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* Mystery Lovers Book DiscussionMystery Lovers Book Discussion

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "Murder of Roger Ackroyd" by Agatha Christie. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Teen GameZoneTeen GameZone

Time: 6:00 pm

Meet friends.Play Wii U, Xbox 360 Kinect, board games and more. Must have NPL card for laptop use.

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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

The Library is closed for the Independence Day holiday.

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* Spokes America Learning FestSpokes America Learning Fest

Time: 9:00 am

Engineering Learning Festival with “Spokes America.” Students bicycling across America from Harvard and MIT will stop by Newton to offer free science and engineering camps for middle and high school students: 1) Model Rockets: Mechanical Engineering (two sessions, one from 9 a.m. - noon, the other from 1-4 p.m.); 2) Scratch: Computer Science (two sessions, one from 9 a.m. - noon, the other from 1-4 p.m.); and 3) Spout Robots: Electrical Engineering (one all-day session with lunch hour off) . Contact the Library to register. Space is limited.

* Teen Crafts & GameZoneTeen Crafts & GameZone

Time: 3:30 pm

Write and illustrate a comic strip! Plus laptops, Wii U, Xbox 360 Kinect, board games and more. Must have NPL card for laptop use.

* Preschool Summer StoryTimePreschool Summer 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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* Reading HeroesReading Heroes

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, activities, crafts and puppet shows for children between the ages of 5-8 years old. Registration required.

* Teen BookTalksTeen BookTalks

Time: 2:00 pm

If you are in Honors or AP English, these are for you! We'll discuss your required summer reading. Today's discussion: "Animal Farm."

* Newton Linux Users GroupNewton Linux Users 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

Zwireless staff are here to help you with your smart phone. Just bring your phone and questions.

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* Juggling WorkshopJuggling Workshop

Time: 10:30 am

8-12 year-old kids are invited to learn to juggle with master juggler Brian Wendling. No enrollment required for this free program.

* Juggler Brian WendlingJuggler Brian Wendling

Time: 1:30 pm

Family Fun Time! Free entertainment for the whole family with Juggler Brian Wendling!

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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer 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 BookTalksTeen BookTalks

Time: 2:00 pm

If you are in Honors or AP English, these are for you! We'll discuss your required summer reading. Today's discussion: "Of Mice & Men"

* Teen GameZoneTeen GameZone

Time: 6:00 pm

Meet friends.Play Wii U, Xbox 360 Kinect, board games and more. Must have NPL card for laptop use.

* Tech Talk: Video CallsTech Talk: Video Calls

Time: 6:30 pm

Skype vs. Google Hangouts? And how do you do it? Nathan, NPL's IT Supervisor, presents. No need to register for this free program.

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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.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer 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 a friend to enjoy the special bond that develops between a plus-sized inflatable robot and his group of friends. Snacks, too. Rated PG.

* Computer Programming HelpComputer Programming Help

Time: 4:30 pm

Angel Diaz will be here to answer questions about computer programming, or to help you learn how to program.

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* Teen Crafts & GameZoneTeen Crafts & GameZone

Time: 3:30 pm

Style your own poptab bracelet. Plus laptops, Wii U, Xbox 360 Kinect, board games and more. Must have NPL card for laptop use.

* Teen Crafts & GameZoneTeen Crafts & GameZone

Time: 3:30 pm

Parachute cord creations! Plus laptops, Wii U, Xbox 360 Kinect, board games and more. Must have NPL card for laptop use.

* Preschool Summer StoryTimePreschool Summer 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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* Reading HeroesReading Heroes

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, activities, crafts and puppet shows for children between the ages of 5-8 years old. Registration required.

* Brainy's Teen PartyBrainy's Teen Party

Time: 6:00 pm

Brainy's the new SuperPower! Solve a crime, drink MoriarTea, and more ... because that's what people DO! 6-8 p.m.

* Smart Phone WorkshopSmart Phone Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm

Zwireless staff are here to help you with your smart phone. Just bring your phone and questions.

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* Yarn Dyeing with Deb WaggonerYarn Dyeing with Deb Waggoner

Time: 10:00 am

Learn all about yarn dyeing with expert Deb Waggoner. Free and open to all.

* Barn Yard Puppet TheatreBarn Yard Puppet Theatre

Time: 1:30 pm

Family Fun Time! Free entertainment for the whole family with the Barn Yard Puppets!

