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Newstead Public Library September/October Events

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                        Regular Hours

            Monday             1 pm-8 pm

            Tuesday            10 am – 5pm

            Wednesday        1 pm- 8 pm

            Thursday           Closed

            Friday               10 am – 5 pm

            Saturday           10 am – 5 pm


Construction on the rear walkway of the library will begin on Monday, September 26 and last through the week.  Library patrons parking in the rear parking lot may enter the library through the Cultural Center door.


The Self-Guided Sightseeing Tour of Akron, by Akron Girl Scout Troop 30865 is now available to borrow at the Library.  The CD provides a driving tour of Akron, starting at Russell Park and making stops at many historical sites of Akron.


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


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


***STEAMpunks*** New After School Program

Kids 6th grade and up meet after school and have Fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math.  Learn coding with LEGOS, design your own city, use our science kits, and so much more!!  Please call to register.

STEAMpunks will meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month.


Peace, Love and Yarn

Knit and crochet with friends and neighbors on a community project.

Saturday, October 1 @ 2 pm


Tuesday Morning Book Club

Tuesday, October 4 @ 10:30 am


Friends of the Library Book Sort

Join us as we sort for the upcoming book sale.

Wednesday, October 5 @ 6 pm


VNA Flu & Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic

Flu vaccinations are offered to ages 9 and older.  Parent or guardian must be present and sign consent for ages 9-17.  Preservative Free vaccine available for anyone who is pregnant. 

Saturday, October 8 @ 10 am – 1 pm


Life of a Writer

Writer’s group for high school students, led by author Nancy Eckerson.  Do you like to write or hope to get published someday?  Join our group to learn about the life of a writer.

2nd & 4th Wednesday’s of the month at 7 pm (October 12 & 26)


Newstead Genealogy Group

Wednesday. October 12@ 6 pm



LEGO building and creating for children ages 7 and up.

Saturday, October 15 @ 1:30 – 3:30 pm


The Checkers Show: Spooky but Silly Halloween Show

All ages magical fun show!

Wednesday, October 19 @ 6:30 pm


PeeWee Puppets Presents Max & Henry’s Pirate Adventure

Enjoy humor and adventure on the high seas that all add up to a swashbuckling performance for pirates of all ages!!!

Monday, October 24 @ 6:30 pm


Preschool Storytime

Stories, Crafts and FUN for children ages 3-5.

Monday’s at 6:30 pm

Beginning Monday October 24 – November 28


Community Resource Fair – Presented by the Akron-Newstead Basic Human Needs Committee

Cultural Center, Parking Lot entrance

Connect with service providers, including the Department of Social Services, Rural Transit Services, health insurance providers, Veterans One-Stop, WNY Independent Living and MORE!!  Refreshments and Raffles!  Enjoy this FREE event right in your community.

Wednesday, November 2 @  2 pm – 6 pm


Friends of the Newstead Public Library Book Sale

Wednesday, November 2 @ 6-8 pm – Friends members Preview Night

Friday, November 4 @ 10 am – 5 pm

Saturday, November 5 @ 10 am – 2 pm