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* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Newton Linux User's Group Newton Linux User's Group

Time: 6:45 pm

The Newton Linux User’s Group (NLUG) will meet to share information and applications regarding this open source alternative to Microsoft Operating Systems and discuss developments in the technology field around the world. Meetings are free and open to all.

* Smart Phone WorkshopSmart Phone Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm

The Zwireless staff are here to help! Bring your cell phone - no need to register.

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* VITA Tax AssistanceVITA Tax Assistance

Time: 9:15 am

Trained volunteers provide free assistance to lower income tax payers. Sign up sheet will be put out at 9 a.m. each VITA day. Each individual must be present to sign up for assistance that day. Contact the Library for information about what to bring. Wednesday assistance from 9:15 a.m.-12 noon and 1-5 p.m.

* VITA Tax AssistanceVITA Tax Assistance

Time: 1:00 pm

Trained volunteers provide free assistance to lower income tax payers. Sign up sheet will be put out at 9 a.m. each VITA day. Each individual must be present to sign up for assistance that day. Contact the Library for information about what to bring. Wednesday assistance times: 9:15 a.m.-12 noon and 1-5 p.m.

* Mystery Lovers Book ClubMystery Lovers Book Club

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "The Black Box" by Michael Connelly. Please contact the Library for copies of the book.

* Friends of NPL Spring MeetingFriends of NPL Spring Meeting

Time: 7:00 pm

Support Newton Public Library, discuss the annual book sale, and enjoy light refreshments. Join the Friends of /year or /lifetime.

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* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Teen Game ZoneTeen Game Zone

Time: 6:00 pm

Teens! Bring your friends - play the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh, board or card games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

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* Toddler StoryTimeToddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, rhymes and more for children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old. Registration is required.

* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* VITA Tax AssistanceVITA Tax Assistance

Time: 9:30 am

Trained volunteers provide free assistance to lower income tax payers. Sign up sheet will be put out at 9 a.m. each VITA day. Each individual must be present to sign up for assistance that day. Contact the Library for information about what to bring. Saturday assistance times: 9:30 a.m. - 12 noon

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* Blackout Poetry for TeensBlackout Poetry for Teens

Time: 3:30 pm

Use newspaper articles to create poetry by blacking out unwanted words, thus highlighting your poetic creation. This event is part of Teen Game Zone.

* Teen Game ZoneTeen Game Zone

Time: 3:30 pm

Teens! Bring your friends - play the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh, board or card games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* VITA Tax AssistanceVITA Tax Assistance

Time: 5:45 pm

Trained volunteers provide free assistance to lower income tax payers. Sign up sheet will be put out at 9 a.m. each VITA day. Each individual must be present to sign up for assistance that day. Contact the Library for information about what to bring. Monday assistance times: 5:45 - 8:15 p.m.

* Monday Knight KneedlersMonday Knight Kneedlers

Time: 7:00 pm

Bring needlework in progress to join others.

* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Bunny Paper CraftsBunny Paper Crafts

Time: 7:00 pm

Make a 3-D bunny card, a bunny box, and more from recycled books. Bring your own scissors and markers, if desired. Free, no registration required.

* Smart Phone WorkshopSmart Phone Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm

The Zwireless staff are here to help! Bring your cell phone - no need to register.

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* VITA Tax AssistanceVITA Tax Assistance

Time: 9:15 am

Trained volunteers provide free assistance to lower income tax payers. Sign up sheet will be put out at 9 a.m. each VITA day. Each individual must be present to sign up for assistance that day. Contact the Library for information about what to bring. Wednesday assistance from 9:15 a.m.-12 noon and 1-5 p.m.

* VITA Tax AssistanceVITA Tax Assistance

Time: 1:00 pm

Trained volunteers provide free assistance to lower income tax payers. Sign up sheet will be put out at 9 a.m. each VITA day. Each individual must be present to sign up for assistance that day. Contact the Library for information about what to bring. Wednesday assistance times: 9:15 a.m.-12 noon and 1-5 p.m.

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* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Teen Game ZoneTeen Game Zone

Time: 6:00 pm

Teens! Bring your friends - play the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh, board or card games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Top 4 Operating Systems Top 4 Operating Systems

Time: 6:30 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, talks about the four most popular operating systems: Microsoft Windows, Android, Mac, and Ubuntu. All are welcome to attend this free program, no registration required.

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* Toddler StoryTimeToddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, rhymes and more for children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old. Registration is required.

* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* VITA Tax AssistanceVITA Tax Assistance

Time: 9:30 am

Trained volunteers provide free assistance to lower income tax payers. Sign up sheet will be put out at 9 a.m. each VITA day. Each individual must be present to sign up for assistance that day. Contact the Library for information about what to bring. Saturday assistance times: 9:30 a.m. - 12 noon

* Programming for ArduinoProgramming for Arduino

Time: 12:30 pm

Angel Diaz helps participants learn programming electronic boards, using Arduino kits. What will you invent?

* Newton Hi-Fi Music Lovers ClubNewton Hi-Fi Music Lovers Club

Time: 2:00 pm

Join a discussion of hi-fi music, audio systems, formats, and more.

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* DIY Poetry Kits for TeensDIY Poetry Kits for Teens

Time: 3:30 pm

Your favorite words are magnetized to make your own poetry magnets. This activity is part of Teen Game Zone.

