[caption id="attachment_44" align="alignnone" width="478"] NPL will host “The Abolitionists” Film and Discussion from 1 to 4 p.m. June 25. Watch the “American Experience” documentary in which Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.[/caption]



Newton Public Library
720 N Oak Street
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 283-2890
fax: (316) 283-2916
www.newtonplks.org
library@newtonplks.org

Hours: Mon-Thu 9am-9pm
Fri-Sat 9am-6pm

Have You Signed up for Summer Reading Programs? “Every Hero Has a Story” is the theme for preschool and grade school. “Unmask” is the teen theme. “Escape the Ordinary” is the adult slogan. Read for fun and prizes!
Free Technology Events:

Smart Phone Workshop: 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Bring your smart phone and join the staff from Z Wireless to get your questions answered. No registration necessary.
Computer Programming Help: 4:30 p.m. Second and Fourth Saturdays.  Angel Diaz will help you learn how to program, no matter your computer proficiency. Or he’ll answer any questions you might have. Free, drop in to learn more.
Video Calls: 6:30 p.m. July 9. How do Skype and Goggle Hangouts compare for video chatting? And how does it work? Presented by Nathan, IT Supervisor. Free, no registration necessary.
Call to arrange one-on-one sessions for Microsoft Office programs, Facebook, Pinterest, help with eReaders, and more.

Game Zone for Teens: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Mondays; and 6 – 8 p.m. Thursdays. Teens are invited to play the Wii™, board games, Xbox 360 Kinect™, Yu-Gi-Oh, etc. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops.
Teen Screen Saturday: 3 p.m. June 20. Bring a friend to watch the movie based on Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider novel. Snacks, too! Rated PG.
Teen GameZone & Crafts: 3:30 p.m. June 22. Make a duct tape wristband. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops. Play games with friends.
WHO’s Your Hero? Teen Party: 6-8 p.m. June 23. Smash the competition in Doctor Who trivia, make a fez, and more.
Fourth Tuesday Photography Outing: 7 p.m. June 23. Join others to photograph Toews’ engines and antiques. Contact the Library for directions.
Balloon Twisting: 10:30 a.m. June 24. Happy Faces Entertainment leads 8-12 year-olds in experimenting with balloon creations.
Magic with Happy Faces Entertainment: 1:30 p.m. June 24. Join Happy Faces Entertainment’s magical act: “Super Me to the Rescue!” Free fun for the whole family!
“The Abolitionists” Film & Discussion: 1 – 4 p.m. June 25. Watch the “American Experience” documentary in which Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Teen Screen Saturday: 3 p.m. June 27. Bring a friend to watch Captain America lead the fight against the Nazi-backed HYDRA organization. Snacks, too. Rated PG-13.
Teen GameZone & Crafts: 3:30 p.m. June 29. Make a mask. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops. Play games with friends.
Star-Spangled Papercrafts: 6:30 p.m. June 30. Decorative star-themed projects will be fashioned from discarded books and other papers.
Mystery Lovers Book Discussion: 5 p.m. July 1. Read and discuss “Murder of Roger Ackroyd” by Agatha Christie. Contact the Library for copies of the book.
Learning Festival with “Spokes America:” 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. July 6. Students biking across America from Harvard and MIT will stop by Newton to offer FREE science and engineering camps for middle and high school students: Rocket Building - 9-noon or 1-4 pm; Programming - 9-noon or 1-4 pm; Robot Construction - all day (9-noon, 1-4 pm). Contact the Library to register as space is limited.
Teen GameZone & Crafts: 3:30 p.m. July 6. Create your own comic strip. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops. Play games with friends.
