Programs Newton Free Library
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Wednesday October 4, 2017
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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. Grades 5-7. Please register.
LOCATION: Computer Center
There are 20 spaces available.
Tuesday October 10, 2017
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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: zombie brain cupcakes! Grades 5-7. 

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.

LOCATION: Story Room
Tuesday October 17, 2017
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Programming with Alice
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Alice is a block-based programming language which allows you to code a 3-Dimensional environment with all kinds of characters and animate your world. There are endless options for what you can make, you just have to drag and drop blocks with functions in whatever way you would like.  MassCSSparks is offering this introduction to Alice for kids in grades 5-7.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, September 26th.

LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday October 24, 2017
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Programming with Alice
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Alice is a block-based programming language which allows you to code a 3-Dimensional environment with all kinds of characters and animate your world. There are endless options for what you can make, you just have to drag and drop blocks with functions in whatever way you would like.  MassCSSparks is offering this introduction to Alice for kids in grades 5-7.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, October 3rd.

LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday October 25, 2017
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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 4 sessions (10/25, 11/29, 12/20 and 1/24).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, October 4th. Grades 5-7.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Wednesday November 1, 2017
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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!  Together we'll watch our favorite animes, share manga, talk anime culture, and nibble on yummy Japanese snacks. Activities will range from: anime screenings, discussion on our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more! Grades 5-7. Register online. 
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Monday November 6, 2017
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Creative Writing Series
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Discover what you are interested in writing about and then to practice the skills needed to create your own form of writing.  You are encouraged to try out new things, be willing to struggle so you can get better, and write from the heart. This is a four-part series, led by Bobby Uttaro, author of To the Survivors. Registration is for all four workshops, 4-6 pm on: 11/6, 11/8, 11/13 & 11/15. Grades 5-8.

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

LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
Wednesday November 8, 2017
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Creative Writing Series
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

writingDiscover what you are interested in writing about and then to practice the skills needed to create your own form of writing.  You are encouraged to try out new things, be willing to struggle so you can get better, and write from the heart. This is a four-part series, led by Bobby Uttaro, author of To the Survivors. Registration is for all four workshops, 4-6 pm on: 11/6, 11/8, 11/13 & 11/15. Grades 5-8.

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

LOCATION: Computer Center
Monday November 13, 2017
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Creative Writing Series
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

writingDiscover what you are interested in writing about and then to practice the skills needed to create your own form of writing.  You are encouraged to try out new things, be willing to struggle so you can get better, and write from the heart. This is a four-part series, led by Bobby Uttaro, author of To the Survivors. Registration is for all four workshops, 4-6 pm on: 11/6, 11/8, 11/13 & 11/15. Grades 5-8.

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

LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday November 14, 2017
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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: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

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.

LOCATION: Story Room
Wednesday November 15, 2017
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Creative Writing Series
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

writingDiscover what you are interested in writing about and then to practice the skills needed to create your own form of writing.  You are encouraged to try out new things, be willing to struggle so you can get better, and write from the heart. This is a four-part series, led by Bobby Uttaro, author of To the Survivors. Registration is for all four workshops, 4-6 pm on: 11/6, 11/8, 11/13 & 11/15. Grades 5-8.

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

LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday November 21, 2017
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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 9/19, 11/21, 1/16, 3/20, and 5/15.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20th. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 5 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
Wednesday November 29, 2017
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng 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 4 sessions (10/25, 11/29, 12/20 and 1/24).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, October 4th.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Wednesday December 6, 2017
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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!  Together we'll watch our favorite animes, share manga, talk anime culture, and nibble on yummy Japanese snacks. Activities will range from: anime screenings, discussion on our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more! Grades 5-7. Register online. 
LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday December 12, 2017
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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: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

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.

LOCATION: Story Room
Tuesday December 19, 2017
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Swords Through the Ages
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us at the library on for an amazing sword presentation by Jeff Goodhind and Jeff Lord from the Association for Renaissance and Medieval Swordsmanship. They’ll demonstrate the art of Western European swordsmanship over the centuries.Try your hand at sword (blunt) combat!  For tweens and teens, grades 5-12. 

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng 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 4 sessions (10/25, 11/29, 12/20 and 1/24).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, October 4th.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Wednesday January 3, 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!  Together we'll watch our favorite animes, share manga, talk anime culture, and nibble on yummy Japanese snacks. Activities will range from: anime screenings, discussion on our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more! Grades 5-7. Register online. 
LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday January 9, 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: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

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.

LOCATION: Story Room
Tuesday January 16, 2018
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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 9/19, 11/21, 1/16, 3/20, and 5/15.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20th. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 5 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng 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 4 sessions (10/25, 11/29, 12/20 and 1/24).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, October 4th.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Wednesday February 7, 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!  Together we'll watch our favorite animes, share manga, talk anime culture, and nibble on yummy Japanese snacks. Activities will range from: anime screenings, discussion on our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more! Grades 5-7. Register online. 
LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday February 13, 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: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

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.

LOCATION: Story Room
Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng 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 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/20).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, February 2nd.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday March 13, 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: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

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.

LOCATION: Story Room
Tuesday March 20, 2018
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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 9/19, 11/21, 1/16, 3/20, and 5/15.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20th. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 5 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng 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 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/20).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, February 2nd.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday April 10, 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: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

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.

LOCATION: Story Room
Wednesday April 25, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng 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 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/20).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, February 2nd.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
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: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

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.

LOCATION: Story Room
Tuesday May 15, 2018
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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 9/19, 11/21, 1/16, 3/20, and 5/15.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20th. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 5 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
Wednesday May 23, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng 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 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/20).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, February 2nd.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 7, 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: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

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.

LOCATION: Story Room
Wednesday June 20, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng 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 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/20).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, February 2nd.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     

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