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Newstead Public Library  August & September Events

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Summer Hours

Monday            10am – 8 pm

Tuesday           10 am – 6 pm

Wednesday       10 am – 8 pm

Thursday          Closed

Friday               10 am – 5 pm

Saturday          Closed


Summer Reading Basket- Boys and girls who check out 3 library items earn a raffle ticket and can enter to win one of four fabulous Summer Reading Baskets. Generously donated by a friend of the library.   The drawing ends August 29th.

Library Display Case – Courtesy of David Freeman of Akron, NY

This year marks the centennial  of the beginning of WWI, “The War to end all Wars.”  David has displayed many items including a Prussian Picklehaube sword and hat and a reproduction of a British gasmask.  Stop by to view and learn!

Read Down Your Fines!

If you are 16 and under and have fines on your library card, you can Read Down Your Fines this summer in the library.  Stop by for details. Program ends Sept. 6th


Looking to play mahjong?  Would you like to learn?

All are welcome!

Monday’s from 6 – 8 pm

 August 11, 18 and 25

Tuesday Morning Book Club- The Tuesday morning Book Club is looking for new active participants! To find out if this could be the group for you join us for one hour on the first Tuesday of the month at 10;30 AM.  The next meeting will be held on Sept. 2nd. For more information please call the library.

Peace, Love, Yarn – Saturday Sept. 6th at 2:00 PM.  Join us as we knit and crochet items for charity! All ages and skill levels are welcome!

Friends of the Library Book Sorting Party

 Monday, Sept. 8 @6:30 pm.

 Help sort books and enjoy the company of other friends.  Refreshments will be served!

Nourish the Whole You – Lecture Series

Wednesday, Sept 10, 17 and 24 @ 6:30 pm

Holistic Coach, Dana Inzeo, provides insight into how to nourish yourself not only with food, but with those aspects of your life that need attention.  It will be a fun and enlightening evening!

Artsy in Akron – Raised Salt Painting

“Program is funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; administered by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York.”

Make a 3-D colorful masterpiece using glue, salt and food dye/watercolors.

Monday, September 15 @ 6:30pm

Ages 6 and up

 Lego Club returns!

 Sat. Sept 20th from 1:30 – 3:30 for children ages 7 & up.

 Please call the library to register.

 American Girl Club

Sat. Sept 27th at 1:00 PM, ages 7 – 10.

Join your friends at the library for an hour of fun, games and crafts. Snacks will be served.  Registration is limited so please call to attend.