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January 3, 2022 - January 22, 2022
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Coffee with a Cop scheduled for this Friday, January 21 has been canceled. We will update you later this month with the dates for the next event. Questions? Contact the Newton Police Department at 641-791-0850.
Please contact the Newton Public Library for location and/or Zoom meeting information.
DMACC Conference Center
The City of Newton is inviting the community to attend and participate in a public forum to provide feedback for the ongoing Comprehensive Plan project. This will be one of the final opportunities to have your voice heard as part of the engagement for this project, so make sure to mark your calendars! The event will include a brief presentation, an interactive digital exercise, and an opportunity to share your appreciation, concerns, and vision for Newton’s future.
Legacy Plaza Building 16
Regular Board Meetings are typically scheduled at 6:30 PM on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month (with a few exceptions).
We are a meet-up that introduces creatives and entrepreneurs to one another so that they can share ways to grow their ideas. We are a space for outside-the-box thinkers to find and support each other’s ideas. We are here to help people make connections that stimulate organic economic growth.
Jasper County Courthouse
Newton Public Library
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 craft!
The January theme is "Buzzworthy Books". The January bags will include a selection of recent bestsellers, award winners, and well-reviewed books that you may have missed! The craft is a teacup winter wonderland fairy garden.
Registration for the January mystery bag opens December 27th, at 10:00 a.m. Call the library at 641-792-4108 or direct message us on Facebook to reserve your mystery bag.
Get a jump start on your 2022 reading goal with our new adult book club! This book club will read popular titles in a variety of genres, and is sure to have something for every reader. Copies of the monthly title can be picked up at the library information desk. New members are always welcome. The January pick is "Circe" by Madeline Miller.
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.
Join us for teen board game club at the library! Learn to play games like Catan, Ticket to Ride, Dixit, and Forbidden Island! Library staff will introduce new games at every meeting. New and expert players are both welcome. No registration required.
Join us for baby storytime Monday mornings! Baby storytime lasts about 15 minutes and consists of one or two short books, songs, and bubble play time. This program is for ages newborn to 18 months with a caregiver. Siblings welcome.
Kids in grades K-6 are invited to a LEGO afternoon at the Library! LEGOs will be provided, please do not bring your own from home. Children ages 10 and under will need a parent or adult guardian to remain in the library with them during the program. This months special challenge will be to build something that floats!
In-person storytime for children ages 18 to 36 months with a caregiver. 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.
Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for a special storytime at the Newton Public Library. This storytime will include 1 free book for each family and a fun craft project. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration required. The book giveaway is sponsored by Parents as Teachers.
Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for Preschool Storytime on Thursday mornings. Storytime includes books, music, and a simple craft. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration required. There will be no storytime on November 11th or 25th, due to Veteran's Day and Thanksgiving.