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Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Open Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Open Studio hours in the Maker Lab. Free time to come in and work on your 3D or other projects.

No appointment necessary just drop in.

    Location: Maker Lab
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Tree & Open Space Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Tree & Open Space Committee - Rotary Room

Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Computer Workshop: MS Excel 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robert Jordan   847-8720 Ext. 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

In this class we will cover the basics of Excel:  creating, saving, and printing workbooks.  We will also show you how to access features on the ribbon and format numbers into decimals, percentages, and dollar values.

Part 2 will be held on July 5th.

Limited to 10 people.  Register below or by calling (401) 847-8720 Ext. 208.

 

    Location: Maker Lab
   
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cliff Walk Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cliff Walk Commission - Rotary Room

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. 

Monday July 3, 2017 Go To Top
nat_summertime 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Sand Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Monday, July 3rd

1:00pm - 4:00pm

PreK - 6th Grade

Come celebrate the start of our Children's Summer Reading Program!  Kids are invited to come sign up for the program at the library and make a sand art creation!

No registration required.  Held in the Children's Department.

    Location: Children's Department
Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED Independence Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed in observance of the 4th of July holiday.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 10:30 AM Puppet Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesdays @ 10:30am, July 5th - 26th

Ages 5 - 12

Sue Klau will lead kids in a story told through puppets and kids will work on a related craft.

July 5th - The Elves and the Shoemaker

Registration is required and begins June 26th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
office_lightbulb 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Little Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

July 5th & 19, Aug. 2nd & 16th

Ages 5 - 8

Children are invited to experiment, tinker and build in this free play program held one Wednesday afternoon a month.  Little Makers is designed to aid in the development of problem solving, critical thinking, and STEAM skills.  Materials available include:  Bee-Bots, Playmags, Q-BA Maze, Spinning Puzzles and Snap Circuits.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Computer Workshop: MS Excel 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robert Jordan   847-8720 Ext. 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

In this class we will cover formulas.  We will also show you how to transform sets of data into tables.

Limited to 10 people.  Register below or by calling (401) 847-8720 Ext. 208.

 

    Location: Maker Lab
   
Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursdays @ 9:30 am:  July 6th - Aug. 17th

Birth to 24 Months

This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Time will be provided for board books, play and a chance for parents to network together.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  No registration is required.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Idol Murder Mystery Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Young Adult Department   401-847-8720 x206   gsotomayor@newportlibraryri.org
   

TEENS: JOIN US as we kick off the summer reading season with a Murder Mystery Night. It's a Teen Idol competition featuring international pop icons walking the red carpet.  But the police have to get involved when one of them doesn't make it through the evening.  Come in character or choose to be a sleuth. Dinner, snacks and drinks provided. 

    Location: YA Department
        There are 12 spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM Huddle by the Sea Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Huddle by the Sea- Rotary Room

Friday July 7, 2017 Go To Top
anim_flyingbird 10:30 AM Tween Bird Feeder Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, July 7th @ 10:30am

Ages 8 - 12

Recycle containers into bird feeders & create treats for our feather friends!

Registration is required and begins June 26th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Build a Better World Film Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   401.847.8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Before the Flood (2016)  Documentary 

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio 

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.

Admission is free and popcorn is provided! 

 
    Location: Program Room
Saturday July 8, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturdays @ 11:00am - July 8th - Aug. 12th

Ages 5 - 12

Kids can drop-in and build with LEGOS every Saturday!  Work by yourself or with friends.  Projects will be put on display in the library for a week.  All materials provided.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
elect_video_camera 2:30 PM Family Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturday, July 8th @ 2:30pm

Ages 6 - 12

Drop-in with the family to enjoy a movie on the big screen!  A light snack will be provided to children.  Movie TBA.

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room. 

    Location: Library Program Room
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM Little Builders Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Mondays @ 11:00am, July 10th - Aug. 7th

Ages 2 - 4

This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft.  It helps young children with developing social skills and advances their interest in books and reading.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Newport City Council/School Committee Liaison Sub Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport City Council/School Committee Liaison Sub Committee - Rotary Room

 
misc_hammer 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Construction Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Mondays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

July 10th - 31st

Ages 5 - 12

Drop-in and build with our Lincoln Logs, Crystal Climbers, K'NEX, KEVA Planks, and Goldiblocks!

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Live Minecraft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Young Adult Department   401-847-8720 x206   
   

Teens: Live Minecraft, the second event in our Build a Better World summer series.  Bring your imagination and creativity as you compete to build the tallest, strongest and most interesting structures using ice cream cups.  Snacks and drinks provided too.  No registration necessary.

