StoryTimes, Summer Reading Program, fun things to do during school breaks, and other special events are enjoyed by kids at Newton Public Library. Learn more by checking the Library Happenings or the online calendar.

Fizz Boom Read Poster
Summer Reading Program

Fizz, Boom, Read! is the theme for the 2014 Summer Reading Program! Come to the Library to sign up. Some programs have limited enrollment, so make sure to save your spot for summer fun!


Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories!

Children ages 2 1/2 – 5 years old may enroll for Preschool StoryTime. Toddler StoryTime entertains children ages 6 months – 2 1/2 years old. Contact the Library to enroll, beginning May 1.

Summer StoryTimes begin June 2 and continue until August 2, except for the week of the Independence Day holiday.

Summer Preschool StoryTimes are:

  • Mondays @ 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays or Fridays @ 10:30 a.m.


Summer Toddler StoryTime is:

  • Friday @ 9:30 a.m.


StoryTime kids sing Itsy Bitsy Spider! Enjoy!

What do the puppets do when the Library is closed?