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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* NPL ClosedNPL Closed

Newton Public Library is closed on Friday, Jan. 1, in observance of New Year's Day. Happy New Year!

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* Teen Virtual GameTimeTeen Virtual GameTime

Time: 4:00 pm

Join a Zoom chat and play 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 and discuss "City of the Lost," by Kelley Armstrong. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book.

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* Teen Virtual GameTimeTeen Virtual GameTime

Time: 4:00 pm

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

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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: "Scan, Edit & Organize Your Photos." Join via Zoom; check Facebook for details.

* Greek Mythology Q&AGreek Mythology Q&A

Time: 7:00 pm

Jamie Banks, an expert on ancient Greece and Rome, will answer questions about Greek mythology in this interactive event for older grade-school students and teens.

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* Teen/Tween Book DiscussionTeen/Tween Book Discussion

Time: 10:00 am

Read "The Lightning Thief," by Rick Riordan, then join an online discussion. Two other books about Greek myth are also available to enrich your experience! Contact the Library to sign up and get the Zoom link.

* Teen Afternoon of CraftsTeen Afternoon of Crafts

Time: 3:00 pm

Sign up to receive a free bag of craft supplies from the Library in advance, then join a Zoom meeting to chat and complete the crafts together. Participants are welcome to pick up free craft supplies whether or not they can attend the meeting. Contact the Library to sign up.

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* Teen Virtual GameTimeTeen Virtual GameTime

Time: 4:00 pm

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

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* Visiting the BeyondVisiting the Beyond

Time: 7:00 pm

Curt Strutz has visited some of the most haunted places in the United States, including battlefields, houses and asylums. Join him on Zoom for an interactive program.

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* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "Circe," by Madeline Miller. This event is part of Big Read Wichita 2021. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book.

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* Teen Virtual GameTimeTeen Virtual GameTime

Time: 4:00 pm

Join a Zoom chat and play 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

Lawrence, Kan., photographer Ann Dean will present her photo essay, "Images from the Mind of a Bi-Racial Black Woman." Online event; join via Zoom.

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