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Friday April 27, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Stories and Craft  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-13609   
   

Stories and a craft aimed at children through age 4. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Saturday April 28, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Solve a Mystery Like a Doctor  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Explore how doctors approach medical problem-solving through a fun, age-appropriate medical tools show-and-tell and a mystery bag exercise. By exposing kids to the doctor's problem-solving process, we  empower them to communicate symptoms and ask questions of their own doctors and other trusted adults.  For kids in grades 2-5.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room 15 minutes before the program begins.  

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturdays at the Movies  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: Coco, rated PG.  Runtime 109 minutes.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Monday April 30, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Crazy 8s Math Club  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Crazy 8s makes math fun through hands-on projects and games that teach basic math concepts. For grades K-2.  Online registration (required) begins on Monday, September 25th.  When you register, you register for ALL 8 sessions (3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, and 5/21). 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Tuesday May 1, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Music and Movement  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Join us for Tuesday mornings dance and music   Some weeks we'll be dancing up a storm, some singing along.  Aimed at kids up through age 4.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Wednesday May 2, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to a Dog at the Library!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Our canine friend Phoebe 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 Wednesday, April 18th  Space is limited. We ask that you please register each child for just one dog a month.

    Location: Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Bunch 1  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Join our book club for Beginning Readers (Grades 1-2) and their grownups!  Read the selected book  in advance and then join us for fun book related activities and discussion.  We meet on Wednesdays at 6:30pm.  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, January 17th.  When you register, you register for all  5 sessions (2/7, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2, and 6/6).  

    Location: Story Room

Thursday May 3, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iStorytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing songs and play instruments, join in for an activity and craft.   Aimed at kids up through age 4.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Storytime Surprise For 3-5  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

This week: May baskets.
Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scratch Club  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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    Location: Computer Center

Friday May 4, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Stories and Craft  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-13609   
   

Stories and a craft aimed at children through age 4. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Saturday May 5, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Read to a Dog at the Library!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Our canine friend Poppy 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 Wednesday, April 18th.  Space is limited. We ask that you please register each child for just one dog a month.

    Location: Story Room

Monday May 7, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Crazy 8s Math Club  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Crazy 8s makes math fun through hands-on projects and games that teach basic math concepts. For grades K-2.  Online registration (required) begins on Monday, September 25th.  When you register, you register for ALL 8 sessions (3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, and 5/21). 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Tuesday May 8, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Dance and Movement Class  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Wednesday May 9, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Bunch 2  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Join our book club for Beginning Readers (Grades 1-2) and their grownups!  Read the selected book  in advance and then join us for fun book related activities and discussion.  We meet on Wednesdays at 6:30pm.  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, January 17th.  When you register, you register for all  5 sessions (2/14, 3/14, 4/11, 5/9, and 6/6). 

    Location: Story Room

Thursday May 10, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iStorytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing songs and play instruments, join in for an activity and craft.   Aimed at kids up through age 4.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Spanish Bilingual Storytime For 3-5 Year Old  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Friday May 11, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Stories and Craft  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-13609   
   

Stories and a craft aimed at children through age 4. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Saturday May 12, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Family Yoga Class  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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.

Your Friends' membership made this program possible.  Join us!  friends@newtonfreelibrary.net

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM Saturdays at the Movies  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: A Bug's Life, rated G.  Runtime 96 minutes.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Monday May 14, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Crazy 8s Math Club  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Crazy 8s makes math fun through hands-on projects and games that teach basic math concepts. For grades K-2.  Online registration (required) begins on Monday, September 25th.  When you register, you register for ALL 8 sessions (3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, and 5/21). 

 

    Location: Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chessmates  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Sophisticated Stories  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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

    Location: Story Room

Tuesday May 15, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Dance Party  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Move and groove to the music! Kids and caregivers dance together. All ages.

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Wednesday May 16, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to a Dog at the Library!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Our canine friend Milani 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 Wednesday, April 18th.  Space is limited. We ask that you please register each child for just one dog a month.

    Location: Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adventures In Reading  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Let's take a look at books! For children in kindergarten with a care giver.  Adults and children read the book in advance, then join Sandy for book exploration and fun related activities. Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, Jan. 31st  When you register, you register for all  5 sessions (2/21, 3/21, 4/18, 5/16, and 6/6).  

