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Catch more blues tunes at the Newton Public Library Monday

Blues Under the Blue Roof

Blues Under the Blue Roof is back. A new musical performance will be held every Monday night during the month of February. The next performer will be Bryce Janey Monday. All performances begin at 6:30pm and are free and open to the public.

The Blues Under the Blue Roof concert series is made possible by the South Skunk Blues Society, Newton Public Library Foundation, and the Newton Arts Connection. All ages welcome. The final performers will be Tina & Brandon on Feb. 27

Tax Forms at the Library

Free tax forms are now available at the Newton Public Library. Paper forms are available for the Federal 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ tax forms. Public computers and printers are also available for those who prefer to file online.

Read to a Certified
Therapy Dog

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays — The library will have a certified therapy dog in the Children’s Department to listen to children read. This friendly golden retriever is certified with Therapy Dogs International, and loves children. Volunteer Cynthia Healy and her dog will be at the puzzle table area in the library to give your child a chance to practice reading aloud. No appointment necessary, just stop by and take your turn reading aloud for a few minutes.  For more information, call Youth Services Librarian, Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

Meet the Author: K.C. Wren

6 p.m. Thursday — Newton author, K.C. Wren, discusses her book, The Dancing Winds,” and her experience writing and publishing her first novel. Fans of “The Hobbit” won’t want to miss this J.R.R. Tolkien inspired series.

LEGOs at the Library

1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 27 — Children in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to a LEGO afternoon at the library. All LEGOs are provided, please do not bring your own. Children age 10 and under should have an adult guardian or parent in the building with them. Contact Youth Services Librarian, Phyllis Peter at 641-792-4108.

Adult Coloring

6 p.m. March 9 — Relax and unwind with a coloring book. All materials provided, adults only.

Fashions to Die For

6 p.m. March 20 — Did you know that clothing can make you sick, break your bones or even kill you? Historian, Kathy Wilson, takes a look at 18th-19th century fashions and the deadly secrets hiding behind those fabulous looks, in this fun, educational program. Call 641-792-4108 to register.

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