    Location: Program Room
Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 9:30 AM Parent & Child Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   401-847-8720   
   

Tuesday, July 11th  @ 9:30am

Ages 1 - 4

Parents and caregivers with children are invited to yoga at the library!  Partner with your child in simple animated poses, games, music and breathing exercises that help to strengthen coordination and build body awareness.  Bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter your wings in butterfly!  This fun class provides key bonding methods between parent and child, while strengthening their growing muscles. 

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

 
misc_twodancers 10:30 AM Preschool Dance Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesdays @ 10:30am

July 11th, Aug. 1st & 15th

Ages 0 - 5

Drop-in with little ones and get moving!  Come ready to shake, shimmy and dance with your friends!  Dancing is a great way for parents and children to bond and burn a little energy at the same time.

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
 
rec_scissors&glue 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM On-the-Go Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesday, July 11th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Ages 4 - 12

Drop-in anytime between 1:00pm - 4:00pm to work on a craft activity!  We'll supply the materials, you bring your creativity!

No registration required.  Held in the Children's Department.

    Location: Children's Department
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misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Port Marker Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Port Marker -Rotary Room

 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM The Greenlove Foundation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Greenlove Foundation- Aquidneck Room

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM NAMI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

NAMI - Stride Room

Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 10:30 AM Puppet Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesdays @ 10:30am, July 5th - 26th

Ages 5 - 12

Sue Klau will lead kids in a story told through puppets and kids will work on a related craft.

July 12th - Pied Piper

Registration is required and begins June 26th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Computer Workshop: Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference: Carol Gannon   401-847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Don't know a click from a double click? Familiarize yourself with computers, the mouse and keyboard and learn to navigate through files, email and the internet.  Highly recommended for novice computer users. Call 847-8720 x208 or stop by the Reference Desk to sign up.

Free and open to the public. Registration required. Limited to 10 participants.

    Location: Maker Lab
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
rec_painters_palette.GIF 3:00 PM Kids' Art with Mermaid Masterpieces Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesday, July 12th @ 3:00pm

Age 6 - 12

Kids are invited to a free one-hour art class presented by Mermaid Masterpieces!  Kids will learn art techniques and complete an art project on canvas to bring home.

Registration is required, and starts June 26th.  Space is limited.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 6:05 PM Teens: Gulls baseball game Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Young Adult Department   401-847-8720 x206   bfarwick@newportlibraryri.org
   

Join us at Cardines Field to catch a Gulls game, with complimentary game tickets for those enrolled in the Summer Reading Program.  Be recognized with Ms. Becky at 6:05 p.m on the field for stepping up to the summer reading challenge of completing 1600 pages by August 18th.  See you there!

Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursdays @ 9:30 am:  July 6th - Aug. 17th

Birth to 24 Months

This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Time will be provided for board books, play and a chance for parents to network together.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  No registration is required.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
anim_paw 10:30 AM RI Animals Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursday, July 13th @ 10:30am

Ages 4 - 12

Join us for a special presentation from the Ocean State Animal Coalition and learn about local Rhode Island animals!

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Friends of the Newport Public Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Friends of the Newport Public Library - Rotary Room

 
misc_quilt 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Machine Sewing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

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 dress out of a pillowcase with sewing instructor Karen Katin. All materials will be provided. You are also welcome to bring your own pillowcase.  All dresses made in class will be donated to Little Dresses for Africa. For more information about this organization, see www.littledressesforafrica.org.

No sewing experience required. Limited to 12 participants, ages 18 and over. 

 

    Location: Maker Lab
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 5:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teens: Dinner & a Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for first of our two-part summer movie series with the screening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1.  Pizza, popcorn and an optional hands-on project will be provided.   

 

 

    Location: Program Room
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Friday July 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, July 14th & 28th, Aug. 11th

9:30am - 10:30am

Ages 0 - 24 Months

Children 0 - 24 months and their caregivers are invited to our drop-in Baby Playtime every other Friday!  Baby Playtime is an hour long, unstructured play and social time for babies and caregivers.  Encourage your little one to explore their world, while receiving information about the skills your child is developing.  Network with other parents and caregivers in your community.  Enjoy toys, music, board books and bubbles!

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Build a Better World Film Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   401.847.8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Captain Fantastic(2016)  Comedy, Drama; Rated R

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.

Admission is free and popcorn is provided! 

