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  1. Youth Pumpkin Decorating Contest

    October 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - October 22, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Decorate a pumpkin as your favorite book character! Pumpkins may be painted, dressed, and accessorized, but not carved. Entries will be accepted October 18-22. The public will vote for their favorite entries to select winners. Voting takes place October 23-30. Entry forms may be picked up at the Children's Desk. Winners will be announced on October 31 and will win a gift basket of children's books, DVDs, and other Halloween treats! Entries will be accepted for two categories; Individual Child and Family/Group. The family category is for pumpkins done by an entire family, daycare center, or class with an adult helping children.

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  2. Baby Storytime

    October 22, 2018, 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!

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  3. Evening Storytime

    October 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Newton Public Library

    Volunteer Jess Moore, and education student at Drake University, will share stories with children in the storytime room. This program is suggested for children ages 3 to 9. Storytime includes books, music, and a very simple craft. No registration necessary.

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