Upcoming Events

November 23, 2017

Closed for Thanksgiving

Start: November 23, 2017 8:00 AM
End: November 25, 2017 5:00 PM

December 1, 2017

Musical Story Time with Bruce Brown

Join local musician and music teacher Bruce Brown for a stories, songs, movement, and music perfect for the whole family.

Start: December 1, 2017 8:00 AM
End: December 1, 2017 5:00 PM

Tree Lighting: Friday, December 1st, 6:00 p.m.

The Newport Cultural Center is pleased to announce the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! The tree lighting is a festive kickoff to the Christmas season, and will feature a lighting of six trees decorated by pupils at Newport Elementary School, winter hayride, cocoa and cookies, carolers, and holiday music by Bruce Brown and the Con Brio Brass. And of course, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in attendance! This event is free and open to the public.

Start: December 1, 2017 6:00 PM
End: December 1, 2017 7:00 PM

December 8, 2017

Story Time

Story Time is designed to give children an opportunity to increase their love of books and reading,

as well as develop important social skills.  Please join us every week for a fun and exciting program!

We will share books and stories, sing songs, do hand-rhymes and make crafts to take home

Start: December 8, 2017 10:00 AM
End: December 8, 2017 11:00 AM

December 15, 2017

Music Together Story Time with Robin Finelli

Songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement and instrument play. These activities are presented as informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences–developmentally appropriate for children and ease for parents and caregivers–regardless of their own musical abilities.

Start: December 15, 2017 10:00 AM
End: December 15, 2017 11:00 AM

December 21, 2017

Annual Polar Express Pajama Party

The Newport Cultural Center is delighted to invite you and your family to our annual Polar Express Pajama Party!
Wear your warmest PJs and join us as we settle down with cups of hot chocolate and listen to a reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s holiday favorite The Polar Express. After the reading, we will make a holiday craft and decorate some yummy cookies. Some very special guests from the North Pole will also be stopping by—Mr. and Mrs. Claus! So bring your holiday cheer, and welcome aboard the Polar Express! All ages.

Due to the popularity of this event, this year we will have two dates available. Pre-registration is required. Each registrant will receive a ticket to the event. The ticket will only be good for the date that you have selected, and must be presented upon arrival at the event.

Tickets are limited to 50 per event and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You will need to come to the Cultural Center to pick up your ticket(s). Tickets will be available starting on Tuesday, December 5th. Tickets are not required for parents/guardians.

We look forward to seeing you on the Polar Express!

 

Start: December 21, 2017 6:00 PM
End: December 21, 2017 7:00 PM

December 22, 2017

Stretch, Dance, Play Story Time

Join Brandy from Balance and Yoga Dance Center in Palmyra for a creative movement story time. Jumping, spinning, leaping, soaring: so many ways to move! Let’s get active!

 

Start: December 22, 2017 10:00 AM
End: December 22, 2017 11:00 AM

Annual Polar Express Pajama Party

The Newport Cultural Center is delighted to invite you and your family to our annual Polar Express Pajama Party!
Wear your warmest PJs and join us as we settle down with cups of hot chocolate and listen to a reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s holiday favorite The Polar Express. After the reading, we will make a holiday craft and decorate some yummy cookies. Some very special guests from the North Pole will also be stopping by—Mr. and Mrs. Claus! So bring your holiday cheer, and welcome aboard the Polar Express! All ages.

Due to the popularity of this event, this year we will have two dates available. Pre-registration is required. Each registrant will receive a ticket to the event. The ticket will only be good for the date that you have selected, and must be presented upon arrival at the event.

Tickets are limited to 50 per event and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You will need to come to the Cultural Center to pick up your ticket(s). Tickets will be available starting on Tuesday, December 5th. Tickets are not required for parents/guardians.

We look forward to seeing you on the Polar Express!

 

Start: December 22, 2017 6:00 PM
End: December 22, 2017 6:00 PM

December 29, 2017

Story Time

Story Time is designed to give children an opportunity to increase their love of books and reading,

as well as develop important social skills.  Please join us every week for a fun and exciting program!

We will share books and stories, sing songs, do hand-rhymes and make crafts to take home

Start: December 29, 2017 10:00 AM
End: December 29, 2017 11:00 AM

Contact Information:

154 Main Street
Newport, ME 04953
Library circulation desk:
(207) 368-5074

joanne.elwell@gmail.com

Hours:

Tuesday-Friday, 9:30-5:30
Sat: 9:30-1:30
Closed Sunday & Monday

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