Programs Newton Free Library
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Tuesday May 1, 2018
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Video Game Design
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Go from gamer to designer! Have even more fun playing games designed by you and your friends. Video Game Design encompasses storytelling, pixel art, and object-oriented programming, all through a user-friendly, 2D game design platform. For tweens in grades 5-7.  Online registration (required) begins Tuesday, April 10.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
There are 4 spaces available.
Wednesday May 2, 2018
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Anime/Manga Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
anime clubCome meet and hang out with lovers of all things anime! Activities will range from anime screenings, to discussion of our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more! We’ll meet on the first Wednesday of every month. Yummy Japanese snacks will be served. For middle school and high school students.
CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
 
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Get Started Coding
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CodeCampKidz cordially invites you to the library for 2  “Learn to Code” workshops. You will write real HTML & CSS code progressing from the basics to more advanced topics building skill and self-confidence along the way. No experience is required. Open a gateway to coding and enroll today. For tweens in grades 5-7.  All online components are provided in audio, so kids must provide their own headset/earbuds.  This is a class ONLY for kids who have not yet taken any CodeCampKidz classes.Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, April 11th. This is a two week class, 5/2 and 5/9.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
There is 1 space available.
Tuesday May 8, 2018
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Tween Crafternoons
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month: upcycled milk jug lunch boxes!  Grades 5-7. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
 
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, and 6/12..  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Story Room
The registration period has ended.
Wednesday May 9, 2018
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Get Started Coding
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CodeCampKidz cordially invites you to the library for 2  “Learn to Code” workshops. You will write real HTML & CSS code progressing from the basics to more advanced topics building skill and self-confidence along the way. No experience is required. Open a gateway to coding and enroll today. For tweens in grades 5-7.  All online components are provided in audio, so kids must provide their own headset/earbuds.  This is a class ONLY for kids who have not yet taken any CodeCampKidz classes.Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, April 11th. This is a two week class, 5/2 and 5/9.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
There is 1 space available.
Thursday May 10, 2018
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LEGO WeDo
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Build LEGO models and then program them to move and react.  For tweens in grades 5-7.    Online registration (required) begins Thursday, April 19.

 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
There are 9 spaces available.
Wednesday May 23, 2018
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Get Started Coding
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CodeCampKidz cordially invites you to the library for 2  “Learn to Code” workshops. You will write real HTML & CSS code progressing from the basics to more advanced topics building skill and self-confidence along the way. No experience is required. Open a gateway to coding and enroll today. For tweens in grades 5-7.  All online components are provided in audio, so kids must provide their own headset/earbuds.  This is a class ONLY for kids who have not yet taken any CodeCampKidz classes.Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, May 2nd. This is a two week class, 5/23 and 5/30.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday May 30, 2018
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Get Started Coding
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CodeCampKidz cordially invites you to the library for 2  “Learn to Code” workshops. You will write real HTML & CSS code progressing from the basics to more advanced topics building skill and self-confidence along the way. No experience is required. Open a gateway to coding and enroll today. For tweens in grades 5-7.  All online components are provided in audio, so kids must provide their own headset/earbuds.  This is a class ONLY for kids who have not yet taken any CodeCampKidz classes.Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, May 2nd. This is a two week class, 5/23 and 5/30.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday June 6, 2018
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Anime/Manga Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
anime clubCome meet and hang out with lovers of all things anime! Activities will range from anime screenings, to discussion of our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more! We’ll meet on the first Wednesday of every month. Yummy Japanese snacks will be served. For middle school and high school students.
CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
 
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Get Started Coding
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CodeCampKidz cordially invites you to the library for 2  “Learn to Code” workshops. You will write real HTML & CSS code progressing from the basics to more advanced topics building skill and self-confidence along the way. No experience is required. Open a gateway to coding and enroll today. For tweens in grades 5-7.  All online components are provided in audio, so kids must provide their own headset/earbuds.  This is a class ONLY for kids who have not yet taken any CodeCampKidz classes.Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, May 16th. This is a two week class, 6/6 and 6/13.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday June 12, 2018
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Tween Crafternoons
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month: rubber stamp making! Grades 5-7. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
 
