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* Hora de Cuentos en EspanolHora de Cuentos en Espanol

Time: 10:30 am

Cuentos y actividades para ninos de 2 1/2 a 5 anos de edad. Spanish Preschool StoryTime: Stories and activities in Spanish for children ages 2 1/2 to 5.

* Teen GameZone & Book ThongsTeen GameZone & Book Thongs

Time: 4:00 pm

Beaded book thongs will be the craft of the day! Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* First Monday MovieFirst Monday Movie

Time: 6:30 pm

It's Movie Night at the Library! "Scream" (R), 111 minutes.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

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

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "Red Dragon" by Thomas Harris. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

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* Fall Toddler StoryTimeFall Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Toddler StoryTime entertains children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old.

* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

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* Teen Screen SaturdayTeen Screen Saturday

Time: 3:00 pm

Need a day off? Bring your friends to watch “Ferris Beuller’s Day Off” (PG-13) and enjoy a snack!

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* Shakespeare in a Modern WorldShakespeare in a Modern World

Time: 2:00 pm

This Big Read Wichita event takes place at the Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain in Wichita. Enjoy theatre selections from two of Shakespeare's plays. 2-4 p.m.

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* Hora de Cuentos en EspanolHora de Cuentos en Espanol

Time: 10:30 am

Cuentos y actividades para ninos de 2 1/2 a 5 anos de edad. Spanish Preschool StoryTime: Stories and activities in Spanish for children ages 2 1/2 to 5.

* Teen GameZone & SuncatcherTeen GameZone & Suncatcher

Time: 4:00 pm

It’s that spooky season so come make a Halloween suncatcher banner. Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Grant Snider Author TalkGrant Snider Author Talk

Time: 7:00 pm

Grant Snider will talk about his book "The Shape of Ideas," a collection of comics. His work has appeared in "The New Yorker", "The New York Times Book Review", "The Kansas City Star", "The Best American Comics 2013", and all across the internet. A book signing follows his presentation.

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* CANCELED Craft NightCANCELED Craft Night

A limited number of treat bags will be available to decorate, as well as other Halloween craft ideas. First come, first served!

* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

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* LEGOs at Norm'sLEGOs at Norm's

Time: 4:00 pm

Staff from Newton Public Library and LEGO building blocks will be available at Norm's Coffee Bar, 613 North Main. 4-5 p.m.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

* What is WiFi Really?What is WiFi Really?

Time: 6:30 pm

Learn about WiFi: the definitions, security, VPN's, WPA2, DNS filters, passwords for user and administrators and more. Nathan, IT Supervisor, teaches the class. No registration necessary. Free to the public.

* Hesston Read ScreeningHesston Read Screening

Time: 7:00 pm

Film screening of “G Dog” at the Hesston Public Library, 300 N Main Street in Hesston.

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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

NPL staff and board with participate in an in-service training day.

* Hesston Reads TalkHesston Reads Talk

Time: 11:00 am

Dave Nickel, pastor of First Mennonite Church in Lincoln, NE, will share about his prison ministry work at the Hesston Mennonite Church, 309 S. Main in Hesston.

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* Immigrant Stories of NewtonImmigrant Stories of Newton

Time: 10:00 am

“From There to Here: Immigrant Stories of Kansas/De Allá Para Acá: Historias de Inmigrantes en Kansas” a writing workshop led by José Faus, is part of Latino Stories of Kansas/Historias Latinas de Kansas sponsored by Humanities Kansas. All are invited to share their immigrant stories.

* Star Wars Reads DayStar Wars Reads Day

Time: 3:00 pm

Join the Storm Troopers for a Star Wars Reads celebration. Photo ops abound! 3-5 p.m.

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* Hora de Cuentos en EspanolHora de Cuentos en Espanol

Time: 10:30 am

Cuentos y actividades para ninos de 2 1/2 a 5 anos de edad. Spanish Preschool StoryTime: Stories and activities in Spanish for children ages 2 1/2 to 5.

* Teen GameZone & SkeletonsTeen GameZone & Skeletons

Time: 4:00 pm

Make a skeleton key chain! Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

* The Service MenThe Service Men

Time: 7:00 pm

Author and photographer Judi Kirk returns with her second book on prairie gas stations entitled "Glimpses: Fill'er Up Memoirs & Memorabilia." Judi will relate the stories of 4 or 5 of the gas station service men who worked the pumps. A book signing follows the presentation.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Fall Toddler StoryTimeFall Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Toddler StoryTime entertains children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old.

* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

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* Teen Breakfast Book ClubTeen Breakfast Book Club

Time: 10:00 am

Munch some breakfast goodies while discussing "The Prince of Mist" by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Copies of the book are available at the Library information desk.

* Teen Mini-Pumpkin DecoratingTeen Mini-Pumpkin Decorating

Time: 3:00 pm

Decorate a mini-pumpkin with bits from Sharon’s stash. Pumpkins will be on display in the adult services area, with voting for the crowd favorite on facebook.

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* Hora de Cuentos en EspanolHora de Cuentos en Espanol

Time: 10:30 am

Cuentos y actividades para ninos de 2 1/2 a 5 anos de edad. Spanish Preschool StoryTime: Stories and activities in Spanish for children ages 2 1/2 to 5.

* Teen GameZone, Cats & PumpkinsTeen GameZone, Cats & Pumpkins

Time: 4:00 pm

Decorate a mini-pumpkin, if you missed Saturday’s event, or create a black cat foam mosaic sign just in time for Halloween! 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

Dennis Etzel, Jr., instructor of English at Washburn University, leads a discussion of “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros. This is the final book in a three-part “Hispanic Heritage: Mothers, Sisters, and Daughters” discussion, sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

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* Fall Puppet ShowFall Puppet Show

Time: 10:00 am

Leaves and pumpkins and spookiness and more at the Barnyard Puppets Show! All ages welcome!

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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

Staff will attend Kansas Library Association meetings.

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* Fall Toddler StoryTimeFall Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Toddler StoryTime entertains children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old.

* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

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* Hora de Cuentos en EspanolHora de Cuentos en Espanol

Time: 10:30 am

Cuentos y actividades para ninos de 2 1/2 a 5 anos de edad. Spanish Preschool StoryTime: Stories and activities in Spanish for children ages 2 1/2 to 5.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

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