Be part of the library’s Adult Coloring series

Colored pencilsThe Newcastle Public Library invites adults to its monthly coloring series, “Keep Calm and Color On,” next taking place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18.

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.

Pre-K Story Times slated on Wednesday mornings

Woman with kidsThe Newcastle Public Library invites families with preschool children to its weekly story times, at 10 a.m. on each Wednesday in August.

The library’s Pre-K Story Time provides stories, songs, activities and a craft. It’s geared to ages 2 to 5 but babies and even older children are welcome too.

The monthly bilingual story activity, Viva GLARt!, is an added bonus at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23. Activities include play time and stories in a bilingual setting and are for children up to age 5.

Registration is encouraged in advance for each of the programs.