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Posted on: January 2, 2020

NNPL now offering scholarships to earn an accredited high school diploma, 100% online

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The New Year is a great time for people to focus on advancing their education and career opportunities. Newport News Public Library, NNPL, is excited to launch Career Online High School beginning Monday, January 13, 2020. The program is designed ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

NNPL and NNPS unite to provide students with their own own library cards

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Newport News Public Library and Newport News Public Schools are excited to partner in a pilot program designed to provide more opportunities to students through a new library card, Student Connect Card, created just for them.

The program kicked off in Nove...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Patrons may stream movies, concerts, and Great Courses lectures

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Newport News Public Library (NNPL) is thrilled to announce the launch of streaming video services through our RBdigital platform starting on Monday, December 16! RBdigital delivers all your favorite types of content that’s easy to stream on-dema...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

A Major Publishing Company Modifies Licensing Terms for Libraries on New eBook Titles

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Starting this November, a major publisher implemented a new licensing restriction on public libraries across the country that could hinder libraries from carrying out their mission to deliver eBooks in a timely manner.

On November 1, Macmillan Publishing c...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

NNPL Pop-up Pumpkin Patch Gives Kids Engaging Learning Experience

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Squishy, mushy, stringy goo. Those were the sensations little fingers discovered recently when they explored the insides of pumpkins. 

Kids squealed with delight after sticking their hands inside the gourds to feel their gloppy guts and slippery s...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

We've Got A New Look!

NNPL'S Website has a fresh face

After months of planning and teamwork, we are delighted to bring you the launch of our redesigned website. We wanted our new site to be a friendly, easy-to-use tool and an expression of our commitment to bringing resources, entertainment and opportunities...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Help Beautify Our Communities

NNPL's Let's Can It Litter Clean Up Kits

Looking for a way to pitch in? NNPL can help with that!

The Library's "Let's Can It" campaign provides litter clean-up kits for checkout to patrons. Organize your own "litter walk" with one of these kits that include a bucket, safety ve...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Stop By and Play Our Board Games

Board Games are available for use in the library at each branch

Each branch of NNPL now has a selection of board games for you to play when you visit the library. Stop by and bring a friend!

We have new and classic titles to help you enjoy some of the benefits for all ages of board games:

Have fun and feel good

Family ti...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Check Out Our Book Clubs

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NNPL is proud of our wide variety of book clubs for adults. There are clubs hosted at each of the library's branches, and some off-site as well. Check our events calendar for upcoming meetings of:

Books and Beers

Join the Books and Beers club at Traditions ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

More Fun Now Available

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We've got games! NNPL has added video games for the Playstation 4 and XboxOne to our collection.

Games are available on a first-come, first-served basis and check out for 14 days. We have titles for adults, teens, and all ages. Click the image to see title...

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