NPL Bike4Books

Newport Public Library
Virtual Bike4Books Bicycle Tour!
September 25, 2021

Over the past 20 years Newport Public Library’s annual bicycle tour has been a popular opportunity for recreation, food, and much needed support for a great community resource. We are pleased to announce that we will have an in-person-on-the-road bike tour again on Sept. 25, 2021.

Little Buffalo State Park Information
1579 State Park Road, Newport  Pa  17074                                              Photo credits John Blymier, 2019

We have a local course for everyone!

Download and print cue sheets here:

5K  25K  50K  100K  Hiking trails

Links to Map My Ride:

5k, 25k, 50k, 100k

Register online by Sept. 5 to get your free Bike4Books T-shirt

Want to Walk or Hike Instead?

There is also a great network of trails at Little Buffalo State Park, or walk one of our bicycle routes for a longer trek. For specific hiking details within Little Buffalo State Park, visit

All proceeds from every Bike4Books Tour directly benefit Newport Public Library:

  • Books and magazines for children & adults
  • Audio books and downloadable audiobooks
  • DVDs and music CDs
  • Programs of interest for children & adults
  • Free wireless Internet access 24/7
  • Public computers
  • Meeting rooms for public use
  • B&W & color printing, copying & scanning
  • FAX service
  • Cold lamination
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Reference service
The Board and staff of NPL extend heartfelt thanks to all of our donors, volunteers, and sponsoring businesses who continue to help keep the library doors open for everyone, especially in these uncertain times!

We cordially invite you to spend some time in Newport. Discover our unique shops, including the Perry County Council of the Arts gallery in the Newport square. Discover Newport history by reading the many historical markers around town. Grab something to eat at our local restaurants or farmer’s market. The following businesses always donate food items for the free lunch after the traditional Bike4Books ride every year. Please consider supporting businesses that support our local library!

Espresso Yourself Cafe (Gourmet- Organic- Fair trade Homemade goodness!)
8 S. 2nd St., Newport PA
Sharar’s Grocery (The local deli!)
19 S. 2nd St. Newport PA
Butcher’s Farm Market (Locally grown, and locally baked!)
590 N. 4th St. Newport PA

Directions to Little Buffalo State Park:

1579 State Park Road Newport  PA 17074

FROM HARRISBURG: 22/322 W to Newport Exit (Rte. 34 S), Left off exit to Newport, follow signs to Little Buffalo State Park.

FROM LEWISTOWN: 22/322 E to Newport Exit (Rte. 34 S) Right off exit to Newport, follow signs to Little Buffalo State Park.

FROM CARLISLE: Rte. 34 N into New Bloomfield, Left at square, follow signs to Little Buffalo State Park.

Thank you for supporting our community library!