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Newstead Public Library February & March 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


Library Closed Monday February 15 for President’s Day



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


**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   


HEAP Assistance

Questions about HEAP?  Would you like to sign up for HEAP?

Stopy by the library on Tuesday, February 9th from 10 am – 4 pm.


FREE Hands on Computer Training for ages 17 and over


Book a Technology Trainer

Free 45 minute sessions with a technology trainer.  Some possible topics; set up an email account, borrow an eBook for a tablet, Internet searching, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher 2007 and many more! 

Wednesday, February 10 @ 2 – 5 pm


Family History Research with Ancestry Library Edition Database

Introduction to tracing your family’s roots with Ancestry Library, a database available at any Buffalo & Erie County Public Library location.

Wednesday, February 10 @ 6 -8 pm


Kind Kids Club

For children ages 7 and up.  Join our group as we do kind deeds and activities for others.

Saturday, February 13 @ 2 pm


Friends of the Library Book Sorting Party

Sort through book donations for the Spring Book Sale

Wednesday, February 17 @ 6:00 pm



Build and create with LEGO’S.  For ages 7 and up please.

Saturday, February 20 @1:30 pm


Pre-school Storytime

Storytime for children ages 3-5.

Monday’s at 6:30 pm beginning Monday, February 22 @ 6:30 pm


Star Wars Jedi Academy

Channel your inner Jedi, learn to use a light Saber and create your own spacecraft!

 Ages 6-12

Wednesday, February 24 @ 6:30 pm


Reminisce Friday

Friday, February 26 @ 11:00 am


Tuesday Morning Book Club

Read a great book and enjoy some stimulating conversation!

Tuesday, March 1 @ 11 am


Hands on Computer Training

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.

Saturday, March 5 @ 2 – 4 pm


Toddler Jumpbunch

Build fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination with brightly colored balls and simple toys. Parents encouraged to participate!

Ages 15 month – 3 years

Friday, March 18 @ 11;30 am – 12:15 pm