Create an Account - Increase your productivity, customize your experience, and engage in information you care about.
October 18, 2018 - October 22, 2018
100 N. 3rd Ave W
October 22, 2018
October 23, 2018
October 24, 2018
October 25, 2018
View all calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar.
October 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - October 22, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Decorate a pumpkin as your favorite book character! Pumpkins may be painted, dressed, and accessorized, but not carved. Entries will be accepted October 18-22. The public will vote for their favorite entries to select winners. Voting takes place October 23-30. Entry forms may be picked up at the Children's Desk. Winners will be announced on October 31 and will win a gift basket of children's books, DVDs, and other Halloween treats!
Entries will be accepted for two categories; Individual Child and Family/Group. The family category is for pumpkins done by an entire family, daycare center, or class with an adult helping children.
October 19, 2018, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
The Newton Public Library is collecting NEW cold weather clothing for kids ages 6-18! Donated clothing will be given to Newton schools, to be distributed to local children in need.
Items being collected include:
Sweaters & sweatshirts
Gloves, hats & coats
Socks & scarves
October 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
October 22, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
Join our Youth Services Librarian, Phyllis Peter, on Monday mornings for a special storytime designed for the youngest members of the family! Baby storytime provides a gentle and fun introduction to literacy through songs, stories, and finger plays. For newborns to 18 months with a parent or caregiver (siblings are welcome). Storytime begins at 10:30 am, then stay for play and social time after the program!
October 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Newton Public Library
Volunteer Jess Moore, and education student at Drake University, will share stories with children in the storytime room. This program is suggested for children ages 3 to 9. Storytime includes books, music, and a very simple craft. No registration necessary.
October 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
Storytime for ages 18 to 36 months, with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome! Join us for stories, music, and a simple craft. No registration necessary.
October 23, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Newton Public Library
Grab your friends and put your your problem-solving skills to the test in our spooky Halloween escape room! Work together to steal Dr. Frankenstein's secret formula for creating life and escape the laboratory before time runs out. This escape room is part scavenger hunt, part puzzle game, and a howling good time! Recommended group size is 4 to 6 players. Ages 16+
Call 641-792-4108 to reserve your time slot. Reservations accepted beginning October 1st.
October 24, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Newton Public Library
October 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
Storytime for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregiver, in the Carousel Horse Room. Siblings welcome! Storytime includes stories, music, and a simple craft. No registration required.
October 25, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Newton Public Library
October 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
October 29, 2018, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Newton Public Library
October 30, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
October 30, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
All little ghosts and goblins are invited to stop by the library meeting room to trick or treat! The room will be decorated with a Candyland theme, and children will receive candy and a book (new or gently used) to keep! Trick or treating will be open from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. All ages welcome.