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Wednesday February 21, 2018
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Trivia Nite @ the Library
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Monday February 26, 2018
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Typewriter Poetry
7:00 PM - 8:00 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. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Gallery
Tuesday February 27, 2018
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Girls Who Code
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
 
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Books & Brownies
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! This month we’ll be discussing The Beast Is an Animal by Peternelle Van Arsdale. Grades 9-12 and their adult are welcome! Check our website for more information about Books & Brownies. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Friday March 2, 2018
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Saturday March 3, 2018
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Think Big
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Ever wondered about the jobs people do in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math? Think Big is a chance for middle- and high-school students to network and talk one-on-one with professionals working in a variety of STEM careers. Find out more about what they do, how they got there and whether their career might be a good fit for you! In partnership with NewtonSTEM and the John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club of Newton. Refreshments provided by Cabots. Grades 6-12. Online registration (required) begins Saturday, February 10th.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
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Tuesday March 6, 2018
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Girls Who Code
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
 
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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.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library   617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
The registration period has ended.
Friday March 9, 2018
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday March 13, 2018
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Girls Who Code
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Friday March 16, 2018
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday March 20, 2018
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Girls Who Code
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Wednesday March 21, 2018
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Books & Brownies
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for the parent/guardian and teen book club and enjoy brownies! This month we’ll be discussing Wolf By Wolf by Ryan Graudin. Teens in grades 9-12 and their adults are welcome! Check our website for more information about Books & Brownies. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
Thursday March 22, 2018
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Urban Search and Rescue Robotics Challenge
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Urban Search & Rescue is a robotics challenge based on real-life scenarios involving search-and-rescue robots.  The event challenges competitors to engineer a robot which can navigate a unique obstacle course to locate and remove an object within a specified time, using heavy-duty, aircraft-grade aluminum elements, powerful drive motors, and wireless cameras.  For 11th and 12th graders.  Online registration (required) begins on Thursday, March 1.  Presented by the Massachusetts Army National Guard.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Registration will begin on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Friday March 23, 2018
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Monday March 26, 2018
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Typewriter Poetry
7:00 PM - 8:00 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. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Gallery
Tuesday March 27, 2018
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Girls Who Code
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Friday March 30, 2018
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday April 3, 2018
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Girls Who Code
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
 
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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.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library   617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
The registration period has ended.
Wednesday April 4, 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
Friday April 6, 2018
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday April 10, 2018
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Girls Who Code
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Friday April 13, 2018
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Wednesday April 18, 2018
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Trivia Nite @ the Library
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Tuesday April 24, 2018
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Girls Who Code
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Friday April 27, 2018
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday May 1, 2018
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Girls Who Code
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
 
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Admissions 101: Secrets of College Admissions
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This seminar will help families separate college admissions fact from fiction and enjoy the college process a little more. We’ll discuss grades, test scores, activities, and everything else colleges evaluate. Get straight answers about what college admissions committees really look for and how they ultimately decide who gets in.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
 
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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.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library   617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
The registration period has ended.
Friday May 4, 2018
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday May 8, 2018
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Girls Who Code
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Friday May 11, 2018
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday May 15, 2018
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Girls Who Code
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Friday May 18, 2018
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Girls Who Code
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

girls who codeWant to learn how to build an app, design a video game and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code (GWC) Club! GWC is a national non-profit organization leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip girls with the computing skills they need to pursue 21st century opportunities. Join us throughout the school year to learn about coding through hands-on projects.  This year's club in now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list fill out this form. Open to grades 6-12. 

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library  617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Computer Center
Tuesday May 22, 2018
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Girls Who Code Graduation
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

gwcCongratulations to all the girls and facilitators who have completed a year of coding! Girls Who Code members and their families are invited to celebrate the year with a graduation party, to include demonstrations by girls and snacks. 

CONTACT:    617-796-1360  teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
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.

CONTACT:  Newton Free Library   617-796-1360  
LOCATION: Teen Area
The registration period has ended.
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
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. 

CONTACT:  Liz   6177961360  teens@newtonfreelibrary.net
LOCATION: Druker Auditorium

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