Teen BookTalks: 2 p.m. July 7. Honors or AP English students will appreciate discussion required summer reading. This week: “Animal Farm.”
Learn, Share, Discuss Linux, Etc: 6:45 p.m. July 7. The Newton Linux User’s Group (NLUG) will meet to share information and applications regarding this open source alternative to Microsoft Operating Systems and discuss developments in the technology field around the world. Meetings are free and open to all.
Juggler Brian Wendling: 1:30 p.m. July 8. Bring the family to be wowed by the juggling of Brian Wendling. Free entertainment!
Teen BookTalks: 2 p.m. July 9. Honors or AP English students will appreciate discussion required summer reading. This week: “Of Mice and Men.”
Teen Screen Saturday: 3 p.m. July 11. Bring a friend to enjoy the special bond that develops between a plus-sized inflatable robot and his group of friends. Snacks, too. Rated PG.
Teen GameZone & Crafts: 3:30 p.m. July 13. Fashion pop tab bracelets. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops. Play games with friends.
Teen Brainy is the New Superpower: 6-8 p.m., July 14. Solve a crime, drink Moriar Tea, and wear your imaginary deerstalker hat!
Yarn Dyeing with Deb Waggoner: 10:30 a.m. July 15. Fabric artist Deb Waggoner will demonstrate yarn dyeing.
Barnyard Puppet Theatre: 1:30 p.m. July 15. The hero puppets of the Barnyard Theatre will delight the whole family with free entertainment.
Teen BookTalks: 2 p.m. July 16. Honors or AP English students will appreciate discussion required summer reading. This week: “Into the Wild.”
Teen Screen Saturday: 3 p.m. July 18. Bring a friend to watch Peter Pan return to Neverland to rescue his children from Captain Hook. Snacks, too. Rated PG.
Teen GameZone & Crafts: 3:30 p.m. July 20. Craft some parachute cord creations. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops. Play games with friends.
Artist Trading Card Class: 7-8:30 p.m. July 20. Come and learn about creating Artist Trading Cards (2.5” x 3.5” cards created to trade with others). Supplies provided, but bringing your own favorite art materials is encouraged. All ages welcome.
Teen BookTalks: 2 p.m. July 21. Honors or AP English students will appreciate discussion required summer reading. This week: “The Things They Carried.”
The Harvey Girls Multicultural Workforce: 7 p.m. July 21. Michaeline Chance-Reay, professor emeritus, Women’s Studies at KSU, will present this Kansas Humanities Program.
Art Display:  Enjoy the black and white photography of Tim Carden.
Display Case: Barbie dolls, from the collection Kari Sauerwein began at the age of four, are displayed.
New Items Now Available:
Barnham, Keith. The Burning Question. The solar revolution: a quest for sustainable power. New Nonfiction
Grazer, Brian. A Curious Mind. The secret to a bigger life, from the Hollywood producer who will talk with anyone to open worlds of adventure. New Nonfiction
Holsinger, Bruce. The Invention of Fire. A medieval poet and fixer becomes involved in this tale of intrigue, danger, mystery, and murder. New Fiction
Kounios, John. The Eureka Factor. Aha moments, creative insight, and the brain. New Nonfiction
Nicholson, William. Amherst. Two love affairs, one past, one present, illuminate the rapture and rebellion in the woman and the poet Emily Dickinson. New Fiction
Parry, Leslie. Church of Marvels. A vibrant turn-of-the-century New York City is home to four outsides who entwined lives bring change to them all. New Fiction
The Pirates! Pirate antics rule with the biggest Band of Misfits on the seven seas. DVD
Schultz, Emily. The Blondes. An epidemic of a rabies-like disease is carried only by blonde women who must to great lengths to conceal their blondness. New Fiction
Silverman, Jacob. Terms of Service. Social media and the price of constant connection. New Nonfiction

