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58th Annual Library Festival and Book Sale


Moving Day for Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Books on Tap Book Group

One of our book groups, Books on Tap, which meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at Salt Hill Pub in Newport, now has a Facebook page.  Check it out at


Lego Day! Make a Batmobile

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2015 Hale Award Medalist Alan Taylor


Duck Tape Super Hero Craft!

Duck Tape Craft! Make your own super hero accessories. You’ll be one step ahead for the Summer Reading Finale and costume contest!
Tuesday, July 14th, 3:00 Recommended for ages 8 and up.ducktapecraft img

Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Library!

July 16th, 4:00pm Make a Cape for your Critter! At 5:00 the Stuffies will go upstairs to start the sleepover!
Make a cape for your favorite fuzzy stuffed animal! If she wants to spend the night, get your picture taken, get her name tag for her,  and leave her at the library over night for some hilarious adventures.
Pick up your friend the next afternoon with his own photo album of all the fun he had!
Come to the Children’s Desk, or call 863-3430 to sign up today!
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* Sleepover is only for toys. Children will not sleep at the library.  Your child will not have access to participating toys between 8:00pm and 10:00am, while the library is closed.  Participating Stuffies will be supervised at all times by Miss Mo and the library staff while the library is open, and by Corduroy Bear, who is an extremely responsible and venerable critter, while the library is closed. Your Toy will be quite safe. However, to avoid mix ups, every Toy must have a name tag with a contact phone number in order to participate. Participation is limited to one Toy per child. Making a cape for your critter does not mean you are required to leave your Toy overnight. Only Toys who are decently comfortable away from home are encouraged to stay the night, as Corduroy Bear is not able to make phone calls home since he can’t reach the counter top. Toys must be picked up between 1 and 5:00 Friday July 17th, unless different arrangements are made.

Mask Making Craft

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Local Heroes Day

Celebrate Newport’s Heroes on July 2nd, 2:00. Touch the trucks and find out just what these hometown heroes do! Activities, give-a-ways, family fun for all ages!

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Super Hero Sock Puppet

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