ELL – Walking on Newton’s Trails and at Historic Spots

Off Site

Practice English while exploring Newton's many paths in nature conservations areas and at cultural sites, such as Hemlock Gorge, Bullough's Pond, Nonantum Village, Angino Farm, and Mt. Ida Estate. For […]

Pajama Time!


Get ready for bed by listening to these stories and songs that will help you drift off to dreamland. Put on your pajamas, cuddle with a loved one, and bring […]

Overbooked: A Teen Book Club

Teen Area

Have too much to do? Want to add something else to your plate? Join our book club, directed at the overscheduled teen! We'll discuss the book while munching on snacks. […]

ELL – Beginner Conversation Group

3rd Floor Rear Arc

A conversation group for beginner English language learners. No registration is required. Come when you can! This class meets in person (on the third floor of the library) on Tuesday […]

Outdoor Wake-Up Sunshine Storytime (Weather Permitting)

Off Site

Join us for outdoor storytimes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Start your day with stories, songs and rhymes led by Newton Free Library Children’s Librarians. For children 0-4 and their caregivers. […]

5th/6th Grade Book Group

Teen Area

Starting October 26th, join us for a virtual book club for kids in grades 5-6 where we explore a new book each month! Participants are encouraged to bring their own […]

48th Annual Theodore D. Mann Newton Mayor’s Community Breakfast

The Mt. Ida Campus at UMass Amherst 777 Dedham St., Newton, MA

The 48th Annual Theodore D. Mann Newton Mayor’s Community Breakfast: “Spring Forward - With Hope” will be held Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 7:30a.m. at University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Mount […]


ELL – Reading Plays and Poetry Aloud

3rd Floor Rear Arc

Reading Plays and Poetry Aloud is a class for intermediate to advanced English learners. A fun way to improve your English reading and speaking skills! We will read and discuss […]

Rockabye Beats–Live at the Hyde Bandstand

Come dance, sing and get a little loco! Original and contemporary music the whole family will enjoy. Rockabye Beats includes Spanish songs; freestyle dance; an instrument show and tell; music […]