Adult Programs

Adult Programs and Events

The Newton Public Library offers a wide variety of free programs, classes, and events for adults. Download the monthly event calendar here, or pick up a copy the next time you visit the library. Event information is also located on the Library Calendar and our Facebook page. To register for an adult event, please call (641) 792.4108.

NEW - Monthly Mystery Bags

Wondering what to read next? Check out our NEW monthly mystery bags for adults! Mystery bags have a new theme every month and contain a surprise selection of 4-5 library books and movies, an adult craft, and other treats. Return the books to the library when you're done with them - keep the other goodies!

August's theme is "Staff Favorites". The August mystery bags will include a selection of the library staff's favorite books from across all genres. These are the books we find ourselves recommending time and time again! The craft is a hanging bloom vase.

Registration for the August mystery bags opens July 19th, at 10:00 a.m. Call the library at 641-792-4108 or direct message us on Facebook to reserve your mystery bag.


If you have questions regarding adult programming, please contact: 

Rebecca Klein
Public Services Librarian
(641) 792.4108

Upcoming Events

Date Event Age Registration
August 2 - 21 August Mystery Bag - "Staff Favorites" Adults Call 641-792-4108
August 4, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Just for Job-Seekers Adults Call 641-792-4108
August 17, 6:00 p.m. The Art of Henna 18+ Opens August 9
August 18, 10:00 a.m. Summer Series Book Club Teens & Adults  
August 18, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Just for Job-Seekers Adults Call 641-792-4108
September 1 - 25 September Mystery Bag - "Books & Libraries" Adults Opens August 23
September 16, 6:00 p.m. The Vote is the Emblem of Our Equality Adults  
September 20 - 27 Adult Take & Make Craft: Book Page Apple Adults Opens September 13
September 27, 6:00 p.m. Lumberjack Legends & Lore Adults