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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

The Library is closed for the New Year's Day holiday.

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

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "Heartsick" by Chelsea Cain. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Roblox TournamentRoblox Tournament

Time: 3:30 pm

Newton Public Library vs. Hays Public Library. Who will win Island Royale? Sign up with your friends in teams of 3, or singly, to participate. 3:30 - 5 p.m.

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* Teen Screen SaturdayTeen Screen Saturday

Time: 3:00 pm

Bring your friends to watch "New Year's Eve" (PG-13). Popcorn, too!

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Weave a dream catcher! Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Family StoryTimeFamily StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

For children up to 8 years and their families. Enjoy stories, crafts, and puppet shows.

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* Spring Preschool StoryTimeSpring 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.

* Craft NightCraft Night

Time: 6:30 pm

The Library will supply craft items to create, or bring your own.

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* NPL Goes to NormsNPL Goes to Norms

Time: 4:00 pm

NPL Goes to Norm’s, 613 S. Main. Staff from the library will bring littleBits™ STEAM activities.

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* Spring Preschool StoryTimeSpring 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.

* Internet Privacy PoliciesInternet Privacy Policies

Time: 6:30 pm

Nathan, IT Supervisor, will present “Privacy Policies and Google Internet Security.” Nathan reviews ways to protect yourself online. Free to attend, no registration required.

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* Spring Toddler StoryTimeSpring 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.

* Spring Preschool StoryTimeSpring 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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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Play with papercrafts and make snowflakes, snowmen, and cardinals! Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Family StoryTimeFamily StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

For children up to 8 years and their families. Enjoy stories, crafts, and puppet shows.

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* Spring Preschool StoryTimeSpring 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.

* Railroad Depots of our AreaRailroad Depots of our Area

Time: 7:00 pm

J. Harvey Koehn tells some of the history of the railroad depots of Harvey, Butler, McPherson, Marion, Reno & Sedgwick Counties which once served as passenger hubs throughout the region.

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* Hora de Cuentos en EspanolHora de Cuentos en Espanol

Time: 7:00 pm

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.

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* Spring Preschool StoryTimeSpring 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.

* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "The Heretic's Daughter" by Kathleen Kent. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Spring Toddler StoryTimeSpring 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.

* Spring Preschool StoryTimeSpring 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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* Teen Breakfast Book ClubTeen Breakfast Book Club

Time: 10:00 am

Munch and discuss "The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas. Contact the Library to get a copy of the book to read.

* Teen Taste Test ExtravaganzaTeen Taste Test Extravaganza

Time: 3:00 pm

Can you tell the difference between name brands and store brands? What do you think about brand marketing?

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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

It's jewelry day - snowflake sand art necklaces and snowflake earrings! Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Family StoryTimeFamily StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

For children up to 8 years and their families. Enjoy stories, crafts, and puppet shows.

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* Spring Preschool StoryTimeSpring 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.

* Shoot from the HeartShoot from the Heart

Time: 7:00 pm

“Shoot from the heart: adding emotion to your photography” will the topic of a presentation by Wichita professional photographer Darrin Hackney.

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* TALK Book DiscussionTALK Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Carmaletta Williams, retired English and African American Studies professor from Johnson County Community College, leads a discussion of “March” by John Lewis. This is the first book in a four-part “Civil Rights Revisited” discussion, sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council. Contact the Library for copies of the book.

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* Spring Preschool StoryTimeSpring 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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* Spring Toddler StoryTimeSpring 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.

* Spring Preschool StoryTimeSpring 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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* Teen GameZone & CraftsTeen GameZone & Crafts

Time: 4:00 pm

Make a pipe cleaner heart banner! Play Xbox 360 Kinect™, Wii™, board games, card games, and online games. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.

* Family StoryTimeFamily StoryTime

Time: 7:00 pm

For children up to 8 years and their families. Enjoy stories, crafts, and puppet shows.

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* Spring Preschool StoryTimeSpring 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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* Spring Preschool StoryTimeSpring 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.

   

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