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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* Fall Book SaleFall Book Sale

Time: 9:00 am

Newton Public Library's big fall book sale! Including donated materials as well as books withdrawn from the library's collection. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

* KanCare/Medicaid HelpKanCare/Medicaid Help

Time: 9:00 am

GraceMed’s Mayra Mauricio Rosales and Esther Epp of the Kansas Division of Health Care Finance will be at the library to answer questions about Medicaid/KanCare, and assist with enrollment, first and third Fridays of each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m..

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* Fall Book SaleFall Book Sale

Time: 9:00 am

Newton Public Library's big fall book sale! Including donated materials as well as books withdrawn from the library's collection. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

* Teen Book DiscussionTeen Book Discussion

Time: 10:00 am

Join fellow teens and tweens for a discussion of "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children," by Ransom Riggs. Breakfast goodies will be served! Copies of the book are available for borrowing.

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* Mystery Lovers Book DiscussionMystery Lovers Book Discussion

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "A Rising Man," book one of the Sam Wyndham series by Abir Mukherjee. Contact the library to borrow a copy of the book.

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* Going on a Gnome HuntGoing on a Gnome Hunt

Time: 10:00 am

Join us for a family-friendly outdoor event! More details forthcoming. No registration required.

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* Nonfiction Book ClubNonfiction Book Club

Time: 7:00 pm

Read, then discuss "Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places," by Colin Dickey. Copies are available for borrowing at the adult service desk.

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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: "Your Online Persona: Defensive Computing." Join via Zoom; check Facebook for details.

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* KanCare/Medicaid HelpKanCare/Medicaid Help

Time: 9:00 am

GraceMed’s Mayra Mauricio Rosales and Esther Epp of the Kansas Division of Health Care Finance will be at the library to answer questions about Medicaid/KanCare, and assist with enrollment, first and third Fridays of each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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* Pumpkin Decorating ContestPumpkin Decorating Contest

Time: 3:00 pm

Teens and tweens, decorate a mini-pumpkin with markers, stickers, paper, glue, etc. The public will vote for their favorite, and the contest winner will be announced Nov. 1. Event will be held outdoors if weather permits; masks required if it is moved indoors. 3-4:30 p.m.

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* Policing Sex in KansasPolicing Sex in Kansas

Time: 7:00 pm

Dr. Nikki Perry of the University of Kansas will give a talk about her new book, "Policing Sex in the Sunflower State: The Story of the Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women." Join via Zoom or watch the livestream on Facebook.

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* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "The House Next Door," by Anne Rivers Siddons. Copies of the book are available for borrowing.

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* Family Fun: Leaves are FallingFamily Fun: Leaves are Falling

Time: 10:00 am

Join us for a family-friendly event in the park outside Newton Public Library. More details to be announced. No registration required.

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* TALK Book DiscussionTALK Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "The Light Between Oceans," by M.L. Stedman, with guest discussion leader Dennis Etzel, Jr. Copies of the book are available for borrowing.

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* Photo Show & TellPhoto Show & Tell

Time: 7:00 pm

Join Fourth Tuesday Photography for a social event via Zoom video chat. Participants are invited to bring up to three photos to share and talk about informally. Everyone is invited.

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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

Newton Public Library will be closed Oct. 28 so that staff may attend the Kansas Library Association annual convention in Wichita.

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