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  1. September Monthly Mystery Bag

    September 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - September 25, 2021, 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Wondering what to read next? Check out our monthly mystery bags for adults! Mystery bags have a different theme every month and contain a surprise selection of 4-5 books and movies, and an adult craft. Return the books and movies when you're done with them - keep the craft! September's theme is "Books & Libraries". The September bag will include a selection of fiction and non-fiction books about libraries, book clubs, and book shops, as well as some of the library's most popular titles. The craft is a pumpkin Mason jar. Registration opens August 23. Please call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.

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  2. Adult Take & Make Craft: Book Page Apple

    September 20, 2021, 10:00 AM - September 27, 2021, 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Make your own book page apple at home! Crafters will need their own exacto knife or scissors and a paint brush, all other materials will be provided. Registration is encouraged to reserve a craft kit. Registration opens September 13th. Please call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.

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  3. Pint Sized Science: Tiny Tinkerers

    September 20, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @

    Newton Public Library

    The Newton Public Library is offering Pint Size Science classes at the Library this fall. The classes are for PreK through 2nd grade (child must be at least 5 years old). A light snack will be served at each session. All classes will be held in the library meeting room. Classes are divided into three different sessions: Homes & Habitats explores animals & insects in their natural habitats and is September 7 and September 14 from 4-6 pm. Tiny Tinkerers explores light and sound and will be held September 20 and September 30 from 4-6 pm. Exploring Engineers covers basic building principles and how things work. It will be held October 4 and October 11 from 4-6pm. Register for all three sessions, or just one. We do ask that your child be able to attend both classes in each session. Call the Library to register at 641-792-4108.

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  4. Preschool Storytime

    September 23, 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. Questions? Please contact Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

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  5. Library Board of Trustees Meeting

    September 23, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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  6. Lumberjack Legends and Lore

    September 27, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @

    Please contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein at rklein@newton.lib.ia.us to receive the link to join the event.

    Join paranormal expert and cryptozoologist, Chad Lewis, for an exploration of lumberjack lore. From Paul Bunyan to the Hodag, this program is filled with lumberjack traditions, superstitions, and legends. Filled with tall tales of mysterious creatures lurking in the woods, boasts of supernatural feats, and every yarn told in-between, this program celebrates our Midwest lumberjack history. If you would like to attend this free virtual program, please email Becca Klein at rklein@newton.lib.ia.us to receive the link to join.

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  7. Preschool Storytime

    September 30, 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. Questions? Please contact Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

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  8. Pint Sized Science: Tiny Tinkerers

    September 30, 2021, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @

    Newton Public Library

    The Newton Public Library is offering Pint Size Science classes at the Library this fall. The classes are for PreK through 2nd grade (child must be at least 5 years old). A light snack will be served at each session. All classes will be held in the library meeting room. Classes are divided into three different sessions: Homes & Habitats explores animals & insects in their natural habitats and is September 7 and September 14 from 4-6 pm. Tiny Tinkerers explores light and sound and will be held September 20 and September 30 from 4-6 pm. Exploring Engineers covers basic building principles and how things work. It will be held October 4 and October 11 from 4-6pm. Register for all three sessions, or just one. We do ask that your child be able to attend both classes in each session. Call the Library to register at 641-792-4108.

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