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Saturday September 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Genealogy and Local History with Patrick Murphy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Barrett   847-8720 ext.117   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

MacLaughlin

Local history specialist Patrick F. Murphy provides genealogy tips and discusses Newporters famous and not-so-famous.  After retirement, Patrick took up the study of genealogy and has done extensive work on the history of our city.  His program takes place in the Newport Room (by the reference desk) and includes a Q&A session.

Come learn more about Newport genealogy!

 

    Location: Newport Room
Tuesday September 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (401) 847-8720   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

We're holding a drop-in coloring session this week - for adults!  If you're feeling stressed, nostalgic for the simplicities of childhood, or just have some creative energies to burn, this is a program for you. 

Information on the adult coloring trend - and its benefits - are outlined in recent articles by The New Yorker, CNN, and The Telegraph.

We provide all materials. Stop by the Stride Room (Spring Street level) anytime from 3pm to 5pm this afternoon to join in!

    Location: Stride Room
Tuesday October 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Varrecchia   (401) 847-8720   lvarrecchia@newportlibraryri.org
   

We're holding a drop-in coloring session this week - for adults!  If you're feeling stressed, nostalgic for the simplicities of childhood, or just have some creative energies to burn, this is a program for you. 

Information on the adult coloring trend - and its benefits - are outlined in recent articles by The New Yorker, CNN, and The Telegraph.

We provide all materials. Stop by the Stride Room (Spring Street level) anytime from 3pm to 5pm this afternoon to join in!

    Location: Stride Room
Thursday October 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Wild Mushroom Hunting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   847-8720 ext. 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

mushroomsEmily Schmidt and Ryan Bouchard educate people throughout New England about enjoying the safe hunting and cooking of wild mushrooms. Their presentation (followed by Q & A) will introduce the audience to the fun of mushroom science and the amazing hobby of mushroom hunting. Open to all. No registration required.

Their book, Gourmet Mushrooms of Rhode Island, will be available for purchase.

    Location: Program Room
Saturday October 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Reducing Stress Through Meditation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary O'Neill-Barrett   847-8720, ext.117   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

The library welcomes Dr. Alan Post for a program on "Reducing Stress Through Meditation."

During this engaging and lively lecture, the doctor will present a simple and effective technique for using meditation to manage stress. Post is a chiropractic physician and health care consultant; he has been a practitioner of meditation for over 35 years. 

This program is open to the public. No registration is required but seating is limited. 

    Location: Program Room
Saturday October 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Interior Decorator Jan Girouard Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary O'Neill-Barrett   847-8720 x117   m
   

Newport Interior Decorator Jan Girouard comes to Newport Public Library for today’s program, “Decorating For The Way You Live.”   Her appearance is part of the NPT Books and Authors Series.

Jan has been a resident of Newport for the last 21 years.  She recently celebrated her 13th year in business as owner of the interior design company All About Redecorating. She has visited the library before, explaining how to use existing furnishings and how to buy new furnishings.  Local residents may have seen her work in a variety of area magazines and newspapers.   

Jan has held seminars on Real-Estate Staging at the RI Home Show. In 2006 and again in 2008, she also participated in the Newport Showhouse Guild.  

This program is open to the public and includes a Q&A.  Registration is not required, but seating is limited.

 

    Location: Program Room
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