer". Join her in the Newport Room beginning at 2:00 pm for this interesting look at an American who took around the world travel to new heights in the 1920's and until his death in 1939 when he was lost at sea.  Ms. Prince, is a former correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor and the Times of Israel. She holds a B.A. from the Elliot School of International Affairs-George Washington Univ. plus a M.S. from Columbia Univ. Married, Ms Prince is a resident of Connecticut with her family that include two children.

    Location: Newport Room
Thursday October 6, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_ghost 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM A Supernatural Evening with Jeff Belanger Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Amaral   847-8720 x107   aamaral@newportlibraryri.org
   

Jeff Belanger, Emmy-nominated Host of New England Legends on PBS, Ghostvillage.com founder, and Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures writer to offer an evening of true ghost stories, research, and evidence from around the world.

Belanger is a paranormal researcher, investigator, and is the author of more than a dozen books on the paranormal that have been published in six languages. He’s also the Emmy-nominated host, writer, and producer of New England Legends on PBS and the series writer/researcher for the Ghost Adventures show on the Travel Channel, which is now in its ninth season. He is a noted speaker and media personality who has lectured at libraries, universities, corporations, MENSA’s national conference, and has given a prestigious TEDx talk in New York City.

Belanger’s talk will include images, audio clips, and video from some of the world’s most infamous haunts plus a Q&A session for the audience. He will also have autographed books available for purchase.

Free and open to the public. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis and subject to capacity.

 

 

    Location: Program Room
Tuesday October 18, 2016 Go To Top
nat_rose.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Travel Slideshow: Portugal & Spain Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Amaral   847-8720 x107   aamaral@newportlibraryri.org
   

Merrilee Zellner will present a slide presentation on her recent trip to Portugal and Spain.

Merrilee is a native of Seattle, Washington.  She travels solo internationally for a few months every winter.  She is currently a real estate agent in the Newport area and owns a guesthouse in Newport.  

Her travelogue of these trips can be viewed at www.ZellnerTravel2015.wordpress.com and www.ZellnerTravel2016.wordpress.com.

Free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

Merrilee ZellnerGroup of students in Portugal

 

    Location: Program Room
Tuesday November 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_house.GIF 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Organizing Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Amaral   847-8720 x208   aamaral@newportlibraryri.org
   

Need to get organized but don't know where to begin? Overwhelmed, stressed and stuck due to your disorganization? This 1 hour presentation will give you all the resources and motivation you need to get you started. Kristin will take you step-by-step through the organizing process. You'll leave this presentation with a solid plan to tackle your organizing projects. It's free to attend! 

Kristin MacRae launched the business in 2012 with the goal of teaching her clients that living an organized lifestyle will save them time and money. She also promotes that organizing and creating successful systems decreases client stress levels and helps them to become more efficient and productive.She writes a weekly column every Tuesday in the Lifestyle Section of GoLocalProv.com and has an internet radio show on talkstreamradio.com. Her articles have been published in many local and national magazines. 

Free and open to the public. For more information call 401-847-8720 x208.

 

    Location: Program Room
Thursday November 10, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book3 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Value of the Book Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Amaral   847-8720 x117   aamaral@newportlibraryri.org
   

Are you holding onto a rare first edition? Have a priceless signed copy? A sought-after collector's item? Bring up to three books to this interactive workshop with expert Ray Rickman.

During this fun, interactive program, Ray Rickman will offer his opinions on book values, drawing on his years of experience as a long-time rare book dealer from Providence, as a historian, and as the former host of "Best Sellers" on public television.
In an Antiques Roadshow-type format, Mr. Rickman will cover what makes a book valuable and the type of books that have the highest retail value. He will offer complimentary market value-estimates of up to three books per person.

Mr. Rickman is the founder of The Rickman Group, a Providence-based management and consultant firm. Former State Representative Ray Rickman lectures throughout New England on a broad range of historical and cultural topics pertaining to American literature and African American history.

Free and open to the public. No registration is required. 

    Location: Program Room
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