Calendar

Book discussions and StoryTimes are now meeting in person, but other adult programs are still being held online. 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 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.

* Stamped Discussion Mon. GroupStamped Discussion Mon. Group

Time: 7:00 pm

Eighth-graders are invited to a series of 3 weekly Zoom chats, meeting either Mondays or Thursdays: Feb. 22, March 1 & 8, OR Feb. 25, March 4 & 11. Contact the Library to sign up by Feb. 15.

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* NPL LiveNPL Live

Time: 3:00 pm

Join Dan and Sam for recommendations and the latest news from Newton Public Library. Michael Lang, director of Kansas Talking Books, will join the chat! Watch on Facebook Live.

* Mystery Lovers Book DiscussionMystery Lovers Book Discussion

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "The Silent Corner," by Dean Koontz. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book.

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* Author Talk: Michael RossAuthor Talk: Michael Ross

Time: 7:00 pm

Newton author Michael L. Ross will give a talk on his new book, "The Search," the second book in his "Across the Great Divide" series of Civil War historical novels. Join via Zoom or watch live on the NPL Facebook page.

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* Teen/Tween Book DiscussionTeen/Tween Book Discussion

Time: 10:00 am

Read "The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom," by Christopher Healy, then join an online discussion. Contact the Library to sign up and get a copy of the book.

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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.

* Stamped Discussion Mon. GroupStamped Discussion Mon. Group

Time: 7:00 pm

Eighth-graders are invited to a series of 3 weekly Zoom chats, meeting either Mondays or Thursdays: Feb. 22, March 1 & 8, OR Feb. 25, March 4 & 11. Contact the Library to sign up by Feb. 15.

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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: "Thinking of Cutting the Cable Cord?" 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.

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* John Brown: Image vs. RealityJohn Brown: Image vs. Reality

Time: 7:00 pm

Grady Atwater, administrator of the John Brown Museum State Historic Site in Osawatomie, will give an online talk about the abolitionist leader, comparing popular perception and historical reality. 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 "Killers of the Flower Moon," by David Grann. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book.

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* Used Book SaleUsed Book Sale

Time: 9:00 am

Weather permitting, a used book sale will be held outside Newton Public Library, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free will donations; proceeds will support summer library programming and the new building fund. Wearing a mask is required.

* 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 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 online 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

Jenny Gegg will present a free online program, "Portrait Photography: A Professional's Perspective." Join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.

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* TALK Book DiscussionTALK Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Join guest facilitator Al Ortolani for an online discussion of "The Things They Carried," by Tim O'Brien. Meets via Zoom; contact the Library or 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.

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