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, May 19, 2009

Summer Reading - Register Now!

Hurry, hurry, hurry! Step right up! Come witness amazing feasts of reading and incredible acts of art at the one and only Carnival of Creativity!
Registrations are now being accepted for the Newport Public Library's 2009 Summer Reading Program, "Be Creative @ Your Library." Read 6 books or more, record your reading in a reading log or online, and complete at least 1 activity under at least 2 areas of the carnival map to complete the program. Children who complete receive a personalized certificate, a free book and a toy prize. Pre-school children to children entering 6th grade in the fall are invited to participate. Registrations are being accepted now. To register, visit the Newport Public Library's Children's Desk, call 847-8720 x 204 or sign up online at http://www.newportlibraryri.org/KTB/kids_home.cfm

Friday, May 1, 2009

Boats in Newport Harbor

In May boats of all shapes and sizes reappear in our beautiful harbor. Speedboats, sailboats, classic wooden boats, and even kayaks and canoes dot the watery landscape. What is your favorite kind of boat and why?