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.

Monthly Mystery Bags

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

The February theme is "Noteworthy Nonfiction". The mystery bags will include a selection of our favorite nonfiction titles and authors and a wide variety of books about nature, science, history, the arts, and more! The craft is a mini painted winter birdhouse

Registration for the February mystery bags opens January 24th, at 9:00 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
January 3 - February 28 Adult Winter Reading Program Adults  
February 1 - 28 Tiny Art Show All Ages  
February 1 - 28 Tiny Art Show Scavenger Hunt All Ages  
February 1 - 19 February Mystery Bag - "Noteworthy Nonfiction" Adults Call 641-792-4108
February 2, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Just for Job-Seekers Adults Call 641-792-4108
February 7, 12:00 p.m. Gory Stories Book Club Adults  
February 8, 5:30 p.m. Bad Art Night: Valentine Wreath Ages 16+ Opens January 31
February 16, 1:00 p.m. Readers Rendezvous Book Club Adults  
February 16, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Just for Job-Seekers Adults Call 641-792-4108
February 21, 5:30 p.m. DIY @ the Library: Winter Fairy Garden Teacup Ages 16+ opens February 14
February 22, 5:30 p.m. Overbooked Book Club Adults  
February 23, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Just for Job-Seekers Adults Call 641-792-4108