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Richards Free Library, serving an area of 6,300 residents, has a collection of 38,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 960 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,100 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 5 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $28,000. Patrons make 75,000 visits annually, and check out materials 50,000 times. Thirty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 58 North Main Street, Newport New Hampshire 03773 Telephone 603-863-3430

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Allenstown) Allenstown Public Library
(Gaysville) Belcher Memorial Library
(Campton) Campton Public Library
(Barnard) Charles B. Danforth Library
(Chichester) Chichester Town Library
(Derry) Derry Public Library

10/24 Coming to The Newport area
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Vermont Maple Festival St Albans VT April26-28 Pancake breakfast and maple buffet, the annual “Sap Run” race, exhibits and sugarhouse tours, antiques, crafts, cooking demonstrations, youth talent, fiddlers’ shows, and a Grand Parade featuring teen “Maple Ambassadors.”