The It’s (Finally) 2021 Reading Challenge encourages you to switch up your usual reading habits and explore what the Library has to offer. After you’ve read a book, eBook, or Audiobook in each of the first 33 categories, turn in a reading challenge ticket for prizes and a chance to win the Grand Prize Drawing. There are bonus categories that can earn you extra entries in the Grand Prize Drawing too! The It’s (Finally) 2021 Reading Challenge will take place from January 1, 2021-December 31, 2021. The It’s (Finally) 2021 Reading Challenge log and information will become available on Tuesday, December 8 during Library Take-Out hours.
2: Book Bingo
Book Bingo is happening at the library! Anyone ages 18 and under can participate. Just pick up a bingo card during Library Take Out hours and complete it by May 31, 2021 for a prize!
3: STEAM Take Away Kits
The Newport Public Library is offering STEAM inspired takeaway activity to pick up during library take out hours: 10 pm to 5:30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays! These kits are best for ages 11 and under.
4: Teen Take Away
The Newport Public Library is offering take away kits for teens ages 12-18! These kits will have a STEAM inspired activity. They can be picked up in January during library take out hours: 10 pm to 5:30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays.
5: Teen Zoom Party
There’s an artsy event happening almost at the Newport Public Library! Join us for Newport Library’s monthly Teen Zoom Party on January 13th starting at 3:00 and ending by 4:00 p.m. Students, grades 6 – 12, are invited to a FREE Pictionary event via Zoom!
6: The Reading Circle
Monthly meetings are now held via Zoom on the second Tuesday of the month at 12 pm. The Newport Library Reading Circle will meet on Tuesday, January 12 at 12:00 p.m. via zoom to discuss books narrated by animals. The Reading Circle is free and open to the public. The Zoom meeting information can be found on our website at: http://ow.ly/Mnf950AT08z
6: Library Wi-Fi
Thanks to our amazing IT Department, we have boosted our Wi-Fi! Wi-Fi is available from 8 am – 5:30 pm Mondays through Fridays in the library parking lots for FREE. Please share this announcement with students and others who may not have Wi-Fi at home!
7: Newport Library Mobile Hotspots
Want to know what’s “Hot” at the Newport Public Library? Wi-Fi mobile HOTSPOTS are available for check-out to adult Newport Public Library cardholders in good standing. We have seven hotspots available to check out for 2 weeks. If you know someone who doesn’t have Internet access, please share this with them. Please give us a call at 541-265-2153 or check out our library website for more information: http://ow.ly/fujo50BRkWD