    Location: Story Room

Thursday May 17, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iStorytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing songs and play instruments, join in for an activity and craft.   Aimed at kids up through age 4.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Storytime Surprise For 3-5  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

This week: What's In the Garden?
Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Friday May 18, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Stories and Craft  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-13609   
   

Stories and a craft aimed at children through age 4. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Game Day  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Drop in for family games and activities time!  This is an opportunity to spend quality time with your child(ren) and with other patrons.  Games, building materials and other activities for all ages will be available.

    Location: Story Room

Saturday May 19, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Monday May 21, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Crazy 8s Math Club  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Crazy 8s makes math fun through hands-on projects and games that teach basic math concepts. For grades K-2.  Online registration (required) begins on Monday, September 25th.  When you register, you register for ALL 8 sessions (3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, and 5/21). 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Tuesday May 22, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Music and Movement  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Join us for Tuesday mornings dance and music   Some weeks we'll be dancing up a storm, some singing along.  Aimed at kids up through age 4.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Toy Car Paint Tracks  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Come drive our toy cars through paint to make different colored tire tracks!  When your car is covered with paint, give it a bath in our kiddie car wash.  Messy fun for ages 3 and up!  Meet outside near Winnie-the-Pooh, or in Druker in case of rain.

    Location: Outside
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Grade 3/4 Book Discussion  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 9/26, 10/24, 11/28, 12/19, 1/23, 2/27, 3/27, 4/24, 5/22, and 6/19.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 27 . When you register, you register at the same time for all 10 months.

    Location: Story Room

Wednesday May 23, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM The Write Stuff!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Join us for a beginner's writing workshop for children in grades 1 and 2 and their grownups. Children will learn skills to further develop their writing, practice ways to build a story, and create a book of their own! We meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Online registration (required ) begins on Wednesday, February 14.  When you register, you register for ALL 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/6).

    Location: Story Room

Thursday May 24, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iStorytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing songs and play instruments, join in for an activity and craft.   Aimed at kids up through age 4.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM K-2 Fun  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

This week: Folktales.

Space is  limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Grade 3/4 Book Discussion  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 9/28, 10/26, 11/30, 12/21, 1/25, 2/22, 3/22, 4/26, 5/24, and 6/21.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 27 . When you register, you register at the same time for all 10 months.

    Location: Story Room

Friday May 25, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Stories and Craft  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-13609   
   

Stories and a craft aimed at children through age 4. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Saturday May 26, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Saturdays at the Movies  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: Paddington 2, rated PG.  Runtime 105 minutes.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Tuesday May 29, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Matt Heaton Family Singalong  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Matt Heaton (the "Toddlerbilly Troubadour") brings an infectious energy to his sing alongs. Peppered with well known classics and a few soon-to-be classics, and performed with panache on guitar & banjo, Matt makes music for parents and kids alike.

Your Friends' membership made this program possible.  Join us!  friends@newtonfreelibrary.net

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Wednesday May 30, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Thursday May 31, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iStorytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing songs and play instruments, join in for an activity and craft.   Aimed at kids up through age 4.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Friday June 1, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Stories and Craft  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-13609   
   

Stories and a craft aimed at children through age 4. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Saturday June 2, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Read to a Dog at the Library!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Our canine friend Phoebe 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, May 19th.  Space is limited. We ask that you please register each child for just one dog a month.

    Location: Story Room

Monday June 4, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chessmates  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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: 3rd Floor Rear Arc

Tuesday June 5, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Dance Party  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Move and groove to the music! Kids and caregivers dance together. All ages.

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Wednesday June 6, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adventures In Reading  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Let's take a look at books! For children in kindergarten with a care giver.  Adults and children read the book in advance, then join Sandy for book exploration and fun related activities. Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, Jan. 31st  When you register, you register for all  5 sessions (2/21, 3/21, 4/18, 5/16, and 6/6).  

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Bunch 1  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Join our book club for Beginning Readers (Grades 1-2) and their grownups!  Read the selected book  in advance and then join us for fun book related activities and discussion.  We meet on Wednesdays at 6:30pm.  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, January 17th.  When you register, you register for all  5 sessions (2/7, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2, and 6/6).

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Bunch 2  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Join our book club for Beginning Readers (Grades 1-2) and their grownups!  Read the selected book  in advance and then join us for fun book related activities and discussion.  We meet on Wednesdays at 6:30pm.  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, January 17th.  When you register, you register for all  5 sessions (2/14, 3/14, 4/11, 5/9, and 6/6).  

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM The Write Stuff!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Join us for a beginner's writing workshop for children in grades 1 and 2 and their grownups. Children will learn skills to further develop their writing, practice ways to build a story, and create a book of their own! We meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Online registration (required ) begins on Wednesday, February 14.  When you register, you register for ALL 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/13).

