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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Make some psychedelic flowers! Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* VITA (Tax Assistance)VITA (Tax Assistance)

Time: 6:00 pm

Trained volunteers offer free tax help to lower income taxpayers. Contact the Library for more information and a list of things to bring. Registration is first-come, first-served, with sign up beginning at 9 a.m. for each assistance day. 6-8:15 p.m.

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* Learn Share Discuss LinuxLearn Share Discuss Linux

Time: 6:45 pm

The Newton Linux User’s Group (NLUG) meets to share information and applications regarding this open source alternative to Microsoft Operating Systems and discuss developments in the technology field.

* Friends of NPL Spring MeetingFriends of NPL Spring Meeting

Time: 7:00 pm

Friends of Newton Public Library gather to plan events in support of the Library. Join the Friends of NPL! $10/year or $50/lifetime. Proceeds of monies raised support the Library.

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* VITA (Tax Assistance)VITA (Tax Assistance)

Time: 9:15 am

Trained volunteers offer free tax help to lower income taxpayers. Contact the Library for more information and a list of things to bring. Registration is first-come, first-served, with sign up beginning at 9 a.m. for each assistance day. 9:15 a.m. - noon, 1-5 p.m.

* Mystery Lover's Book ClubMystery Lover's Book Club

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "No Country for Old Men" by Cormac McCarthy. A showing of the movie will follow. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* kidFEST at Slate Creek SchoolkidFEST at Slate Creek School

Time: 9:00 am

Free event for Harvey County kids ages birth to 8 at Slate Creek Elementary, 901 E 4th. Look for the NPL booth! Complete fun activities hosted by businesses and organizations. Fire truck and smoke tunnel by Newton fire/EMS. IdentAKid by Newton Police Department. Pet a furry friend from Caring Hands. Receive a book when you’re done! 9-11 a.m.

* VITA (Tax Assistance)VITA (Tax Assistance)

Time: 9:15 am

Trained volunteers offer free tax help to lower income taxpayers. Contact the Library for more information and a list of things to bring. Registration is first-come, first-served, with sign up beginning at 9 a.m. for each assistance day. 9:15 a.m. - noon

* Teen Screen SaturdayTeen Screen Saturday

Time: 3:00 pm

Bring your friends to watch "The Day After Tomorrow" (PG-13). Snacks, too!

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Make cork creations. Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* VITA (Tax Assistance)VITA (Tax Assistance)

Time: 6:00 pm

Trained volunteers offer free tax help to lower income taxpayers. Contact the Library for more information and a list of things to bring. Registration is first-come, first-served, with sign up beginning at 9 a.m. for each assistance day. 6-8:15 p.m.

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* Papercrafts & ColoringPapercrafts & Coloring

Time: 7:00 pm

Relax and let your creative spirit out to play! We'll repurpose books headed for the recycle bin, or provide coloring sheets and colored pencils. Materials provided, or bring your own.

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* VITA (Tax Assistance)VITA (Tax Assistance)

Time: 9:15 am

Trained volunteers offer free tax help to lower income taxpayers. Contact the Library for more information and a list of things to bring. Registration is first-come, first-served, with sign up beginning at 9 a.m. for each assistance day. 9:15 a.m. - noon, 1-5 p.m.

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* Email for BeginnersEmail for Beginners

Time: 6:30 pm

Learn how to use email: compose, send, receive, forward, bcc (blind carbon copy), attachments, etc. Nathan, IT Supervisor, teaches the class. No registration necessary. Free to the public.

* Nutrition for Good HealthNutrition for Good Health

Time: 7:00 pm

Constance Gehring will present “Healthy Nutrition for Good Health: a Chinese Medicine Perspective”. Constance will talk about the secrets of Chinese medicine for maintaining health, overcoming inflammation, and increasing energy and well-being. Constance is a licensed Doctor of Oriented Medicine and Certified Wholistic Kiinesiologist in her fifteenth year of practice. Prior to moving to Kansas, she practiced in Albuquerque, NM. She specializes in pain, allergies, and stress. Her practice, Acupuncture Newton, is located in Hesston, KS. This program is free and open to the public.

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* Family MovieFamily Movie

Time: 4:00 pm

All ages are welcome to watch "A Bug's Life" (G). Snacks, too!

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Owls are a Hoot to make! Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Retirement Income PlanningRetirement Income Planning

Time: 7:00 pm

Stuart Wells of Central National Bank will talk about planning for a secure financial retirement. All are welcome to attend.

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* Harvey Girls TalkHarvey Girls Talk

Time: 7:00 pm

Helen Collins will talk about her days as a Harvey Girl.

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* Friends Members-Only Book SaleFriends Members-Only Book Sale

Time: 5:30 pm

Members of Friends of Newton Public Library have first chance to buy materials at the Spring Book Sale! 5:30-7:30 p.m. Join the Friends of Newton Public Library for $10/year or $50/lifetime and support the work of your local library!

* Teens @ Third Thursday!Teens @ Third Thursday!

Time: 7:00 pm

Join the Third Thursday Book Club for a discussion of "Unwind" by Neal Shusterman. Book copies provided at the Library!

* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "Unwind" by Neal Shusterman. Jannell, YA Supervisor, will be the special guest. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Friends Spring Book SaleFriends Spring Book Sale

Time: 9:00 am

Friends of Newton Public Library host the Spring Book Sale. Support the Library and your reading habit! 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

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* Friends Spring Book SaleFriends Spring Book Sale

Time: 9:00 am

Friends of Newton Public Library host the Spring Book Sale. Support the Library and your reading habit! 9 a.m. - 12 noon

* Teen Box of LiesTeen Box of Lies

Time: 3:00 pm

Stump your friends about what's hidden inside your mystery box.

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* Rafe Martin Author TalkRafe Martin Author Talk

Time: 3:00 pm

NPL has been on the KIPCOR planning committee to bring children's author Rafe Martin to Memorial Hall, on the Bethel College campus, for a free public presentation at 3 p.m. Martin brings his tales to life as a master storyteller and performer; highlighting themes of peace, social justice and diversity. Martin will sign his books following his performance.

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* Photographing RaptorsPhotographing Raptors

Time: 7:00 pm

Crystal Socha and Mike Scheufler will lead this presentation, highlighted by their amazing raptor photography.

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* MAKE HarveyMAKE Harvey

Time: 7:00 pm

Share stories and projects with other makers.

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Macaron charms are the craft today. Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

         

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