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Newstead Public Library November/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 Sweater Raffle is back!!

Take a chance for a $1 on winning 1 of 5 beautiful handknit sweaters in sizes 2 to 42!

Drawing is Friday, December 18.


Kind Kid’s Club is collecting non-perishable food items for the Akron/New stead Food Pantry.

Please drop donations to the library.



Letters Home – Read letters that Philip Asmus of company “C” 8th New York Cavalry wrote home – dated November 23, 1861 – June 27, 1865


Looking to play Mahjong?  Would you like to learn?

All are welcome!

Monday’s from 1 - 4 pm

 November 30 & December 7, 14, 21, 28



**New Community Program**

Do you have questions about assistance programs such as SNAP, HEAP or WIC just to name a few??  Could you use some guidance navigating the NYS myBenefits website?  Well you don’t have to go to Buffalo, stop by the Newstead Public Library for a one on one session with a trained intern from the department of Social Services.

Every Friday from 10 am – 5 pm  *** No Assistance Friday, November 27***


Techno Time

Create robots with Cubelet Blocks, build with LEGO’s, Play the Wii and create with recycled stuff!

Ages 6 and up

Friday, November 27 @ 1pm-3pm


Kind Kid’s Club

Do you enjoy helping others, doing good deeds, and making others feel good??  If so join The Kind Kids Club!

Ages 7 and up

Saturday, November 28 @ 2:00 pm


 Morning Book Club

Tuesday, December 1 @ 10:30 am

Book club meets every first Tuesday morning.  Books will be reserved for you through the library system.


Coloring Party with Tina for grown-ups!

“De-stress and self express” for the holiday season!!

Wednesday, December 2 @ 6:30 pm


Peace, Love, Yarn

December 5 @ 2:00 pm

Knit and crochet for charity!


Graham Cracker Houses with Explore & More

Monday, December 7 @ 6:30 pm

Family program


Newstead Genealogy Group

Share your searching tips!

Wednesday, December 9 @ 6:00 pm


Holiday Candy Making with Tina

Simple holiday candy treats to make and take!

Wednesday, December 9 @ 6: 30 pm


Frosty & Friends – Family Story Time

Build a snowman, play some reindeer games, and decorate your own Gingerbread Man.

Ages 3-8.

Monday, December 14 @ 6:30 pm


Holiday Open House

Enjoy some holiday cheer at the library; join us for punch and cookies all day!

Wednesday, December 16 ~ 1 pm – 8 pm

Reminisce Friday

Reminisce with friends and neighbors about holiday traditions.

Friday, December 18 @ 11 am


Lunch & Learn

Relax before the big holiday and enjoy a holiday favorite film.

Wednesday, December 23 @ 1 pm


Holiday Family Movie

Take a break and enjoy a magical journey to the North Pole!

Wednesday, December 30 @ 6 pm