Calendar

Book discussions and StoryTimes are now meeting in person, but other adult programs are still being held online. 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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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

Newton Public Library will be closed Saturday, Jan. 1, in observance of New Year's Day.

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* Harvey County Tech EnthusiastsHarvey County Tech Enthusiasts

Time: 6:30 pm

Meet with other enthusiasts to share tips, tricks and info about the latest developments in technology-related fields. 6:30-7:45 p.m.

* Author Talk: Nancy JensenAuthor Talk: Nancy Jensen

Time: 7:00 pm

Local author Nancy Jensen will give a talk and answer questions about her memoir, "The Girl Who Cried Wolf!'" Join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.

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* Mystery Lovers Book ClubMystery Lovers Book Club

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "Mr. Mercedes," by Stephen King. Copies of the book are available for borrowing.

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* KanCare/Medicaid HelpKanCare/Medicaid Help

Time: 9:00 am

GraceMed’s Mayra Mauricio Rosales and Esther Epp of the Kansas Division of Health Care Finance will be at the library to answer questions about Medicaid/KanCare, and assist with enrollment, first and third Fridays of each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m..

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* Play Dungeons & DragonsPlay Dungeons & Dragons

Time: 3:00 pm

Join Roll With It for a public D&D gaming session at Newton Public Library. No experience required. Recommended for ages 13 through adult. 3-6 p.m.

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* Gather and GrowGather and Grow

Time: 6:00 pm

Join Norm Oeding, Marcy Renollet and Nathan Carr for an informative talk on foraging and gardening – plus the grand opening of Newton Public Library's new Seed Library! Those attending in person are asked to wear masks. The event will also be livestreamed on the library Facebook page.

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* Author Talk: Bill BushAuthor Talk: Bill Bush

Time: 7:00 pm

Halstead author Bill Bush will give a talk and answer questions about some of his newest fiction releases. Join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.

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

Newton Public Library will open an hour late in order to facilitate an all-staff meeting.

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* Tech Talk with Nathan CarrTech Talk with Nathan Carr

Time: 6:30 pm

NPL IT supervisor Nathan Carr's monthly series of tech talks. This month: "Should I Worry About... Self-Driving Cars?" Call or email ncarr@newtonplks.org if you plan to attend in person; capacity is limited. Or, join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.

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* Nonfiction Book ClubNonfiction Book Club

Time: 12:00 pm

Join us for a discussion of "It Happened in Kansas," by Sarah Smarsh. Feel free to bring a sack lunch for this lunchtime book club event. Copies of the book are available for borrowing.

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* Tween/Teen Breakfast Book ClubTween/Teen Breakfast Book Club

Time: 10:00 am

Join Sharon and other youths ages 10-18 for a discussion of "The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street," by Karina Yan Glaser. With breakfast goodies! Copies of the book are available for borrowing.

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* Cold War KansasCold War Kansas

Time: 7:00 pm

Southwestern Oklahoma State University professor Landry Brewer will give an online talk about his book, "Cold War Kansas." Join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.

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* Third Thursday Book ClubThird Thursday Book Club

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "The Magicians," by Lev Grossman. Copies of the book will be available for borrowing.

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* KanCare/Medicaid HelpKanCare/Medicaid Help

Time: 9:00 am

GraceMed’s Mayra Mauricio Rosales and Esther Epp of the Kansas Division of Health Care Finance will be at the library to answer questions about Medicaid/KanCare, and assist with enrollment, first and third Fridays of each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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* Fourth Tuesday PhotographyFourth Tuesday Photography

Time: 7:00 pm

Cary Conover will give an online talk about his project "Close to Home," featuring photos taken within a 1-mile radius of his Wichita house. Join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.

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