* Teen Game ZoneTeen Game Zone

Time: 3:30 pm

Teens! Bring your friends - play the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh, board or card games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* VITA Tax AssistanceVITA Tax Assistance

Time: 5:45 pm

Trained volunteers provide free assistance to lower income tax payers. Sign up sheet will be put out at 9 a.m. each VITA day. Each individual must be present to sign up for assistance that day. Contact the Library for information about what to bring. Monday assistance times: 5:45 - 8:15 p.m.

* Monday Knight KneedlersMonday Knight Kneedlers

Time: 7:00 pm

Bring needlework in progress to join others.

* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Brick Wall GenealogyBrick Wall Genealogy

Time: 7:00 pm

We will focus on a few submitted "brick walls" in family trees. Resources and suggestions will be discussed.

* Smart Phone WorkshopSmart Phone Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm

The Zwireless staff are here to help! Bring your cell phone - no need to register.

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* TALK Book DiscussionTALK Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Jane M. Holwerda, professor of English at Dodge City Community College, leads a discussion of "Spartina" by John Casey. This book is the third of a 4-part series on “Living with the Land.” Contact the Library for copies of the books in the series. TALK is a program of the Kansas Humanities Council.

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* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Art/Music in Heart of NewtonArt/Music in Heart of Newton

Time: 6:00 pm

Enjoy the Dixieland jazz tunes of the Shriner's Hillbilly Band. Free musical entertainment from 6-8 p.m. Also enjoy the photography of Kathy Woelk on the art wall and the exquisite stitches of Andrea Pankratz Unruh in the display case.

* Teen Game ZoneTeen Game Zone

Time: 6:00 pm

Teens! Bring your friends - play the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh, board or card games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Schaffer. Please contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Toddler StoryTimeToddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, rhymes and more for children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old. Registration is required.

* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* Teen Screen SaturdayTeen Screen Saturday

Time: 3:00 pm

Bring friends and watch a classic musical, set in New York City, in which two young people from rival gangs fall in love. Snack provided. And it's all FREE!

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* Teen Screen SaturdayTeen Screen Saturday

Time: 3:00 pm

Watch this classic musical about two teens from rival NYC gangs who fall in love. Snacks provided.

* Teen Game ZoneTeen Game Zone

Time: 3:30 pm

Teens! Bring your friends - play the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh, board or card games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Paper Carton Wallets for TeensPaper Carton Wallets for Teens

Time: 3:30 pm

Bring your own clean drink carton, with lid, to recycle it to make a wallet. This activity is part of Teen Game Zone.

* Monday Knight KneedlersMonday Knight Kneedlers

Time: 7:00 pm

Bring needlework in progress to join others.

* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* History of Western PhotographyHistory of Western Photography

Time: 7:00 pm

Photographer John Ellert presents this visual tour of photography through the years. This program is part of Fourth Tuesday Photography. All are welcome to attend this free event.

* Smart Phone WorkshopSmart Phone Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm

The Zwireless staff are here to help! Bring your cell phone - no need to register.

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* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Friends Members-Only PreSaleFriends Members-Only PreSale

Time: 6:00 pm

Friends of Newton Public Library get the first opportunity to buy from the Friends annual book sale fundraiser, 6-8 p.m. Join the Friends for /year or /lifetime.

* Teen Game ZoneTeen Game Zone

Time: 6:00 pm

Teens! Bring your friends - play the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh, board or card games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

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* Friends Annual Book SaleFriends Annual Book Sale

Time: 9:00 am

Feed your reading habit while supporting Newton Public Library! Used books and other items for sale from 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

* Toddler StoryTimeToddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, rhymes and more for children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old. Registration is required.

* Winter Preschool StoryTimeWinter Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* Friends Annual Book SaleFriends Annual Book Sale

Time: 9:00 am

Feed your reading habit while supporting Newton Public Library! Used books and other items for sale from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

* Teen Book DiscussionTeen Book Discussion

Time: 11:00 am

Discuss the book that wins the most votes in the March Madness contest (be sure to vote!). Bring ideas for future books to discuss and a name for the group.

* Programming for ArduinoProgramming for Arduino

Time: 12:30 pm

Angel Diaz helps participants learn programming electronic boards, using Arduino kits. What will you invent?

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* Library Closed Until 1 p.m.Library Closed Until 1 p.m.

The Library will be closed until 1 p.m. Staff will attend in-service training. The Library will open at 1 p.m. and stay open, as usual, until 9 p.m.

* Teen Game ZoneTeen Game Zone

Time: 3:30 pm

Teens! Bring your friends - play the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh, board or card games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Monday Knight KneedlersMonday Knight Kneedlers

Time: 7:00 pm

Bring needlework in progress to join others.

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* Smart Phone WorkshopSmart Phone Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm

The Zwireless staff are here to help! Bring your cell phone - no need to register.

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* TALK Book DiscussionTALK Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Rachel Waltner Goossen, history professor at Washburn University, leads a discussion of "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck. This discussion was rescheduled after a power outage at the Library. This book is now the final book of a 4-part series on “Living with the Land.” Contact the Library for copies of the books in the series. TALK is a program of the Kansas Humanities Council.

     

For a list of other ongoing events at the library, check out the Library Happenings page.