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Monday July 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Coffee, Tea and English Too! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Coffee, Tea, and English, too! is an informal social gathering where adult English Language Learners can interact, make friends, and speak English in a relaxed setting.

Monday mornings - July 25, August 22, September 26, October 24, November 21, December 19.

Come when you can!  No registration is needed.

Light refreshments will be graciously provided by Whole Foods.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:50 PM MOS Presents Blizzards: Outwit the Elements Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

A blizzard is coming! Engineer a tree house to withstand high winds, and save skiers from a wild mountain avalanche. With two exciting activities, this hands-on workshop gives participants a chance to plan, build, and test their designs against the forces of nature.  Presented by the Museum of Science.  For kids entering grades 1 to 3 with accompanying adult, and kids entering grades 4-6 with an adult encouraged.   Online registration (required) begins on Monday, July 4th.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:50 PM MOS Presents Blizzards: Outwit the Elements Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

A blizzard is coming! Engineer a tree house to withstand high winds, and save skiers from a wild mountain avalanche. With two exciting activities, this hands-on workshop gives participants a chance to plan, build, and test their designs against the forces of nature.  Presented by the Museum of Science.  For kids entering grades 1 to 3 with accompanying adult, and kids entering grades 4-6 with an adult encouraged.   Online registration (required) begins on Monday, July 4th.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Outdoor Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370.   
   

Little Beats presents family yoga for kids ages 1-5 and their adults.  We'll meet outside near the Winnie-the-Pooh statue.  Please bring a yoga mat.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins. 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and play board games! Bring your own or use ours! We'll have lots of games available like Settlers of Catan, King of Tokyo and more. Ages 16+ please. No registration required.  

 

    Location: 3rd Floor
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chessmates Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Have fun playing chess with general instruction and open play. All levels welcome.Chess sets, puzzles, and strategy will all be provided. For ages 6-9. 

    Location: Teen Area
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Trivia Nite @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Are you a genius at Jeopardy!?  A consumer of crossword puzzles?  Come join the fun and test your mastery of useful (and useless) information! Some of your favorite library staff will challenge players with 4 rounds of questions from a variety of categories.  Stretch your brain and win great prizes!  Come alone or with friends. Teams can be up to 6 people, and we can match you with fellow devotees. Refreshments will be provided.  Teens and families welcome. 

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 3D Printing for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

3d printerCome design and print using the library's 3D printer!

    Location: Computer Center
   
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In July they will discuss Eifelheim by Michael Flynn. In August they will discuss Thirteen by Richard Morgan. The club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-American Music: A Window on American Culture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

American Music: A Window on American Culture is a free class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners. Listen to all kinds of American music, from jazz and Broadway show tunes to folk songs, rap and rock and roll. Enjoy the lyrics and talk about the meaning of the words. Find out about the life stories of famous American singers and see how music shapes culture.

7 Tuesday morning sessions.  The class begins on July 12, 2016.

Limited to 12 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
   
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM ELL Tutor-Training Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In this four-session workshop participants will learn the principles of acquiring a new language, how adults learn, how cross-cultural considerations affect a person's ability to adapt to new ways of saying and doing things, and a variety of ELL teaching techniques that tutors can use with their learners.

This workshop is open to new and current tutors in the Newton Free Library's English Language Learning & Literacy program. 

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM iStorytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing a song, play an instrument.  For ages 0-4.
Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.
 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM ELL-Conversations for Work Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Conversations for Work is a class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners.  Improve your English understanding and speaking skills at work. Practice using words and expressions you need to function better at work or to get a new job.

7 Tuesday afternoon sessions.  Class begins Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Device Advice for Android A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice for Android B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Device Advice for Android C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Device Advice for Android D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Come in your pjs for stories and songs.  For ages 4 and up. Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books & Brownies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

paper heartsJoin us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! The title for this month is Paper Hearts by Meg Wiviott. Check back soon! For ages 11-15 and their adult. 

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    Location: Teen Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Make: Comic Con shrinky dinks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Remember Shrinky Dinks? We'll be tracing scenes and characters from your favorite comics and turning them into jewelry, key chains and more using Shrinky Dinks! No Registration Required. 

    Location: 3rd Floor
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Solo Piano Performance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/07_2016/wx07_26_Concert_Bae_Kyu_Kim_by_Jaiseok_Kang_a.k.a_Jason_River.jpgPraised by The Journal News for his “soulful expression,” pianist Baekyu Kim has been invited to perform in chamber recitals and at numerous festivals throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia.  In 2002 Dr. Kim received the designated honor of “Young Artist” for solo piano from the Korean Music Journal and in 2008 he won the Honors Competition at Boston University. Join him for an evening concert that will include works by Franz Liszt, Olivier Messiaen and Robert Schumann.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Wednesday July 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Let's Talk About Food! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Let's Talk about Food! is a free class for adult English Language Learners at all levels who have a basic knowledge of reading, writing and understanding English. Conversations about why cooking is valuable and fun for a person and for the family. Cultural traditions, motivation, and respect for differences will all be explored as we discuss how to make planning, shopping, preparing, serving and eating meals a source of improved health, learning, pride, social connection and pleasure.

8 Wednesday morning sessions. Class begins on July 6, 2016.

Limited to 10 students. Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Wednesday mornings, beginning on July 13, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM ELL-Dorit's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

An ongoing class for adult English Language Learners.

The class is full.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Blood Drive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Vincent   781-910-8014   
   

Avoid waiting in line. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and make an appointment.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ELL-Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A discussion group for adult English Language Learners.

This class is closed.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chessmates Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Have fun playing chess with general instruction and open play. All levels welcome.Chess sets, puzzles, and strategy will all be provided. For ages 6-9. 

    Location: Teen Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Finch Robots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

finchLearn how to use computer programming to code finch robots in this three-part series on Wednesdays, July 13, 20, and 27. This series is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Grades 6-12. 

    Location: Computer Center
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Laya's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have work in progress. Info contact: Laya Steinberg at Lasword@rcn.com.

    Location: Room A
Thursday July 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM 2-3 Year Old On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! Story-Activity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Children will listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!  This week's topic is Games Around the World.  Ages 2-3.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM ELL Tutor-Training Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In this four-session workshop participants will learn the principles of acquiring a new language, how adults learn, how cross-cultural considerations affect a person's ability to adapt to new ways of saying and doing things, and a variety of ELL teaching techniques that tutors can use with their learners.

This workshop is open to new and current tutors in the Newton Free Library's English Language Learning & Literacy program. 

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM ELL-Everyday Life in the U.S. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Everyday Life in the U.S. is a free class for adult beginning English Language Learners.  An introduction to everyday life in the U.S.  We'll focus on helpful topics such as transportation, shopping, health, banking, holidays, etc.

7 Thursday morning sessions.  The class begins on July 7, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tech Time A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Tech Time C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM 4-5 Year Old On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! Story-Activity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Children will listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!.  This week's topic is Games Around the World.  Ages 4-5.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM CodeCampKidz Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Want to learn to code?  CodeCampKidz is sponsoring “an introduction to coding apps” class that will take kids with NO experience and work toward building skills and self-confidence by enabling them to create their own basic app pages with text, graphics, videos, and more. They will use a student-friendly eLearning platform to build projects, and step by step, produce completed app pages.  By the end, students will have developed a coding space in which to work, and host pages for public display, if they so choose. For kids in grades 6-7.  All online components are provided in audio, so kids must provide their own headset/earbuds.  Online registration (required) begins on Thursday, June 16th. The class will meet on Thursdays, July 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th.  When you register, you register for ALL 4 classes at once.  Please note that on 7/14, class will end at 6:45pm.

    Location: Computer Center
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hooked on Books Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

This months book is Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng.

