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Newton Public Library

Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living

Thursday, Jan. 16 — 6 p.m.

The Danish word “Hygge” has no easy translation into English. It combines hospitality, coziness, contentment, mindfulness and connection. Some claim that hygge is one of the reasons Denmark has often been ranked the “Happiest Country in the World.” Join Tova Brandt from the Museum of Danish America for a cozy evening at the library and learn how to bring a little hygge into your own life. This event is free to attend and open to the public.

Classics and Conversation Book Club

Tuesday, Jan. 21 — 10 a.m.

Join our classics book club for a discussion of “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte. Request your copy of the book at the library information desk or by calling the library at 641-792-4108. Bring a friend. New members always welcome.

Bibliophile Book Club

Wednesday, Jan. 22 — 1 p.m.

Join our library book club for a discussion of “Uncommon Type: Some Stories” by Tom Hanks. Request your copy of the book at the library information desk or by calling the library at 641-792-4108. New members welcome.

Paint-Along Class at the Library

Thursday, Jan. 23 — 6 p.m.

Join artist, Kirsten Warrick, for an acrylic paint-along at the library. Attendees are encouraged to bring an apron, all other materials will be provided. This event requires a free ticket to attend. Tickets may be picked up Jan. 23, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Attendees must be present to claim a ticket. Ages 18+.

Mobile Device Workshop

Thursday, Jan. 30 — 5 p.m.

Do you have questions about your phone or mobile device? Need some help setting up that new tablet? Here’s your opportunity to ask an expert. Join Premier Locations U.S. Cellular for a drop-in workshop on using your mobile device. This program is open to the public and is free to attend. No registration required.

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