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Newton free library events

Newton free library events

Q and a with tui t sutherland at dragonslayer event part 1

Overdue: Confronting Race and Prejudice in Newton is a group of groups and individuals dedicated to equipping and empowering our community with the expertise, skills, and knowledge to effectively combat racism in Newton and beyond. In order to eradicate institutional racism in our community, we provide residents with opportunities to listen, learn, and act. This series of activities encourages us to do better and reflect on how we treat one another in order to make Newton a more accepting community.
Gloria J. Browne-Marshall, author of The Voting Rights War, will speak at a session co-sponsored by Historic Newton. Professor Browne-Marshall will look at laws that have posed challenges to American voters, especially African-Americans, from enslavement to women’s suffrage to current voter suppression debates. She will discuss topics such as: This initiative is supported in part by Mass Humanities, a National Endowment for the Humanities affiliate. The National Endowment for the Humanities does not explicitly endorse any of the opinions, observations, conclusions, or recommendations presented in this curriculum.

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Writers Atul Gawande (Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End) and Barney Frank (Frank: Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage), who will read from and discuss their new books, will join us to celebrate. Fine dining, drinks, and live jazz are all available. Mix and mingle with friends and celebrity guests, including Tom Ashbrook of National Public Radio (NPR) and author William Novak. The evening’s proceeds will benefit the library’s programming and collection departments.
Writers Atul Gawande (Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End) and Barney Frank (Frank: Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage), who will read from and discuss their new books, will join us to celebrate. Fine dining, drinks, and live jazz are all available. Mix and mingle with friends and celebrity guests, including Tom Ashbrook of National Public Radio (NPR) and author William Novak. The evening’s proceeds will benefit the library’s programming and collection departments.

Observations upon the apocalypse of st. john by sir isaac

School-aged children and their grown-ups will pick up a free Reading Rescue Packet inspired by the book series “Pet Rescue Adventures” on the first Tuesday of every month. A book, crafts, games, pet information, special gifts, and much more will be included in the packet. Packets are available in the Library’s main lobby. Customers are encouraged to call ahead to confirm availability.
Nathan, NPL’s IT Supervisor, is available to address questions and troubleshoot problems with technology. Visit the Library during Tech Support Open Hours on Tuesdays from 3 to 5 p.m., or call the Library to seek assistance or schedule an appointment.
Mojo’s Pop-Up Library: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m 10th of April Sign up for a library card, browse and borrow a collection of library materials, and hear about what the library has to sell at Mojo’s Coffee Bar, 300 27th Street in North Newton. Get 10% off your drink purchase if you sign up for a new library card during the case.
April 17 at 3 p.m., there will be a Teen Afternoon of Crafts. Request a free bag of craft supplies, then attend a Zoom meeting to work on crafts with other teens and tweens while talking. Those that are unable to attend the meeting will still receive a craft bag.

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Dogman, Narwhal & Jelly, or the Babysitters Club are some of your favorite shows. Come learn how to create your own comic books! From February to June, we will meet on the first two Wednesday evenings. As we write, draw, and share, we’ll discuss how to make your comics go KA-POW! This is a beginner’s creative writing class for kids in third and fourth grades. A…
Steven Branfman used the art of pottery to help him work through his sorrow after the death of his 23-year-old son, and A Father’s Kaddish tells his story. The film is a powerful and moving exploration of the human experience of loss, grief, and restoring one’s life. Join us for a live Q&A session…
At a special Earth Day Green Newton series program with Sara Sezun, Chair of the Sierra Club Massachusetts Chapter Plant-based Planet Team, learn about the environmental effects of the meat, dairy, egg, and fishing industries. Learn how a plant-based diet will benefit your health while also assisting in the resolution of environmental problems such as: Climate change…