New Arrivals at NPL

Exciting new book and DVD titles arrive at Newton Public Library almost every week. Here are a few that will be hitting our shelves soon. Visit our online catalog, stop in, or give us a call at 316-283-2890 to check availability or place a hold!

Library speaker’s family was part of ‘orphan train’ movement

In 1919, John Schroeder and his four older sisters, all orphans, boarded a train in Pennsylvania. When the siblings disembarked at the station in Newton, they were at the start of new, uncertain lives. They were among more than 200,000 orphaned children who rode the rails to escape crowded cities on the East Coast, hoping…
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