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Newstead Public Library April & May 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

***Special Hours Wednesday, May 11 - Library will open at 2 pm – 8 pm to allow staff to attend Staff Development Day at the Buffalo Central Library***

Library Board Meeting – April 20 @ 7 pm


Looking to play Mahjong?  Would you like to learn?

All are welcome!

Monday’s from 1 - 4 pm


Community Assistance for Social Services

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  through May 6


Reminisce Friday – Learn about Beekeeping

Join us for a special presentation by local beekeeper Carter McKay.

Friday, April 22 @ 11 am


Agriculture Literacy Program** New Date
Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County
Ever wonder why apples turn brown?  Experiment with different liquids to learn how to prevent apples from browning. Enjoy the book, The Apple Orchard Riddle

Monday, April 25 @ 6:30 pm for ages 3 and up.


Friends of the Newstead Library Book Sale Set – Up

Join the Friends in setting up for the Used Book Sale.

Saturday, April 30- 10 am – 5 pm

Monday, May 2 – 1 pm – 8 pm

Tuesday, May 3 – 10 am – 5 pm


Tuesday Morning Book Club

Monthly Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 10:30 am.

Tuesday, May 3 @ 10:30 am


Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

Wednesday, May 4 - 6 pm – 8 pm – Opening Night for Members of the Friends of the Library – Please join tonight to shop!

Friday, May 6 – 10 am – 5 pm

Saturday, May 7 – 10 am – 2 pm



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

Saturday, May 7 @ 2:00 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

Beginning May 13


Genealogy Group

May Topic – Strategies for Effective Census Research

Wednesday, May 18 @ 6 pm