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  1. May Monthly Mystery Bag

    May 3, 2021, 10:00 AM - May 17, 2021, 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Wondering what to read next? Check out our new monthly mystery bags for adults! Mystery bags have a different theme every month and contain a surprise selection of 4-5 books and movies, an adult craft, and other treats. Return the books and movies when you're done with them - keep the other goodies! May's theme is "Famous Faces". The May bag will include a selection of biographies and fiction books about some of history's most interesting and well-known figures. The craft is a button monogram on canvas. Registration opens April 19th. Call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.

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  2. Food for Fines

    May 10, 2021, 10:00 AM - May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Pay down your library fines with food! During the week of May 10th, the Newton Public Library will be accepting non-perishable food donations as payment for overdue library fines. Donations will not be accepted for missing or damaged items. Expired food will not be accepted. Donations will be given to the Salvation Army Food Bank in Newton. 1 item = $1.00 in fines.

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  3. Memory Lab Drop-In Hours

    May 11, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Now is the perfect time to scan those old family photos! Drop-in on Tuesday mornings for an introduction to our new Memory Lab digitizing equipment. Our Public Services Librarian will be available during these designated hours to demonstrate how to use the equipment and help you start your own digitization project. Don't forget to bring a USB flashdrive and your photos, slides, & documents! Questions? Contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein, at 641-792-4108. The Newton Public Library Memory Lab is made possible through the generosity of the Jasper County Foundation.

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  4. Toddler Storytime

    May 11, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    In-person storytime for children ages 18 months to age 3. Storytime will last for 20 minutes with a simple craft following. Siblings are welcome to attend. Masks are required for all attendees ages 2 and up. Questions? Please contact Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

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  5. Just for Job-Seekers: Resume and Tech Support at the Newton Public Library

    May 11, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Work on your resume, edit your cover letter, or complete an online application during our job-seeker support hours. Our Public Services Librarian will provide dedicated support for job-seekers on Tuesday afternoons. Please contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein at 641-792-4108 to schedule your appointment.

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  6. Preschool Storytime

    May 13, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    In-person storytime for children ages 3 to 5. Storytime will last for 20 minutes with a simple craft following. Siblings are welcome to attend. Masks are required for all attendees ages 2 and up. Questions? Please contact Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

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  7. Adult Take & Make Craft: Felt Bird Bookmark

    May 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - May 24, 2021, 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Make a simple felt bird bookmark at home with this free adult craft kit! Crafters will need to supply their own scissors and glue. All other materials will be included in the craft kit. Supplies are limited and registration is encouraged to reserve a craft kit. Registration opens May 10. Please call 641-792-4108 to register.

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  8. Toddler Storytime

    May 18, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    In-person storytime for children ages 18 months to age 3. Storytime will last for 20 minutes with a simple craft following. Siblings are welcome to attend. Masks are required for all attendees ages 2 and up. Questions? Please contact Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

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  9. Preschool Storytime

    May 20, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    In-person storytime for children ages 3 to 5. Storytime will last for 20 minutes with a simple craft following. Siblings are welcome to attend. Masks are required for all attendees ages 2 and up. Questions? Please contact Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

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  10. Memory Lab Drop-In Hours

    May 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Now is the perfect time to scan those old family photos! Drop-in on Tuesday mornings for an introduction to our new Memory Lab digitizing equipment. Our Public Services Librarian will be available during these designated hours to demonstrate how to use the equipment and help you start your own digitization project. Don't forget to bring a USB flashdrive and your photos, slides, & documents! Questions? Contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein, at 641-792-4108. The Newton Public Library Memory Lab is made possible through the generosity of the Jasper County Foundation.

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  11. Toddler Storytime

    May 25, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    In-person storytime for children ages 18 months to age 3. Storytime will last for 20 minutes with a simple craft following. Siblings are welcome to attend. Masks are required for all attendees ages 2 and up. Questions? Please contact Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

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  12. Just for Job-Seekers: Resume and Tech Support at the Newton Public Library

    May 25, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Work on your resume, edit your cover letter, or complete an online application during our job-seeker support hours. Our Public Services Librarian will provide dedicated support for job-seekers on Tuesday afternoons. Please contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein at 641-792-4108 to schedule your appointment.

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  13. Preschool Storytime

    May 27, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library

    In-person storytime for children ages 3 to 5. Storytime will last for 20 minutes with a simple craft following. Siblings are welcome to attend. Masks are required for all attendees ages 2 and up. Questions? Please contact Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

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  14. Library Board of Trustees Meeting

    May 27, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Please contact the Newton Public Library for location and/or Zoom meeting information.

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  15. Library Closed for Memorial Day

    May 31, 2021, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    The Newton Public Library will be closed on May 31st, in observance of Memorial Day.

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