[caption id="attachment_44" align="alignnone" width="478"] NPL will host “The Abolitionists” Film and Discussion from 1 to 4 p.m. June 25. Watch the “American Experience” documentary in which Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.[/caption] Newton Public Library 720 N Oak Street Newton, KS 67114 (316) 283-2890 fax: (316) 283-2916 www.newtonplks.org library@newtonplks.org Hours: Mon-Thu 9am-9pm Fri-Sat 9am-6pm Have You Signed up for Summer Reading Programs? “Every Hero Has a Story” is the theme for preschool and grade school. “Unmask” is the teen theme. “Escape the Ordinary” is the adult slogan. Read for fun and prizes! Free Technology Events: Smart Phone Workshop: 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Bring your smart phone and join the staff from Z Wireless to get your questions answered. No registration necessary. Computer Programming Help: 4:30 p.m. Second and Fourth Saturdays.  Angel Diaz will help you learn how to program, no matter your computer proficiency. Or he’ll answer any questions you might have. Free, drop in to learn more. Video Calls: 6:30 p.m. July 9. How do Skype and Goggle Hangouts compare for video chatting? And how does it work? Presented by Nathan, IT Supervisor. Free, no registration necessary. Call to arrange one-on-one sessions for Microsoft Office programs, Facebook, Pinterest, help with eReaders, and more. Game Zone for Teens: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Mondays; and 6 – 8 p.m. Thursdays. Teens are invited to play the Wii™, board games, Xbox 360 Kinect™, Yu-Gi-Oh, etc. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops. Teen Screen Saturday: 3 p.m. June 20. Bring a friend to watch the movie based on Anthony Horowitz’s Alex Rider novel. Snacks, too! Rated PG. Teen GameZone & Crafts: 3:30 p.m. June 22. Make a duct tape wristband. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops. Play games with friends. WHO’s Your Hero? Teen Party: 6-8 p.m. June 23. Smash the competition in Doctor Who trivia, make a fez, and more. Fourth Tuesday Photography Outing: 7 p.m. June 23. Join others to photograph Toews’ engines and antiques. Contact the Library for directions. Balloon Twisting: 10:30 a.m. June 24. Happy Faces Entertainment leads 8-12 year-olds in experimenting with balloon creations. Magic with Happy Faces Entertainment: 1:30 p.m. June 24. Join Happy Faces Entertainment’s magical act: “Super Me to the Rescue!” Free fun for the whole family! “The Abolitionists” Film & Discussion: 1 – 4 p.m. June 25. Watch the “American Experience” documentary in which Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation. Teen Screen Saturday: 3 p.m. June 27. Bring a friend to watch Captain America lead the fight against the Nazi-backed HYDRA organization. Snacks, too. Rated PG-13. Teen GameZone & Crafts: 3:30 p.m. June 29. Make a mask. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops. Play games with friends. Star-Spangled Papercrafts: 6:30 p.m. June 30. Decorative star-themed projects will be fashioned from discarded books and other papers. Mystery Lovers Book Discussion: 5 p.m. July 1. Read and discuss “Murder of Roger Ackroyd” by Agatha Christie. Contact the Library for copies of the book. Learning Festival with “Spokes America:” 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. July 6. Students biking across America from Harvard and MIT will stop by Newton to offer FREE science and engineering camps for middle and high school students: Rocket Building - 9-noon or 1-4 pm; Programming - 9-noon or 1-4 pm; Robot Construction - all day (9-noon, 1-4 pm). Contact the Library to register as space is limited. Teen GameZone & Crafts: 3:30 p.m. July 6. Create your own comic strip. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops. Play games with friends. Teen BookTalks: 2 p.m. July 7. Honors or AP English students will appreciate discussion required summer reading. This week: “Animal Farm.” Learn, Share, Discuss Linux, Etc: 6:45 p.m. July 7. The Newton Linux User’s Group (NLUG) will meet to share information and applications regarding this open source alternative to Microsoft Operating Systems and discuss developments in the technology field around the world. Meetings are free and open to all. Juggler Brian Wendling: 1:30 p.m. July 8. Bring the family to be wowed by the juggling of Brian Wendling. Free entertainment! Teen BookTalks: 2 p.m. July 9. Honors or AP English students will appreciate discussion required summer reading. This week: “Of Mice and Men.” Teen Screen Saturday: 3 p.m. July 11. Bring a friend to enjoy the special bond that develops between a plus-sized inflatable robot and his group of friends. Snacks, too. Rated PG. Teen GameZone & Crafts: 3:30 p.m. July 13. Fashion pop tab bracelets. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops. Play games with friends. Teen Brainy is the New Superpower: 6-8 p.m., July 14. Solve a crime, drink Moriar Tea, and wear your imaginary deerstalker hat! Yarn Dyeing with Deb Waggoner: 10:30 a.m. July 15. Fabric artist Deb Waggoner will demonstrate yarn dyeing. Barnyard Puppet Theatre: 1:30 p.m. July 15. The hero puppets of the Barnyard Theatre will delight the whole family with free entertainment. Teen BookTalks: 2 p.m. July 16. Honors or AP English students will appreciate discussion required summer reading. This week: “Into the Wild.” Teen Screen Saturday: 3 p.m. July 18. Bring a friend to watch Peter Pan return to Neverland to rescue his children from Captain Hook. Snacks, too. Rated PG. Teen GameZone & Crafts: 3:30 p.m. July 20. Craft some parachute cord creations. Bring your NPL card to use the laptops. Play games with friends. Artist Trading Card Class: 7-8:30 p.m. July 20. Come and learn about creating Artist Trading Cards (2.5” x 3.5” cards created to trade with others). Supplies provided, but bringing your own favorite art materials is encouraged. All ages welcome. Teen BookTalks: 2 p.m. July 21. Honors or AP English students will appreciate discussion required summer reading. This week: “The Things They Carried.” The Harvey Girls Multicultural Workforce: 7 p.m. July 21. Michaeline Chance-Reay, professor emeritus, Women’s Studies at KSU, will present this Kansas Humanities Program. Art Display:  Enjoy the black and white photography of Tim Carden. Display Case: Barbie dolls, from the collection Kari Sauerwein began at the age of four, are displayed. New Items Now Available: Barnham, Keith. The Burning Question. The solar revolution: a quest for sustainable power. New Nonfiction Grazer, Brian. A Curious Mind. The secret to a bigger life, from the Hollywood producer who will talk with anyone to open worlds of adventure. New Nonfiction Holsinger, Bruce. The Invention of Fire. A medieval poet and fixer becomes involved in this tale of intrigue, danger, mystery, and murder. New Fiction Kounios, John. The Eureka Factor. Aha moments, creative insight, and the brain. New Nonfiction Nicholson, William. Amherst. Two love affairs, one past, one present, illuminate the rapture and rebellion in the woman and the poet Emily Dickinson. New Fiction Parry, Leslie. Church of Marvels. A vibrant turn-of-the-century New York City is home to four outsides who entwined lives bring change to them all. New Fiction The Pirates! Pirate antics rule with the biggest Band of Misfits on the seven seas. DVD Schultz, Emily. The Blondes. An epidemic of a rabies-like disease is carried only by blonde women who must to great lengths to conceal their blondness. New Fiction Silverman, Jacob. Terms of Service. Social media and the price of constant connection. New Nonfiction