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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* Live Library UpdateLive Library Update

Time: 3:00 pm

Join Dan and Sam to hear about the month ahead at NPL, along with book recommendations and other library-related stuff! Tune in on NPL's Facebook page.

* Mystery Lovers Book DiscussionMystery Lovers Book Discussion

Time: 5:00 pm

Read "Dirty Little Secrets," by Meg Gardner. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book. This book discussion will be held outdoors in Military Park, weather permitting. Participants are asked to bring their own lawn chairs, and to social distance.

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* Teen Book DiscussionTeen Book Discussion

Time: 10:00 am

Read and discuss "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes," by Suzanne Collins. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book, and get info on how to join the discussion via Zoom.

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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

Library closed in observance of Labor Day.

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* Back 2 School Escape Room WeekBack 2 School Escape Room Week

Time: 4:00 pm

Teens (and tweens) will work in groups to solve puzzles and escape from virtual escape rooms! Registration required; contact the Library to sign up and indicate which day you want to participate. (4-5 p.m.)

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* Back 2 School Escape Room WeekBack 2 School Escape Room Week

Time: 4:00 pm

Teens (and tweens) will work in groups to solve puzzles and escape from virtual escape rooms! Registration required; contact the Library to sign up and indicate which day you want to participate. (4-5 p.m.)

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* Back 2 School Escape Room WeekBack 2 School Escape Room Week

Time: 4:00 pm

Teens (and tweens) will work in groups to solve puzzles and escape from virtual escape rooms! Registration required; contact the Library to sign up and indicate which day you want to participate. (4-5 p.m.)

* Top 20 Music SitesTop 20 Music Sites

Time: 6:30 pm

Nathan, IT supervisor, will present "Top 20 Music Sites and Devices for 2020," part of his "Top 20 for 2020" series of monthly tech talks.

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* Back 2 School Escape Room WeekBack 2 School Escape Room Week

Time: 4:00 pm

Teens (and tweens) will work in groups to solve puzzles and escape from virtual escape rooms! Registration required; contact the Library to sign up and indicate which day you want to participate. (4-5 p.m.)

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* Frank L. Wright's Allen HouseFrank L. Wright's Allen House

Time: 7:00 pm

Amy Reep will give an online presentation on architect Frank Lloyd Wright's Allen House, located in Wichita.

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* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read "Exhalation," by Ted Chiang, then join an online discussion. Contact the Library to borrow a copy of the book.

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* 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 free craft supplies whether or not they can attend the meeting. Contact the Library to sign up.

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* How to Judge 4-H PhotographyHow to Judge 4-H Photography

Time: 7:00 pm

Fourth Tuesday Photography welcomes Pansy Fryman, who will present "How (and Why!) to Judge 4-H Photography." Everyone is invited to this online event; join via Zoom or Facebook Live.

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* TALK Book DiscussionTALK Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Join Dennis Etzel online to discuss “Being Mortal,” by Atul Gawande. This event is part of “Dearly Beloved,” a TALK discussion series sponsored by Humanities Kansas. Contact the Library for a copy of the book.