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. […]

ELL – American Culture and Your Children

Virtual

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 […]

ELL – Conversation Starters

Virtual

Become more comfortable starting conversations and speaking English in many situations, such as inviting people to your home, talking to other children's parents, planning a birthday party or other event, […]

ELL – Afternoon Chat

3rd Floor Rear Arc

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

ELL – Let’s Talk on Zoom!

Virtual

A conversation group for intermediate English language learners. No registration is necessary. Come when you can! This class meets on Zoom on Thursday evenings, from April 7 until May 26, […]

Silver Lake’s “Lake Talk”

Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds 286 Waverley Avenue, Newton, MA

Take a closer look at Newton's own "Lake Talk," a sub-dialect named after Silver Lake in Nonantum, spoken by generations of locals, including actor Matt LeBlanc. Explore how the uncertain […]

Find Happiness through Mindfulness, Yoga & Meditation

Virtual

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 […]

ELL – People Who Make the World a Better Place

Virtual

For homework, we'll read short articles about people who face challenges, live in interesting ways, or have something to teach us. In class we'll discuss the readings and go over […]

ELL – Let’s Talk About Food

Virtual

Let's Talk About Food is a class for intermediate to advanced English learners. We explore food traditions from other cultures and discuss how food is much more than just a […]

Libby/OverDrive, Kanopy, & Hoopla (Zoom)

Virtual

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 […]