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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* Breakfast Book Club for TweensBreakfast Book Club for Tweens

Time: 10:00 am

Tweens and teens, ages 10+, read and discuss "The Beloved Dearly," by Doug Cooney. Meet outdoors in Military Park and enjoy breakfast goodies together. In the event of bad weather, meet via 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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* May the 4th Be With YouMay the 4th Be With You

Time: 7:00 pm

Join an online meeting with members of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars fan club whose members dress up as stormtroopers. Join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.

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* Mystery Lovers Book DiscussionMystery Lovers Book Discussion

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "The Feather Thief," by Kirk W. Johnson. Weather permitting, the discussion will be held outside in Military Park, with masks and social distancing. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book.

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* Searching for SustainabilitySearching for Sustainability

Time: 7:00 pm

Wes Jackson, president of The Land Institute, and Robert Jensen will give an online talk about two new books relating to Jackson and the sustainable agriculture movement.

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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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* 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: "Alternative Reality vs. Virtual Reality." 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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* Crossing FlintCrossing Flint

Time: 7:00 pm

Florence Schloneger will present "Crossing Flint: My Personal Journey with the Land and People of the Flint Hills." She will be joined by her husband, Weldon, who contributed photo illustrations to her book of poetry. Join on Zoom or Facebook Live.

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* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "Nothing to See Here," by Kevin Wilson. Bring a lawn chair for an outdoor meeting in Military Park. We will move online to Zoom in the event of bad weather.

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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

Former Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton will present "Embrace the Journey," an online program showcasing photos he has taken in the Seattle area.

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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.