Children’s Programs and Story Time

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Summer Reading Challenge

Children choose their books and keep a log with the help of an adult. The library will chart your progress through the summer. Prizes are awarded for each log turned in and a trophy will be given to the winners at the end of the summer!

Children ages 6+
Read 20 minutes per day
Fill 10 line log

Children 5 and under
Read 1 book/day
Fill 10 line log


Children’s Summer Author Series

Children’s authors visit the library on Tuesday nights throughout the summer. Find out more and register here!


Where’s Waldo? in Newtown

Find Waldo at local businesses in Newtown, including the Newtown Library Company! Find out more here.


Free Introductory Coding Class

Sign up for a free introductory coding class, grades K-2.

Story Time is off for the summer. See you in the fall!

Children’s Story Time Series

Please join us each week for fun stories and crafts while building early literacy skills and fostering a love for literature.

Wednesdays 10:30AM to 11:15AM
Itsy Bitsy!
ages 0-3

Caregivers! Join us for this fun caregiver and I story time, focusing on stories, songs, movement, and more!

Tuesdays 1:30PM to 2:15PM
Thursdays 10:45AM to 11:30AM
Wiggle Worms!
ages 3-6

Caregivers must stay on library grounds, but are welcome to drop their preschooler/kindergartener off to enjoy stories and crafts!

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