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* Toddler StoryTimeToddler StoryTime

Time: 10:00 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.

* Tech Help Open HoursTech Help Open Hours

Time: 3:00 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. No need to make an appointment and his expertise is free! 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays.

* Harvey County Tech EnthusiastsHarvey County Tech Enthusiasts

Time: 6:45 pm

Learn, Share, Discuss developments, information and applications in the technology field.

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* Mystery Lovers Book DiscussionMystery Lovers Book Discussion

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "The Bone Collector" by Jeffery Deaver. Contact the Library for a copy of the book. Stay for the showing of the movie following the discussion.

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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 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

Discuss “Wings of Fire #1 (The Dragonet Prophecy)” by Tui T. Sutherland while you munch on some breakfast goodies. Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

* Teen Screen SaturdayTeen Screen Saturday

Time: 3:00 pm

Settle in with popcorn and friends to watch as Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) circles the world in a race to stop the Zombie pandemic. "World War Z" (PG-13).

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

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

* Come Be Afraid ... with Dan...Come Be Afraid ... with Dan...

Time: 6:30 pm

Halloween movies and trivia (part of the Brown Bag Movie Series). Tonight's fright? "Ghostbusters" (PG-13) The story focuses on four women and their assistant who begin a ghost-catching business in New York City.

* Family Fun NightFamily Fun Night

Time: 7:00 pm

Head to the Children's Department for puppet shows and a make-it-and-take-it craft! Free fun for all ages! Tonight: Time for Bed Sleepy Head Puppet Shows

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* Toddler StoryTimeToddler StoryTime

Time: 10:00 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.

* Tech Help Open HoursTech Help Open Hours

Time: 3:00 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. No need to make an appointment and his expertise is free! 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays.

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* NPL Goes to NormsNPL Goes to Norms

Time: 4:00 pm

NPL Goes to Norm’s, 613 S. Main. Staff from the library will bring a pumpkin launch LEGO catapult challenge.

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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.

* Google News, Music, BooksGoogle News, Music, Books

Time: 6:30 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, will present “Google News, Music, Books and Your Public Library.” Nathan reviews Google's news, music and book offerings and compares to Library offerings. Free to attend, no registration required.

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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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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

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

* Come Be Afraid ... with Dan...Come Be Afraid ... with Dan...

Time: 6:30 pm

Halloween movies and trivia (part of the Brown Bag Movie Series). Tonight's fright? "The Omen" (R). A young child, replaced at birth, by American Ambassador Robert Thorn unbeknownst to his wife, after their own son was murdered at the hospital, enabling the son of Satan to grow up with wealth and power.

* Family Fun NightFamily Fun Night

Time: 7:00 pm

Head to the Children's Department for puppet shows and a make-it-and-take-it craft! Free fun for all ages! Tonight: Batty Crafts

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* Library Open 5:30 - 9 pmLibrary Open 5:30 - 9 pm

Time: 5:30 pm

Staff will attend a day-time training, so the Library will be closed from 9 am - 5:30 pm. BUT we'll be open from 5:30 - 9 pm!

* 5 Orphans Arrive by Train5 Orphans Arrive by Train

Time: 7:00 pm

Bob Schroeder will tell the story of his father who was one of five orphans who traveled by train from Pennsylvania to Newton.

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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 "Lab Girl" by Hope Jahren. Contact the Library for a copy of the book. Katie Schmidt of Dyck Arboretum will a special guest for the discussion.

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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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* Mini-Pumpkin DecoratingMini-Pumpkin Decorating

Time: 3:00 pm

It's time for the pumpkin decorating contest! Supplies provided. The pumpkins will be on display for voting by the public from October 24-30.

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

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

* Come Be Afraid ... with Dan...Come Be Afraid ... with Dan...

Time: 6:30 pm

Halloween movies and trivia (part of the Brown Bag Movie Series). Tonight's fright? "The Ring" (PG-13). A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone one week to the day after they view it.

* Family Fun NightFamily Fun Night

Time: 7:00 pm

Head to the Children's Department for puppet shows and a make-it-and-take-it craft! Free fun for all ages! Tonight: Spooky Puppet Stories

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* Toddler StoryTimeToddler 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.

* Tech Help Open HoursTech Help Open Hours

Time: 3:00 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. No need to make an appointment and his expertise is free! 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays.

* Photo Trip to the DesertPhoto Trip to the Desert

Time: 7:00 pm

Photographer Sean Tomlinson will talk about "A Photo Trip to the Desert: How I Planned, Prepared, and Went on a Photography Trip to Colorado, Utah, and Arizona."

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* TALK Book DiscussionTALK Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Kevin Rabas, associate professor of English at Emporia State University, leads a discussion of “The Chinese Gold Murders” by Robert Van Gulik. This is the final book in a three-part “Encountering Asia” 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.

* NHS Basketball Film ScreeningNHS Basketball Film Screening

Time: 7:00 pm

Watch a documentary "Hear the Whistle Blowin'" detailing the history of Newton High School basketball from 1914 - 1956 when the team dominated the sport in Kansas.

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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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* Teen GameZone & ActivityTeen GameZone & Activity

Time: 4:00 pm

Create with littleBits! Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Come Be Afraid ... with Dan...Come Be Afraid ... with Dan...

Time: 6:30 pm

Halloween movies and trivia (part of the Brown Bag Movie Series). Tonight's fright? "Christine" (R). The movie follows the changes in the lives of Arnie Cunningham, his friends, his family, and his teenage enemies after Arnie buys a vintage 1958 Plymouth Fury named Christine, a car that seems to have a jealous, possessive personality - and a mind of its own.

* Family Fun NightFamily Fun Night

Time: 7:00 pm

Head to the Children's Department for puppet shows and a make-it-and-take-it craft! Free fun for all ages! Tonight: Happy Halloween Crafts

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* Toddler StoryTimeToddler 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.

* Tech Help Open HoursTech Help Open Hours

Time: 3:00 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. No need to make an appointment and his expertise is free! 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays.

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* Site Selection Public MeetingsSite Selection Public Meetings

Time: 4:30 pm

Come hear about possible sites for a new library, and about site criteria. Give your input and suggestions on other sites that might be considered. Two sessions, 4:30-5:30 p.m. and 7-8 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.

* Halloween Face PaintingHalloween Face Painting

Time: 4:00 pm

Get your face painted, make Halloween crafts, and watch "Spooky Buddies" (G)! 4-5:30 p.m.

   

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