February 04, 2023

Library News

Introvert Book Club

Want to join a book club but just don’t have the time for a regular meeting? This is the book club for you! Each month there’s a new book selection, but there’s never a meeting. Pick up your copy of the book of the month at the library information desk. The December selection is “Mr. Dickens and his Carol” by Samantha Silva.

Borrow a Librarian: Drop-In Photo Digitizing

Dec. 12, 9 – 11:30 a.m.

Now is the perfect time to start scanning those old family photos! Drop-in on the second Monday morning of the month to learn about our Memory Lab Digitization Equipment and have our Public Services Librarian scan your photos. Attendees may bring up to 15 photos per visit and a flash drive to store their scans on. The Newton Public Library Memory Lab is made possible through the generosity of the Jasper Community Foundation.

Gory Stories Book Club

Dec. 12, noon

Do you love true crime? Bring your lunch and join other true crime addicts to share our favorite podcasts, documentaries, books, and more! The December book selection is, “If You Really Loved Me” by Ann Rule. Copies of the book can be picked up at the library information desk.

Library Closure Dec. 14

The Newton Public Library will be closed the morning of Dec. 14 for a staff event. The library will open to the public at 1 p.m.

Sit ‘n Stitch

Dec. 21, 10 a.m.

Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea, or bring your own beverage, while working on your current stitching project. Stitchers of all experience levels are welcome! This is an open forum for crafters to share their projects, ask other stitchers for assistance or troubleshooting, and enjoy crafting company. This event will be held in the library meeting room. No registration required.

December Holiday Hours

The Newton Public Library will be closed Dec. 23 – 26, for Christmas and Dec. 31 – Jan. 1 for New Year. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season!