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

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* Mystery Lovers Book DiscussionMystery Lovers Book Discussion

Time: 5:00 pm

Read and discuss "Miracle Creek," by Angie Kim. Contact the library to borrow a copy of the book.

* KS Author Talk: Denise NeilKS Author Talk: Denise Neil

Time: 7:00 pm

Wichita Eagle dining columnist Denise Neil will give an online talk about her new book, "Classic Restaurants of Wichita." Join via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live.

* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

Library closed in observance of Labor Day.

* Harvey County Tech EnthusiastsHarvey County Tech Enthusiasts

Time: 6:30 pm

Meet with other enthusiasts to share tips, tricks and info about the latest developments in technology-related fields. 6:30-7:45 p.m.

* 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: "Everything Google." Join via Zoom; check Facebook for details.

* Family Chalk WalkFamily Chalk Walk

Time: 10:00 am

Create your own sidewalk chalk masterpiece! Bill Thompson's picture book, "Chalk" will be displayed along the sidewalk for inspiration, and we'll have other chalk-art-themed picture books to recommend. Chalk and other tools provided.

* Nonfiction Book ClubNonfiction Book Club

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "Silent Spring," by Rachel Carson. Copies will be available for borrowing at the library.

* Third Thursday Book DiscussionThird Thursday Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read "Black Swan Green," by David Mitchell, then meet at the library for an engaging discussion. Copies of the book are available for borrowing.

* 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.

* Teen Book DiscussionTeen Book Discussion

Time: 10:00 am

Join Sharon for a discussion of "A Long Walk to Water," by Linda Sue Park. With breakfast goodies! Copies of the book are available for borrowing.

* Teen Saturday in the ParkTeen Saturday in the Park

Time: 3:00 pm

Take a break from schoolwork to play in Military Park! Attractions include Giant Connect 4, giant blocks, an obstacle course, sidewalk chalk art, coloring books, and snacks. For ages 10-18, 3-4:30 p.m.

* Downtown Newton History WalkDowntown Newton History Walk

Join David Haury for a historic walking tour of downtown. Tours at 9 AM and 7 PM; up to 20 people per tour. Contact the library to sign up.

* TALK Book DiscussionTALK Book Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Read and discuss "The Chaperone," by Laura Moriarty, with guest discussion leader Sister Rosemary Kolich. Copies of the book will be available for borrowing.

* Fun With Paper Airplanes!Fun With Paper Airplanes!

Time: 10:00 am

Make and test your own paper airplanes! Participants will listen to airplane-themed stories, make and test a variety of paper airplane designs, and then enter their best in a friendly competition to see whose flies furthest. Simple craft activity available to occupy little ones.

* Fourth Tuesday PotluckFourth Tuesday Potluck

Time: 6:00 pm

Join fellow photography enthusiasts for a potluck supper at Harvey County East Lake. Meet at the shelters near park headquarters. The public is welcome to attend.

* 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 7 p.m.