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Newstead Public Library December Events

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Regular Hours

Monday             1 pm 8 pm

Tuesday            10 am – 5 pm

Wednesday       1 pm – 8 pm

Thursday          Closed

Friday               10 am – 5 pm

Saturday           10 am – 5 pm


Holiday Hours

Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

New Years Eve and New Years Day


Library Board Meeting – December 3 @ 7:00pm


Hand Knit Sweater Raffle

$1 a chance to win one of three beautiful hand knot sweaters.  Made with love and donated to the library by Jane Caccamise. 


Art Display

Please stop in to view local artist, Conrad Borucki’s Acrylic Paintings.



Looking to play mahjong?  Would you like to learn?

All are welcome!

Monday’s from 1 - 4 pm

December 1,8,15,22,29


It’s a Mystery

Monday, December 1 at 6:30 pm

For ages 6-12

Some favorite children’s book characters have gone missing!  Children will be provided with clever disguises, sleuthing supplies and clues in order to solve the mystery.


Family Storytime – Creatures of the Night!

Wednesday, December 3 at 6:30 pm

For ages 3-6

Owls, Raccoons, and Bats – Oh My!

Join us for stories, crafts and games about curious creatures who stay up all night.


Inventions Out of Junk

Saturday, December 6 at 1 pm

Ages 8-12

Be an inventor!  Scientists are faced with the problem of what to do about trash.  Everything we do creates more waste.  One way to solve this problem is to use stuff we throw away to create something useful.  Each participant will use their imagination and ingenuity to create an invention out of junk.


Cosmic Doodling with Tina Tompkins Ames

Identify what you really want, who you really want with you and then focus on manifesting it.

Saturday, December 13 at 1pm

Class is designed for adults.


American Girl Club – Christmas Party

For children ages 7-10

Saturday, December 13 @ 3 pm


Charles Dickens Presents A Christmas Carol – A solo performance Starring Mike Randall

Wednesday, December 17 @ 6:30 pm

Not recommended for very young children.


Holiday Open House

Wednesday, December 17 @ 1 – 8 pm

Enjoy cookies and punch.  Bring a donation for the Newstead Food Pantry.


Reminisce Friday

Reminisce Christmas past.  Bring a favorite cookie recipe and cookies to share!

Friday, December 19 @ 11 am


Family Movie

Tuesday, December 30 @ 11 am

Enjoy a holiday family movie with popcorn!