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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. No advanced registration. Seating is on a first come, first served basis and subject to capacity.

 

 

    Location: Program Room
Tuesday October 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_genealogy1 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Genealogy Open Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   401-847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Mountain View

Your Genealogy Project-- Our Resources

A Librarian will be on hand to answer your questions about using the Newport Public Library's databases-- Ancestry, Fold3, HeritageQuest, Newspapers.com & Sanborn Maps-- to locate the stories of your ancestors. This program allows you to ask questions as they arise during your research. 

    Location: Maker Lab
Monday October 17, 2016 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette02 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   401-847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

adult coloring

Adult Coloring is back!

Drop in to relax, unwind, and color! All materials will be provided. Registration is not required. 

For more on the benefits of coloring, click here

    Location: Maker Lab
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 October 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_genealogy1 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Genealogy Open Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   401-847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Mountain View

Your Genealogy Project-- Our Resources

A Librarian will be on hand to answer your questions about using the Newport Public Library's databases-- Ancestry, Fold3, HeritageQuest, Newspapers.com & Sanborn Maps-- to locate the stories of your ancestors. This program allows you to ask questions as they arise during your research. 

    Location: Maker Lab
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
Monday November 14, 2016 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette02 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   401-847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

adult coloring

Adult Coloring is back!

Drop in to relax, unwind, and color! All materials will be provided. Registration is not required. 

For more on the benefits of coloring, click here

    Location: Maker Lab
Monday December 12, 2016 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette02 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   401-847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

adult coloring

Adult Coloring is back!

Drop in to relax, unwind, and color! All materials will be provided. Registration is not required. 

For more on the benefits of coloring, click here

    Location: Maker Lab
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