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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


Summer Hours begin Saturday May, 23.

Library Closed Saturday, May 23.


Read Aloud 15 minutes. Every child. Every parent. Every day. It’s that easy. Visit the Newstead Public Library or to pick out your next read!


Looking to play Mahjong?  Would you like to learn?

All are welcome!

Monday’s from 1 - 4 pm

 April 27 and May 4, 11, 18


Reminisce Group

Meet local author Tony Kutter.  Tony, whose family founded Kutter’s Cheese Factory, will share his book, Cheese in the Time of Glasnost and Perestroika.  In his book, Tony chronicles his time spent in Russia teaching modern cheese making. 

Friday, April 24 @ 11 am


Friends of the Library Book Sale Set-up

Saturday, April 25 10 am – 5 pm

Monday, April 27 1 pm – 8 pm

Tuesday, April 28 10 am – 5 pm


Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

 Wednesday, April 29 6 -8pm – Members of the Friends Group Preview Night – Become a Friend to shop tonight!

Friday, May 1 - 10 am – 5pm

Saturday, May 2 - 10 am – 2 pm ***12 Noon- 2 pm – Bag Sale***


Monarch Butterfly Program

The Eastern Monarch Butterfly Farm will host a program about Monarch Butterfly Recovery and Conservation.

Wednesday, May 6th@ 6:30 pm

Family event


Celebrate Children’s Book Week with Nan Hoffman

Sing A Story – Read A Song!

A concert for the whole family

Wednesday, May 13 @ 6:30 pm


Computer Training Classes for Adults

Computer Basics

Designed for beginners, this class includes a review of the hardware and software of a computer as well as an introduction to how to use the mouse and keyboard.

Friday, May 15 @ 11 am – 1 pm


iPad Basics

Learn about the parts of the iPad, understand how to use the touch screen, settings, and keyboard and discover how to download and use common Apps.

Friday, May 15 @ 2 pm – 4 pm



LEGO builders ages 7 and up join us for building fun!

Saturday, May 16 @ 1:30 – 3:30 pm


Create a Mini-Book – Butterflies

David Wasik, musician and educator, is back with his popular Create a Min-i Book series.  Children will learn about the cycle of a butterfly and create a mini- book.

Wednesday, May 20 @ 6:30 pm