Youth Programs

Youth Programs and Events

The Newton Public Library offers a wide variety of programs and events for teens and children of all ages, including weekly story times. To register for a youth event, please call (641) 792.4108. Additional event information is located on the Library Calendar and our Facebook page.

Summer Reading

The 2019 Summer Reading program begins at our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party on June 4th. The Kick-Off Party will be the first opportunity to register for the reading program and youth summer events. 

For additional information about the Summer Reading program and the complete calendar of youth summer events, click here.


If you have questions regarding youth programming, please contact:

Phyllis Peter                                                                                                                                                     
Youth Services Librarian
(641) 792.4108

Upcoming Youth Events - Registration opens June 4th at the Kick-Off Picnic

Date Event Registration Information Ages
July 19, 10:30 am Fancy Nancy Tea Party Required 3-9
July 19, 1:00 pm Fancy Nancy Tea Party Required 3-9
July 20, 9:00 am Storywalk at Maytag Park None All Ages
July 22, 1:00 pm Dr. Oxygen Science Show Required 5+
July 29, 10:30 am Pirate Storytime Required 3-9
July 29, 1:00 pm Pirate Storytime Required 3-9
July 29 - August 1, 5:00-7:30 pm Choir Camp Required 7-11
August 2, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Maytag Pool Party - Ticket Required Ticket Required All Ages
August 9, 10:15 am Storytime at Maytag Pool None 2-5
August 15, 10:30 am Parent Cafe None Preschoolers & Parents