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, and 6/12..  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Story Room
The registration period has ended.
Wednesday June 13, 2018
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Get Started Coding
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CodeCampKidz cordially invites you to the library for 2  “Learn to Code” workshops. You will write real HTML & CSS code progressing from the basics to more advanced topics building skill and self-confidence along the way. No experience is required. Open a gateway to coding and enroll today. For tweens in grades 5-7.  All online components are provided in audio, so kids must provide their own headset/earbuds.  This is a class ONLY for kids who have not yet taken any CodeCampKidz classes.Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, May 16th. This is a two week class, 6/6 and 6/13.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Monday June 18, 2018
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Summer Discovery 2018 Kick Off
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Start rocking your summer!  Enjoy ice cream generously donated by J.P. Licks, and Ghosts and Legends, a presentation by Jeff Belanger, host of the New England Legends podcast and author of Weird Massachusetts. 

For over 20 years, Jeff Belanger has been exploring the unexplained. He seeks out history, folklore, ghosts, monsters, and legends all over the world and in your backyard. His talk presents highlights from his own adventures, his work from his books, podcast, and the television programs he’s worked on, plus a look at the investigation process, and compelling audio and visual paranormal evidence. Not just focused on ghost stories, Belanger’s presentation will delve into the reasons behind the legends.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday June 20, 2018
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LEGO WeDo
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Build LEGO models and then program them to move and react.  For tweens in grades 5-7.    Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, May 30th.

 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday July 10, 2018
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LEGO WeDo
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Build LEGO models and then program them to move and react.  For tweens, entering grades 5-7.    Online registration (required) begins Tuesday, June 19th.

 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday July 11, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challenge each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 6 sessions (7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8 and 8/15).  Online registration (required) begins Wednesday, June 20th.  For tweens entering grades 5-7.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Registration will begin on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday July 14, 2018
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Tween Movie Afternoon
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

It's Tween Movie Afternoon:  Today's movie: Kubo and the Two Strings, rated PG.  Runtime 101 minutes.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Wednesday July 18, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challenge each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 6 sessions (7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8 and 8/15).  Online registration (required) begins Wednesday, June 20th.  For tweens entering grades 5-7.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Registration will begin on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday July 21, 2018
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Wayne Thiebaud Cake Sculptures
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Create a sculptural piece of “cake”! (Sorry you can’t eat it.) Inspired by artist Wayne Thiebaud’s luscious images of desserts we will make a three-dimensional slice of cake using everyday materials: cardboard, masking tape and paint. Use your creativity to personalize your slice of cake.  For tweens entering grades 6-8.  Online registration (required) begins on Saturday, June 30th.
CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Registration will begin on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Design a Video Game
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Use Scratch to design a short video game, complete with soundtrack!  Online registration (required) begins Tuesday, July 3rd. For tweens entering grades 5-7.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challenge each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 6 sessions (7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8 and 8/15).  Online registration (required) begins Wednesday, June 20th.  For tweens entering grades 5-7.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Registration will begin on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Tween Movie Night
7:00 PM - 8:40 PM

It's Tween Movie Night:  Tonight's movie: So B. It, rated PG-13.  Runtime 98 minutes.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challenge each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 6 sessions (7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8 and 8/15).  Online registration (required) begins Wednesday, June 20th.  For tweens entering grades 5-7.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Registration will begin on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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Finch Robots
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 Learn how to use computer programming to code finch robots.  For tweens entering grade 5-7.  Online registration (required) begins Tuesday, July 17th.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday August 8, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challenge each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 6 sessions (7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8 and 8/15).  Online registration (required) begins Wednesday, June 20th.  For tweens entering grades 5-7.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Registration will begin on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday August 15, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challenge each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 6 sessions (7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8 and 8/15).  Online registration (required) begins Wednesday, June 20th.  For tweens entering grades 5-7.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Registration will begin on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday August 18, 2018
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Hunger Games Survival Course
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn how to compete in the Hunger Games!  Topics will include traps; edible plants; how to purify water; shelter building; natural camouflage techniques; and shooting Katniss' bow.  For tweens entering 5th-7th grade.  Online registration (required) begins Saturday, August 4th.

 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Outside
Registration will begin on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

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