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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* Mystery Lovers Book DiscussionMystery Lovers Book Discussion

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "Still Life With Crows," by Douglas Preston and Lee Child. Weather permitting, the discussion will be held outdoors in Military Park. Contact the Library to borrow a copy.

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* Birdwatching 101Birdwatching 101

Time: 7:00 pm

Join Gregg Friesen to learn about birds, bird books, binoculars, and everything else you need to know to start birdwatching. Join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.

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* Breakfast Book Club for TeensBreakfast Book Club for Teens

Time: 10:00 am

Read and discuss "Into the Wild," the first book in the Warriors series by Erin Hunter. Meet outdoors in Military Park, weather permitting; otherwise on Zoom. 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 online games with other teens and tweens. Contact the Library to sign up.

* Kansas' Local ArchitectureKansas' Local Architecture

Time: 7:00 pm

Liz Kowalchuk, KU associate professor of visual art, will present a program on "Kansas' Local Architecture: History, Place, and Identity." Join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.

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* Nonfiction Book ClubNonfiction Book Club

Time: 7:00 pm

Join us for the inaugural meeting of the Nonfiction Book Club! Read and discuss "The Library Book," by Susan Orlean. Ask a staff member to sign up and reserve a copy.

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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: "Find Yourself: Maps, GPS and Geocache." Join via Zoom; check Facebook for details.

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* Teen Virtual GameTimeTeen Virtual GameTime

Time: 4:00 pm

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

* 2020 U.S. Census2020 U.S. Census

Time: 7:00 pm

Jason Dean, U.S. Census Bureau, will share results and information from the 2020 U.S. Census.

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* Animal Tales of Harvey CountyAnimal Tales of Harvey County

Time: 7:00 pm

Kris Schmucker, curator of the Harvey County Historical Museum, will present "Animal Tales of Harvey County." Join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.

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* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "Redwall," by Brian Jacques. Bring a lawn chair for an outdoor discussion in Military Park, weather permitting. All ages are invited!

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* Breakfast Book Club for TweensBreakfast Book Club for Tweens

Time: 10:00 am

Teens and tweens, 10+, read and discuss "Because of Winn-Dixie," by Kate DiCamillo. Meet outside in Military Park, weather permitting; otherwise on Zoom. 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 online games with other teens and tweens. 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 online games with other teens and tweens. Contact the Library to sign up.

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