    Location: Story Room

Thursday June 7, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iStorytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing songs and play instruments, join in for an activity and craft.   Aimed at kids up through age 4.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Storytime Surprise For 3-5  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

This week: Jellyfish!
Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scratch Club  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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    Location: Computer Center

Friday June 8, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Stories and Craft  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-13609   
   

Stories and a craft aimed at children through age 4. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Saturday June 9, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Family Yoga Class  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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.

Your Friends' membership made this program possible.  Join us!  friends@newtonfreelibrary.net

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Saturdays at the Movies  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

It's Saturday movies at the library  This week's movie: Spy Kids, rated PG.  Runtime 88 minutes.

 

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Monday June 11, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Sophisticated Stories  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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

    Location: Story Room

Tuesday June 12, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Dance and Movement Class  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Wednesday June 13, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to a Dog at the Library!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Our canine friend Milani 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 Wednesday, May 26th.  Space is limited. We ask that you please register each child for just one dog a month.

    Location: Story Room

Thursday June 14, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iStorytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing songs and play instruments, join in for an activity and craft.   Aimed at kids up through age 4.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Chinese Bilingual Storytime For 3-5 Year Old  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

A special bilingual storytime with stories, songs and movement in English and Chinese. 
Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the Children's Room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Friday June 15, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Stories and Craft  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-13609   
   

Stories and a craft aimed at children through age 4. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Game Day  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Drop in for family games and activities time!  This is an opportunity to spend quality time with your child(ren) and with other patrons.  Games, building materials and other activities for all ages will be available.

    Location: Story Room

Saturday June 16, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Read to a Dog at the Library!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Our canine friend Poppy 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, May 26th.  Space is limited. We ask that you please register each child for just one dog a month.

    Location: Story Room

Monday June 18, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Tuesday June 19, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Winnie-the-Pooh Picnic  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Bring your favorite stuffed animal and picnic lunch and join the children’s librarians for a fun sing-along. We’ll start in Druker, and then move outside to the Winnie-the-Pooh and friends statues for our picnic.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Little Lab Coats  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Go on a scientific discovery with Little Lab Coats! Perform exciting experiments to explore the basic properties of science in an easy and fun way.  No experience or previous knowledge required.  This month: Examine the different structures of plants and how plants make their own food. Learn about the growing process from seeds to trees by planting your own seeds!

For ages 6-9.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Grade 3/4 Book Discussion  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 9/26, 10/24, 11/28, 12/19, 1/23, 2/27, 3/27, 4/24, 5/22, and 6/19.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 27 . When you register, you register at the same time for all 10 months.

    Location: 3rd Floor Rear Arc

Wednesday June 20, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Summer Discovery 2018 Kickoff!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Join us to celebrate the start of summer discovery!   Learn more about the program, eat snacks and make a craft.   Then enjoy A Song and Story Celebration, a participatory program of songs & stories for all ages with Davis Bates and Roger Tincknell!  The event will be held in the War Memorial Auditorium at City Hall.

This concert is an exciting journey that celebrates reading, the roots and branches of rock and roll, and cultural diversity.  Be prepared to sing, move and dance, especially to the closing song, La Bamba.  There will also be a short lesson on how to play the musical spoons and an appearance by a dancing wooden dog named Bingo.


Thursday June 21, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iStorytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing songs and play instruments, join in for an activity and craft.   Aimed at kids up through age 4.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Storytime Surprise For 3-5  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

This week: Summer!
Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Grade 3/4 Book Discussion  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 9/28, 10/26, 11/30, 12/21, 1/25, 2/22, 3/22, 4/26, 5/24, and 6/21.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 27 . When you register, you register at the same time for all 10 months.

    Location: Story Room

Friday June 22, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Stories and Craft  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-13609   
   

Stories and a craft aimed at children through age 4. 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Saturday June 23, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Tuesday June 26, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Matt Heaton Family Singalong  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Matt Heaton (the "Toddlerbilly Troubadour") brings an infectious energy to his sing alongs. Peppered with well known classics and a few soon-to-be classics, and performed with panache on guitar & banjo, Matt makes music for parents and kids alike.

Your Friends' membership made this program possible.  Join us!  friends@newtonfreelibrary.net

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Monday July 9, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Come in your pjs for stories and songs.  Aimed at ages 4 and up.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   7:45 PM  -  8:30 PM Sophisticated Stories  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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

    Location: Story Room

Tuesday July 10, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Dance and Movement Class  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM MOS: Reptiles!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

In this presentation, we ask: Are reptiles actually slimy? Are they cold blooded? What actually makes a reptile a reptile? Together we will answer these questions and many more while we become acquainted with some incredible animals from the Museum’s Live Animal Care Center.  For families with kids in K and up.

