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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. 

Saturday August 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Tote Bag Iron-on Designs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Note change of date. This year's Summer Reading Program brings an opportunity for everyone to "Build a Better World" by exploring, participating in, and contributing to a variety of programs (in addition to meeting your reading goals!) This is a wonderful way to meet new people and to contribute to organizations in our community during July and August.

In this class, you will learn how to make a vinyl cut-out design for a tote bag. All materials will be provided. You may choose from a pre-selected design or create your own. Participants will be introduced to creating or customizing a design using Inkscape, cutting out the design using our plotter, and pressing the design on the tote using the heat press.  For those wish to make a t-shirt instead, you must bring a plain t-shirt to class. 

Basic computer skills required. Limited to 10 participants, ages 18 and over. 

 

    Location: Maker Lab
        There are 5 spaces available.
Wednesday September 13, 2017 Go To Top
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 40 spaces available.
Saturday October 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 5 Methods for Solving your RI Brick Walls 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
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