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

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "The President's Shadow" by Brad Meltzer. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Teen Screen SaturdayTeen Screen Saturday

Time: 3:00 pm

Bring your friends to watch “Rampage” (PG-13). Plus snacks!

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* SRP Finisher's Pool Party!SRP Finisher's Pool Party!

Time: 6:00 pm

Readers who finish their Summer Reading challenges receive an invitation to a pool party at Newton Municipal Pool! 6-8 pm

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Make DIY notebooks! 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! "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (PG), 115 minutes.

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* Teen Tiny Taco TuesdayTeen Tiny Taco Tuesday

Time: 6:00 pm

Teens who complete seven bingo cards during Summer Reading receive an invitation to a Tiny Taco Tuesday party! 6-8 pm

* 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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* Recovering & Backing Up FilesRecovering & Backing Up Files

Time: 6:30 pm

Learn how to recover deleted computer files and ways to back up your files. Nathan, IT Supervisor, teaches the class. No registration necessary. Free to the public.

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

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

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* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "Last Days of Night" by Graham Moore. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Teen GameZoneTeen GameZone

Time: 4:00 pm

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

* Vietnam Community DiscussionVietnam Community Discussion

Time: 6:00 pm

Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War Community Discussion will be led by Sheryl R. Wilson, KIPCOR Director, and Dan Wassink, Director of the Community Mediation Center. The discussion commemorates 50 years since the escalation of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. This is part of a multidimensional statewide oral history project sponsored by Humanities Kansas, in partnership with the Library of Congress. All are encouraged to attend, 6-7:30 p.m.

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* Genetic GenealogyGenetic Genealogy

Time: 7:00 pm

Barbara Mulvihill of Salina Public Library will present "Genetic Genealogy." Come learn about DNA testing for genealogy. Tests done by the three largest companies will be compared and contrasted. The basics of understanding and interpreting your results will also be covered.

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* MAKE HarveyMAKE Harvey

Time: 7:00 pm

Share stories and projects with other makers.

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* Teen GameZone Teen GameZone

Time: 4:00 pm

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

Sister Rosemary Kolich, teacher of English at Saint Mary University, leads a discussion of “Esperanza’s Box of Saints” by Maria Amparo Escandon. This is the first 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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* Bug PhotographyBug Photography

Time: 7:00 pm

Pam Paulsen, Reno County Extension Agent, likes to photograph bugs (and other things, too) and will be sharing some tips and tricks for capturing those elusive insects and caterpillars that share our gardens.

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* Vietnam Book DiscussionVietnam Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Brad Born, Professor of English at Bethel College, leads the discussion. This event is part of “Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War,” a statewide oral history project to commemorate 50 years since the escalation of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. The program is supported by Humanities Kansas.

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