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Newstead Public Library July/August Events

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Summer Hours

            Monday             10 am – 8 pm

            Tuesday            10 am – 6 pm

            Wednesday       10 am – 8 pm

            Thursday           Closed

            Friday               10 am – 5 pm


Library Board Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7 pm at library, September – May.


The Library is a Poke¢mon Go stop!!!  Stop in and cool off while you play and we have free wifi!!!


Display Case – Bumpers to Quilts

Local quilter, Carolyn Szczepanski has beautiful quilts made for baby bumpers on display.


Summer Reading Basket and Bike Raffles!!!

Boys and Girls check out 3 books and get a chance to win a great summer basket filled with fun or a 20 inch mountain bike!  Baskets donated by Friend of the Library Meg Long and 2 bikes donated by the Friends of the Newstead Public Library.

Drawing August 17!

On Your Mark Get Set… READ!

Summer Reading 2016

Independent Summer Reading begins June 20.  Read all summer long for prizes!!!


**NEW @ The Newstead Public Library***

Western New York Independent Living, Inc.  will provide one-on-one FREE assistance to those 65 and older, Certified Blind and Certified Disabled to apply for Medicaid programs including, but not limited to:  Medicaid, Medicaid Savings programs, Medicaid Spend-Down, Nursing Home Coverage and Managed Long-term care.

2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month – 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Beginning July 13

RSVP to 716-836-0822 ext. 331


Looking to play Mahjong?  Would you like to learn?

All are welcome!

Monday’s from 1 - 4 pm


Toddler Jumpbunch

Build fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination with brightly colored balls and simple toys.  Parents are encouraged to participate!

Ages 15 months – 3 years

2nd and 4th Friday’s of the month at 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

May - October


Fun Club Monday

Grades K-2 – Mondays @ 6:30 pm

July 11 – Hula Hoop Fun!

August 1 – Relays, Races & LEGOS

August 8 – Science of Sports


Fun Club Tuesday

Ages 7-12

Minute Olympics – Olympic Games, decorate a Frisbee to take!

Tuesday, July 19 @ 2 pm


Motion Commotion! – Fun Games with a Twist!

Tuesday, July 26 @ 2 pm


Photo Fun!

Tuesday, August 2 @ 2 pm


SPCA Storytime

Pet themed Stories & Crafts

Ages 3-8

Wednesday, July 20 @ 11 am


Race Through History with the American Girls

Meet 10 historic American Girls and hear their stories!

Ages 6 and up

Monday, July 25 @ 6:30 pm


Tuesday Morning Book Club

Tuesday, August 2 @ 10:30 am


Explore a Writer’s Life

Do you love to write or paint with words?

Would you like to be a published author?

Join author Nancy Eckerson, as she shares some of the best kept secrets of writing

For High School Students

Wednesday, August 3, 17 & 31 @ 7-8 pm

** All writers receive a journal and a copy of The Artist’s Way  by Julia Cameron



Explore & More Children’s Museum Presents Pop-Up Art

Make your own pop-up book!

Ages 6-12

Tuesday, August 9 @ 2 pm


Newstead Genealogy Group

August Topic – Evergreen Lawn Cemetery

Presenter – Doug Scarborough

Wednesday, August 10 @ 6:00 pm


Mike Randall – Ready, Set, Read!!

Puppets, Magic, Comedy & Family Fun!

Wednesday, August 10 @ 6:30 pm


Legislator Ed Rath host a Hotdog Roast to benefit the library @ 5 pm


Horton Hatches an Egg Puppet Show

All Ages Show!

Puppet making workshop following the show!

Must register for workshop.

Wednesday, August 17 @ 6 pm


Nature EdVentures - Crazy Science Concoctions

Make a bouncing polymer ball, FLOAM and more!!!

Date Change***Wednesday, August 24 @ 6:30 pm***