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* eBook Reader ClasseBook Reader Class

Time: 3:00 pm

Learn to download a book to your e-Reader. Bring your e-Reader with you for this hands-on class. Registration is required for this free class. Those with personal laptops are encouraged to bring them.

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* Teen Movies & More SaturdaysTeen Movies & More Saturdays

Time: 3:00 pm

Beat the heat! Watch a free movie (check brochure for details) with friends! Bring your library card to use the laptops. Snacks included!

* Teen Saturday Book ClubTeen Saturday Book Club

Time: 3:00 pm

Join others to talk about what you've been reading. Or come to get ideas for the next book you might want to check out. Free for teens in 7th Grade and up.

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* Teen Gaming & DuctigamiTeen Gaming & Ductigami

Time: 3:00 pm

Duct tape crafts, plus gaming! Bring your library card to use laptops.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

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

* Monday Knight KnittersMonday Knight Knitters

Time: 7:00 pm

Bring knitting projects and join others to share, learn, and visit. Open to knitters of all levels of experience.

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* Dream WeaversDream Weavers

Time: 10:30 am

"Dream Big READ!" for children between the ages of 5-8 years old. Stories, puppet shows, activities, quizzes, crafts, and more. Registration required.

* Newton Linux Users GroupNewton Linux Users Group

Time: 6:45 pm

Share information and applications regarding this open source alternative to Microsoft Operating Systems. Meetings are free and open to all.

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* Exploration Place WorkshopExploration Place Workshop

Time: 10:30 am

"Dream Big - READ!" Night adventures abound for children ages 8-12 years old. Register to attend this free workshop with Kansas Exploration Place.

* Social Media for Non-ProfitsSocial Media for Non-Profits

Time: 12:00 pm

Join this webinar to learn about the 10 most common mistakes of non-profit organizations in using social media. No registration required for this free program.

* Barnyard Puppet TheatreBarnyard Puppet Theatre

Time: 1:30 pm

"Dream Big - READ!" Bring the whole family to giggle along with the dreamy adventures of NPL's own Barnyard Puppets. FREE fun!

* Mystery Lovers Book ClubMystery Lovers Book Club

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "Bone by Bone" by Carol O'Connell. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

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

* Teen Gaming & MoreTeen Gaming & More

Time: 6:30 pm

Teens - gaming on the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh dueling, board games, and more. Make it and take it crafts. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

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* Summer Toddler StoryTimeSummer Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

"Dream Big - READ!" - Stories, rhymes, puppets, songs, and more for children 6 months to 2 years old. Registration is required.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

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

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* Library Garden TourLibrary Garden Tour

Time: 9:00 am

The Board of the Second Century Library Endowment Fund for Newton Public Library sponsors the 2012 Newton/North Newton Flower & Garden Tour. Enjoy garden talks with local experts and this year the addition of a special house tour. Tickets available for a donation with proceeds benefiting Newton Public Library. Tickets are available at Newton Dillons, Harvest Greenhouse, Flowers by Ruzens, at the Library or at the following Gardens during the Tour: Joanna & Gregg Friesen: 515 E 4th St., Newton; Susan & Allan Bartel: 2816 Goldenrod Rd., North Newton; Vada Snider: 2507 & 2509 Ivy Drive, North Newton; Sand Creek Community Gardens: Goerz Avenue & E 24th, North Newton

* Teen Movies & More SaturdaysTeen Movies & More Saturdays

Time: 3:00 pm

Beat the heat! Watch a free movie (check brochure for details) with friends! Bring your library card to use the laptops. Snacks included!

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* Library Garden TourLibrary Garden Tour

Time: 1:00 pm

The Board of the Second Century Library Endowment Fund for Newton Public Library sponsors the 2012 Newton/North Newton Flower & Garden Tour. Enjoy garden talks with local experts and this year the addition of a special house tour. Tickets available for a donation with proceeds benefiting Newton Public Library. Tickets are available at Newton Dillons, Harvest Greenhouse, Flowers by Ruzens, at the Library or at the following Gardens during the Tour: Joanna & Gregg Friesen: 515 E 4th St., Newton; Susan & Allan Bartel: 2816 Goldenrod Rd., North Newton; Vada Snider: 2507 & 2509 Ivy Drive, North Newton; Sand Creek Community Gardens: Goerz Avenue & E 24th, North Newton

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* Teen Gaming & Wind SocksTeen Gaming & Wind Socks

Time: 3:00 pm

Make Flip-Flop Wind Socks: not your ordinary sweaty, smelling gym socks! Plus gaming! Bring your library card to use laptops.

* Beginning Word 07Beginning Word 07

Time: 7:00 pm

Participants will be introduced to the most commonly used features of Microsoft Word 2007, a word processing program. Participants should have a basic knowledge of the keyboard and using a mouse. Registration is required and space is limited. Free and open to all.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

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

* Monday Knight KnittersMonday Knight Knitters

Time: 7:00 pm

Bring knitting projects and join others to share, learn, and visit. Open to knitters of all levels of experience.

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* Dream WeaversDream Weavers

Time: 10:30 am

"Dream Big READ!" for children between the ages of 5-8 years old. Stories, puppet shows, activities, quizzes, crafts, and more. Registration required.

* Computer BasicsComputer Basics

Time: 2:30 pm

This hands-on class is for people who have very little or no experience using computers. Components of a computer, how to use a mouse, and basic computer tasks will be covered. Registration is required and space is limited.

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* Sedgwick Co Zoo WorkshopSedgwick Co Zoo Workshop

Time: 10:30 am

"Dream Big - READ!" A nocturnal walk on the wild side for children ages 8-12 years old. Register to attend this free workshop with Sedgwick County Zoo.

