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, 2022. For the Zoom link and more information, contact Andrew Shapira, Program Coordinator, at 617-796-1364 or NewtonELL@minlib.net.

Draw Along Creatures: Alligators!


For this session, Draw Along Creatures continues with a focus on alligators! After creating a drawing of this popular animal from simple shapes, the artist instructor will show you how to create scenes from just your imagination. Space is limited. Registration (required) is only available for ages 7-10 and will begin on May 11. An […]

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. For intermediate English learners. This class meets on Zoom on Wednesday afternoons, from April 6 until May 25, 2022. For more information, please contact Andrew […]

Cooking Live With Chef Bill


Cook along or watch as Chef Bill prepares a different dish live on Zoom each month! Check back for the name of the recipe, the list of ingredients and instructions. Formerly a chef at the original Ritz-Carlton/Boston, Chef Bill worked at Harbor Sweets, makers of handmade chocolates in Salem, MA. Now a personal chef, he […]

Pasta Making Workshop with Matt Durham

Zoom Newton, MA

Join our Director of Education Matt Durham as we explore the joys of fresh pasta together! We will go over different pasta doughs and their cultural significance, as well as techniques you can take back to your home kitchens. The workshop will prepare you to make three different styles of pasta, using a variety of […]

The Write Stuff!


Does your child like to write? Are they in second grade? Then this program is for them! This second grade writing program meets monthly. Each month we will learn about a different type of writing, including creative writing, non fiction, comics, and small moments. Participants will learn to expand their thoughts and description as they […]


Put Your Oxygen Mask on First: Thriving Through the Post-Partum Period

This three-part lunch and learn series will help new moms navigate the physical, emotional, and social changes that come with the birth of a new baby. Hosted by the NWH Maternity Services Council Thursdays, May 12, 19 & 26, 2022 Noon-12:45 p.m. Register (registration will admit access to all sessions) Photo by Ignacio Campo on Unsplash

Sustainable Landscape Designs: Nature’s Best Hope with Doug Tallamy

Zoom Newton, MA

Join us for the next Green Newton Speaker Series on Thursday, May 26 at 7pm for a special online talk with Dr. Doug Tallamy about how yard by yard, we can help pollinators by planting the native species that they depend on. Register here: https://newtonfreelibrary.libcal.com/event/8118769 Join Doug Tallamy for a talk that will reveal how ineffective […]

Historic Book Club Meeting

Zoom Newton, MA

Historic Newton's History Book Club meets regularly to discuss books about history. Meetings are free and open to all. Simply read the designated book in advance and come prepared to discuss it at the meeting. If you are not already on our Book Club list and you would like to receive notifications, please send your […]