May is Mental Health Month: Self Care Kit

Teen Area

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Your mental health is just as important as physical health so we put together take home self care kits for tweens and teens! Self […]

ELL – Improving Your Grammar


We will learn about important aspects of English grammar, such as irregular verbs, the simple past, the present perfect, and comparatives. We will use the grammar in conversation and writing, […]

Walk-through Historic Newton Upper Falls

Take a self-guided Newton Upper Falls walkthrough 10,000 years of history this Saturday, May 7. Arrive at either the corner of Oak and Chestnut Streets or at the Echo Bridge […]

Newton Piano Summit Andrus Madsen J.S.Bach The Goldberg Variations

Second Church in Newton 60 Highland St., Newton, MA

“The Goldberg Variations are among the most meaningful works J. S. Bach wrote for keyboard.” Josef Rheinberger, 1883 Newton’s own Andrus Madsen is well-known internationally in early music circles and performs on […]

Healthy Kids Day at the West Suburban YMCA!

West Suburban YMCA 276 Church St, Newton

For 30 years, Healthy Kids Day has been where fun and play become lifelong memories. Healthy Kids Day is a national Y initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. […]

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 […]

Murder by the Book Club


This group is currently full. They meet each month to discuss books with a mystery theme. The group is cosponsored by the City of Newton Department of Senior Services. Book […]

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 […]