For the Children

Looking for something fun to do? Call us to sign up or for more information!

Tuesday's at 10am, Outdoor Preschool Story Time: Join us in person every Tuesday at 10am for preschool story time! Call us to sign up, park the car, grab a seat outside and enjoy story time! Miss. Hayley will read a collection of stories, sing some songs and we'll even have our themed craft kits to take home. 

Wednesday’s from October 6 from 4:30 – 5:30pm, Harry Potter Club! Do you love Harry Potter? We do too! Join us in the children's room every Wednesday from Oct 6 as we read aloud the first book 'The Sorcerer’s Stone'. We'll also make some awesome Harry Potter style crafts… Dragon Egg Terrariums, Magic Wands, Floating Candles, and much more. This is a drop off program suitable for ages 8+. Space is limited so be sure to call or email to sign up, / 603-382-4691.

Saturday, Oct 9 from 10am – 11am, STEAM Saturday: Join us as we work together to design and build pumpkin stands out of recycled materials. Will your stand hold the weight…  Are you up for the challenge? Then call or email now to sign up!

Saturday, October 23 from 4:30 - 6:30pm: Trunk or Treat... Behind Memorial Elementary School! Join us for this years Trunk or Treat, sponsored by Newton Recreation Commission. Find the Gale Library Trunk Behind Memorial Elementary School, 31 West Main Street, Newton! We’ll have goodie bags and book giveaways, and our Youth Services Librarian will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about your local library and programming!

Craft Kit Pick Up: Stop by the library and pick up your craft kit. There are two crafts to make at home, coloring pages and a puzzle to challenge you! New kits are put out each Tuesday... while supplies last!

Fall Scavenger Hunt! Can you find all of the items in our Fall Scavenger Hunt? Stop by the library front door and pick up a scavenger hunt and pencil. Email us a picture of your completed hunt (or one of you finding the items!) and you will win a prize! HAPPY HUNTING! Send pictures to Hayley at

1000 Books Before Kindergarten: The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless.  Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes, you can repeat books) before your little one starts kindergarten. Sign up now to get started… call or email for more information 603-382-4691 or