Events & Programs
Tween/Teen Tournament of Books continues this month! Learn more at our Tournament of Books page.
Yarn Group will be held on each Friday at 1:00 p.m.
Book Review Circle will be held on Friday, May 19 at 10:00 a.m. New members are invited to attend and discuss their latest read.
Wednesday, May 10th at 6 p.m. we invite patrons ages 7+ to join us in making decoupage pressed flower votive jars. Please call or visit the library to register.
Saturday, May 13th from 10-12 we invite patrons of all ages to drop-in and make cards and key chains for Mom, Stepmom, or Grandma.
Saturday, May 27th at 10 a.m. is Bingo for Books in the Youth Room!
Wednesday, May 31 at 6 p.m. we will be holding a Braid Night in preparation for summer. Learn how to prevent summer tangles and to create protective styles to minimize damage during your summer fun. Youth are invited to bring Barbie and/or American-Girl-style dolls to practice on. We also ask that you bring your own hair brushes and hand mirrors, if you have them. This program is open to all ages, and parents and guardians are encouraged to attend.
Don’t forget to come get your raffle tickets for a chance to win the lovely hand-made quilt donated by Newton’s own very-talented Carol Szot! The tickets are 1 for $5 or 3 for $10. The drawing will be held on May 26th.
Storytime for Children: Families are invited to join us each Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. for children’s stories and songs. Weekly craft bags that correspond with each week’s theme will also be available. On Tuesday, May 30 we will have a special guest visiting from the Newton Fire Department!
1,000 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, repeat reads count!) before your little one starts kindergarten. Sign up now to get started… call or email for more information 603-382-4691 or email@example.com.
Ancestry Library Edition for Genealogical Research: Every family has a story. They turned challenges into triumphs and hardships into opportunities—discover your ancestors’ incredible journeys. For those who would like to start or continue their genealogy research, we subscribe to Ancestry.com. Learn more here.
OverDrive/Libby: borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines! Access the public library's digital collection from your own home. Anyone with a library card can easily access free eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines on their devices. Learn more about our digital lending here.
Kanopy Streaming Films: Patrons can watch films (including Kanopy Kids) by creating a Kanopy account with their library card numbers on this site: https://galelibrary.kanopy.com/