Step out of a “reading rut,” and be introduced to a variety of works and new people! The club will meet monthly to read a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, across genres and varying topics. The purpose of this group is to have fun and enjoy the company of others who appreciate reading and sharing ideas. No RSVP is needed. All are welcome.

For more information about the club and to see previous book selections visit: http://guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/hookedonbooks

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Electing a New President Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Electing a New President is a class for intermediate to advanced level adult English Language Learners. We will discuss:

    • President of the United States: the job and its powers
    • How the election process works
    • American voters: who they are and how they make up their minds
    • Words and idioms to know
    • Keeping up with election news and information
    • What to expect on Election Night
    • Short weekly homework assignments

8 Thursday evening sessions.  The class begins on July 7, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
Friday July 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, stories and movement for all children under 2 with their caregivers.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM ELL-Time for Games! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Time for Games! is a class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners.  We shall use card games, board games, and word games to learn some vocabulary and grammar and practice conversational skills.

8 Friday afternoon sessions.  Class begins Friday, June 24, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Let's Race Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

How many ways can you get from start to finish?  We'll try a three legged race, a cartwheel race, an egg race, and more.  For kids ages 4-7.  Meet at the Winnie the Pooh statue, or in Druker in case of rain.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the Children's Room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday July 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM Cool Runnings Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: Cool Runnings.

 

 

 

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday July 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Library Closed-Summer Sunday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday August 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM 2-3 Year Old On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! Story-Activity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Children will listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!  This week's topic is Nature.  Ages 2-3.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM 4-5 Year Old On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! Story-Activity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Children will listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!.  This week's topic is Nature.  Ages 4-5.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Divergent Series Allegiant Part 1: Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1360   RoMcGrath@minlib.net
   

The Divergent Series Allegiant Part 1After discovering the truth about their walled city and breaking down its oppressive faction system, Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) lead a journey outside of Chicago to learn more about who has been manipulating their civilization. But once their group comes face-to-face with the society that turned their city into an enclosed experiment, secrets are uncovered that threaten the fate of humankind. Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Naomi Watts, and Zoë Kravitz reprise their roles in the third entry of this YA adventure series, while Jeff Daniels joins the cast. Directed by Robert Schwentke. Rated PG-13. Runtime 120 minutes. Enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the library.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Hands On Genealogy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Come prepared with questions about specific ancestors and what you hope to discover about them. We will begin with a brief explanation of at least one of the library's genealogy databases and then attendees will work on their research. Ginny Audet, our resident genealogist, will be available for questions. Please note: This class has to take place in the second floor Computer Center, NOT in the Special Collections room. Registration is required.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Poetry Ages 8-9 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Holmblad   617-796-1370   
   

On your mark, get set...WRITE! Bring your family members and write some poems about sports. For children ages 8-9 with their adults.

    Location: Story Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-American Music: A Window on American Culture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

American Music: A Window on American Culture is a free class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners. Listen to all kinds of American music, from jazz and Broadway show tunes to folk songs, rap and rock and roll. Enjoy the lyrics and talk about the meaning of the words. Find out about the life stories of famous American singers and see how music shapes culture.

7 Tuesday morning sessions.  The class begins on July 12, 2016.

Limited to 12 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Family Sing Along Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Join children's librarians for songs and movement.  Open to all ages.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM ELL-Conversations for Work Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Conversations for Work is a class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners.  Improve your English understanding and speaking skills at work. Practice using words and expressions you need to function better at work or to get a new job.

7 Tuesday afternoon sessions.  Class begins Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Device Advice for iPhone A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM iPad Advanced-Features You've Been Missing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This class will focus on some useful tips for navigating through your iPad.  We will cover Siri, Spotlight Search, Control Center, iCloud, and Find My iPhone.  Registration is Required.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Newton Energy $avers table Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newton Energy $avers, an initiative of the Mayor’s office, Green Newton and the Newton Clergy Association, is offering no-cost home energy assessments from Able Home Performance. An assessment provides an evaluation of your heating and cooling systems for efficiency and safety, as well as a determination of whether heat is being lost through walls and other areas that may need insulation. Old inefficient light bulbs may be swapped for free energy-saving bulbs and qualified homes may receive free, programmable thermostats, free low-flow showerheads, and a free energy-saving power strip.

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice for iPhone B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Device Advice for iPhone C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Device Advice for iPhone D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Come in your pjs for stories and songs.  For ages 4 and up. Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ELL-Preparing for U.S. Citizenship Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preparing for U.S. Citizenship is a free class for adult English Language Learners who have basic skills in reading, writing and understanding spoken English.  The class will cover basic U.S. history and government.  Students will practice answering interview questions.

9 Tuesday evening sessions.  The class begins on August 2, 2016.

Limited to 15 students.  Pre-registration is required.

For more information or to register, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday August 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Let's Talk About Food! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Let's Talk about Food! is a free class for adult English Language Learners at all levels who have a basic knowledge of reading, writing and understanding English. Conversations about why cooking is valuable and fun for a person and for the family. Cultural traditions, motivation, and respect for differences will all be explored as we discuss how to make planning, shopping, preparing, serving and eating meals a source of improved health, learning, pride, social connection and pleasure.

8 Wednesday morning sessions. Class begins on July 6, 2016.

Limited to 10 students. Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Wednesday mornings, beginning on July 13, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM iPad Evolved Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library has free apps including Mango, Overdrive, Hoopla, Naxos and Freading. Learn how to access them to read, watch, listen and learn! Registration is required.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ELL-Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A discussion group for adult English Language Learners.

This class is closed.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Beethoven's Wig Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Beethoven’s Wig breathes new life into classical music by singing witty and very funny lyrics set to masterpieces by Beethoven, Bach, Mozart and more! It stars Richard Perlmutter, who not only wrote the words to the group’s songs and is the lead singer, but also accompanies himself on piano, guitar and mandolin. The performance at the Newton Free Library will be special! Perlmutter will focus on the theme of health and fitness as it relates to music. He will share anecdotes about sporting activities, eating habits and health regimens of famous composers and performers. In addition, award-winning songwriter Perlmutter will present the world premiere on stage of an original song about food and eating well. In typical Beethoven’s Wig style it’s witty and funny. And you might learn something too!

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Finch Robots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

finchLearn how to use computer programming to code Finch robots in this three-part series on Wednesdays, August 3, 10, and 17. This series is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Grades 6-12. 

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    Location: Computer Center
   
Thursday August 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM ELL-Everyday Life in the U.S. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Everyday Life in the U.S. is a free class for adult beginning English Language Learners.  An introduction to everyday life in the U.S.  We'll focus on helpful topics such as transportation, shopping, health, banking, holidays, etc.

7 Thursday morning sessions.  The class begins on July 7, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Newton Energy $avers table Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newton Energy $avers, an initiative of the Mayor’s office, Green Newton and the Newton Clergy Association, is offering no-cost home energy assessments from Able Home Performance. An assessment provides an evaluation of your heating and cooling systems for efficiency and safety, as well as a determination of whether heat is being lost through walls and other areas that may need insulation. Old inefficient light bulbs may be swapped for free energy-saving bulbs and qualified homes may receive free, programmable thermostats, free low-flow showerheads, and a free energy-saving power strip.

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tech Time A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Tech Time C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Minecraft Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

minecraftCome play Minecraft with your friends on the library’s server. We’ll have different challenges each session. Don’t have an account? No problem, use one of the library’s. The club meets the first Thursday of every month. Minecraft Club is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Grades 6-12. Please register. 

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    Location: Computer Center
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and play board games! Bring your own or use ours! We'll have lots of games available like Settlers of Catan, King of Tokyo and more. Ages 16+ please. No registration required.  

    Location: 3rd Floor
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM KIBO Robots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Childen's Room   617-796-1370   
   

 Children build their own robot with KIBO, program it to do what they want, and decorate it, giving children the chance to make their ideas physical and tangible.  For kids ages 7-9; accompanying adults encouraged.  Space is limited to 10 spots.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins. 