 
    Location: Program Room
Saturday July 15, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturdays @ 11:00am - July 8th - Aug. 12th

Ages 5 - 12

Kids can drop-in and build with LEGOS every Saturday!  Work by yourself or with friends.  Projects will be put on display in the library for a week.  All materials provided.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Women A Glow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Women A Glow - Rotary Room

Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM Little Builders Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Mondays @ 11:00am, July 10th - Aug. 7th

Ages 2 - 4

This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft.  It helps young children with developing social skills and advances their interest in books and reading.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_hammer 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Construction Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Mondays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

July 10th - 31st

Ages 5 - 12

Drop-in and build with our Lincoln Logs, Crystal Climbers, K'NEX, KEVA Planks, and Goldiblocks!

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teens: Book Cart Decorating, Part 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Let's get creative with the boring book carts! Should we turn them into zombies, a woolly mammoth, a trolley car or ??? This is the first of the two-part book cart decorating series. We'll be planning the details for the best disguise for decorating the book carts, and next time we'll transform them!   Snacks and drinks provided. No registration necessary.

    Location: Stride Room
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Special Election Primary Voting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Special Election Primary Voting - Program Room

 
misc_hammer 10:30 AM Home Depot Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesday, July 18th @ 10:30am

Ages 5 - 12

Join us for a special building program hosted by Home Depot!

Registration is required and begins June 26th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM City of Newport Public Services Department Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Public Services Department - Rotary Room

 
rec_scissors&glue 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM On-the-Go Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesday, July 18th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Ages 4 - 12

Drop-in anytime between 1:00pm - 4:00pm to work on a craft activity!  We'll supply the materials, you bring your creativity!

No registration required.  Held in the Children's Department.

    Location: Children's Department
Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 10:30 AM Puppet Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesdays @ 10:30am, July 5th - 26th

Ages 5 - 12

Sue Klau will lead kids in a story told through puppets and kids will work on a related craft.

July 19th - Little Red Riding Hood

Registration is required and begins June 26th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
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office_lightbulb 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Little Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

July 5th & 19, Aug. 2nd & 16th

Ages 5 - 8

Children are invited to experiment, tinker and build in this free play program held one Wednesday afternoon a month.  Little Makers is designed to aid in the development of problem solving, critical thinking, and STEAM skills.  Materials available include:  Bee-Bots, Playmags, Q-BA Maze, Spinning Puzzles and Snap Circuits.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cliff Walk Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cliff Walk Commission - Rotary Room

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM URI Focus Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

URI Focus Group- Stride Room

Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursdays @ 9:30 am:  July 6th - Aug. 17th

Birth to 24 Months

This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Time will be provided for board books, play and a chance for parents to network together.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  No registration is required.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
anim_paw 2:00 PM Animal World Experience Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursday, July 20th @ 2:00pm

Ages 4 - 12

Animal World Experience presents:  Home is Where the Heart Is!  From lizard lounges to millipede mansions, learn about a variety of different shelters animals build and use. During this exciting program, you will begin to understand the many ways in which they are similar to as well as differrent than our own homes. Kids will also learn a new respect for nature when they realize how hard animals work on these basic shelters, just so they can survive in the wild.

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Newport Public Library Finance Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Public Library Finance Committee - Stride Room

The meeting is held in the Stride Meeting Room, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840

 

The Library is handicapped accessible.

The public is welcome to any meeting of the library-board or its committees.

 If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact library management at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting.

 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teens: Farm Fresh Food Adventure Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn where your food comes from and how many miles it traveled to get to your plate. It's all about farm fresh today, as you become acquainted with the foods coming from farms in our state. You'll prep and eat some delicious food, and will leave with a recipe!

    Location: Program Room
        There are 18 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Newport Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting - Rotary Room

The meeting is held in the Rotary Board Room, Newport Public Library,

300 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840

The Library is handicapped accessible.

The public is welcome to any meeting of the library board or its committees.

 If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any

other accommodation to ensure equal participation,

please contact  library management at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting.

Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
rec_games 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Life-Sized Board Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, July 21st 

10:00am - 12:00pm

Ages 4 - 12

Drop-in for life-sized versions some of your favorite games!  Play jumbo Connect 4, life-sized Jenga, use jumbo playing cards, and try out our oversize checkers and scrabble!

