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 […]

Front Desk Book Club

Teen Area

Take part in a lively conversation about Kelly Yang's Asian Pacific American Award-winning Front Desk. This is a lead-up event to our author visit with Kelly Yang on May 17th […]

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. […]

LIVE Club Meeting: Speakers from HEET

442 Lexington Street

In 2008, a handful of local people, terrified by climate change, organized work parties on weekends to cut emissions and energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. The […]

Newton Inspires: Celebrating Classroom Creativity

Angier Elementary School 1697 Beacon St, Waben, MA

On Tuesday, May 3rd at Angier Elementary School, Newton Inspires 2022 will feature some of the city’s most interesting and influential individuals, our Newton Public School teachers and staff Join Newton […]


3rd/4th Grade Book Group


Starting October 5th, join us for a virtual book club for kids in grades 3-4 where we explore a new book each month! Our first session will be a meet […]

ELL – Let’s Talk!

3rd Floor Rear Arc

A conversation group for all levels of adult English language learners. No registration is necessary. Come when you can! This class meets in person (on the third floor of the […]

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 […]

Movers and Shakers


Dance with me! Shake with me! Move your body to the beat of fun rhymes and familiar songs. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy this energetic morning storytime. Each class will […]

ELL – Morning Chat


Morning Chat is a conversation group for intermediate and above English learners. We discuss practical and local topics, as well as topics suggested by our learners. No registration is necessary. […]

ELL – Beginner Conversation Group on Zoom


A conversation group for beginner English language learners. No registration is required. Come when you can! This class meets on Zoom on Wednesday afternoons, from April 13 until May 25, […]

Tales to Treasure: Draw and Share


Come listen to great stories, share what you think, and participate in fun drawing prompts! For ages 4-8. To connect to zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82484633033?pwd=d2NadlNNUlk5bk5FYkxIVkg3aVFadz09 Meeting ID: 824 8463 3033 Passcode: 790940 […]

ELL – Talking About Art and Museums


We will discuss works of art and museums we have visited. This will be the starting point for discussion that can be about other topics of interest to the group. […]

Virtual Short Story Discussion Group


Join us for our Short Story Discussion group over Zoom! Every other week we'll read 2 short stories and come together to discuss them. Stories TBD. Due to access limitations, […]

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 […]

Journey to Greenland with Erica Ferencik


Join author Erica Ferencik as she discusses the origin story of her stunning new novel Girl in Ice. In the book, Val, an American linguist, is tasked to journey to […]

Tween Graphic Novel Book Club


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, […]