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* Drum Safari SRP Kick-Off PartyDrum Safari SRP Kick-Off Party

Time: 7:00 pm

Drum roll, please! Summer Reading will kick-off in style with Drum Safari! Bring the family for free fun!

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* Teen Fear FactorTeen Fear Factor

Time: 3:00 pm

The food edition of Fear Factor is the program for "Saturdays: Beat the Heat."

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* Brown Bag MovieBrown Bag Movie

Time: 12:30 pm

Bring your lunch and watch "Fistful of Dollars" (R).

* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Pokemon Magic 8 Ball! Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* Garden ClubGarden Club

Time: 10:30 am

Ages 5-8 years old may register to participate in the care of the library garden as well as doing other gardening activities.

* Crust & Crumb: Wheat & BreadCrust & Crumb: Wheat & Bread

Time: 2:00 pm

Sharon Entz of Crust & Crumb talks about the features of Turkey Red Wheat, baking bread, and more.

* Learn Share Discuss Linux Learn 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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* Marty the Reading MagicianMarty the Reading Magician

Time: 1:30 pm

Family Time Fun brings you Marty the Reading Magician! Bring the family for free entertainment!

* Master BuildersMaster Builders

Time: 3:30 pm

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

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

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "Holmes on the Range" by Steve Hockensmith. Contact the Library for copies of the book

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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Artificial Intelligence: SCARYArtificial Intelligence: SCARY

Time: 6:30 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, presents “Artificial Intelligence: Why It Is NOT Scary ... Yet!” Free to attend, no registration required.

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* Summer Toddler StoryTimeSummer Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, rhymes and more for children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old. Registration is required.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Better Builder Bird FeedersBetter Builder Bird Feeders

Time: 2:00 pm

8-12 year-olds may register to make a bird feeder.

* Teen ScreenTeen Screen

Time: 3:30 pm

Get inspired with the true-to-life story "Spare Parts" (PG-13). Snacks, too!

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* Flower & Garden TourFlower & Garden Tour

Time: 9:00 am

The Second Century Foundation sponsors a tour of area gardens with proceeds to benefit Newton Public Library. Tickets available at gardens on the day of the tour or in advance at the Library. Suggested donation of $8. 9-noon

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* Flower & Garden TourFlower & Garden Tour

Time: 1:00 pm

The Second Century Foundation sponsors a tour of area gardens with proceeds to benefit Newton Public Library. Tickets available at gardens on the day of the tour or in advance at the Library. Suggested donation of $8. 1-4 p.m.

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

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

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* Garden ClubGarden Club

Time: 10:30 am

Ages 5-8 years old may register to participate in the care of the library garden as well as doing other gardening activities.

* Teens Fight Against Drug UseTeens Fight Against Drug Use

Time: 2:00 pm

Kansas Learning Center for Health and Youth as Resources talk about the consequences of drug use and the effects that lead to tolerance and addiction. Activities, giveaways and more!

* 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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* Stone Lion Puppet TheatreStone Lion Puppet Theatre

Time: 1:30 pm

Family Time Fun brings you Stone Lion Puppet Theatre! Bring the family for free entertainment!

* Master BuildersMaster Builders

Time: 3:30 pm

Bring your friends for building time. Ages 8-18. 3:30-4:30 pm. Today: Rube Goldberg Challenge!

* Nancy Pickard Author TalkNancy Pickard Author Talk

Time: 7:00 pm

Nancy Pickard, author of "Virgin of Small Plains" and several other novels, will be hear to talk about her work, followed by a book signing.

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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Third Thursday Book ClubThird Thursday Book Club

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "True Tales of the Prairies and Plains" by David Dary. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Summer Toddler StoryTimeSummer Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, rhymes and more for children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old. Registration is required.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Better Builder: BiplanesBetter Builder: Biplanes

Time: 4:00 pm

8-12 year-olds may register to make a biplane!

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* Brown Bag MovieBrown Bag Movie

Time: 12:00 pm

Bring your lunch and watch "High Noon" (PG).

* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

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

* Author Talks: Bush & CarpenterAuthor Talks: Bush & Carpenter

Time: 7:00 pm

Join authors Bill & Black Bush, author of "Ventrix," and local author Nancy Carpenter as they talk about their work. Book signing follows.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* Garden ClubGarden Club

Time: 10:30 am

Ages 5-8 years old may register to participate in the care of the library garden as well as doing other gardening activities.

* Cowboys and ClericsCowboys and Clerics

Time: 7:00 pm

John Burchill, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Kansas Wesleyan University and Kansas Humanities Scholar, talks about "Cowboys and Clerics."

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* Barnyard Puppet TheatreBarnyard Puppet Theatre

Time: 1:30 pm

Family Time Fun brings you our own Barnyard Puppet Theatre! Bring the family for free entertainment!

* 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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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* 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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* Summer Toddler StoryTimeSummer Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, rhymes and more for children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old. Registration is required.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Better Builder: LED LightBetter Builder: LED Light

Time: 2:00 pm

8-12 year-olds may register to make a special LED night light.

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* Teen Mystery Bag MayhemTeen Mystery Bag Mayhem

Time: 3:00 pm

Building from a random bag of mayhem is the program for "Saturdays: Beat the Heat."

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Create some CD scratch art. Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* Garden ClubGarden Club

Time: 10:30 am

Ages 5-8 years old may register to participate in the care of the library garden as well as doing other gardening activities.

* Black and White PhotographyBlack and White Photography

Time: 7:00 pm

David Sloan Welfelt talks about how to capture great images in black and white, as well as some resources for enhancing photography.

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* Mueller's Animal ParadeMueller's Animal Parade

Time: 1:30 pm

Family Time Fun brings you Susan Mueller's animals in an Animal Parade! Bring the family for free entertainment!

* Master BuildersMaster Builders

Time: 3:30 pm

Bring your friends for building time. Ages 8-18. 3:30-4:30 pm. Today: LEGO®s and KEVA Planks!

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* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

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* Summer Toddler StoryTimeSummer Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, rhymes and more for children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old. Registration is required.

* Summer Preschool StoryTimeSummer Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Stories, crafts, songs, puppet shows and more for children ages 2 1/2-5 years old. Registration is required.

* Better Builder: Wooden GameBetter Builder: Wooden Game

Time: 2:00 pm

8-12 year-olds may register to play a wooden game, built by you!

 

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