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.

Combine art and play at ¡Viva GLART!

GLAR Spanish logoThe Newcastle Public Library is presenting art in a bilingual setting with its program ¡Viva GLART, Grow a Learner through Art! at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16.

Activities are for ages 5 and under and their caregivers and provide a bilingual setting for learning through art play. All materials are provided.

The ¡Viva GLART! series is part of the Pioneer Library System’s Growing Like a Read initiative and were made possible from a contribution from an anonymous donor to PLS in 2015.

Registration is not required to attend.

Be part of our Adult Coloring series

Colored pencilsThe Newcastle Public Library invites adults to its monthly coloring series, “Keep Calm and Color On,” next meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19.

The event is for ages 18 and up. The library will provide coloring sheets, crayons and colored pencils, although participants may bring their own supplies if they wish.

All supplies are provided for participants thanks to the support of the Friends of the Newcastle Library.

Registration is not required in advance to attend the program.