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.

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Summer Reading

Every Hero Has a Story” is the theme of Summer Reading for kids in 2015! StoryTimes, Family Time Fun, Workshops, and tracking your reading for fun, prizes, and to keep up on reading skills. Register today! Some programs have limited enrollment.



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.

Summer StoryTimes begin June 1 and continue until July 31, except for the week of the Independence Day holiday.

Spring Preschool StoryTimes are:

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


Spring Toddler StoryTime is:

  • Friday @ 9:30 a.m.


StoryTime kids sing Itsy Bitsy Spider! Enjoy!

What do the puppets do when the Library is closed?