Welcome to Kids Speak Up! This page provides a place for children to post their opinions and ideas on a different topic each month. Please make up an online nickname to use for your posts (not your real name) and include your age.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Make your Dreams Come True

January 15th is "Make your dreams come true" day. Martin Luther King Jr. said, "I have a dream." What are your dreams?

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Best Present

What is the best present you ever got and why? What is the best present you ever gave anyone else and why?

Monday, November 3, 2008


What online game or activity do you like the most? Why ? How much time do you spend online each day?

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Halloween Costumes

What is the best Halloween costume you ever wore? What did you like most about it?

Back To School

What do you like most about school? What do you like least about school? Why?

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Summer Vacation

What was the best summer vacation you ever had? What made it so good?

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Go buggy over a book this summer! Join our Summer Reading Program, "Catch the Reading Bug!" We will explore everything insect! Attend great programs, win prizes and more. Sign up online, visit the Children's Desk at the library or call 401-847-8720 x 204. Registrations now being accepted.

Nick Names

Do you have a nick name? Do you like it or hate it? How did you get it?

Thursday, March 27, 2008

April Fools

What is the best, worst, funniest April Fool's joke you ever played on someone else or had played on you?

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

National Library Week

National Library Week is the week of April 13th through April 19th. This is a time to celebrate and enjoy all that libraries have to offer. The Newport Public Library offers children: books, a new graphic novel collection, magazines, CD's, movies on video and DVD, audio books, playaways, downloadable audio books, a toy collection of card and board games to take home, books and media in Spanish and free computer access! Stop by the library for help finding information for homework assignments, help finding a great book to read, or a fun and free live program event to enjoy. The Children's Department will have board games and craft projects available in the library during National Library Week, which is also school vacation week. The Children's Department will also offer a live animal program on April 17th. Check the events section of the library web page for details.

April Poems

April is National Poetry Month. Have you ever written a poem? Share one of your poems with us. Post it here!

April Showers bring May Flowers

What is your favorite activity for a rainy day?

Wednesday, February 27, 2008


Tell us a joke. What is the funniest joke you know or one you have enjoyed. Post your joke here.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008


What is the nicest thing anyone ever did for you?