StoryTimes, Summer Reading Program, fun things to do during school breaks, and other special events are enjoyed by kids at Newton Public Library. Learn more by checking the Library Happenings or the online calendar.


Summer Reading!

Build A Better World is the Summer Reading theme for 2017! StoryTimes, Better Builder Classes, Family Time Fun, and reading for fun and prizes begins in June! Sign up begins May 1. All programs are free, but some have limited enrollment, so register early!


Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories!

Children ages 2 1/2 – 5 years old may enroll for Preschool StoryTime. Toddler StoryTime entertains children ages 6 months – 2 1/2 years old.

Spring StoryTimes begin June 5 and continue until July 28, except for the week of the Independence Day holiday, July 3-7.

Summer Preschool StoryTimes are:

  • Mondays @ 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays or Fridays @ 10:30 a.m.


Summer Toddler StoryTime is:

  • Friday @ 9:30 a.m.


What do the puppets do when the Library is closed?