Prohibition Wine: A True Story of One Woman’s Daring in Twentieth-Century America (virtual)

Virtual

Join us for an author talk with TAB columnist and community activist, Marian Leah Knapp. Her new book, Prohibition Wine: A True Story of One Woman’s Daring in Twentieth-Century America, tells the story of how Marian's grandmother, Rebecca Goldberg—a Jewish immigrant from the Russian Empire living in rural Massachusetts―lost her husband to a railroad accident. […]

Tech Time

Have technology questions? Sign up for a one-on-one technology help session. Sessions are scheduled for 30 minutes and are held in person in Study Room 2E on the 2nd floor of the library. These technology help sessions are good for questions regarding: our free library eresources (Libby/Overdrive, Kanopy, hoopla, etc.) ereaders and mobile devices internet […]

Tech Time

Have technology questions? Sign up for a one-on-one technology help session. Sessions are scheduled for 30 minutes and are held in person in Study Room 2E on the 2nd floor of the library. These technology help sessions are good for questions regarding: our free library eresources (Libby/Overdrive, Kanopy, hoopla, etc.) ereaders and mobile devices internet […]

Toddler Tunes

Sing along at this toddler music program where we have fun with shakers, scarves, and drums! Please have items on hand that children can wave around, make noise, or that they can drum upon. For ages 2-4 and their caregivers. To connect to Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87197945454?pwd=b2svTE81ZkRJa2lKVW00Yld1M1owUT09 Meeting ID: 871 9794 5454 Passcode: 195646 One tap mobile […]

ELL – Morning Chat Room

ELL Morning Chat Room is a free Conversation Group on Zoom for adult intermediate to advanced English Learners. Weekly topics will include the practical and the local along with subjects suggested by our learners. No registration is necessary. Come when you can! The group meets on Wednesday mornings, beginning on June 16, 2021 - August […]

Poetry by the Pooh Statues

Do you love poetry and want to write some with other children? Meet us by the Pooh Statues behind the library to participate in this fun budding writer's workshop! We will have paper and pencils. Just bring yourselves and your creativity. For ages 6-9 and their caregivers. If the ground is wet or in case […]

Dungeons & Dragons

Teen Area

Join us every other week for Dungeons & Dragons campaigns. Please register for these accounts before game day. Participants are encouraged to make their own characters, but pregenerated characters can be provided. This will be a story/character iteration based game. Combat will be minimal or nonexistent. Registration is required to receive information. This event will […]

Young Explorers Club Email Signup

Curious about topics ranging from space to extreme weather? Discover new and exciting facts about animal behavior, historical events and more! Twice a month receive the Young Explorers Club Email featuring video and website links, ideas for activities and reading suggestions for kids interested in the world around them. Geared towards ages 6-9. Sign up […]

Wake-Up Sunshine Storytime Outside (Weather Permitting)

Outdoor summer storytimes have arrived! Thursdays at 10:30 am. Start your day with stories, songs and rhymes led by a Newton Free Library Children’s Library. For children 0-4 and their caregivers. Please join us across the street on the grounds of City Hall, around the corner from the fountain between City Hall and Commonwealth Ave. […]

Tech Time

Have technology questions? Sign up for a one-on-one technology help session. Sessions are scheduled for 30 minutes and are held in person in Study Room 2E on the 2nd floor of the library. These technology help sessions are good for questions regarding: our free library eresources (Libby/Overdrive, Kanopy, hoopla, etc.) ereaders and mobile devices internet […]