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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Spellbreaker

Spellbreaker

The orphaned Elsie Camden learned as a girl that there were two kinds of wizards in the world: those who pay for the power to cast spells and those, like her, born with the ability to break them. But as an unlicensed magic user, her gift is a crime. Commi...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

An Unnatural Life

An Unnatural Life

The cybernetic organism known as 812-3 is in prison, convicted of murdering a human worker but he claims that he did not do it. With the evidence stacked against him, his lawyer, Aiya Ritsehrer, must determine grounds for an appeal and uncover the true fa...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Louisiana Lucky

Louisiana Lucky

Lexi, Callie, and Hanna Breaux grew up in small-town Louisiana, and have always struggled to make ends meet. For years, they’ve been playing the lottery, fantasizing about how much better life would be if they had the money.For Lexi, it means th...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Piece of My Heart

Piece of My Heart

Television producer Laurie Moran and her fiancée, Alex Buckley, the former host of her investigative television show, are just days away from their mid-summer wedding, when things take a dark turn. Alex’s seven-year-old nephew, Johnny, vanishes from the b...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Daylight

Daylight

For many long years, Atlee Pine was tormented by uncertainty after her twin sister, Mercy, was abducted at the age of six and never seen again. Now, just as Atlee is pressured to end her investigation into Mercy's disappearance, she finally gets ...

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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

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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

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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: December 10, 2020

We're Closing Our Branches

Branch Closure Site Announcement

All NNPL branches will be closed beginning Monday, December 14th. Due to rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in the area, we've made the difficult decision to close our branches to the public. We will continue to offer a robust schedule of virtual programming, ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

New Bookstore Hours

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UPDATE: Due to increased restrictions in response to the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases, the Friends of the Library Bookstore is currently unable to open to the public. Please check here for updates of when the bookstores will reopen. 

The Frien...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

RBDigital ebooks & eaudiobooks are Moving

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NNPL will be moving our digital ebooks and audiobooks from RBdigital to the Libby app on Wednesday, December 2nd. You will continue to be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy all the same great ebooks and audiobooks you loved in the RBdigital app, now availa...

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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: 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: 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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