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
Saturday July 22, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturdays @ 11:00am - July 8th - Aug. 12th

Ages 5 - 12

Kids can drop-in and build with LEGOS every Saturday!  Work by yourself or with friends.  Projects will be put on display in the library for a week.  All materials provided.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM Little Builders Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Mondays @ 11:00am, July 10th - Aug. 7th

Ages 2 - 4

This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft.  It helps young children with developing social skills and advances their interest in books and reading.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_hammer 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Construction Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Mondays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

July 10th - 31st

Ages 5 - 12

Drop-in and build with our Lincoln Logs, Crystal Climbers, K'NEX, KEVA Planks, and Goldiblocks!

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teens: Book Cart Decorating, Part 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

It's time to decorate the book carts. We have the supplies, so let's get busy transforming our carts into something that will definitely turn heads in the library. Snacks and drinks provided. No registration necessary.

    Location: Program Room
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Parent & Child Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   401-847-8720   
   

Tuesday, July 25th  @ 9:30am

Ages 1 - 4

Parents and caregivers with children are invited to yoga at the library!  Partner with your child in simple animated poses, games, music and breathing exercises that help to strengthen coordination and build body awareness.  Bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter your wings in butterfly!  This fun class provides key bonding methods between parent and child, while strengthening their growing muscles. 

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

 
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM Christopher 'Kavi' Carbone Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesday, July 25th @ 10:30am

Ages 0 - 12

Celebrate Musical Celebrations!  Gather around with Christopher KAVI Carbone, the musical troubadour of light & warmth!  Participate in music, songs, dancing and more!  Celebrate the joys of the Ocean State of Mind - in the Summertime! 

No registration required.  Held in Aquidneck Park adjacent to the library.  In case of bad weather, event will be held in the lower level program room.  Please arrive 5 - 10 minutes early for parking and settling in.

    Location: Aquidneck Park
 
rec_scissors&glue 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM On-the-Go Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesday, July 25th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Ages 4 - 12

Drop-in anytime between 1:00pm - 4:00pm to work on a craft activity!  We'll supply the materials, you bring your creativity!

No registration required.  Held in the Children's Department.

    Location: Children's Department
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Tree & Open Space Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Tree & Open Space Committee - Rotary Room

Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 10:30 AM Puppet Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesdays @ 10:30am, July 5th - 26th

Ages 5 - 12

Sue Klau will lead kids in a story told through puppets and kids will work on a related craft.

July 26th - Juan Bobo

Registration is required and begins June 26th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tween 3D Printing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesday, July 26th

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Ages 8 - 12

Drop-in and experiment with 3D printing!  Learn how to create your own 3 Dimensional projects and how to borrow from pre-made designs.  Every kid will be able to leave one project to be printed. 

No registration required, but space is limited and it will be first come first served.  Held in the Maker Lab.

    Location: Maker Lab
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursdays @ 9:30 am:  July 6th - Aug. 17th

Birth to 24 Months

This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Time will be provided for board books, play and a chance for parents to network together.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  No registration is required.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
ent_violin 10:30 AM Fiddle N' Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursday, July 27th @ 10:30am

Ages 3 - 7

Fiddle N' Fun is an independent music education program designed for young children. They provide unique, hands-on learning experiences through singing, movement, instruments, and much more! Owned and operated by a certified music educator with 14 years of experience, Fiddle N' Fun is not your typical early childhood music class. In addition to singing, listening games, movement, and thematic material, each session includes Suzuki-style activities using simple one-stringed instruments; these Fiddlestix are incredibly fun, durable, and have been proven to prepare young listeners for learning the violin.

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Henna for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ms. Gretchen   401-847-8720 x206   gsotomayor@newportlibraryri.org
   

Join Ka Yan -- our super popular Henna artist -- for temporary henna tattoos.  Ka Yan will give you a bit of background about the art itself and then let you choose your own tattoo, which she will apply.  Free samples to take home are always available.
A permission slip  and registration are required.

    Location: Stride Room
        There are 16 spaces available.
Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, July 14th & 28th, Aug. 11th

9:30am - 10:30am

Ages 0 - 24 Months

Children 0 - 24 months and their caregivers are invited to our new, drop-in Baby Playtime every other Friday!  Baby Playtime is an hour long, unstructured play and social time for babies and caregivers.  Encourage your little one to explore their world, while receiving information about the skills your child is developing.  Network with other parents and caregivers in your community.  Enjoy toys, music, board books and bubbles!

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_dance1 2:30 PM Stage Door Dance Performance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, July 28th @ 2:30pm

Ages 2 - 12

Come see dancers from the Stage Door Dance Studio perform at the library!  The performance will be followed by a fun creative movement class for kids!

