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Newport Public Library

210 Howard Blvd.
Newport, NC 28570
Telephone: (252) 223-5108


Fax: (252) 223-6116


Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Alice Chavez, Librarian  


Summer Reading Program details

On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!
It’s that time of year again! Summer Reading registration starts on Monday, June 13. The summer theme for the children’s library is “Get in the Game, Read!” The program is about exercise and playing games; it will be lots of fun for everyone! Readers will keep a record of minutes read to be eligible to win prizes. Certificates of achievement will be awarded to all children passing in a reading record by August 6. Our sponsors this year are Dick’s Sporting Goods, Wal-Mart, Taco Bell, Subway, Buffalo Wild Wings and the Friends of the Newport Library.

Full Summer Reading Program details, for children, teens & adults!




Harry Potter Release Party

Harry Potter Book Release Party

To celebrate the release of the new book "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"

When & Where: Monday, August 1, at the Newport Public Library
Time: 10 am - 11:30 am
Dress: As your favorite character from any of the Potter books
Admission: One pair of new socks in memory of Dobby the House Elf (which will be donated to charity)



Newport Library welcomes patrons to sit a spell and help complete the puzzle that is always out on the table.  These puzzles are made possible through the kindness and generosity of  patron donations and staff donations.  Puzzles are available for checkout.  

Children's Program Schedule

Book Worms Book Club for grades 6-8 will be on Mondays at 3:30 p.m.

Please sign up for Book Worms in advance by calling 252-223-5108

Preschool Read-to-me Storytime for ages 2-5 will be on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.

Book Buddies Book Club for grades K-5 meets Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.

“Big Wheels,” our special needs adult programming, is on Mondays at 3:00 p.m.  
  Twice Read Tales used book store in Newport



Friends of the Library book sale will be on the third Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at their bookstore, "Twice Read Tales", 203 Howard Blvd.

To volunteer at "Twice Read Tales," please call Ona Scruggs at 828-291-7060.

Friends Corner

Our Friends meet on the fifth Tuesday of the month at 4:00 pm at Newport Town Hall. New members are always welcome! Please volunteer your time to support Your town library!




 Display Case Alert!
Each month our glass display case features a different theme and we welcome our patrons to take part. If you have a special collection you would like to share with the library community, please let us know!
Please call Robin at 223-5108.



Our display case theme for the summer is "Newport Library has all the pieces of the puzzle", with a collection of mystery books with puzzle themes, jigsaw puzzles, crosswords, sudokus, etc., to go along with the adult summer reading program theme of "Exercise Your Mind - Read".

Want to help your library?  
Newport Library offers several opportunities to do just that with the following programs:

     Adopt-A-Book is a wonderful way to honor or memorialize an individual or group while supporting your local library. A bookplate will be placed in the front of all adopted books in acknowledgement of the gift.

     Adopt-A-Shelf is a perfect way for youth to help the library and earn community service hours. The sign-up sheet is at the front desk and you will need written permission from a parent or guardian. This program is for both middle school and high school students.

     Adult volunteers are also welcome to come and straighten shelves. Applications are available at the front desk.