Upcoming Events

July 24, 2017

*Blast Off with the Challenger Space Center – Family Science Night

Includes several hands-on activities that give students a first-hand look at what it is like to live and work like an astronaut in space.  Space is limited – preregistration is required


Start: July 24, 2017 6:00 PM
End: July 24, 2017 7:00 PM

July 25, 2017

Kitchen Chemistry—Ice Cream in a Bag

Don’t miss this “cool” activity: making ice cream in a bag! This is a simple technique requiring only basic ingredients, so you will be able to use this method to make your own ice cream at home all summer long!


Start: July 25, 2017 10:00 AM
End: July 25, 2017 11:00 AM

July 26, 2017

*Dish Gardens with Sebasticook Garden Club

Make your very own dish garden with members of the Sebasticook Garden Club. All supplies will be provided. Sponsored by \

Sebasticook Garden Club. Pre-registration required: please call or stop by the NCC.



Start: July 26, 2017 10:00 AM
End: July 26, 2017 11:00 AM

July 27, 2017

Mr. Drew and His Animals Too!

This outdoor program will be held at the Newport Riverwalk (in the event of rain, the program will be held at the NCC). Join Mr. Drew for a truly unique educational display. With the animals he has rescued and/or rehabilitated, he brings a complete “hands on” experience!


Start: July 27, 2017 10:00 AM
End: July 27, 2017 11:00 AM

July 28, 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: July 28, 2017 10:00 AM
End: July 28, 2017 11:00 AM

August 1, 2017

Magic Milk Painting

Just like magic! You’ll create an awesome reaction and a beautiful explosion of colors.


Start: August 1, 2017 10:00 AM
End: August 1, 2017 11:00 AM

August 2, 2017

Ghost Hunter’s Handbook

Join author Liza Gardner Walsh as she discusses her book Ghost Hunter’s Handbook: Supernatural Explorations for Kids.

Participants will learn some tips on how to be a good ghost hunter and how to tell a spooky ghost story, and then will investigate the library for any possible hauntings. Kids will also take home instructions to make their very own electroscope to help them in their supernatural pursuits.

Geared toward kids grade 3 and up.


Start: August 2, 2017 10:00 AM
End: August 2, 2017 11:00 AM

August 3, 2017

Spark’s Ark Live Animal Show


Two sessions: 10:00am and 12:00pm

Join wildlife rehabilitator Josh Sparks to meet some truly amazing live animals and hear some    awesome stories of animal rescue! To give everyone a chance to enjoy this program, please only attend one session.


Start: August 3, 2017 10:00 AM
End: August 3, 2017 12:00 PM

August 4, 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: August 4, 2017 10:00 AM
End: August 4, 2017 11:00 AM

Squirt Gun Painting

Bust summer boredom with squirt gun painting, an amazing art experience for kids of all ages!


Start: August 4, 2017 10:00 AM
End: August 4, 2017 11:00 AM

Contact Information:

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



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

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