 

This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Art Reception for Michelle Brown and Toufic Mobarak Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/08_2016/wx08_04_Art_Michelle_Brown_Gallery.jpghttp://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/08_2016/wx08_04_Art_Toufic_Mobarak_Hall.jpgPrint and screen images spark the narrative themes that make up Michelle Brown’s diptych paintings. Similar to a stream of consciousness mode of writing, these "story boards" unfold by associative leaps and juxtapositions. Photographs of old people and of children intrigue artist Toufic Mobarak because old people carry our memory and the young hold our hopes. In many aspects, we live our lives in the past or in the future, rarely in the present. Hope keeps us going and memories keep us hoping. Both shows will be on view August 2-30. (Image L by Michelle Brown, image R by Toufic Mobarak)

    Location: Gallery
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Electing a New President Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Electing a New President is a class for intermediate to advanced level adult English Language Learners. We will discuss:

    • President of the United States: the job and its powers
    • How the election process works
    • American voters: who they are and how they make up their minds
    • Words and idioms to know
    • Keeping up with election news and information
    • What to expect on Election Night
    • Short weekly homework assignments

8 Thursday evening sessions.  The class begins on July 7, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Get Hooked Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

yarnJoin us for the ongoing Knitting and Crochet Club. We have crochet hooks, knitting needles, yarn and the know-how to teach the basics of crocheting and knitting. Refreshments will be served. Open to ages 10 and up. 

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    Location: Teen Area
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intro to Arduino A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Arduino is a simple microcontroller kit which lets you build digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control objects in the physical world. This class will teach you the basics of the Arduino platform and programming. Topics covered include how to wire a breadboard and LED activities. We will be providing the computers and Arduinos for you to work with for the class. Registration is required.

    Location: Computer Center
   
Friday August 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, stories and movement for all children under 2 with their caregivers.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM ELL-Time for Games! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Time for Games! is a class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners.  We shall use card games, board games, and word games to learn some vocabulary and grammar and practice conversational skills.

8 Friday afternoon sessions.  Class begins Friday, June 24, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
Saturday August 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Flight Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Planes and helicopters and rockets, oh my!  Join us for drop in stations to create things that fly.  For kids in grades K-5.  Kids entering grades K-2 must come with an adult.  We'll be at the Pooh statue, or in Druker Auditorium in case of rain.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM The Mighty Ducks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: The Mighty Ducks.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Sunday August 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Library Closed-Summer Sunday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday August 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM 2-3 Year Old On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! Story-Activity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Children will listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!  This week's topic is Numbers and Play.  Ages 2-3.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM 4-5 Year Old On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! Story-Activity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Children will listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!.  This week's topic is Numbers and Play.  Ages 4-5.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 3D Printing for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

3dCome design and print on the library's 3D Printer! 

 

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    Location: Computer Center
        There is 1 space available.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is open to those interested in writing a memoir or autobiography. Meetings begin with time for writing followed by reading and sharing of work. Group members offer each other encouraging feedback. Facilitator Tom Yee is a licensed high school English teacher and Content Development Manager for a local publisher. Info contact newton.memoir@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Sophisticated Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Storytime for older kids!  Enjoy cool, strange, weird and wacky picture books.  For kids in grades 3 and up - you're never too old for picture books!

    Location: Story Room
Tuesday August 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-American Music: A Window on American Culture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

American Music: A Window on American Culture is a free class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners. Listen to all kinds of American music, from jazz and Broadway show tunes to folk songs, rap and rock and roll. Enjoy the lyrics and talk about the meaning of the words. Find out about the life stories of famous American singers and see how music shapes culture.

7 Tuesday morning sessions.  The class begins on July 12, 2016.

Limited to 12 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM iStorytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing a song, play an instrument.  For ages 0-4.
Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.
 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM ELL-Conversations for Work Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Conversations for Work is a class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners.  Improve your English understanding and speaking skills at work. Practice using words and expressions you need to function better at work or to get a new job.

7 Tuesday afternoon sessions.  Class begins Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Device Advice for Android A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Newton Energy $avers table Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newton Energy $avers, an initiative of the Mayor’s office, Green Newton and the Newton Clergy Association, is offering no-cost home energy assessments from Able Home Performance. An assessment provides an evaluation of your heating and cooling systems for efficiency and safety, as well as a determination of whether heat is being lost through walls and other areas that may need insulation. Old inefficient light bulbs may be swapped for free energy-saving bulbs and qualified homes may receive free, programmable thermostats, free low-flow showerheads, and a free energy-saving power strip.

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice for Android B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Device Advice for Android C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Device Advice for Android D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ELL-Preparing for U.S. Citizenship Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preparing for U.S. Citizenship is a free class for adult English Language Learners who have basic skills in reading, writing and understanding spoken English.  The class will cover basic U.S. history and government.  Students will practice answering interview questions.

9 Tuesday evening sessions.  The class begins on August 2, 2016.

Limited to 15 students.  Pre-registration is required.

For more information or to register, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Levity In Motion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Join Stand-up Chameleon Jackson Gillman  for this highly visual and energetic romp, everyone will be moving and singing-along throughout the whole show. We’ll be hopping, flying, swimming, and moving as many different animals. And dancing as our own creative selves in countless ways... For ages 5 and up.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Wednesday August 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Let's Talk About Food! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Let's Talk about Food! is a free class for adult English Language Learners at all levels who have a basic knowledge of reading, writing and understanding English. Conversations about why cooking is valuable and fun for a person and for the family. Cultural traditions, motivation, and respect for differences will all be explored as we discuss how to make planning, shopping, preparing, serving and eating meals a source of improved health, learning, pride, social connection and pleasure.

8 Wednesday morning sessions. Class begins on July 6, 2016.

Limited to 10 students. Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Wednesday mornings, beginning on July 13, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Blood Drive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Vincent   781-910-8014   
   

Avoid waiting in line. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and make an appointment.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ELL-Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A discussion group for adult English Language Learners.

This class is closed.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Finch Robots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

finchLearn how to use computer programming to code finch robots in this three-part series on Wednesdays, July 13, 20, and 27. This series is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Grades 6-12. 

    Location: Computer Center
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Stormin' Norman Zamcheck Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/08_2016/wx08_10_Concert_Stormin'_Norman_Zamcheck.jpgNewton native Norman Zamcheck, whose acclaimed music career spans over four decades, will perform. Norman’s music has been hailed by The New York Times as “exceptionally good and exceptionally original”. A first-rate pianist, his repertoire covers an eclectic mix of vaudeville blues, torch boogie, funky jazz rock and more. Program selections will include original compositions from each of Norman’s current CDs such as Kathy and Her Skates, Over My Head, When the Tower Falls and Love Everlasting, plus one or two surprises.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Murder by the Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Hennrikus   617-796-1360   khennrikus@minlib.net
   

The Murder by the Book Club meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. This month the group will discuss Big Bad City by Ed McBain. The club is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Info contact: khennrikus@minlib.net or call 617-796-1360.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM ELL-Everyday Life in the U.S. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Everyday Life in the U.S. is a free class for adult beginning English Language Learners.  An introduction to everyday life in the U.S.  We'll focus on helpful topics such as transportation, shopping, health, banking, holidays, etc.

7 Thursday morning sessions.  The class begins on July 7, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Newton Energy $avers table Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newton Energy $avers, an initiative of the Mayor’s office, Green Newton and the Newton Clergy Association, is offering no-cost home energy assessments from Able Home Performance. An assessment provides an evaluation of your heating and cooling systems for efficiency and safety, as well as a determination of whether heat is being lost through walls and other areas that may need insulation. Old inefficient light bulbs may be swapped for free energy-saving bulbs and qualified homes may receive free, programmable thermostats, free low-flow showerheads, and a free energy-saving power strip.