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Wednesday July 11, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Intro To Ozobots  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Master the basics of our Ozobots robots. No robotics experience required! For kids entering grades 4-5.  Online registration (required) begins Wednesday, June 20th.

 

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Thursday July 12, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Family Sing Along  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Little Beats Yoga/Dance Party  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Join Little Beats for an outdoor yoga/dance party!  Bring a yoga mat, and meet by the Winnie-the-Pooh and friends statues.  For families with kids ages 1-5.  In the auditorium in case of rain. Online registration (required) begins on Thursday, June 28th.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scratch Club  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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    Location: Computer Center

Friday July 13, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 2-3 Year Olds Rock! Story-Activity  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, Libraries Rock!  This week's topic is Music and Songs From Around the World.  Ages 2-3.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM 4-5 Year Olds Rock! Story-Activity  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, Libraries Rock!  This week's topic is Music and Songs From Around the World.  Ages 4-5.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Saturday July 14, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Read to a Dog at the Library!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Our canine friend Phoebe 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 entering grades 1-5 only begins on Saturday, June 30th.  Space is limited. We ask that you please register each child for just one dog a month.

    Location: Story Room

Monday July 16, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Come in your pjs for stories and songs.  Aimed at ages 4 and up.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Tuesday July 17, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Rockabye Beats  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Come dance, sing and get a little loco!  Original and contemporary music the whole family will enjoy.  Rockabye Beats includes Spanish songs; freestyle dance; an instrument show and tell; music jams; a live guitar performance; and more.  For all ages.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to a Dog at the Library!  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Our canine friend Poppy 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 entering grades 1-5 only begins on Tuesday, July 3rd.  Space is limited. We ask that you please register each child for just one dog a month.

    Location: Story Room

Wednesday July 18, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Break-a-Leg Troupe  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1370   
    Location: Druker Auditorium
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Karaoke Night  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Come sing your heart out!  Bravely sing alone, or make it a family ensemble.  Open to all ages.

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Thursday July 19, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM iStorytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Watch and listen to a story, sing songs and play instruments, join in for an activity and craft.   Aimed at kids up through age 4.

 

    Location: Druker Auditorium

Friday July 20, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  5:30 PM Stuffed Animal Sleepover  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Drop off your stuffed animals anytime during our regular hours on Friday, July 20 so that they can spend a fun filled night at the library! Come back on Saturday, July 21 at 10:00 am to pick them up. Meet in Druker Auditorium to enjoy donuts and a slideshow of all the fun adventures your animal friends had during their sleepover! 

    Location: Children's Room
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 2-3 Year Olds Rock! Story-Activity  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, Libraries Rock!  This week's topic is Archeology.  Ages 2-3.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM 4-5 Year Olds Rock! Story-Activity  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, Libraries Rock!  This week's topic is Archeology.  Ages 4-5.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Game Day  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Drop in for family games and activities time!  This is an opportunity to spend quality time with your child(ren) and with other patrons.  Games, building materials and other activities for all ages will be available.

    Location: Story Room

Saturday July 21, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Stuffed Animal Sleepover Breakfast  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Pick up your animal friend.  Enjoy breakfast and a slideshow depicting what your animal friends did on their sleepover!

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Monday July 23, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Make Way For Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Stories and songs aimed at children through age 4.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the  desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Jurassic To Mammoth Puppet Show  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Join the esteemed Professor Diggins for a journey back in time with rocking songs, creative movement and hand crafted dino puppets galore!  A sure bet for all lovers of dinosaurs.

    Location: Druker Auditorium
   7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Come in your pjs for stories and songs.  Aimed at ages 4 and up.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Tuesday July 24, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM 2-3 Year Olds Rock! Story-Activity  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, Libraries Rock!  This week's topic is Musical Instruments.  Ages 2-3.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM 4-5 Year Olds Rock! Story-Activity  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

Listen to stories and do a craft or activity related to our summer reading theme, Libraries Rock!  This week's topic is Musical Instruments.  Ages 4-5.  Space is limited.  Please pick up a ticket at the desk in the children's room starting 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room

Wednesday July 25, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Alphabet Soup Lapsit: Under 2 Only  
    Contact: Newton Free Library   617-796-1360   
   

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 15 minutes before the program begins.

    Location: Story Room
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