Support NPL

NPL EntranceWhether through donations of time, money, or materials, Newton Public Library benefits from those who give to support the mission of the Library.


Your gifts help support the activities and programs of Newton Public Library. Whether building and maintaining collections, or providing services and programs for the community, the Library depends on the generosity of the community. Your support helps keep the Library free, open, and accessible. Leave a legacy to make our community a better place – now and in the future.

Adopt-A-Shelf volunteerVolunteer

Volunteer opportunities are limited during the COVID-19 pandemic. Normally, the following opportunities are available:

  • Adopt-a-Shelf: keep a section of the collection in order
  • Shelving: return library materials to their proper place in the collection
  • Mending: repair library materials
  • Obituary project: index Newton Kansan obituaries
  • ENLITE: help transport materials to homebound seniors
  • VITA: provide tax assistance to taxpayers with basic returns
  • Teach a class, or give a program