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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Little Pieces of Me

Little Pieces of Me

When Paige Meyer gets an email from a DNA testing website announcing that her father is a man she never met, she is convinced there must be a mistake. But as she digs deeper into her mother’s past and her own feelings of being the odd child out ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Never

Never

A shrinking oasis in the Sahara Desert; a stolen US Army drone; an uninhabited Japanese island; and one country’s secret stash of deadly chemical poisons: all these play roles in a relentlessly escalating crisis.   Str...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

The Smash-Up

Smash-Up

Ethan has always been one of the good guys, and for years, nobody has appreciated this fact more than his wife, Zo. Until now. Jolted into activism by the 2016 election, Zo’s transformed their home into the headquarter...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Creatures of Passage

Creatures of Passage

Nephthys Kinwell is a taxi driver of sorts in Washington, DC, ferrying passengers in a 1967 Plymouth Belvedere with a ghost in the trunk. Endless rides and alcohol help her manage her grief over the death of her twin brother, Osiris, who was murdered and ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

In My Dreams I Hold A Knife

In My Dreams I Hold A Knife

Ten years after graduation, Jessica Miller has planned her triumphant return to her southern, elite Duquette University, down to the envious whispers that are sure to follow in her wake. Everyone is going to see the girl she wants them to see—co...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

The House of Ashes

The House of Ashes

Sara Keane’s husband, Damien, has uprooted them from England and moved them to his native Northern Ireland for a “fresh start” in the wake of her nervous breakdown. Sara, who knows no one in Northern Ireland, is jobless, carl...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

The Magician

The Magician

The Magician opens in a provincial German city at the turn of the twentieth century, where the boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative father, bound by propriety, and a Brazilian mother, alluring and unpredictable. Young Mann hides his artistic asp...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

The Manningtree Witches

The Manningtree Witches

England, 1643. Puritanical fervor has gripped the nation. And in Manningtree, a town depleted of men since the wars began, the hot terror of damnation burns in the hearts of women left to their own devices.  Rebecca West, father...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

In Every Mirror She's Black

In Every Mirror Shes Black

Three Black women are linked in unexpected ways to the same influential white man in Stockholm as they build their new lives in the most open society run by the most private people.

Successful marketing executive Kemi Adeyemi is lured from the U.S. to Swed...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

The Spectacular

The Spectacular

It’s 1997 and Missy is a cellist in an indie rock band on tour across America. At twenty-two years old, she gets on stage every night and plays the song about her absent mother that made the band famous. As the only girl in the band, she&rsq...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

When Two Feathers Fell From the Sky

When Two Feathers Fell from the Sky

Two Feathers, a young Cherokee horse-diver on loan to Glendale Park Zoo from a Wild West show, is determined to find her own way in the world. Two’s closest friend at Glendale is Hank Crawford, who loves horse...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

NNPL Annual Food Drive

Can Your Fines 2022 Food Drive from November 26 to December 30

NNPL's annual "Can Your Fines" food drive will begin on November 26th and run through December 30th. For each food or personal item donated, NNPL will clear one fine from Library accounts! All donations are welcome; please see a staff m...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Loosely Knit Annual Holiday Sale

Loosely Knit Annual Holiday Sale at Grissom Library from November 19th through December 19th

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Come to the Loosely Knit Group's Annual Holiday Sale at the Grissom Library, November 19th - December 19th during library operating hours!

Items for sale include crocheted and knitted shawls, sweaters, mittens, hats an...

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Posted on: November 12, 2022

Friends Book Sale

Friends Book Sale December 10th

Mark your calendars for the November and December Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sales! 

Holiday Book Sale

Our Gift to You This Holiday Season!  All Special Price Adult Books, $2.00 and up - HALF-PRICE.

 

Sale Dates:

Wednesdays,...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

New Scholarship Program

NEDP Diploma Grants News and Announcement

Newport News Public Library has partnered with the Peninsula Regional Education Program to help provide high school diplomas through the National External Diploma Program (NEDP). Scholarships are now available to potential participants through Newport New...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Free COVID-19 Rapid Tests

Free At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Tests

In cooperation with Virginia Department of Health's STACC initiative, NNPL is distributing free COVID-19 at-home tests on a first-come, first-served basis. Tests are limited to two per family member and are available for pick-up at the c...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Affordable Connectivity Program

Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program provides eligible households with a discount on broadband service and connected devices. This program provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward the internet for eligible households and up to $75 per month for ho...

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