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
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Saturday July 29, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturdays @ 11:00am - July 8th - Aug. 12th

Ages 5 - 12

Kids can drop-in and build with LEGOS every Saturday!  Work by yourself or with friends.  Projects will be put on display in the library for a week.  All materials provided.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM Little Builders Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Mondays @ 11:00am, July 10th - Aug. 7th

Ages 2 - 4

This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft.  It helps young children with developing social skills and advances their interest in books and reading.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_hammer 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Construction Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Mondays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

July 10th - 31st

Ages 5 - 12

Drop-in and build with our Lincoln Logs, Crystal Climbers, K'NEX, KEVA Planks, and Goldiblocks!

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teens: Makey Makey Music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Let's Makey Makey Music! Join us as we transform, with the help of invention kits, everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet to make music. Registration requested. 

    Location: Maker Lab
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Newport Energy and Enviroment Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Energy and Enviroment Commission- Rotary Room

Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:30 AM Preschool Dance Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesdays @ 10:30am

Aug. 1st & 15th

Ages 0 - 5

Drop-in with little ones and get moving!  Come ready to shake, shimmy and dance with your friends!  Dancing is a great way for parents and children to bond and burn a little energy at the same time.

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
 
rec_scissors&glue 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM On-the-Go Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesday, Aug. 1st from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Ages 4 - 12

Drop-in anytime between 1:00pm - 4:00pm to work on a craft activity!  We'll supply the materials, you bring your creativity!

No registration required.  Held in the Children's Department.

    Location: Children's Department
Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Little Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Aug. 2nd & 16th

Ages 5 - 8

Children are invited to experiment, tinker and build in this free play program held one Wednesday afternoon a month.  Little Makers is designed to aid in the development of problem solving, critical thinking, and STEAM skills.  Materials available include:  Bee-Bots, Playmags, Q-BA Maze, Spinning Puzzles and Snap Circuits.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_crown 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Castle Building Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesday, August 2nd

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Ages 6 - 12

Families are invited to work together to build castles and other structures with recycled boxes!  We'll supply the materials, you bring your creativity!

Registration is required and begins June 26th.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursdays @ 9:30 am:  July 6th - Aug. 17th

Birth to 24 Months

This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Time will be provided for board books, play and a chance for parents to network together.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  No registration is required.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_camping_tent 10:30 AM RIMOSA - Fort Building Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursday, August 3rd @ 10:30am

Ages 6 - 12

Using Artist and Inventor Buckminster Fuller as inspiration, youth will explore building techniques and architecture. They will design and build forts using dowels, connectors, and cloth. If time allows, youth will create model buildings using toothpicks and plasticine clay.

Registration is required and begins June 26th.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teens: Build a Bristlebot Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come and build a robot using a toothbrush and a few clever tools. We guarantee you’ve never used your toothbrush like this before! Registration required. Walk-ins accommodated if space available.

    Location: Maker Lab
        There are 10 spaces available.
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Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
ent_stage1 10:30 AM Beauty and the Beast Performance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, August 4th @ 10:30am

Ages 5 - 12

Bring the family to enjoy Hampstead Stage Company's performance of "Beauty and the Beast" live at the library!

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
 
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Build a Better World Film Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   401.847.8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Loving (2016)   Biography, Drama, Romance; Rated PG-13

Starring: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton 

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

Admission is free and popcorn is provided! 

 
    Location: Program Room
Saturday August 5, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturdays @ 11:00am - July 8th - Aug. 12th

Ages 5 - 12

Kids can drop-in and build with LEGOS every Saturday!  Work by yourself or with friends.  Projects will be put on display in the library for a week.  All materials provided.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 11:00 AM Little Builders Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Mondays @ 11:00am, July 10th - Aug. 7th

Ages 2 - 4

This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft.  It helps young children with developing social skills and advances their interest in books and reading.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_thread 2:00 PM Tween Sewing with Dancing Threads RI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Monday, August 7th @ 2:00pm

Ages 8 - 12

Tweens will get an introduction to hand sewing from Dancing Threads RI! Children will learn 3-4 basic embroidery stitches, then design their own piece of art using a light box, pens, embroidery hoop and thread. All materials are provided, and students go home with a piece of art and supplies to create more on their own.

Registration is required and space is limited.  Registration begins June 26th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 4:00 PM  -  6:15 PM Teens: Dinner & a Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for the nail-biting conclusion of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows! Pizza, snacks, drinks and an activity provided.