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tech Time A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Tech Time C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Jump! Hop! Skip! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Ever played hopscotch or jump rope,or used a hula hoop? Drop-in and move with us! For kids ages 3-7  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

It’s not just for kids! Drop in anytime for an evening of coloring. Bring your own coloring book or use some of our coloring sheets and colored pencils! No registration required.

    Location: 3rd Floor
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM littleBits DIY Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Childen's Room   617-796-1370   
   

littleBits are easy-to-use electronic building blocks that empower students to understand the world around them and create inventions that transform it. Come transform with us!  For ages 9-12.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Electing a New President Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Electing a New President is a class for intermediate to advanced level adult English Language Learners. We will discuss:

    • President of the United States: the job and its powers
    • How the election process works
    • American voters: who they are and how they make up their minds
    • Words and idioms to know
    • Keeping up with election news and information
    • What to expect on Election Night
    • Short weekly homework assignments

8 Thursday evening sessions.  The class begins on July 7, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
Friday August 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, stories and movement for all children under 2 with their caregivers.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM ELL-Time for Games! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Time for Games! is a class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners.  We shall use card games, board games, and word games to learn some vocabulary and grammar and practice conversational skills.

8 Friday afternoon sessions.  Class begins Friday, June 24, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
Saturday August 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Remember the Titans Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   ROMcGrath@minlib.net
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: Rememebr the Titans.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday August 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Library Closed-Summer Sunday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday August 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM 2-3 Year Old On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! Story-Activity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Children will listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!  This week's topic is Dance.  Ages 2-3.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Hexbugs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Hexbugs are little robotic creatures that react to their environment. Join us to create ‘Habitats’ for your Hexbug to do battle and race in!  For kids ages 5+ accompanied by an adult.  Space is limited to 10 tickets. Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 
 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:45 PM  -  3:30 PM Hexbugs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Hexbugs are little robotic creatures that react to their environment. Join us to create ‘Habitats’ for your Hexbug to do battle and race in!  For kids ages 5+ accompanied by an adult.  Space is limited to 10 tickets. Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 
 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Read to a Dog at the Library! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Our canine friend Riley will be visiting the library to listen to children read. Reading appointments are for fifteen minutes.  You will be assigned your appointment time once you have registered and will be contacted with this information via email.  Please note that this program is designed for just the registered child to be in the room with the dog and the dog's owner, to make it more comfortable for the child to read to the dog; accompanying adults and/or siblings can come in only with the child's permission.  Online registration for children in grades K-5 only begins on Monday, August 1.  Space is limited.

    Location: Story Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Poetry Ages 10+ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Holmblad   617-796-1370   
   

On your mark, get set...WRITE! Bring your family members and write some poems together. For children ages 10 and older with their adults.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM How to Write Great College Essays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

A lot of great kids write average (even bad) college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from football” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons." Better tales are there for the writing. This workshop will show you what admissions officers really look for in great college essays, and offer suggestions for finding and sharing your best stories. We'll even share the five most over-used topics you must avoid and give you tips on how to start (and even finish) your essays this summer. Join Sara Kratzok, Director of Collegewise of Newton and graduate of Wellesley College and Harvard University, for this great workshop for teens and adults!

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intro to Arduino B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Arduino is a simple microcontroller kit which lets you build digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control objects in the physical world. This class will teach you the basics of the Arduino platform and programming. Topics covered include how to use servo and sensors. We will be providing the computers and Arduinos for you to work with for the class. Registration is required. This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

    Location: Computer Center
   
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
Tuesday August 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Family Sing Along Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Join children's librarians for songs and movement.  Open to all ages.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-American Music: A Window on American Culture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

American Music: A Window on American Culture is a free class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners. Listen to all kinds of American music, from jazz and Broadway show tunes to folk songs, rap and rock and roll. Enjoy the lyrics and talk about the meaning of the words. Find out about the life stories of famous American singers and see how music shapes culture.

7 Tuesday morning sessions.  The class begins on July 12, 2016.

Limited to 12 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
   
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM ELL-Conversations for Work Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Conversations for Work is a class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners.  Improve your English understanding and speaking skills at work. Practice using words and expressions you need to function better at work or to get a new job.

7 Tuesday afternoon sessions.  Class begins Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Device Advice for iPhone A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Newton Energy $avers table Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newton Energy $avers, an initiative of the Mayor’s office, Green Newton and the Newton Clergy Association, is offering no-cost home energy assessments from Able Home Performance. An assessment provides an evaluation of your heating and cooling systems for efficiency and safety, as well as a determination of whether heat is being lost through walls and other areas that may need insulation. Old inefficient light bulbs may be swapped for free energy-saving bulbs and qualified homes may receive free, programmable thermostats, free low-flow showerheads, and a free energy-saving power strip.

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice for iPhone B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Device Advice for iPhone C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Device Advice for iPhone D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Games From Around the World Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Can you follow the Wee Bologna Man, catch the dragon's tail, or make a statue laugh?  Join us for these and other games from around the world.  We'll meet at the the Winnie the Pooh statue, or in Druker Auditorium in case of rain.  For kids ages 7-9.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Come in your pjs for stories and songs.  For ages 4 and up. Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ELL-Preparing for U.S. Citizenship Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preparing for U.S. Citizenship is a free class for adult English Language Learners who have basic skills in reading, writing and understanding spoken English.  The class will cover basic U.S. history and government.  Students will practice answering interview questions.

9 Tuesday evening sessions.  The class begins on August 2, 2016.

Limited to 15 students.  Pre-registration is required.

For more information or to register, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Monthly Make: Library Leftovers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Old cd cases and books make great materials for fun projects! Make a picture box, cd case bird-feeder, coasters, paper flowers, greeting cards...bring your ideas and make something new! No registration required.

    Location: 3rd Floor
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Teen Crafterhours Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

comic bookWe meet on the third Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month we’ll be making comic book crafts based on the summer reading theme, "Get in the Game, Read." Grades 6-12. 

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    Location: Teen Area
Wednesday August 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Let's Talk About Food! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Let's Talk about Food! is a free class for adult English Language Learners at all levels who have a basic knowledge of reading, writing and understanding English. Conversations about why cooking is valuable and fun for a person and for the family. Cultural traditions, motivation, and respect for differences will all be explored as we discuss how to make planning, shopping, preparing, serving and eating meals a source of improved health, learning, pride, social connection and pleasure.

8 Wednesday morning sessions. Class begins on July 6, 2016.

Limited to 10 students. Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Wednesday mornings, beginning on July 13, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Dance and Movement Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

The Joanne Langione Dance Center presents a music and movement class for toddlers and preschoolers.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM ELL-Dorit's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

An ongoing class for adult English Language Learners.

The class is full.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ELL-Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A discussion group for adult English Language Learners.

This class is closed.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
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misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Giant Games & Pizza Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Go Big or Go Home:  Giant Games Night! Come to our end of summer celebration outside by the Winnie-the-Pooh statue. We’ll play giant-sized games like Jenga and Scrabble as well as board, lawn, and Minute-to-win-it games and eat pizza! Rain location, Druker Auditorium. Open to all who have participated in the library’s Summer Reading program.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Old School Sci Fi Book and Movie Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kim Hewitt     khewitt@minlib.net
   

The group meets to discuss works of science ­fiction and view movie adaptations. July and August will be a "Short Reads Summer Series." This month the group will read Second Variety by Philip K Dick and watch the 1995 adaptation Screamers. Intended for adults. Info contact: khewitt@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Finch Robots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

finchLearn how to use computer programming to code finch robots in this three-part series on Wednesdays, July 13, 20, and 27. This series is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Grades 6-12. 

    Location: Computer Center
Thursday August 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM ELL-Everyday Life in the U.S. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Everyday Life in the U.S. is a free class for adult beginning English Language Learners.  An introduction to everyday life in the U.S.  We'll focus on helpful topics such as transportation, shopping, health, banking, holidays, etc.

