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Saturday July 1, 2017 -  Thursday August 31, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_wreath Christmas in July and August! Toy Drive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   401-847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Christmas in July and August!   July 1-August 31. 2017

Help us BUILD A BETTER WORLD this summer- Donate a new, unwrapped toy at the Reference Desk anytime in July and August and receive a coupon for a free Ben and Jerry's ice cream cone*! All donations benefit the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center's Santa's Workshop.            

 * One coupon per person while supplies last. 

Friday September 8, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Friends End of Summer Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends Bookstore    401-847-8720 x 106   
   

BOOKS, DVD'S, CD'S,  etc.  $1.00

Honor Box in lobby will be available to pay if store is not open.  All proceeds from sale will benefit the Newport Public Library.

 

 

Saturday September 9, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Friends End of Summer Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends Bookstore    401-847-8720 x 106   
   

BOOKS, DVD'S, CD'S,  etc.  $1.00

Honor Box in lobby will be available to pay if store is not open.  All proceeds from sale will benefit the Newport Public Library.

 

 

Monday September 11, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 12:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Friends End of Summer Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends Bookstore    401-847-8720 x 106   
   

BOOKS, DVD'S, CD'S,  etc.  $1.00

Honor Box in lobby will be available to pay if store is not open.  All proceeds from sale will benefit the Newport Public Library.

 

 

Tuesday September 12, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 9:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Friends End of Summer Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends Bookstore    401-847-8720 x 106   
   

BOOKS, DVD'S, CD'S,  etc.  $1.00

Honor Box in lobby will be available to pay if store is not open.  All proceeds from sale will benefit the Newport Public Library.

 

 

Wednesday September 13, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 9:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Friends End of Summer Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends Bookstore    401-847-8720 x 106   
   

BOOKS, DVD'S, CD'S,  etc.  $1.00

Wednesday is BAG DAY---$4.00 for a bag of books (we supply the bags)

Honor Box in lobby will be available to pay if store is not open.  All proceeds from sale will benefit the Newport Public Library.

 

 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Meditation for Brain Health Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Amaral   847-8720 x107   aamaral@newportlibraryri.org
   

Scientists are learning more and more about how meditation benefits one’s brain health as well as one’s well-being.  Studies show that regular meditators’ brain waves are more coherent and meditation prevents many illnesses and reduces stress.  One way to have an optimal level of wellness is to meditate.

Join Dr. Alan Post, Chiropractic Physician and long time meditator who speaks regularly on this topic. He will offer an engaging lecture on this fascinating subject. Dr. Post will also share a simple and effective meditation technique which has lasting benefits.


Free and open to the public. Please register below or call 847-8720 x208

    Location: Program Room
        There are 38 spaces available.
Saturday October 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Genealogist Diane Boumenot Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Amaral   847-8720 x208   aamaral@newportlibraryri.org
   

Genealogist Diane Boumenot will visit the libray on Saturday, October 21 to present "Five Methods for Solving your Rhode Island Brick Walls".

Details to follow.

    Location: Program Room
Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Welcome to the Graveyard: A Virtual Cemetery Tour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Amaral   847-8720 x208   aamaral@newportlibraryri.org
   

The Gravestone Girls will present a virtual tour called “Welcome to the Graveyard”, focusing on the art, symbolism and history of New England cemeteries, at the Newport Public Library, Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:00pm.  This 60-minute presentation is built on photographs of New England cemeteries recently taken in these special and interesting burying places, and charts the evolution of cemeteries and gravestones from the colonial era into the 21st century.  The Gravestone Girls - Brenda Sullivan, Maggie White, Melissa Anderson - also create unusual sculpted art pieces cast from the faces of original New England gravestones. There will be gravestone castings for sale after the presentation. Learn more about the Gravestone Girls at http://gravestonegirls.com/.

Free and open to the public. No registration required.

    Location: Program Room
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