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December 9, 2019
December 10, 2019
December 11, 2019
December 12, 2019
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December 9, 2019, 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!
December 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Certified yoga instructor Meghan Davis, leads a gentle, introductory yoga class for adults. No experience required! This class is a perfect opportunity for those who are new to yoga, or would like to give it a try. Attendees may bring a yoga mat or towel, if they wish. This class is sponsored by the Newton YMCA and is free to attend. Please call the library at 641-792-4108 to register.
December 10, 2019, 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.
December 12, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
Storytime for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregiver. Siblings welcome! Storytime includes stories, music, and a simple craft. No registration required.
December 16, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
December 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
The Classics & Conversation Book Club is a library sponsored discussion group that reads a different selection of classic novels every winter. The group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am, October - March. Meetings are held in the library meeting room, and new members are always welcome! If you would like to request the current month's book, please contact the Library Information Desk at 641-792-4108.
October - "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
November - "Little Men" by Louisa May Alcott
December - "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte
January - "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte
February - "A Tale of Two Cities" (first half) by Charles Dickens
March - "A Tale of Two Cities" (second half) by Charles Dickens
December 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
December 18, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
Join our adult library book club for a discussion of a different book every month. The club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. The upcoming book will be selected by the group at the monthly meeting. Request your copy of the current month's book at the library information desk, or by calling 641-792-4108. New members always welcome!
December - "Little Heathens: hard times and high spirits on an Iowa farm during the Great Depression" by Mildred Armstrong Kalish
December 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
December 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Newton Public Library
December 24, 2019, 8:00 AM - December 26, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
The Newton Public Library will be closed December 24, 25, and 26, in observance of the Christmas holiday. The library will resume regular hours on Friday, December 27.
December 31, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library
The Newton Public Library will close early at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, December 31st, in observance of the New Year's Day holiday. Regular hours will resume on Thursday, January 2nd.