7 Thursday morning sessions.  The class begins on July 7, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Newton Energy $avers table Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newton Energy $avers, an initiative of the Mayor’s office, Green Newton and the Newton Clergy Association, is offering no-cost home energy assessments from Able Home Performance. An assessment provides an evaluation of your heating and cooling systems for efficiency and safety, as well as a determination of whether heat is being lost through walls and other areas that may need insulation. Old inefficient light bulbs may be swapped for free energy-saving bulbs and qualified homes may receive free, programmable thermostats, free low-flow showerheads, and a free energy-saving power strip.

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tech Time A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Time B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Tech Time C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each person gets 30 minutes for advice. Our sessions are for educational and informational help only. For example, if your question is, “What can I do to make my computer run faster?” we can help you. We don't do repairs (i.e. we cannot fix a broken computer). Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM 4-5 Year Old On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! Story-Activity Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Children will listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!.  This week's topic is Dance.  Ages 4-5.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Tinker Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Use the Code Newton robotics equipment like littleBits, Hexbugs and LEGO WeDos to invent new things! Tinker Club is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Grades 6-12.

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    Location: Computer Center
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Intensive Arduino Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This Intensive Arduino class will expand on your knowledge of Arduino and is intended for those who have already taken our Intro to Arduino class or have background knowledge of Arduino. Registration is required. This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

    Location: Computer Center
        There are 8 spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Electing a New President Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Electing a New President is a class for intermediate to advanced level adult English Language Learners. We will discuss:

    • President of the United States: the job and its powers
    • How the election process works
    • American voters: who they are and how they make up their minds
    • Words and idioms to know
    • Keeping up with election news and information
    • What to expect on Election Night
    • Short weekly homework assignments

8 Thursday evening sessions.  The class begins on July 7, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Legacies in Stone: Some Statues of Boston Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/08_2016/wx08_18_Program_image_By_N_Schon.jpgJoin Tod Forman for a one hour, illustrated talk that will highlight some of Boston’s iconic public art. Often taken for granted, each and every sculpture in Boston comes with a life story, a history, a reason for being, criticism, controversy, placement issues and, of course, a sculptor. Tod Forman is a Boston historian and producer of the award winning Boston cable TV documentary series Hubscapes. He has been a tour guide for Boston by Foot for over 15 years. (Image by: Nancy Schon)

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Friday August 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, stories and movement for all children under 2 with their caregivers.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Make It and Take It Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Drop in to spend quality time with your child(ren) and with other patrons.  Make a craft, read a book, schmooze, and relax a little.  Open to all ages.

    Location: Story Room
Saturday August 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Mad Hot Ballroom Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: Mad Hot Ballroom.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday August 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Library Closed-Summer Sunday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday August 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Coffee, Tea and English Too! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Coffee, Tea, and English, too! is an informal social gathering where adult English Language Learners can interact, make friends, and speak English in a relaxed setting.

Monday mornings - July 25, August 22, September 26, October 24, November 21, December 19.

Come when you can!  No registration is needed.

Light refreshments will be graciously provided by Whole Foods.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Drop in and play board games! Bring your own or use ours! We'll have lots of games available like Settlers of Catan, King of Tokyo and more. Ages 16+ please. No registration required.  

    Location: 3rd Floor
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chessmates Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Have fun playing chess with general instruction and open play. All levels welcome.Chess sets, puzzles, and strategy will all be provided. For ages 6-9. 

    Location: Teen Area
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Trivia Nite @ the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

Are you a genius at Jeopardy!?  A consumer of crossword puzzles?  Come join the fun and test your mastery of useful (and useless) information! Some of your favorite library staff will challenge players with 4 rounds of questions from a variety of categories.  Stretch your brain and win great prizes!  Come alone or with friends. Teams can be up to 6 people, and we can match you with fellow devotees. Refreshments will be provided.  Teens and families welcome. 

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 3D Printing for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

3dCome design and print on the library's 3D printer!

    Location: Computer Center
    The registration period has not begun.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Science Fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In August they will discuss Thirteen by Richard Morgan. In September they will discuss The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe. The club meets monthly to discuss a selected sci-fi, fantasy or horror novel. Info contact: Budd Black at bookclubbudd@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
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Tuesday August 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-American Music: A Window on American Culture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

American Music: A Window on American Culture is a free class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners. Listen to all kinds of American music, from jazz and Broadway show tunes to folk songs, rap and rock and roll. Enjoy the lyrics and talk about the meaning of the words. Find out about the life stories of famous American singers and see how music shapes culture.

7 Tuesday morning sessions.  The class begins on July 12, 2016.

Limited to 12 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
   
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Non-Profits, B Corps and Social Impact Organizations: Turning Idealism into Impact Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/03_2016/wxSCORE_logo.jpgDo you have an idea that you think would make a real contribution to the world? Or a passion to build an organization that solves a pressing problem? If you’ve ever toyed with the notion of starting a non-profit or a social impact organization, come to this workshop for practical advice about how to turn your idealism into impact. We’ll discuss critical success factors, including building a strong team, choosing a board that can help you and developing a sustainable business model. We’ll also discuss cautions and pitfalls to avoid, and offer suggestions for resources to help. Finally, we’ll briefly cover some of the newer options for setting up an organization whose intent is social benefit. This program will be facilitated by Peter Pyclik, a SCORE Boston (Senior Core of Retired Executives) mentor. Register (required) here or call 617-565-5591.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM ELL-Conversations for Work Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Conversations for Work is a class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners.  Improve your English understanding and speaking skills at work. Practice using words and expressions you need to function better at work or to get a new job.

7 Tuesday afternoon sessions.  Class begins Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Device Advice for Android A Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
   
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Newton Energy $avers table Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newton Energy $avers, an initiative of the Mayor’s office, Green Newton and the Newton Clergy Association, is offering no-cost home energy assessments from Able Home Performance. An assessment provides an evaluation of your heating and cooling systems for efficiency and safety, as well as a determination of whether heat is being lost through walls and other areas that may need insulation. Old inefficient light bulbs may be swapped for free energy-saving bulbs and qualified homes may receive free, programmable thermostats, free low-flow showerheads, and a free energy-saving power strip.

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Device Advice for Android B Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Device Advice for Android C Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Device Advice for Android D Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Are you having trouble with your mobile devices? Want to know more about downloading eBooks from the library? Sign up for a 30 minute one-on-one session where we will give advice about your device! Each week focuses on a particular family of devices, whether iOS or Android. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Patrons are welcome to sign up for one session every other week. Registration is required.

    Location: Study Room 2H
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ELL-Preparing for U.S. Citizenship Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preparing for U.S. Citizenship is a free class for adult English Language Learners who have basic skills in reading, writing and understanding spoken English.  The class will cover basic U.S. history and government.  Students will practice answering interview questions.

9 Tuesday evening sessions.  The class begins on August 2, 2016.

Limited to 15 students.  Pre-registration is required.

For more information or to register, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Wednesday August 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Administration   617-796-1400   
    Location: Trustees' Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Let's Talk About Food! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Let's Talk about Food! is a free class for adult English Language Learners at all levels who have a basic knowledge of reading, writing and understanding English. Conversations about why cooking is valuable and fun for a person and for the family. Cultural traditions, motivation, and respect for differences will all be explored as we discuss how to make planning, shopping, preparing, serving and eating meals a source of improved health, learning, pride, social connection and pleasure.

8 Wednesday morning sessions. Class begins on July 6, 2016.

Limited to 10 students. Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Wednesday mornings, beginning on July 13, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM ELL-Dorit's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

An ongoing class for adult English Language Learners.

The class is full.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Blood Drive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Vincent   781-910-8014   
   

Avoid waiting in line. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and make an appointment.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ELL-Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A discussion group for adult English Language Learners.