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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer 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 BookTalksTeen BookTalks

Time: 2:00 pm

If you are in Honors or AP English, these are for you! We'll discuss your required summer reading. Today's discussion: "Into the Wild"

* Teen GameZoneTeen GameZone

Time: 6:00 pm

Meet friends.Play Wii U, Xbox 360 Kinect, board games and more. Must have NPL card for laptop use.

* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling. 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.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer 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

Beat the heat! Come to the Library for a free movie, plus snacks! Clue to today's show, rated PG: a special bond develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

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* Artist Trading Cards ClassArtist Trading Cards Class

Time: 7:00 pm

Learn to create Artist Trading Cards with found materials. What are Artist Trading Cards? Pocket-sized pieces of art (2.5x3.5") that are traded, one-for one, with others. Supplies are provided, but bringing your own favorite art and found supplies is encouraged. All ages welcomed.

* Preschool Summer StoryTimePreschool Summer 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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* Reading HeroesReading Heroes

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, activities, crafts and puppet shows for children between the ages of 5-8 years old. Registration required.

* Teen BookTalkTeen BookTalk

Time: 2:00 pm

If you are in Honors or AP English, these are for you! We'll discuss your required summer reading. Today's discussion: "The Things They Carried"

* Smart Phone WorkshopSmart Phone Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm

Zwireless staff are here to help you with your smart phone. Just bring your phone and questions.

* Harvey Girls PresentationHarvey Girls Presentation

Time: 7:00 pm

"The Harvey Girls' Multicultural Workforce" explores the job duties and working conditions of Harvey Girls from 1876 to the early 1950s. Presenter Michaeline Chance-Reay teaches courses in Women's Studies and Education at Kansas State University. This program is part of the Kansas Humanities Council’s Humanities Speakers Bureau, featuring presentations and discussions that examine our shared human experience—our innovations, culture, heritage, and conflicts.

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* Mad Science WorkshopMad Science Workshop

Time: 10:30 am

Kids age 8-12 years old may enroll for this free science workshop with the Mad Science team!

* Mad Scientists!Mad Scientists!

Time: 1:30 pm

Family Fun Time! Free entertainment for the whole family with Mad Scientists!

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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer 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.

* "Freedom Riders" Film"Freedom Riders" Film

Time: 1:00 pm

Watch "Freedom Riders", then discuss the film and the events portrayed with others. 1-3:30 p.m.

* Teen BookTalksTeen BookTalks

Time: 2:00 pm

If you are in Honors or AP English, these are for you! We'll discuss your required summer reading. Today's discussion: "The Help"

* Teen GameZoneTeen GameZone

Time: 6:00 pm

Meet friends.Play Wii U, Xbox 360 Kinect, board games and more. Must have NPL card for laptop use.

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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.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer 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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* Hope Fest at Rec CenterHope Fest at Rec Center

Time: 10:00 am

FREE Fun family festival for all ages. Learn about available resources in Harvey County. Plus entertainment, food, bike rodeo (ages 7-11) and Kid Zone. Come check out the NPL booth. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

* Teen Screen SaturdayTeen Screen Saturday

Time: 3:00 pm

Beat the heat! Come to the Library for a free movie, plus snacks! Clue to today's show, rated PG: when Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy.

* Computer Programming HelpComputer Programming Help

Time: 4:30 pm

Angel Diaz will be here to answer questions about computer programming, or to help you learn how to program.

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* Teen Crafts & GameZoneTeen Crafts & GameZone

Time: 3:30 pm

Make Bouncy Balls! Plus laptops, Wii U, Xbox 360 Kinect, board games and more. Must have NPL card for laptop use.

* Preschool Summer StoryTimePreschool Summer 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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* Reading HeroesReading Heroes

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, activities, crafts and puppet shows for children between the ages of 5-8 years old. Registration required.

* Teen BookTalksTeen BookTalks

Time: 2:00 pm

If you are in Honors or AP English, these are for you! We'll discuss your required summer reading. Today's discussion: "Jane Eyre"

* Smart Phone WorkshopSmart Phone Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm

Zwireless staff are here to help you with your smart phone. Just bring your phone and questions.

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* Comedians Jay & LeslieComedians Jay & Leslie

Time: 1:30 pm

Family Fun Time! Free entertainment for the whole family with Comedian Jugglers Jay & Leslie!

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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer 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 BookTalksTeen BookTalks

Time: 2:00 pm

If you are in Honors or AP English, these are for you! We'll discuss your required summer reading. Today's discussion: "The Kite Runner"

* Teen GameZoneTeen GameZone

Time: 6:00 pm

Meet friends.Play Wii U, Xbox 360 Kinect, board games and more. Must have NPL card for laptop use.

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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.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer 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.

 

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