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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

The Library will be closed for Labor Day

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* Newton Linux Users GroupNewton Linux Users Group

Time: 6:45 pm

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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* Mystery Lovers Book DiscussionMystery Lovers Book Discussion

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss “Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

* Wyatt Townley KS Poet LaureateWyatt Townley KS Poet Laureate

Time: 7:00 pm

Wyatt Townley, Poet Laureate of Kansas, leads a conversation about Coming Home to Poetry. The Poet Laureate of Kansas is a program made possible by the Kansas Humanities Council, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that promotes the humanities as a public resource for all Kansans.

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* Facebook SecurityFacebook Security

Time: 6:00 pm

Protect your privacy! Learn about Facebook Security from Nathan, NPL's IT Supervisor, in this FREE seminar, no registration required.

* Game Zone for TeensGame Zone for Teens

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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* 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

Join others who enjoy needlework. Share patterns, ideas and friendship. Bring projects to work on.

* Learn to CrochetLearn to Crochet

Time: 7:00 pm

Bring along a skein of yarn and a size J crochet hook to begin to learn to crochet.

* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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.

* 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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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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.

* Game Zone for TeensGame Zone for Teens

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.

* HealthCare.gov MarketplaceHealthCare.gov Marketplace

Time: 7:00 pm

The State Library of Kansas in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will present a webinar regarding Healthcare.gov Marketplace as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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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.

* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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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* Programming for ArduinoProgramming for Arduino

Time: 12:30 pm

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

* Kc Easterwood Audio ProductionKc Easterwood Audio Production

Time: 2:00 pm

Kc Easterwood joins Nathan to talk about digital music and how to “Audiophile Yourself.” Easterwood is the Founder and instructor at the Wichita Institute of Audio Production and Chief Operations Officer of WizCity Music Group, LLC. He’s a professional drummer and percussionist and has worked with artists such as Vanessa Williams and Quincy Jones. No registration is required for this free event.

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* 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

Join others who enjoy needlework. Share patterns, ideas and friendship. Bring projects to work on.

* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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.

* Grave Dowsing: Vince MarshallGrave Dowsing: Vince Marshall

Time: 7:00 pm

Vince Marshall will be talking about grave dowsing, the practice of using wire rods to locate gravesites. A demonstration will follow his presentation of his findings and experiences.

* 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

Read and discuss The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert. This is the second book in a four-part discussion series, "World War II Generation." The discussion will be lead by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, professor at Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont. This program is sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council. Contact the Library for copies of the books in the series.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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.

* Game Zone for TeensGame Zone for Teens

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 Thurs Fiction DiscussionThird Thurs Fiction Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern. 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.

* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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 Movie honors Hobbit DayTeen Movie honors Hobbit Day

Time: 2:30 pm

See the latest movie based on J.R.R. Tolkien's book. Bring friends to celebrate an early Hobbit's Day! It's FREE!

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* Get Caught Reading Banned BookGet Caught Reading Banned Book

Time: 1:00 pm

Bring a banned book (look for the caution tape on books), find Janelle, get your mug shot taken for being caught reading a banned book! 1-3 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

Join others who enjoy needlework. Share patterns, ideas and friendship. Bring projects to work on.

* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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.

* Get Caught Reading Banned BookGet Caught Reading Banned Book

Time: 6:00 pm

Bring a banned book (look for the caution tape on books), find Janelle, get your mug shot taken for being caught reading a banned book! 6-8 p.m.

* Photography @ Caring HandsPhotography @ Caring Hands

Time: 6:30 pm

Join other Fourth Tuesday Photographers to capture images of the animals at Caring Hands Human Society, 1400 SE 3rd St., Newton. Caring Hands would like to use these photos (credit given to photographer, of course) to promote adoption of their animals and to educate the public about their services.

* 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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* Get Caught Reading Banned BookGet Caught Reading Banned Book

Time: 6:00 pm

Bring a banned book (look for the caution tape on books), find Janelle, get your mug shot taken for being caught reading a banned book! 6-8 p.m.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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.

* Game Zone for TeensGame Zone for Teens

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.

* Demonstration: Healthcare.govDemonstration: Healthcare.gov

Time: 7:00 pm

The State Library of Kansas in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will present a webinar providing a demonstration of the Healthcare.gov Marketplace website as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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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.

* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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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* Paranormal Research Society Paranormal Research Society

Time: 3:00 pm

The Wichita Paranormal Research Society will present a Paranormal 101 class with a show & tell, showing a movie about an investigation they've done, and Q&A session.

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* 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.

* Friends Fall MeetingFriends Fall Meeting

Time: 7:00 pm

The Friends of Newton Public Library meet to discuss upcoming book sales, electing new members and enjoy light refreshments. Join the Friends for /year or /lifetime.

* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall 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.

* Monday Knight KneedlersMonday Knight Kneedlers

Time: 7:00 pm

Join others who enjoy needlework. Share patterns, ideas and friendship. Bring projects to work on.

         

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