This class is closed.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Newton Energy $avers table Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newton Energy $avers, an initiative of the Mayor’s office, Green Newton and the Newton Clergy Association, is offering no-cost home energy assessments from Able Home Performance. An assessment provides an evaluation of your heating and cooling systems for efficiency and safety, as well as a determination of whether heat is being lost through walls and other areas that may need insulation. Old inefficient light bulbs may be swapped for free energy-saving bulbs and qualified homes may receive free, programmable thermostats, free low-flow showerheads, and a free energy-saving power strip.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hooked on Books Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    617-796-1380   bookclub@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

This months book is Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasent by Roz Chast

Step out of a “reading rut,” and be introduced to a variety of works and new people! The club will meet monthly to read a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, across genres and varying topics.

The purpose of this group is to have fun and enjoy the company of others who appreciate reading and sharing ideas. No RSVP is needed. All are welcome.

For more information about the club and to see previous book selections visit: http://guides.newtonfreelibrary.net/hookedonbooks

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Electing a New President Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Electing a New President is a class for intermediate to advanced level adult English Language Learners. We will discuss:

    • President of the United States: the job and its powers
    • How the election process works
    • American voters: who they are and how they make up their minds
    • Words and idioms to know
    • Keeping up with election news and information
    • What to expect on Election Night
    • Short weekly homework assignments

8 Thursday evening sessions.  The class begins on July 7, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on June 20, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: Room A
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Screening of American Umpire Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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Join us for a screening of American Umpire, a new documentary that will air on public television stations in September. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker and local foreign policy experts. The 56-minute documentary is based on the book of the same name by prize-winning historian Elizabeth Cobbs, PhD., a research fellow at The Hoover Institution. Narrated by Jim Lehrer, American Umpire takes a critical look at America’s role as the world’s policeman and includes interviews with foreign policy experts including Condoleezza Rice, Madeline Albright, George Schulz and more. The film explores our origins as a neutral republic and our transition to a highly engaged superpower after World War II. Elizabeth Cobbs will moderate a panel including:

Fred Logevall, Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government and Professor of History, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences                         

Barry Posen, Ford International Professor of Political Science, MIT and Director of MIT's Security Studies Program                                                                                                                                         

Andrew Bacevich, Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History, Boston University Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Friday August 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:10 PM The Karate Kid Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: The Karate Kid.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Saturday August 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM Air Bud Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Air Bud, rated PG.  Runtime 97 minutes.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
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Sunday August 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Library Closed-Summer Sunday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday August 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Newton Energy $avers table Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Newton Energy $avers, an initiative of the Mayor’s office, Green Newton and the Newton Clergy Association, is offering no-cost home energy assessments from Able Home Performance. An assessment provides an evaluation of your heating and cooling systems for efficiency and safety, as well as a determination of whether heat is being lost through walls and other areas that may need insulation. Old inefficient light bulbs may be swapped for free energy-saving bulbs and qualified homes may receive free, programmable thermostats, free low-flow showerheads, and a free energy-saving power strip.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ELL-Preparing for U.S. Citizenship Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preparing for U.S. Citizenship is a free class for adult English Language Learners who have basic skills in reading, writing and understanding spoken English.  The class will cover basic U.S. history and government.  Students will practice answering interview questions.

9 Tuesday evening sessions.  The class begins on August 2, 2016.

Limited to 15 students.  Pre-registration is required.

For more information or to register, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Books & Brownies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

carry onJoin us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! The title for this month is Carry On by Rainbow Rowell. Check back soon! For ages 11-15 and their adult. 

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    Location: Teen Area
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on July 12, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM The Persistence of Memory: What Happens When All the Survivors Are Gone? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/08_2016/wx08_30_Program_Leora_Tec_Holocaust.jpgHow will we remember the Holocaust when those who lived through it are gone? Who is tasked with remembrance and what does it look like? Leora Tec is the daughter of Holocaust survivor and scholar, Nechama Tec, who wrote Defiance. The book was made into the 2007 film starring Daniel Craig. Through the lens of her experience as Nechama’s daughter, and her own experiences and connections with Polish scholars and artists who are grappling with this history, Leora will tease out the many ways of answering these questions.

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    Location: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday August 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Wednesday mornings, beginning on July 13, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

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    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM ELL-Dorit's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

An ongoing class for adult English Language Learners.

The class is full.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
Thursday September 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
Saturday September 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Library closed-Labor Day Weekend Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Sunday September 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Library closed-Labor Day Weekend Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
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Monday September 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Library closed-Labor Day Weekend Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday September 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM ELL-Conversations about Travel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Conversations about Travel is a free class for intermediate to advanced adult English Language Learners. Read and discuss short stories about traveling and exploring new places. Selections will cover travel from around the world. Use articles, tour books, travel brochures, and websites to learn about places to visit. Create a basic checklist for packing. Work in small groups to plan a virtual trip to a region in New England.

8 Tuesday morning classes.  The class begins on September 6, 2016.

Limited to 12 students. Preference will be given to new students.

Online registration (required) begins on September 1, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:20 PM The Man Who Knew Infinity: Movie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Royce McGrath   617-796-1394   romcgrath@minlib.net
   

The Man Who Knew InfinityColonial India, 1913. Srinavasa Ramanujan is a 25-year-old shipping clerk and self-taught genius, who failed out of college due to his near-obsessive, solitary study of mathematics. Determined to pursue his passion despite rejection and derision from his peers, Ramanujan writes a letter to G. H. Hardy, an eminent British mathematics professor at Trinity College, Cambridge. Hardy recognizes the originality and brilliance of Ramanujan's raw talent and despite the skepticism of his colleagues, undertakes bringing him to Cambridge so that his theories can be explored.  Rated PG-13. Runtime 108 min. Enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the library.                                                      

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ELL-Preparing for U.S. Citizenship Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preparing for U.S. Citizenship is a free class for adult English Language Learners who have basic skills in reading, writing and understanding spoken English.  The class will cover basic U.S. history and government.  Students will practice answering interview questions.

9 Tuesday evening sessions.  The class begins on August 2, 2016.

Limited to 15 students.  Pre-registration is required.

For more information or to register, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited.  The group is for serious writers pursuing publication. Each month two members submit a 15-25 page draft from a short story or novel to be read and critiqued by the class. Info contact: Castellano Turner, Ph.D at castellano.turner977@gmail.com.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sweet Reads Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deena Zuckerman   617-796-1370   dzuckerman@minlib.net
   

Kids in grades 7-8 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month and enjoy desserts! All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  For September we are reading Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Sonnenblick. We meet once a month on 9/6, 11/1, 12/16, 1/3, 2/7, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2 and 6/6.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 28. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

    Location: Teen Area
        There are 4 spaces available.
Wednesday September 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Blood Drive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Vincent   781-910-8014   
   

Avoid waiting in line. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and make an appointment.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM ELL-Dorit's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

An ongoing class for adult English Language Learners.

The class is full.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Bunch 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Leifeld   617-796-1370   sleifeld@minlib.net
   

Join our book club for Beginning Readers (Grades 1-2) and their grownup!  Read the selected book  in advance and then join us for fun book related activities and discussion.   We meet on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm on September 7, October 5, November 2, and December 7.  Online registration (required) is for September through December, and starts Wednesday, August 22.  The book for September 7 is  Henri's Scissors by Jeanette Winter.

    Location: Story Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Newton Art Association Reception Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

View original works by more than 80 NAA members including paintings, photographs, prints, sculpture and ceramics in the Gallery, Main Hall and three first-floor display cases. NAA will award $1200 in prizes to show participants. Juror Mary M. Tinti, Ph.D. will select the winners. She is an art historian and curator specializing in modern, contemporary and public art, and is also the Curator of the Fitchburg Art Museum. The show will be on view from September 2-30.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Contemporary Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Each month the group meets to discuss a selected contemporary book. Info contact: Marilyn Miller at 617-332-4225.

