Art for All Ages event is twice as nice in September

ArtsandCraftsThe Newcastle Public Library combines artistic flair with quality family time in its new program, Art for All Ages, hosted on back-to-back afternoons, at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10.

Activities will vary each month, with different media and genres of art being explored. The Friday and Saturday programs this month will be a repeat of each other.

Space and supplies are limited, so registration is required in advance.

Adult book group set for monthly discussion

CoverThe Newcastle Public Library's Brown Bag Book Discussion Group will present its next lunchtime get-together at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8.

This month, the group will be discussing the novel The Husband's Secret, written by Liane Moriarty. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library's Information Desk.

The discussions are for ages 18 and up, and participants are encouraged to bring their lunch. A few refreshments also will be provided courtesy the Friends of the Newcastle Library.

Our Story Times bring more than just books

Reading bykaenieA story can take a child to another world, another time and another place while growing her mind. The Newcastle Public Library has its youngest readers in mind in several editions of Story Time throughout the month.

Preschool Story Time takes place at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays during September, on Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Activities are designed for ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers, and the programs include stories, songs and other activities.

The library also hosts a special monthly bilingual story time event, "Viva GLART! Grow a Learner Through Art" at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9. The program puts early literacy skills into practice through basic art play.

Registration is not required to take part in any of the programs, which include an introduction to the library's "Growing Like a Read" initiative for families with young children.

Wednesday mornings bring story times

4203913106 2b7259e30a mRemember how fun listening to a great story was when you were a kid?

The Newcastle Public Library is making those sort of memories at its Preschool Story Time, which takes place at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays during August, with events on Aug. 3, 10, 24 and 31.

Activities are designed for ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers, and the programs include stories, songs and other activities.

Registration is not required to take part in any of the programs, which include an introduction to the library's Growing Like a Read initiative for families with young children.