 

    Location: Program Room
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
rec_golf02 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Picture Book Putt-Putt Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesday, August 8th

10:00am - 4:00pm

Ages 4 - 12

Bring the family to play miniature golf at the library!  Meet some of your favorite picture book characters at each hole!

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

 

    Location: Library Program Room
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM The Greenlove Foundation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Greenlove Foundation- Aquidneck Room

Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 10:30 AM Family Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesday, August 9th @ 10:30am

Ages 6 - 12

Drop-in with the family to enjoy a movie on the big screen!  A light snack will be provided to children.  Movie TBA.

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room. 

    Location: Library Program Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Computer Workshop: Basics Part I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference: Carol Gannon   401-847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Don't know a click from a double click? Familiarize yourself with computers, the mouse and keyboard and learn to navigate through files, email and the internet.  Highly recommended for novice computer users.

Call 847-8720 x208 or stop by the Reference Desk to sign up.

Free and open to the public. Registration required. Limited to 10 participants.

    Location: Maker Lab
 
rec_painters_palette.GIF 3:00 PM Kids' Art with Mermaid Masterpieces Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wedesday, Aug. 9th @ 3:00pm

Age 6 - 12

Kids are invited to a free one-hour art class presented by Mermaid Masterpieces!  Kids will learn art techniques and complete an art project on canvas to bring home.

Registration is required, and starts June 26th.  Space is limited.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday August 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursdays @ 9:30 am:  July 6th - Aug. 17th

Birth to 24 Months

This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Time will be provided for board books, play and a chance for parents to network together.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  No registration is required.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Friends of the Newport Public Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Friends of the Newport Public Library - Rotary Room

 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teens: Life-size Yard Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us in the park if it is nice; if not we'll see you in the Program Room. We'll be playing life-size yard games: Connect 4, Jenga, Checkers, Scrabble and more!  Snacks and drinks provided. No registration necessary.

    Location: Program Room
Friday August 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, Aug. 11th

9:30am - 10:30am

Ages 0 - 24 Months

Children 0 - 24 months and their caregivers are invited to our drop-in Baby Playtime every other Friday!  Baby Playtime is an hour long, unstructured play and social time for babies and caregivers.  Encourage your little one to explore their world, while receiving information about the skills your child is developing.  Network with other parents and caregivers in your community.  Enjoy toys, music, board books and bubbles!

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Build a Better World Film Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   401.847.8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

He Named Me Malala (2016)   Documentary; Rated PG-13

Starring:  Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Toor Pekai Yousafzai 

A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.

Admission is free and popcorn is provided! 

 
    Location: Program Room
Saturday August 12, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturdays @ 11:00am - July 8th - Aug. 12th

Ages 5 - 12

Kids can drop-in and build with LEGOS every Saturday!  Work by yourself or with friends.  Projects will be put on display in the library for a week.  All materials provided.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
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
   

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 7 spaces available.
Monday August 14, 2017 Go To Top
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The library is closed in observance of Victory Day in Rhode Island.

Tuesday August 15, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Parent & Child Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   401-847-8720   
   

Tuesday, August 15th @ 9:30am

Ages 1 - 4

Parents and caregivers with children are invited to yoga at the library!  Partner with your child in simple animated poses, games, music and breathing exercises that help to strengthen coordination and build body awareness.  Bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter your wings in butterfly!  This fun class provides key bonding methods between parent and child, while strengthening their growing muscles. 

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

 
misc_twodancers 10:30 AM Preschool Dance Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesdays @ 10:30am

Aug. 1st & 15th

Ages 0 - 5

Drop-in with little ones and get moving!  Come ready to shake, shimmy and dance with your friends!  Dancing is a great way for parents and children to bond and burn a little energy at the same time.

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM City of Newport Public Services Department Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Public Services Department - Rotary Room

Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 AM  -  7:45 AM URI Focus Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

URI Focus Group- Stride Room

 
rec_dance2 10:30 AM Polynesian Dance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesday, August 16th @ 10:30am

Ages 4 - 12

Join us for our final children's performer of the summer!  Lola will perform a variety of dance styles from Polynesia, with an explanation about the music, props, and costuming. After that, she will give a lesson on Polynesian dance, and teach the kids a fun choreography that is appropriate for their age group. The presentation is educational and interactive.