    Location: Room A
Thursday September 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Elections Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Murder by the Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kathleen Hennrikus   617-796-1360   khennrikus@minlib.net
   

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQZxHnoW2YMYeKrWxPE2jNDc4z9Y_gEmlTNRZsPRMhR2TIZKs_cIwThe Murder by the Book Club meets each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. This month they are reading Acqua Alta by Donna Leon.The club is led by library staffer Kathleen Hennrikus and is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Info contact: khennrikus@minlib.net or call 617-796-1360.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Storytime Surprise For 3-5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

This week:
Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
Friday September 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, stories and movement for all children under 2 with their caregivers.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
ent_filmproj 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Picture Books on Film Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Short films for young people

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM ELL-Monte's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A free intermediate to advanced conversation group for adult English Language Learners.

This class is full.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM ELL-Time for Games! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Time for Games! is a class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners.  We shall use card games, board games, and word games to learn some vocabulary and grammar and practice conversational skills.

8 Friday afternoon sessions.  Class begins Friday, September 9, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on September 1, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM ELL-New Ideas from Great People Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

New Ideas from Great People: Discussing TED Talks Videos is a free class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners. Curious about the world? We will listen to and then discuss ideas presented in short, powerful talks by inspired experts from hundreds of talks at the TED.com archives. The class will select a different topic each class, e.g. psychology, technology, music, children, self-improvement, health care, and world politics. This is a great way to listen to many different excellent English speakers, challenge your discussion skills, and expose yourself to new ideas.

7 Friday afternoon sessions.  The class begins on September 9, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Preference will be given to new students.

Pre-registration is required.  Online registration begins on September 1, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
Saturday September 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Songs and stories For All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for all ages.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins. 

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Songs and stories For All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for all ages.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins. 

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Saturdays at the Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: Zootopia, rated PG.  Runtime 108 minutes.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Read to a Dog at the Library! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Our canine friend Leo will be visiting the library to listen to children read. Reading appointments are for fifteen minutes.  You will be assigned your appointment time once you have registered and will be contacted with this information via email.  Please note that this program is designed for just the registered child to be in the room with the dog and the dog's owner, to make it more comfortable for the child to read to the dog; accompanying adults and/or siblings can come in only with the child's permission.  Online registration for children in grades K-5 only begins on Saturday, August 27th.  Space is limited.

    Location: Story Room
    The registration period has not begun.
Sunday September 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Learn About Instruments Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Daniel Broniatowski and associates will give a concert geared towards children to teach them about instruments. Details will follow.
    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday September 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM ELL-Anlee's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A free intermediate conversation group for adult English Language Learners.

This class is full.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Grade 3/4 Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marianne Connelly   617-796-1370   
   

Kids in grades 3-4 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month. All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/212, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9/17, 2/13/17, 3/13/17, 4/10/17, 5/8/17, and 6/12/17.  Online registration (required) begins on Thursday, June 23 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

    Location: Story Room
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Writing College Essays That Make a Difference Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

This presentation will provide students with strategies for writing a college application essay that can make the difference between a “Yes” and a “Maybe.” We’ll look at case studies of successful essays, and students will have the opportunity to have their essays assessed by Dr. Schwartz. Adam Schwartz (http://writeadvantage.nettaught writing at Harvard and Wellesley for twenty-five years, and his service on Board of Admissions at Wellesley College has provided him with an insider’s knowledge of the college application process. His stories have been published in The New Yorker and he is an award-winning novelist. 
 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Disability Awareness Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to engage in thought provoking discussion centered on books with a disability theme: fiction that portrays a character with a disability, nonfiction about living with a disability and biographies, autobiographies or memoirs about living with a disability. Info contact: Jenni Acosta at jacosta@understandingourdifferences.org.

    Location: Room A
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Memoir Writing Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is open to those interested in writing a memoir or autobiography. Meetings begin with time for writing followed by reading and sharing of work. Group members offer each other encouraging feedback. Facilitator Tom Yee is a licensed high school English teacher and Content Development Manager for a local publisher. Info contact newton.memoir@gmail.com.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dotty   617-547-3833   
   

Each month the group reads and discusses two short selected stories. Copies of the stories may be picked up from the wall slots located in the Programs and Communications Department off of the second floor Teen Area. The group is led by Dotty Gonson and Frannie Moyer, both of whom taught at Newton South High School. Info contact: Dotty at drgonson@comcast.net or 617-547-3833. New attendess please call Dottie for registration information.

    Location: Trustees' Room
Tuesday September 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM ELL-Reading Plays and Poetry Aloud Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Reading Plays and Poetry Aloud is a free class for low-intermediate to advanced adult English Language Learners. Read plays and poetry aloud with others to improve your English reading and speaking skills. The first play will be "Our Town."

Ongoing Tuesday morning sessions. Class begins on September 13, 2016. No classes on 12/27, 2/21, and 4/18.

Limited to 20 students. Online registration (required) begins on September 1, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM iStorytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing a song, play an instrument.  For ages 0-4.
Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.
 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM ELL-Conversations about Travel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Conversations about Travel is a free class for intermediate to advanced adult English Language Learners. Read and discuss short stories about traveling and exploring new places. Selections will cover travel from around the world. Use articles, tour books, travel brochures, and websites to learn about places to visit. Create a basic checklist for packing. Work in small groups to plan a virtual trip to a region in New England.

8 Tuesday morning classes.  The class begins on September 6, 2016.

Limited to 12 students. Preference will be given to new students.

Online registration (required) begins on September 1, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday afternoons, beginning on September 13, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ELL-Preparing for U.S. Citizenship Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Preparing for U.S. Citizenship is a free class for adult English Language Learners who have basic skills in reading, writing and understanding spoken English.  The class will cover basic U.S. history and government.  Students will practice answering interview questions.

9 Tuesday evening sessions.  The class begins on August 2, 2016.

Limited to 15 students.  Pre-registration is required.

For more information or to register, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonEll@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Grade 5/6 Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deena Zuckerman   617-796-1370   
   

Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/13, 10/18, 11/8, 12/13, 1/10/17, 2/14/167, 3/14/17, 4/11/17, 5/9/17 and 6/13/17.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 21 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

    Location: Story Room
   
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ELL-Let's Talk! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A Conversation Group for all levels of adult English Language Learners.  No registration is necessary. Come when you can!

The group meets on 8 Tuesday evenings, beginning on September 13, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Poetry Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The poetry series meets once a month from September-November and also February-April. Each month three, prominent, published poets give readings. An open mike follows with a limit of one poem per person. Come early to sign up for the open mike; limited slots are available. The series is facilitated by Doug Holder of Ibbetson Street Press. Info contact: Doug at dougholder@post.harvard.edu.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:15 PM  -  9:00 PM Great Books Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This month they will discuss The Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka. Reading is from Great Books Foundation publication, Fifth Series, Volume 1. Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.

    Location: Room A
Wednesday September 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM ELL-You and Your Child's School Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

You and Your Child's School is a class for adult English Language Learners at all levels.  Basic knowledge of reading, writing and understanding English is required.   Learn the English you need to communicate with your child's teacher and school.  Topics will include parent/teacher conferences , school-related vocabulary, and home learning activities. 

3 Wednesday morning sessions.  Class begins Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

Limited to 12 students.  Online registration (required) begins on September 1, 2016. Preference will be given to new students.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sequences: A Woman's Forum Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The group is led by Robin Mayer Stein, poet and journalist. Spark your creativity in an inspiring, intergenerational group for women. Read, converse and write in response to poems, essays and personal stories. Meet interesting people while savoring literary treats. Info contact: Robin at 617-965-2178.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Dance and Movement Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

The Joanne Langione Dance Center presents a music and movement class for toddlers and preschoolers.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM ELL-Dorit's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

An ongoing class for adult English Language Learners.

