history

250 Years of Books for Young and Old

250 YEARS OF BOOKS FOR YOUNG AND OLD 1760 – 2010 1760: Library Company founded August 9th First Accession, John Locke’s “Essay Concerning Human Understanding” Joseph Thornton chosen librarian; books and effects kept at his home 21 original members 1761: David Twining serves as librarian to 1789; books moved to Twining’s home 1774: After the… Continue reading 250 Years of Books for Young and Old

Poetry Night

Poetry Night: Robbin Farr and Judith Lagana

Who: Robbin Farr and Judith Lagana When: Friday, April 19, 2019 at 7:30PM Where: The Newtown Library Company, 114 E. Centre Ave. Newtown, PA Bring a poem and a friend! Robbin Farr, writer, poet, and bookbinder, lives in Doylestown, PA where she is actively involved in a community of poets. She is a founder and co-editor… Continue reading Poetry Night: Robbin Farr and Judith Lagana

Poetry Night

Poetry Night: Lorraine Henrie Lins

Who: Lorraine Henrie Lins and you on the open mic When: Friday, March 15, 2019 at 7:30PM Where: The Newtown Library Company, 114 E. Centre Ave. Newtown, PA Bring a poem and a friend! Lorraine Henrie Lins is a Pennsylvania county Poet Laureate and author of four books of poetry. All the Stars Blown to One Side of… Continue reading Poetry Night: Lorraine Henrie Lins

Fundraising

Amazing Race: Newtown Library Edition 2019

Amazing Race: Newtown Library Edition 2019 When: April 27, 2019 Where: Newtown Fire Association (14 Liberty St., Newtown, PA 18940) We have designed a unique adventure, specific to Newtown Borough that will have you: solving clues competing in tasks and contests challenging your powers of observation laughing -- a lot! Team up with your family and… Continue reading Amazing Race: Newtown Library Edition 2019

Poetry Night

Poetry Night: Lois Marie Harrod

Who: Lois Marie Harrod and you on the open mic When: Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7:30PM Where: The Newtown Library Company, 114 E. Centre Ave. Newtown, PA Bring a poem and a friend!   Lois Marie Harrod’s 16th and most recent collection Nightmares of the Minor Poetappeared in June 2016 from Five Oaks. And She Took the Heart  (Casa… Continue reading Poetry Night: Lois Marie Harrod