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
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office_lightbulb 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Little Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Aug. 2nd & 16th

Ages 5 - 8

Children are invited to experiment, tinker and build in this free play program held one Wednesday afternoon a month.  Little Makers is designed to aid in the development of problem solving, critical thinking, and STEAM skills.  Materials available include:  Bee-Bots, Playmags, Q-BA Maze, Spinning Puzzles and Snap Circuits.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Computer Workshop: Basics Part II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference: Carol Gannon   401-847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

We will build on skills covered in our Part I workshop to contine to enhance your technology comfort zone.

Call 847-8720 x208 or stop by the Reference Desk to sign up.

Free and open to the public. Registration required. Limited to 10 participants.

    Location: Maker Lab
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cliff Walk Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cliff Walk Commission - Rotary Room

Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursdays @ 9:30 am:  July 6th - Aug. 17th

Birth to 24 Months

This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Time will be provided for board books, play and a chance for parents to network together.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  No registration is required.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teens: Zombie Apocalypse Survival Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Young Adult Department   401-847-8720 x206   gsotomayor@newportlibraryri.org
   

Come prepared for a Zombie Survival Course where you will learn real life skills and techniques, including how to shoot a real crossbow and build an emergency shelter, all with the backdrop of a zombie apocalypse. Be there or get eaten! Registration preferred.

    Location: Program Room
        There are 20 spaces available.
Friday August 18, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_teen_buildworld.GIF 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Teens: Grand Finale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come and celebrate the end of the summer reading program! Pizza, make-your-own sundaes, book giveaways, trivia contests and many great raffle prizes. Raffle prizes were generously donated by the following merchants: Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, Brick Alley Pub, Cupcake Charlie's, Newport Gulls, The People's Credit Union, Ryan Family Amusements, Southwick's Zoo, Starbucks, Sticks & Cones and many more.

    Location: Program Room
 
food_ice cream cone 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Kids Ice Cream Social Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, August 18th

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Kids in PreK - Grade 6

Celebrate the last day of our summer reading program by joining us for ice cream sundaes!  Kids that have completed the program are invited to drop-in for an ice cream treat.  This is the last day for kids to finish logging books and complete the program, so come on by!

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday August 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Wellington Park Condo Association Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Wellington Park Condo Association- Stride Room

 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  2:30 PM Women A Glow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Women A Glow- Rotary Room

Monday August 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Special Election Voting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Special Election Voting - Program Room

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Energy & Environment Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Energy & Environment Committee - Rotary Room

Tuesday August 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Tree & Open Space Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Tree & Open Space Committee - Rotary Room

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Friday August 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Waves Condo Association Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Waves Condo Association- Rotary Room

Tuesday August 29, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Parent & Child Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   401-847-8720   
   

Tuesday, August 29th @ 9:30am

Ages 1 - 4

Parents and caregivers with children are invited to yoga at the library!  Partner with your child in simple animated poses, games, music and breathing exercises that help to strengthen coordination and build body awareness.  Bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter your wings in butterfly!  This fun class provides key bonding methods between parent and child, while strengthening their growing muscles. 

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

Monday September 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED Labor Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed in observance of Labor Day.

Tuesday September 5, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Parent & Child Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   401-847-8720   
   

Tuesday, September 5th @ 9:30am

Ages 1 - 4

Parents and caregivers with children are invited to yoga at the library!  Partner with your child in simple animated poses, games, music and breathing exercises that help to strengthen coordination and build body awareness.  Bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter your wings in butterfly!  This fun class provides key bonding methods between parent and child, while strengthening their growing muscles. 

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

Monday September 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Newport City Council/School Committee Liaison Sub Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport City Council/School Committee Liaison Sub Committee - Rotary Room

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Energy & Environment Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Energy & Environment Committee - Rotary Room

Tuesday September 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tuesday Afternoon Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Varrecchia   847-8720, ext.208   lvarrecchia@newportlibraryri.org
   

The Tuesday afternoon book club meets today to discuss Nancy Isenberg's bestseller on race and class in the US, White trash: The 440-year untold history of class in America. Newcomers are always welcome!

    Location: Stride Room
Thursday September 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Friends of the Newport Public Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Friends of the Newport Public Library - Rotary Room

Tuesday September 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM City of Newport Public Services Department Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Public Services Department - Rotary Room

Wednesday September 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cliff Walk Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cliff Walk Commission - Rotary Room

Thursday September 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Newport Public Library Finance Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Public Library Finance Committee - Stride Room

The meeting is held in the Stride Meeting Room, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840

 

The Library is handicapped accessible.

The public is welcome to any meeting of the library-board or its committees.

 If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact library management at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting.