The class is full.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Bunch 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandy Leifeld   617-796-1370   sleifeld@minlib.net
   

Join our book club for Beginning Readers (Grades 1-2) and their grownup!  Read the selected book  in advance and then join us for fun book related activities and discussion.   We meet on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm on September 14, October 12, November 9, and December 14.  Online registration (required) is for September through December, and starts Wednesday, August 31.  The book for September 14 is  Henri's Scissors by Jeanette Winter.

    Location: Story Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Genealogy Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants' genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring records and problems from their own research for discussion.  Info contact: Ginny Audet at NewtonGenealogyClub@gmail.com.

    Location: Special Collections
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Ken Gloss of Brattle Books Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ken Gloss of Brattle Books will speak. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Thursday September 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SCORE: Help for Small Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SCORE   617-565-5591   
   

scoreSCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in the second floor Meeting Room 2H (adjacent to the Computer Center). 

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    Location: Study Room 2H
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Employment & Training Resources Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

ETR logoA program for job seekers will be given by a trainer from Employment & Training Resources (ETR), the MA Division of Career Services. They are also the program cosponsor. Registration is required, space is limited.  Please call the Framingham ETR Career Center at 508 766-5700 to secure a seat.


 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM ELL-New Tutors Roundtable Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A forum for new tutors currently in the program to share ideas and concerns.  By invitation only.

Pre-registration is required.  Space is limited.

For more information or to register, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Trustees' Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Spanish Bilingual 3-5 Year Old Drop-in Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

A special bilingual storytime with stories, songs and movement in English and Spanish. 
Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the Children's Room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_kapow.GIF 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Self Defense for Women Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Learn techniques to defend your self against attackers in the Rape Aggression Defense workshop series led by Lt. William Spaulding of the Newton Police Department. Each session lasts 3 hours. Wear comfortable clothing that you can easily  move around it. Space is limited. Registration (required) is for all four sessions. Appropriate for women ages 16+. The workshops are cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Mindfulness Meditation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/09_2016/Mindfulness%20red.jpgThe Mindfulness Meditation Group will meet tonight and on September 29. Thereafter the group will meet on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month ongoing through December 22 (Thanksgiving day is excluded). Come by and give yourself the opportunity to breath and relax. The group is appropriate for ages 15-100+ and will be led by yoga and meditation teacher Janhavi Wadhwani.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
Friday September 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, stories and movement for all children under 2 with their caregivers.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
ent_filmproj 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Picture Books on Film Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Short films for young people

    Location: Druker Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM ELL-Monte's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A free intermediate to advanced conversation group for adult English Language Learners.

This class is full.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM ELL-Time for Games! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Time for Games! is a class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners.  We shall use card games, board games, and word games to learn some vocabulary and grammar and practice conversational skills.

8 Friday afternoon sessions.  Class begins Friday, September 9, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on September 1, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Make It and Take It Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Drop in to spend quality time with your child(ren) and with other patrons.  Make a craft, read a book, schmooze, and relax a little.  Open to all ages.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM ELL-New Ideas from Great People Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

New Ideas from Great People: Discussing TED Talks Videos is a free class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners. Curious about the world? We will listen to and then discuss ideas presented in short, powerful talks by inspired experts from hundreds of talks at the TED.com archives. The class will select a different topic each class, e.g. psychology, technology, music, children, self-improvement, health care, and world politics. This is a great way to listen to many different excellent English speakers, challenge your discussion skills, and expose yourself to new ideas.

7 Friday afternoon sessions.  The class begins on September 9, 2016.

Limited to 10 students.  Preference will be given to new students.

Pre-registration is required.  Online registration begins on September 1, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
Saturday September 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Family Yoga Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

An opportunity to chuck the to-do list and enjoy an hour of fun, learning and connection with your loved ones! Our Family Yoga Class will be structured like kids yoga class with emphasis on interactive and partner poses for kids and adults to do together.  Activities include cooperative games, age-appropriate poses, partner poses between parent and child, breathing exercises, simple mindfulness activities, and relaxation. Poses and games in this class are designed for children ages 3-12 and their caregiver(s).  No yoga experience required. Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the Children's desk starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
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misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Songs and stories For All Ages Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for all ages.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins. 

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mayor's Summer Reading Ice Cream Celebration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Join Mayor Warren in celebrating the accomplishments of our summer readers at a special ice cream celebration courtesy of Cabot's!  Mayor Warren will congratulate readers and recognize our top participants.  At 3pm Vanessa Trien and her lively folk/roots/pop band, the Jumping Monkeys will perform.  She is known for her highly interactive shows, featuring plenty of group singing and movement.   There will also be henna for teens by Noureen Design from 2-4 pm. Festivities will be held in front of the Newton Free Library at the Homer Street Entrance (or in Druker Auditorum in case of rain) and will include activities for children, teens and adults, so bring the whole family. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Sunday September 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Alena Zabava: Russian songs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

http://downloads.newtonfreelibrary.net/programs/EK%20images/08_2015/wx08_17_Concert_Alena_Zabava_Formal.jpgSiberian- born, classically-trained soprano Alena Zabava has performed over 450 concerts in Russia, Japan, Germany, the Netherlands and the U.S. Ms. Zabava holds a Diploma in Vocal Performance from New England Conservatory of Music where she was the recipient of a Merit Scholarship. Accompanied by guitar, she will delight the audience with Russian traditional songs. Details will follow.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
Monday September 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM ELL-Anne's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A  free low-intermediate conversation group for adult English Language Learners.

This class is full.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Songs, short stories and finger plays for ages 0-4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting half an hour before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM ELL-Anlee's Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A free intermediate conversation group for adult English Language Learners.

This class is full.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM ELL-Short Story Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Short Fiction: A Reading and Discussion Group is a free class for adult intermediate to advanced English Language Learners.  Read and discuss short fiction by leading authors.

8 Monday afternoon sessions.  The class begins on September 19, 2016. No class on October 10.

Limited to 10 students.  Online registration (required) begins on September 1, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to a Dog at the Library! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Our canine friend Riley will be visiting the library to listen to children read. Reading appointments are for fifteen minutes.  You will be assigned your appointment time once you have registered and will be contacted with this information via email.  Please note that this program is designed for just the registered child to be in the room with the dog and the dog's owner, to make it more comfortable for the child to read to the dog; accompanying adults and/or siblings can come in only with the child's permission.  Online registration for children in grades K-5 only begins on Monday, September 5.  Space is limited.

    Location: Story Room
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Typewriter Poetry Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   617-796-1380   teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
   

typewriterGet creative with the new monthly Typewriter Poetry group. We’ll be getting together to use old-school typewriters and write poems for library patrons on the spot! The group will meet in the Library on the third Monday of every month. Grades 6-12.

    Location: Teen Area
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM John's Children's Book Writers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Pre-registration is required, space is limited. The group is for writers who have works in progress. Info contact: John Bell at 617-733-5711.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Sophisticated Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370   
   

Storytime for older kids!  Enjoy cool, strange, weird and wacky picture books.  For kids in grades 3 and up - you're never too old for picture books! 

    Location: Story Room
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Tuesday September 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM ELL-Conversation for Advanced Beginners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

A  free advanced beginners conversation group for adult English Language Learners.

10 Tuesday morning sessions. Class begins on September 20, 2016. No class on October 4.

To register or for more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: Room A
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM ELL-Reading Plays and Poetry Aloud Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Reading Plays and Poetry Aloud is a free class for low-intermediate to advanced adult English Language Learners. Read plays and poetry aloud with others to improve your English reading and speaking skills. The first play will be "Our Town."

Ongoing Tuesday morning sessions. Class begins on September 13, 2016. No classes on 12/27, 2/21, and 4/18.

Limited to 20 students. Online registration (required) begins on September 1, 2016.

For more information, contact Susan Bécam, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or send email to NewtonELL@minlib.net.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Songs and Stories For Ages 0-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-796-1370