Programs Newton Free Library
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Monday September 25, 2017
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Teen Crafterhours
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

milk jugWe meet once a month on a Monday night to make crafts and eat snacks. This month we’ll be making upcycled back-to-school crafts. Grades 7-12.  

LOCATION: Teen Area
Wednesday September 27, 2017
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Books & Brownies
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

inside the obriensJoin us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! This month we’ll be discussing the Newton Reads book, Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova. Grades 9-12 and their adult are welcome! Check our website for more information about Books & Brownies. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
Tuesday October 3, 2017
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Sweet Reads
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.  We meet once a month on 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, and 6/5,.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 27. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

LOCATION: Teen Area
Monday October 16, 2017
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Typewriter Poetry
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

typewriterGet creative with the monthly Typewriter Poetry group. We’ll be getting together to use old-school typewriters and write poems for library patrons on the spot! Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: Gallery
Tuesday October 17, 2017
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Books & Brownies
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

orangeJoin us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! This month we'll be discussing Orange by Ichigo Takano. Grades 9-12 and their adult are welcome! Check our website for more information about Books & Brownies. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
Wednesday October 18, 2017
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Comic Book Workshop Series
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

bopIn this series of workshops we'll learn about comic book drawing, story telling, structure, paneling and more!  Each meeting will focus on a different part of the creative process, and by the end you'll have a comic book of your own! This is a four-part series and we ask that you try to commit to coming to all four: Wednesdays 10/18, 10/25, 11/1 and 11/8. Register online. Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Wednesday October 25, 2017
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Comic Book Workshop Series
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

bopIn this series of workshops we'll learn about comic book drawing, story telling, structure, paneling and more!  Each meeting will focus on a different part of the creative process, and by the end you'll have a comic book of your own! This is a four-part series and we ask that you try to commit to coming to all four: Wednesdays 10/18, 10/25, 11/1 and 11/8. Register online. Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
Monday October 30, 2017
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Escape the Library
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

escape the roomIt’s Halloween eve and you’ve been invited to a special dinner party at the Library with Dr. Neverdie. As you enter his private library with a group of your friends, the door squeaks closed and clicks. And with that you are locked in. Escape the library before Dr. Neverdie can begin his sinister experiments. Register here for the 4:00 pm timeslot. Up to eight people can register for each time. Please show up at least 5 minutes before. We’ll also be doing zombie makeup and playing Escape the Room board games from 4-9 pm. Feel free to come hang anytime 4-9 pm. We’ll have refreshments. Grades 7-12.  Meet in the 1st floor Periodicals Area.    

LOCATION: Special Collections
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Escape the Library
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM

escape roomIt’s Halloween eve and you’ve been invited to a special dinner party at the Library with Dr. Neverdie. As you enter his private library with a group of your friends, the door squeaks closed and clicks. And with that you are locked in. Escape the library before Dr. Neverdie can begin his sinister experiments. Register here for the 4:00 pm timeslot. Up to eight people can register for each time. Please show up at least 5 minutes before. We’ll also be doing zombie makeup and playing Escape the Room board games from 4-9 pm. Feel free to come hang anytime 4-9 pm. We’ll have refreshments. Grades 7-12.  Meet in the 1st floor Periodicals Area.    

LOCATION: Special Collections
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Escape the Library
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

escape roomIt’s Halloween eve and you’ve been invited to a special dinner party at the Library with Dr. Neverdie. As you enter his private library with a group of your friends, the door squeaks closed and clicks. And with that you are locked in. Escape the library before Dr. Neverdie can begin his sinister experiments. Register here for the 4:00 pm timeslot. Up to eight people can register for each time. Please show up at least 5 minutes before. We’ll also be doing zombie makeup and playing Escape the Room board games from 4-9 pm. Feel free to come hang anytime 4-9 pm. We’ll have refreshments. Grades 7-12.  Meet in the 1st floor Periodicals Area. 

LOCATION: Special Collections
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Escape the Library
7:45 PM - 8:30 PM

escape roomIt’s Halloween eve and you’ve been invited to a special dinner party at the Library with Dr. Neverdie. As you enter his private library with a group of your friends, the door squeaks closed and clicks. And with that you are locked in. Escape the library before Dr. Neverdie can begin his sinister experiments. Register here for the 4:00 pm timeslot. Up to eight people can register for each time. Please show up at least 5 minutes before. We’ll also be doing zombie makeup and playing Escape the Room board games from 4-9 pm. Feel free to come hang anytime 4-9 pm. We’ll have refreshments. Grades 7-12.  Meet in the 1st floor Periodicals Area. 

LOCATION: Special Collections
There are 8 spaces available.
Wednesday November 1, 2017
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Comic Book Workshop Series
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

powIn this series of workshops we'll learn about comic book drawing, story telling, structure, paneling and more!  Each meeting will focus on a different part of the creative process, and by the end you'll have a comic book of your own! This is a four-part series and we ask that you try to commit to coming to all four: Wednesdays 10/18, 10/25, 11/1 and 11/8. Register online. Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
 
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Trivia Nite @ the Library
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

trivia Are you a genius at Jeopardy!?  A consumer of crossword puzzles?  Come join the fun and test your mastery of useful (and useless) information! 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. 

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday November 7, 2017
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Sweet Reads
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.  We meet once a month on 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, and 6/5,.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 27. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

LOCATION: Teen Area
Wednesday November 8, 2017
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Comic Book Workshop Series
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

powIn this series of workshops we'll learn about comic book drawing, story telling, structure, paneling and more!  Each meeting will focus on a different part of the creative process, and by the end you'll have a comic book of your own! This is a four-part series and we ask that you try to commit to coming to all four: Wednesdays 10/18, 10/25, 11/1 and 11/8. Register online. Grades 7-12. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
Tuesday December 5, 2017
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Sweet Reads
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.  We meet once a month on 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, and 6/5,.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 27. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

LOCATION: Teen Area
Tuesday January 2, 2018
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Sweet Reads
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.  We meet once a month on 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, and 6/5,.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 27. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

LOCATION: Teen Area
Tuesday February 6, 2018
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Sweet Reads
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.  We meet once a month on 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, and 6/5,.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 27. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

LOCATION: Teen Area
Tuesday March 6, 2018
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Sweet Reads
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.  We meet once a month on 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, and 6/5,.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 27. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

LOCATION: Teen Area
Tuesday April 3, 2018
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Sweet Reads
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.  We meet once a month on 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, and 6/5,.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 27. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

LOCATION: Teen Area
Tuesday May 1, 2018
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Sweet Reads
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.  We meet once a month on 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, and 6/5,.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 27. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

LOCATION: Teen Area
Tuesday June 5, 2018
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Sweet Reads
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.  We meet once a month on 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3, 5/1, and 6/5,.  Online registration (required) begins on  Tuesday, June 27. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL10 months.

LOCATION: Teen Area
Thursday July 19, 2018
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Kick Start Your College Essay
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Summer is a great time to start your college essay! Join Jane Hirschhorn of JBH Tutoring to get eleven ways to kick start your essay. We'll go over excerpts from essays written by students admitted to prestigious colleges. This program is for high schoolers, particularly rising seniors and their parents. Register online. 

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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