Calendar

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all library programs are being held online until further notice.

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

Join an online discussion of "Black Brother, Black Brother," by Jewell Parker Rhodes. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book and learn how to connect online.

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* Mystery Lovers Book DiscussionMystery Lovers Book Discussion

Time: 5:00 pm

Read "Down the River Unto the Sea," by Walter Mosley. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book. This book discussion will be held outdoors in Military Park, weather permitting. Participants are asked to bring their own lawn chairs, and to social distance.

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* Top 20 Online Gaming SitesTop 20 Online Gaming Sites

Time: 6:30 pm

Nathan, IT supervisor, will present "Top 20 Online Gaming Sites and Devices for 2020," part of his "Top 20 for 2020" series of monthly tech talks.

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* Teen Afternoon of CraftsTeen Afternoon of Crafts

Time: 3:00 pm

Pick up a bag of craft supplies at the Library in advance, then join a Zoom meeting to follow along and complete the craft together. Contact the Library to sign up.

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* Kansas Author TalkKansas Author Talk

Time: 7:00 pm

Emerson Carey arrived in boomtown 1880s Hutchinson and went on to create an immense empire. Myron Marcotte and Lynn Ledeboer will discuss their book, “Kansas Tycoon Emerson Carey: Building an Empire from Coal, Ice and Salt.” Join via Zoom or Facebook Live.

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* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read "The Nickel Boys," by Colson Whitehead, then join an online discussion. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book.

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* From Refugee to HomeFrom Refugee to Home

Time: 7:00 pm

Kalene Nisly will present an online program on her photography project, "From Refugee to Home." Join via Zoom or Facebook Live. Presented by the Fourth Tuesday Photography Club; everyone is welcome to attend!

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