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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 Home Page
Newport's 2018 Summer Weekend Events


June 15th-Interactive Playground at Newport Community Park Beside the Library from 11am-1pm

Bazooka Battle, Human Foosball, Galaxy Arena, Cornhole Boards and more!


June 16th- Peter Rabbit will be playing at 7:30 at Newport Community Park

Children can plant gardens in a cup at 6:30


July 20th- Water Slide at Newport Community Park from 11am-1pm


July21st- Jumanji Playing at 7:30pm at Newport Community Park!

The Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter will be here at 6:30 with animals!

Donations to the OWLS are greatly appreciated


August 17th- Rockin' Game Truck at Fort Benjamin Park 10am-2pm


August 18th- Justice League playing at 7:30 at Newport Community Park!

NC Superheroes will be here at 6:30 with their Mobile Command Center! Come hangout with Batman, Thor, Spiderman and more!



Hey Summer Readers...Let’s Rock and Roll!

Summer reading signups start June 18!!! Count your reading minutes and win prizes! To celebrate the "Libraries Rock!" theme, musical instruments will be our summer crafts.

*** For those who have turned in their reading logs by the 4th, prizes will be ready for pickup starting Monday, August 6. NO EXCEPTIONS.

As for August...

Summer reading wrap up by the 4th. As of press time, theme for the rest of the month is a mystery!

See our Summer Newsletter (pdf)


Check out puzzles from the library

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


Become a Friend!

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.


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.

Library Databases:
A wealth of information at your fingertips. Some resources require your library card number, ask a staff member for help.

LearningExpress Library

NCLive, library card required

Pronunciator: online language learning

expires 12/31/2017

  expires 12/31/2017

HeritageQuest Online for genealogy research, via NCLive, library card required

We are proud to provide Fold3 - access to US military records



And Many More! Check out our Online Resources Page.

Reader's Advisory
Need the next title in a series? Need a good mystery, adventure or romance? Need a read-a-like for your favorite author?

Try one of these Reader's Advisory Resources!