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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Surprise Me

Surprise Me

After ten years together, Sylvie and Dan have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, and beautiful twin girls, and they communicate so seamlessly they finish each other’s sentences. They have a happy marriage and believe they know everything there...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Broken Harbor

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“Scorcher" Kennedy is the star of the Dublin Murder Squad. He plays by the books and plays hard, and that’s how the biggest case of the year ends up in his hands.On one of the half-abandoned “luxuryˮ developments that li...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

American Dirt

American Dirt

Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the dru...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

The Glass Hotel

The Glass Hotel

Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star lodging on the northernmost tip of Vancouver Island. On the night she meets Jonathan Alkaitis, a hooded figure scrawls a message on the lobby’s glass wall: "Why don’t you sw...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

In Five Years

In Five Years

Dannie Kohan lives her life by the numbers.She is nothing like her lifelong best friend—the wild, whimsical, believes-in-fate Bella. Her meticulous planning seems to have paid off after she nails the most important job interview of her career an...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Sun Down Motel

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Upstate New York, 1982. Viv Delaney wants to move to New York City, and to help pay for it she takes a job as the night clerk at the Sun Down Motel in Fell, New York. But something isn’t right at the motel, something haunting and scary.Upstate N...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

The Other Mrs.

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Sadie and Will Foust have only just moved their family from bustling Chicago to small-town Maine when their neighbor Morgan Baines is found dead in her home. The murder rocks their tiny coastal island, but no one is more shaken than Sadie.But it&rsquo...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Such a Fun Age

such a fun age

Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living, with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains&rsq...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

The Fourth Monkey

fourth monkey

Two days to save her . . .For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one which proves he has taken another victim ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

A Minute to Midnight

minute to midnight

FBI Agent Atlee Pine’s life was never the same after her twin sister Mercy was kidnapped -- and likely killed -- thirty years ago. After a lifetime of torturous uncertainty, Atlee’s unresolved anger finally gets the better of her on th...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Big Lies In a Small Town

Big Lies In A Small Town

North Carolina, 2018: Morgan Christopher’s life has been derailed. Taking the fall for a crime she did not commit, she finds herself serving a three-year stint in the North Carolina Women’s Correctional Center. Her dream of a career in...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Many Rivers to Cross

Many Rivers to Cross

In Eastvale, a young Middle Eastern boy is found dead, his body stuffed into a wheelie bin on the East Side Estate. Detective Superintendent Alan Banks and his team know they must tread carefully to solve this sensitive case, but tensions rise when they l...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Under Nushagak Bluff

Under Nushagak Bluff

In 1939, everything changes for Anne Girl when outsider John Nelson grounds his sailboat on the shores, into Anne Girl’s skiff, and into her life during a rare storm in the Alaskan fishing village of Nushagak. When Anne Girl and her mother Marul...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

The Kill Club

The Kill Club

Their foster mother, Carol, has always been fanatical, but with Jazz grown up and out of the house, Carol takes a dangerous turn that threatens 13-year-old Joaquin’s life. Over and over, child services fails to intervene, and Joaquin is running ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

If She Were Dead

If She Were Dead

As bestselling novelist Amelie Ferrar knows, an affair with a married person is like a work of fiction: a kind of spy story with its rules and customs, negotiations and compromises, and many private rituals. But like any spy story, there will inevitably b...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 3, 2020

NNPL Stands Against Racism

We stand against racism

The Newport News Public Library joins the American Library Association, the Public Library Association, the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, the Urban Libraries Council, and the entire library community in denouncing racism and violence t...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Reopening Soon!

NNPL Reopening Phase 1

In alignment with the Governor’s Phase I plan, NNPL is slowly reopening to the public!

On Monday, May 18th - Book drops at Grissom, Main Street, and Pearl Bailey Libraries will reopen.  Please feel free to drop off any checked out items ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

2020 Teen Poetry Contest Winners

Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the NNPL 2020 Teen Poetry Contest!

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

RBDigital Now Offers eBooks!

RBDigital Now Offers eBooks!

Having trouble finding a title on Overdrive or Freading?  Checkout the RBDigital eBook collection!

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots

mobile wi-fi hotspots

In an effort to continue to provide free Internet access to the community while the library is closed, NNPL is offering access via mobile Wi-Fi hotspots at various locations throughout the city. Bring your laptop or mobile device and connect for free!

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Now Offering Virtual Programming

Virtual Programming

 NNPL offers storytimes, crafts, book clubs, and much more!  Now streaming from our website to your computer or mobile device!  

Check back often as we are always adding to our virtual programming library! 

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Spring Into Reading Challenge

Spring into Reading

Unlock badges and earn virtual tickets by reading and logging books and activities. Enter earned tickets into any of our six prize drawings. The more you read, the more chances you have to win! Read 25 books before June 14th to complete the challenge!

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

NNPL 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 11, 2019

Stream Movies, Concerts, and Great Courses Lectures

RBdigital Streaming Video

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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