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Newport Public Library

City or Town:Newportlibrary picture
Library Code:NPT
Address:300 Spring Street
Newport, RI 02840
Phone:401-847-8720
Fax:401-842-0841
Chairperson:Robin Skuncik Jones
Head of Library:Joseph Logue, Director
Governance:Non-Municipal
Network:OSL
Web Address:http://www.newportlibraryri.org
Directions: FROM THE NEWPORT BRIDGE - Take the first exit off the Newport Bridge (Scenic Newport) and take a right at the stop sign at the end of the exit ramp. At the second traffic light, take a right onto America's Cup Avenue. (America's Cup Avenue winds it way through downtown Newport, past Newport Harbor.) Count seven (7) traffic lights. At the seventh traffic light, take a right onto Thames Street. (Thames Street is a rather narrow, one-way road.) Take the fourth left, onto Brewer Street. Go up the hill to the stop sign, and take a left onto Spring Street (also a one-way). Take an immediate right onto Golden Hill. The library's parking lot is on your right.

FROM PROVIDENCE/FALL RIVER - Take the Route 138 (East Main Road) exit off of Route 24 south, and follow this road through Portsmouth and Middletown. After several miles (right after you pass through nursery acreage), you will come to a Dunkin' Donuts (on the right). Take a left at the first traffic light PAST the Dunkin' Donuts, onto Route 138A, (sign says Newport Beaches). Follow 138A past Newport (First) Beach, and up the hill on Memorial Boulevard. Take a left at the traffic light, onto Bellevue Avenue, then your third right onto Bowery. Take your second right onto Spring Street. The library is in the (Aquidneck) Park to your right. Take your first right (past 2 driveways) onto Golden Hill. The library's parking lot is on your right.

FROM THE MOUNT HOPE BRIDGE - Bear right at the end of the bridge, onto Bristol Ferry Road. Follow Bristol Ferry Road for a while, and at the third traffic light, bear right onto 138. Follow Route 138 through Portsmouth and Middletown, Follow the directions for FROM PROVIDENCE/FALL RIVER, from the Dunkin' Donuts.