Calendar

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, most library programs are being held online.

Some events are held via Facebook Live, some via Zoom video chat, and some in both places simultaneously. Please refer to the Newton Public Library Facebook page for details on how to connect to each event.

Have questions, or need technical assistance? Call the Library at 316-283-2890, or email library@newtonplks.org.

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* Teen Book DiscussionTeen Book Discussion

Time: 10:00 am

Read "The Book Thief," by Markus Zusak, then join an online discussion. Contact the Library to sign up and get a copy of the book.

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* Teen Virtual GameTimeTeen Virtual GameTime

Time: 4:00 pm

Join a Zoom chat and play online games with other teens and tweens. Contact the Library to sign up.

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* Mystery Lovers Book DiscussionMystery Lovers Book Discussion

Time: 5:00 pm

Read "Naked in Death," by J.D. Robb, then join a Zoom discussion. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Mystery Lovers, we are re-reading the club's very first pick!

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* Tech Talk with Nathan CarrTech Talk with Nathan Carr

Time: 6:30 pm

NPL IT supervisor Nathan Carr revisits and refreshes some of his tech talk topics of years past. This month: "Be a Web Search Guru." Join via Zoom; check Facebook for details.

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* Family Movie in the ParkFamily Movie in the Park

Time: 8:00 pm

Bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket for an outdoor screening of "The Princess and the Frog" (G) in Military Park! Masks and social distancing required. The event will be canceled in the event of bad weather.

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* Pop-Up Library at Mojo'sPop-Up Library at Mojo's

Time: 9:00 am

Visit Mojo's Coffee Bar, 300 27th Street, for a "Pop-Up Library" experience. Sign up for a library card, browse and borrow a selection of library materials. Library cardholders get a 10% discount on Mojo's purchases during the event, 9 a.m. to noon.

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* Teen Virtual GameTimeTeen Virtual GameTime

Time: 4:00 pm

Join a Zoom chat and play online games with other teens and tweens. Contact the Library to sign up.

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* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Join an online discussion of "The Moon Butter Route," by Kansas author Max Yoho. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book.

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* Teen Afternoon of CraftsTeen Afternoon of Crafts

Time: 3:00 pm

Request a free bag of craft supplies, then join a Zoom meeting to work on crafts together. Meeting attendance optional.

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* Teen Virtual GameTimeTeen Virtual GameTime

Time: 4:00 pm

Join a Zoom chat and play online games with other teens and tweens. Contact the Library to sign up.

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* "Kansas Boy" A.J. Bolinger"Kansas Boy" A.J. Bolinger

Time: 7:00 pm

Via Zoom and Facebook Live, join professors Jeffrey H. Barker and Melissa Walker for a talk about "Kansas Boy," the newly-published memoir of early-20th-century temperance activist, rancher and lawyer A.J. Bolinger.

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* Library Opens at 10 a.m.Library Opens at 10 a.m.

Time: 10:00 am

To facilitate an all-staff meeting, the Library will open an hour late (10 a.m.) on April 22.

* TALK Book DiscussionTALK Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Join guest facilitator Nicolas Shump for an online discussion of "The Hate U Give," by Angie Thomas. Meets via Zoom; contact the Library or check Facebook for details.

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* Teen Virtual GameTimeTeen Virtual GameTime

Time: 4:00 pm

Join a Zoom chat and play online games with other teens and tweens. Contact the Library to sign up.

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* Fourth Tuesday PhotographyFourth Tuesday Photography

Time: 7:00 pm

Join Sean Tomlinson for "Planning and Enjoying a Photo Trip to Western Kansas." Join online via Zoom or Facebook Live.

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* Kansas Poet LaureateKansas Poet Laureate

Time: 7:00 pm

Kansas Poet Laureate Huascar Medina will present an online program, "May Our Voices Ring True. Join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live. Sponsored by Humanities Kansas.

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