* Jugglers Jay & LeslieJugglers Jay & Leslie

Time: 1:30 pm

"Dream Big - READ!" Bring the whole family to ooh and ahh over the feats of jugglers Jay and Leslie! FREE fun!

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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

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

* Internet for BeginnersInternet for Beginners

Time: 2:30 pm

This hands-on class on will help participants gain experience using the Internet and searching effectively for information. Participants should have a basic knowledge of the keyboard and using a mouse. Registration is required and space is limited

* Teen Gaming & MoreTeen Gaming & More

Time: 6:30 pm

Teens - gaming on the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh dueling, board games, and more. Make it and take it crafts. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

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* Summer Toddler StoryTimeSummer Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

"Dream Big - READ!" - Stories, rhymes, puppets, songs, and more for children 6 months to 2 years old. Registration is required.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

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

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* Teen Movies & More SaturdaysTeen Movies & More Saturdays

Time: 3:00 pm

Beat the heat! Watch a free movie (check brochure for details) with friends! Bring your library card to use the laptops. Snacks included!

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* Teen Gaming & Monster BookmarkTeen Gaming & Monster Bookmark

Time: 3:00 pm

Make a monster bookmark - cooler than anything your friends have! Plus gaming! Bring your library card to use laptops.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

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

* Monday Knight KnittersMonday Knight Knitters

Time: 7:00 pm

Bring knitting projects and join others to share, learn, and visit. Open to knitters of all levels of experience.

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* Dream WeaversDream Weavers

Time: 10:30 am

"Dream Big READ!" for children between the ages of 5-8 years old. Stories, puppet shows, activities, quizzes, crafts, and more. Registration required.

* Smart Phone WorkshopSmart Phone Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm

Z Wireless will be at the Library to help answer your questions and learn to use your smart phone more effectively. Bring your phone to these free help sessions, no registration required.

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* Greenwood Stables WorkshopGreenwood Stables Workshop

Time: 10:30 am

"Dream Big - READ!" Dreams of horses become reality for children ages 8-12 years old. Register to attend this free workshop with Greenwood Stables and their live horses.

* Operation Wildlife at NightOperation Wildlife at Night

Time: 1:30 pm

"Dream Big - READ!" Bring the whole family to see the nocturnal critters from Operation Wildlife. FREE fun!

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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

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

* Teen Gaming & MoreTeen Gaming & More

Time: 6:30 pm

Teens - gaming on the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh dueling, board games, and more. Make it and take it crafts. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Fiction Book DiscussionFiction Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Summer Toddler StoryTimeSummer Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

"Dream Big - READ!" - Stories, rhymes, puppets, songs, and more for children 6 months to 2 years old. Registration is required.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

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

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* Teen Movies & More SaturdaysTeen Movies & More Saturdays

Time: 3:00 pm

Beat the heat! Watch a free movie (check brochure for details) with friends! Bring your library card to use the laptops. Snacks included!

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* Teen Gaming & Flashy FrisbeesTeen Gaming & Flashy Frisbees

Time: 3:00 pm

Decorate a frisbee - perfect for the lake, backyard or library park! Plus gaming! Bring your library card to use laptops.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

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

* Monday Knight KnittersMonday Knight Knitters

Time: 7:00 pm

Bring knitting projects and join others to share, learn, and visit. Open to knitters of all levels of experience.

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* Dream WeaversDream Weavers

Time: 10:30 am

"Dream Big READ!" for children between the ages of 5-8 years old. Stories, puppet shows, activities, quizzes, crafts, and more. Registration required.

* Smart Phone WorkshopSmart Phone Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm

Z Wireless will be at the Library to help answer your questions and learn to use your smart phone more effectively. Bring your phone to these free help sessions, no registration required.

* Fourth Tuesday PhotographyFourth Tuesday Photography

Time: 7:00 pm

Bring your cameras and meet at the home of Mary Ann and Donald Drum. Bring a side dish to share and come at 6 p.m. to enjoy a potluck. This free program is open to photographers of all levels of experience.

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* Kansas Cosmosphere WorkshopKansas Cosmosphere Workshop

Time: 10:30 am

"Dream Big - READ!" Dreams of space exploration for children ages 8-12 years old. Register to attend this free workshop with Kansas Cosmosphere. FREE fun!

* Yo-Yo SpinmasterYo-Yo Spinmaster

Time: 1:30 pm

"Dream Big - READ!" Bring the whole family to be dazzled by the talents of the Yo-Yo Spinmaster. FREE fun!

* E-MailingE-Mailing

Time: 4:00 pm

Learn the ins and outs of using e-mail, including attaching documents and photos. Free and open to all, no registration required.

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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

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

* Teen Gaming & MoreTeen Gaming & More

Time: 6:30 pm

Teens - gaming on the Wii, Yu-Gi-Oh dueling, board games, and more. Make it and take it crafts. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Hallowed HardwoodHallowed Hardwood

Time: 7:00 pm

Brian Stucky talks about his book "Hallowed Hardwood: Vintage Basketball Gyms of Kansas". This free program is open to the public

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* Summer Toddler StoryTimeSummer Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

"Dream Big - READ!" - Stories, rhymes, puppets, songs, and more for children 6 months to 2 years old. Registration is required.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

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

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* Teen Movies & More SaturdaysTeen Movies & More Saturdays

Time: 3:00 pm

Beat the heat! Watch a free movie (check brochure for details) with friends! Bring your library card to use the laptops. Snacks included!

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