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Newton Public Library
Storytime for newborns to 18 months with their caregiver. The storytime will run about 15 minutes and include an open playtime at the end.
Jump into the universe of blood spatter, bullet fragments, and fingerprints! Join retired Des Moines Police Crime Scene Investigator, Greg Gourd to learn about the real-world challenges of forensics and discuss procedures that investigators use to collect and document evidence at a crime scene. Learn the facts and myths of forensics at this fascinating event. No registration required. This program is intended for an adult audience.
Join zookeepers from the Blank Park Zoo to learn about fascinating animals at this hands-on program. Zookeepers will introduce attendees to four different animals from the zoo. The program will be held on the library lawn, and attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket to sit on.
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.
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.
Learn about drumming with this hands-on workshop by Fonziba Drums! This program is for children ages 5-12 and will be held inside the library meeting room. Registration opens at our Summer Reading Kick-Off on June 2nd.
Upcycle a glass Oui yogurt jar to hold a succulent or air plant with a simple macrame holder. Plants will not be provided, all other materials are. This program is for teens in grades 5-12 (grade just completed). Registration opens at our Summer Reading Kick-Off on June 2nd.