First Time Homebuyers invited to workshop

Home for saleMaking plans to buy your first home? Or just wanting more information to decide if wading into the waters of home ownership is the right move?

The Newcastle Public Library has answers to those with questions on the process in its First Time Homebuyers Workshop, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at the library.

Patti Lamle, Vice President of Mortgage Lending with Guaranteed Rate Mortgage, will present the workshop, providing information on topics like credit, loan programs, the loan process, ideas for budgeting and tips on selecting a Realtor.

The workshop is for ages 18 and up, and registration is required in advance. 

Weekly story times focus on preschoolers

Mom and kidsThe Newcastle Public Library invites families with young readers to participate in the library’s weekly Pre-K Story Time, scheduled for 10 a.m. on Wednesdays in August.

Activities are geared to ages 2 to 5 and include not just stories but also songs, crafts and a chance for parents and caregivers to learn a little more about the library’s Growing Like a Read program.             

Registration is not required in advance to attend.