Book Bunch

Do you have a young reader in first or second grade? Book Bunch is back! Each month we will read a book together covering different genres and styles. We will discuss the story and then complete activities that go along with the book. We meet once a month on the following dates: 12/1, 1/5, 2/2, […]

Graphic Novel Book Club

Teen Area

If you enjoy the pace, imagery and stories presented in graphic novels then this is the club for you! We’ll meet once a month on 10/6, 11/3, 12/1, 1/5, 2/2, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4 & 6/1. Grades 5-7. Registration's required to receive the Zoom link. Books will be available for pick-up in the Children's Area. This […]

ELL – American Government and the Media

In this class for advanced English learners, we will discuss current news about the American government, including background information you need to understand how the government works. We'll also highlight key words and idioms and discuss the relationship between government and the media. There will be short weekly homework assignments. The class meets on Zoom […]

Wake-Up Sunshine Storytime

Start your day with stories, songs and rhymes led by Newton Free Library Children's Librarians. For children ages 0-4 and their caregivers. To connect to zoom: Meeting ID: 854 6463 9304 Passcode: 077106 One tap mobile 19292056099,,85464639304# US (New York) 13017158592,,85464639304# US (Washington DC) Dial by your location 1 929 205 6099 US (New […]

ELL – American Culture and Your Children


American Culture and Your Children is a conversation class about parenting for English learners. Learn about American parenting practices and share your own culture's ideas about child-rearing. The class is led by a former Boston Globe parenting columnist. It is intended for intermediate to advanced learners who have not taken it before. The class meets […]

Libby/OverDrive, Kanopy, and Hoopla (Zoom)


Get an introduction to our three most popular library eresources so you can start accessing books, music, movies, and more from home. On the day of the event you will receive an email with a link to join. ​​At the time of the program simply click on the link and you'll see the host. For […]

3D Printing Showcase (Zoom)


Join us virtually for an up-close look at our 3D printers as we talk about how they work and what they can do. We’ll also show you how to submit your own files to be printed at the library and where you can find things to print online. Come with any questions you have about […]

Find Happiness through Mindfulness, Yoga & Meditation


Experience ancient practices of breathing and meditation in an informal virtual setting. Discover secrets to increasing happiness in everyday life and learn ways to make it grow each day. No previous experience required. Sessions are led by mindfulness, yoga and meditation teacher, Janhavi Wadwhani. The sessions will continue on the first and third Thursdays of […]

ELL – Short Stories


We will discuss a different short story each week. Students must read the assigned story ahead of time. This class is for high intermediate English learners. This class meets on Zoom on Friday mornings, from January 7 until March 25, 2022. For more information, contact Andrew Shapira, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or

Teen MTG

Teen Area

Want to meet up and play some Magic: The Gathering on a Saturday? We've found just the place, our Teen Area! This event is in-person and will be moderated by a local high school student. Please bring cards if you have them! For grades 7-12. For more information contact Megan Coffey at