 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Newport Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting - Rotary Room

The meeting is held in the Rotary Board Room, Newport Public Library,

300 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840

The Library is handicapped accessible.

The public is welcome to any meeting of the library board or its committees.

 If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any

other accommodation to ensure equal participation,

please contact  library management at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting.

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Tuesday September 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Tree & Open Space Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Tree & Open Space Committee - Rotary Room

Monday October 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED Columbus Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed in observance of Columbus Day.

Tuesday October 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tuesday Afternoon Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Varrecchia   847-8720, ext.208   lvarrecchia@newportlibraryri.org
   

The Tuesday afternoon book club meets today to discuss a new release of Chekhov's short stories, The prank: The best of young Chekhov.  Newcomers are always welcome!

    Location: Stride Room
Thursday October 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Friends of the Newport Public Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Friends of the Newport Public Library - Rotary Room

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM City of Newport Waterfront Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Waterfront Commission - Rotary Room

Monday October 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Energy & Environment Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Energy & Environment Committee - Rotary Room

Tuesday October 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM City of Newport Public Services Department Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Public Services Department - Rotary Room

Wednesday October 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cliff Walk Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cliff Walk Commission - Rotary Room

Thursday October 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Newport Public Library Finance Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Public Library Finance Committee - Stride Room

The meeting is held in the Stride Meeting Room, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840

 

The Library is handicapped accessible.

The public is welcome to any meeting of the library-board or its committees.

 If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact library management at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting.

 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Newport Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting - Rotary Room

The meeting is held in the Rotary Board Room, Newport Public Library,

300 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840

The Library is handicapped accessible.

The public is welcome to any meeting of the library board or its committees.

 If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any

other accommodation to ensure equal participation,

please contact  library management at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting.

Tuesday October 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Tree & Open Space Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Tree & Open Space Committee - Rotary Room

Thursday November 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Friends of the Newport Public Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Friends of the Newport Public Library - Rotary Room

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM City of Newport Waterfront Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Waterfront Commission - Rotary Room

Monday November 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED Veterans Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed in observance of Veterans Day.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Newport City Council/School Committee Liaison Sub Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport City Council/School Committee Liaison Sub Committee - Rotary Room

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Energy & Environment Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Energy & Environment Committee - Rotary Room

Tuesday November 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tuesday Afternoon Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Varrecchia   847-8720, ext.208   lvarrecchia@newportlibraryri.org
   

The Tuesday afternoon book club meets today to discuss Han Kang's award-winning novel, The vegetarian. Newcomers are always welcome!

    Location: Stride Room
Wednesday November 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cliff Walk Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cliff Walk Commission - Rotary Room

Thursday November 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Newport Public Library Finance Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Public Library Finance Committee - Stride Room

The meeting is held in the Stride Meeting Room, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840

 

The Library is handicapped accessible.

The public is welcome to any meeting of the library-board or its committees.

 If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact library management at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting.

 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Newport Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting - Rotary Room

The meeting is held in the Rotary Board Room, Newport Public Library,

300 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840

The Library is handicapped accessible.

The public is welcome to any meeting of the library board or its committees.

 If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any

other accommodation to ensure equal participation,

please contact  library management at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting.

Tuesday November 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM City of Newport Public Services Department Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Public Services Department - Rotary Room

Thursday November 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED for Thanksgiving Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

Tuesday November 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Tree & Open Space Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Tree & Open Space Committee - Rotary Room

Monday December 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Newport City Council/School Committee Liaison Sub Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport City Council/School Committee Liaison Sub Committee - Rotary Room

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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Energy & Environment Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Energy & Environment Committee - Rotary Room

Tuesday December 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tuesday Afternoon Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Varrecchia   847-8720, ext.208   lvarrecchia@newportlibraryri.org
   

The Tuesday afternoon book club meets today to discuss Colin Cotterill's novel, The coronor's lunch. Newcomers are always welcome!

    Location: Stride Room
Thursday December 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM City of Newport Waterfront Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Waterfront Commission - Rotary Room

Tuesday December 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM City of Newport Public Services Department Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Public Services Department - Rotary Room

Wednesday December 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cliff Walk Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Cliff Walk Commission - Rotary Room

Monday December 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED Christmas Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed in observance of Christmas.

Tuesday December 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Newport Tree & Open Space Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newport Tree & Open Space Committee - Rotary Room

Monday January 1, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED New Year's Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed New Year's Day.

Thursday January 11, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM City of Newport Waterfront Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

City of Newport Waterfront Commission - Rotary Room

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