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June 1, 2021 - June 19, 2021
June 14, 2021 - June 21, 2021
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June 21, 2021
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June 22, 2021
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June 23, 2021
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June 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 19, 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!
June's theme is "Beach Reads". The June bag will include a selection of books and movies about travel, sun-filled vacations, and adventures in faraway places. The craft is a hand-painted cactus rock planter. Registration opens May 17. Call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.
June 7, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 30, 2021, 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Show off your furry friends! Share a photo of your pet "reading" a library book on our Facebook page (Newton Public Library Iowa). Two lucky winners will be drawn for gift certificates to Earthwise Pet in Newton.
June 14, 2021, 10:00 AM - June 21, 2021, 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Create an explosion of color in your yard or garden with our DIY wildflower seed bombs! Crafters will need to supply their own mixing bowl, all other materials and instructions will be provided in the kit. Supplies are limited and registration is encouraged to reserve a craft kit. Registration opens June 7. Please call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.
June 21, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Join Kirsten Warrick from the Centre for Art and Artists, for an acrylic paint-along class at the library! Attendees are encouraged to bring an apron, all other materials are provided. Class size will be limited and masks are required for all participants. Registration is required and opens on June 14th. Please call 641-792-4108 to register. Ages 18+
June 22, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
SOAR- Saving Our Avian Resources Raptor rehabilitation from Manning, Iowa will bring some of their current raptor rehab patients and share information about their important work. Every year, they rehabilitate over 300 raptors for release into the wild. They rehabilitate Bald Eagles, Hawks and Owls of all species found in Iowa.
This program will be held outside on the library lawn, please bring a blanket to sit on. Lawn chairs will be asked to sit at the back so others can see. No registration is necessary. Questions? Call Youth Services Librarian Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108
June 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Now is the perfect time to scan those old family photos! Drop-in on Wednesday 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.
June 23, 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 Wednesday afternoons. Please contact Public Services Librarian, Becca Klein at 641-792-4108 to schedule your appointment.
June 24, 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.
June 24, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Please contact the Newton Public Library for location and/or Zoom meeting information.
June 24, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Join storyteller extraordinaire, Darrin Crow, as he shares tales from early America. These stories bring the streets of old Boston and Philadelphia and the battles of the Revolution to life. It includes stories of John Paul Jones, the Blacksmith of Brandywine, and Molly Pitcher. This event will be held on the library lawn and attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. All ages welcome.
June 28, 2021, 8:00 AM - July 11, 2021, 11:30 PM @ Newton Public Library
Join our 4th of July virtual scavenger hunt for all ages! Just download the GooseChase app on your phone or mobile device and search for game name Newton Public Library Independence Day Scavenger Hunt or enter game code 7ZDBBX. find as many of the items on our list as you can while competing with other teams. One lucky team will win certificates for ice cream from Cardinal Corner!
June 28, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
We will upcycle a glass Oui yogurt jar to hold a succulent or air plant with a simple macrame holder. Succulent or air plant not included, all other materials are. For grades 6-12 only (grade just completed). You must be pre-registered to attend. Please call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.
June 29, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Need help setting up your new tablet or smartphone? Would you like to learn how to download free library eBooks? Need to know what an app is? Drop-in for free tech help with our Public Services Librarian! Bring along your smartphone or tablet, charging cables, and any passwords you need to use your device. Questions? Please call Becca Klein at 641-792-4108.
June 29, 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.
June 29, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Nationally known accordion player and children’s polka musician Mike Schneider from Clinton, WI will be performing his Pint Size Polkas program on the Library lawn on Tuesday, June 29th at 1 pm. Bring a blanket to sit on or a lawn chair.
Audience participation is encouraged through numerous sing-along and volunteer opportunities, including the “Chicken Dance,” and a theme-fitting edition of “Name that Tune.”
Find out why New York Public Library Senior Children's Librarian Warren Truitt says "You want happy? You got it! Tons of fun for young and old!"
June 30, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
June 30, 2021, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Newton Public Library