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* Teen Screen SaturdayTeen Screen Saturday

Time: 3:00 pm

Kick off December with your friends watching “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” (PG). And enjoy a holiday snack!

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* Hora de Cuentos en EspanolHora de Cuentos en Espanol

Time: 10:30 am

Cuentos y actividades para ninos de 2 1/2 a 5 anos de edad. Spanish Preschool StoryTime: Stories and activities in Spanish for children ages 2 1/2 to 5.

* Teen GameZone & Paper ForestTeen GameZone & Paper Forest

Time: 4:00 pm

Create a paper tree forest. 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! "A Christmas Story" (PG), 98 minutes.

* Fall Family StoryTimeFall Family StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

For children up to 8 years and their families

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

* Tech Help Open HoursTech Help Open Hours

Time: 3:00 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. No need to make an appointment and his expertise is free! 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays.

* Newton Linux Users +Newton Linux Users +

Time: 6:45 pm

Learn, Share, Discuss Linux, etc. Discuss information and applications regarding this open source alternative to Microsoft Operating Systems and discuss developments in the technology field.

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* Hour of Code at Norm'sHour of Code at Norm's

Time: 4:00 pm

Join Library Staff for an Hour of Code with Scratch at Norm’s Coffee Bar, 613 N Main St, Newton.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

* Hour of CodeHour of Code

Time: 4:00 pm

Learn to code with IT Dude Nathan and others.

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* Fall Toddler StoryTimeFall Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Toddler StoryTime entertains children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old.

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* Hora de Cuentos en EspanolHora de Cuentos en Espanol

Time: 10:30 am

Cuentos y actividades para ninos de 2 1/2 a 5 anos de edad. Spanish Preschool StoryTime: Stories and activities in Spanish for children ages 2 1/2 to 5.

* Teen GameZone & MagnetsTeen GameZone & Magnets

Time: 4:00 pm

Get into the holiday season making a PomPom Poinsettia Magnet. Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Fall Family StoryTimeFall Family StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

For children up to 8 years and their families

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

* Tech Help Open HoursTech Help Open Hours

Time: 3:00 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. No need to make an appointment and his expertise is free! 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays.

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* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Third Thursday and Mystery Lovers Holiday Discussion/Party on "Gorky Park" by Martin Cruz Smith. Contact the Library for copies of the book. You can bring goodies to share.

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

Time: 7:00 pm

Mystery Lovers and Third Thursday Holiday Discussion/Party on "Gorky Park" by Martin Cruz Smith. Contact the Library for copies of the book. You can bring goodies to share.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

* Intro to ElectronicsIntro to Electronics

Time: 6:00 pm

'Tis the season of Christmas lights!! But how do those blinky lights and chasing lights and all that stuff work!!?? Electrical Circuits of course!! Guest Educator Robert Honeyman will be teaching the basics to circuit building in this light-hearted and educational evening. Topics covered: Basic Overview of electricity and how it functions What is a "Breadboard" and how to use them Troubleshooting circuits and using Multi-meters Ohms Law and other circuit related math (there won't be any tests!) Electronic Lego Blocks!!

* Operating System ShowdownOperating System Showdown

Time: 6:30 pm

Which operating system is best for you? Windows, Apple, Android, Linux? Nathan, IT Supervisor, teaches the class. No registration necessary. Free to the public.

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* Fall Toddler StoryTimeFall Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Toddler StoryTime entertains children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old.

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* Teen Breakfast Book ClubTeen Breakfast Book Club

Time: 10:00 am

Munch some breakfast goodies while you discuss “Egg and Spoon” by Gregory McGuire. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

* Teen Cookie Bake & DecorateTeen Cookie Bake & Decorate

Time: 3:00 pm

Holiday baking at its tastiest and most creative!

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* Hora de Cuentos en EspanolHora de Cuentos en Espanol

Time: 10:30 am

Cuentos y actividades para ninos de 2 1/2 a 5 anos de edad. Spanish Preschool StoryTime: Stories and activities in Spanish for children ages 2 1/2 to 5.

* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

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

* Suzuki & Strings Holiday MusicSuzuki & Strings Holiday Music

Time: 6:30 pm

The Suzuki & Strings group from Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts will play holiday songs for the enjoyment of Library patrons.

* Fall Family StoryTimeFall Family StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

For children up to 8 years and their families

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

* Tech Help Open HoursTech Help Open Hours

Time: 3:00 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, is available to help with any technology questions. No need to make an appointment and his expertise is free! 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays.

* Every Quilt has a StoryEvery Quilt has a Story

Time: 7:00 pm

Chris Allen talks about journaling life's events in quilts.

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* Fall Preschool StoryTimeFall Preschool StoryTime

Time: 10:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years old.

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* Fall Toddler StoryTimeFall Toddler StoryTime

Time: 9:30 am

Preregistered participants enjoy a weekly StoryTime with puppets, songs, rhymes, crafts, and, of course, stories! Toddler StoryTime entertains children ages 6 months - 2 1/2 years old.

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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

The Library is closed for the Christmas holiday.

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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

The Library is closed for the Christmas holiday.

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* Winter Puppet ShowWinter Puppet Show

Time: 10:30 am

The Barnyard Puppets have some winter stories to share for the enjoyment of all ages.

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* Make & Take CraftsMake & Take Crafts

Ms. Amy will empty her cabinets with projects for kids to make fun crafts all day long.

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* Holiday Teen GameZoneHoliday Teen GameZone

Time: 3:00 pm

Tired of lying around the house? We’ll get out video games, LEGOs, Snap Circuits, littleBits, jigsaw puzzles and more! Plus snacks. 3-5 p.m.

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* Library Closes at NoonLibrary Closes at Noon

Time: 12:00 pm

The Library will close at noon for the New Year's holiday.

         

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