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* Open Tech HelpOpen Tech Help

Time: 3:30 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. Bring your devices and questions.

* Hungry Games for Teen WinnersHungry Games for Teen Winners

Time: 6:00 pm

Teens who have completed 7 bingos in the Summer Reading Program are invited to this delicious party of Hungry Games and the challenge of "Minute to Win It!"

* 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.

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* Master BuildersMaster Builders

Time: 3:30 pm

Bring your friends for building time. Ages 8-18. 3:30-4:30 pm. Today: LEGOs and Snap Circuits

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

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "The Spellman Files" by Lisa Lutz. Contact the Library for copies of the book

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* Cap'n Literary CrunchCap'n Literary Crunch

Time: 6:00 pm

Teens, especially those who are in Honors or AP English, will enjoy playing trivia games inspired by summer reading assignments. And there are prizes for winners! Today: "Pride and Prejudice," "The Kite Runner," and "How to Read Literature Like a Professor."

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* Teen ScreenTeen Screen

Time: 3:00 pm

Bring friends and watch "Before I Fall" (PG-13). Snacks, too.

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

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

* Marci Penner Author TalkMarci Penner Author Talk

Time: 7:00 pm

Marci Penner, co-author of "The Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers" will be giving an author talk, followed by a book signing.

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* Open Tech HelpOpen Tech Help

Time: 3:30 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. Bring your devices and questions.

* Papercrafts & ColoringPapercrafts & Coloring

Time: 6:30 pm

Recycle damaged books into something decorative or useful. Or color your stress away. Bring your own materials, or use the Library's supplies.

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* Write Notes to Law EnforcementWrite Notes to Law Enforcement

Time: 3:30 pm

Members of the Newton Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association will have materials on hand so that children and adults can write notes to local law enforcement. 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

* Master BuildersMaster Builders

Time: 3:30 pm

Bring your friends for building time. Ages 8-18. 3:30-4:30 pm. Today: Squishy Circuits

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* Safe Behind the LensSafe Behind the Lens

Time: 6:30 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, presents “Safe Behind the Lens: How to Use Security Cameras in Your Car, House, and on Your Lapel!” Free to attend, no registration required.

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* Family MovieFamily Movie

Time: 3:30 pm

It's Family Movie Time! "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" (PG). Snacks, too!

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Make a duct tape pencil pouch for school. Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

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* Open Tech HelpOpen Tech Help

Time: 3:30 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. Bring your devices and questions.

* Pioneer Trails of NewtonPioneer Trails of Newton

Time: 7:00 pm

Brian Stucky presents the findings of his research detailing the pioneer trails in the Newton area.

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* Master BuildersMaster Builders

Time: 3:30 pm

Bring your friends for building time. Ages 8-18. 3:30-4:30 pm. Today: littleBits

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* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "Songs of the Willow Frost" by Jamie Ford. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Harry Potter Breakout BoxHarry Potter Breakout Box

Time: 3:00 pm

Teens! Help Harry catch the snitch!

* Harry Potter Breakout BoxHarry Potter Breakout Box

Time: 4:00 pm

Teens! Help Harry Catch the Snitch!

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* Watch the Solar EclipseWatch the Solar Eclipse

Time: 12:30 pm

The Library has received glasses from the Space Science Institute for viewing the celestial event of the century - the solar eclipse! The maximum eclipse is at 1:04, but watch it happen from 12:30-1:30.

* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Decorate a locker picture frame. Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* TALK Book DiscussionTALK Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Marilyn Klaus, lecturer with Relgious Studies and AFrican and African American Studies at the University of Kansas, leads a discussion of “I Hear the Reaper's Song” by Sara Stambaugh. This is the first book in a three-book series “Faith in Fiction: Christianity.” Discussion leaders and books are provided by Kansas Humanities Council. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Open Tech HelpOpen Tech Help

Time: 3:30 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. Bring your devices and questions.

* Making Photos PhysicalMaking Photos Physical

Time: 7:00 pm

Phil Parrish of Atelier Design & Print of McPherson will talk about different processes for printing, framing, and presenting photography to the public.

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* Master BuildersMaster Builders

Time: 3:30 pm

Bring your friends for building time. Ages 8-18. 3:30-4:30 pm. Today: Librarian's choice.

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* Harvey County Maker ClubHarvey County Maker Club

Time: 7:00 pm

Join an open group of people who like to create in whatever form or medium. Share ideas, ask questions, receive answers, celebrate mistakes and successes. Free to makers of all variety or skill level.

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Create a mandala with word art. Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

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* Open Tech HelpOpen Tech Help

Time: 3:30 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. Bring your devices and questions.

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* Master BuildersMaster Builders

Time: 3:30 pm

Bring your friends for building time. Ages 8-18. 3:30-4:30 pm. Today: Librarian's choice.

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