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Newton Travels

Have you traveled somewhere (near or far) and would like to share your stories and photos with others? The Newton Public Library is looking to start a series of programs titled “Newton Travels” where Newton natives share their stories, souvenirs, and pictures of trips! If you’d be interesting in being part of the series by presenting call Nicole Lindstrom at (641) 792-4108.

Beyond the Book-Book Pick

The new adult book club sponsored by the library, Beyond the Book, is reading the All Iowa Reads pick, “The Year we Left Home” by Jean Thompson. The book discussion will be held on Wednesday March 27 at 7 p.m. in the meeting room of Okoboji Grill. If you would like a copy of the book, please call the information desk at (641) 792-4108. New members welcome!

ABC Book Club

ABC Book Club’s pick for April is “Dance for Dead” by Thomas Perry. Book Discussion will be held on Wednesday, April 10 at 1 p.m. If you’d like a copy of the book call the information desk at (641) 792-4108.

Tech Time

Did you get a Kindle or iPad and need help setting it up? Or want to check out an e-book through the library on your e-Reader device and can’t figure out how? We can help you with that! Public Services Librarian Nicole Lindstrom is offering one-on-one instruction on Mondays from 3-5 p.m. by appointment only. These appointments are for half an hour. Please call the information desk at 641-792-4108 to schedule an appointment.

Weekly Story Time

There will be no Story Time on Thursday, March 21.

Book Review

Have you ever felt out of place? In Justina Chen Headley’s “North of Beautiful,” Terra Cooper has to live with her least favorite feature, a red birthmark on her cheek. She wishes to finally escape to college and get out of her small, stifling town, but her controlling father pushes her off course. Her ideas and assumptions about life are immediately changed after getting into a car accident with Jacob, a handsome and geeky goth. Terra realizes that her plans about life have been disrupted. Will she find her true path in life? — Teen Volunteer Courtney Claussen

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