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Author visit, movie, résumé workshop at library

Published: Friday, March 28, 2014 10:50 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014 10:52 a.m. CDT

Author Visit from

Sheryl Carter

Author and Newton resident, Sheryl Carter will read from her book “The Quiet Road” at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the Newton Public Library meeting room.

During her reading, Sheryl will play the dulcimer, pulling the audience into the musical world that her main character inhabits. She will also be available to sign copies and answer questions after the reading. Copies of her book will be for sale at the event.

Coffee & Movie Presents: ‘Father of the Bride’

A showing of “Father of the Bride” will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, in the library meeting room. Coffee will be provided.

Synopsis: In this remake of the Spencer Tracy classic, George and Nina Banks are the parents of young soon-to-be-wed Annie. George is a nervous father unready to face the fact that his little girl is now a woman. The preparations for the extravagant wedding provide additional comic moments.

Résumé Workshop

On Tuesday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to noon in the library meeting room, Iowa Works will be holding a Résumé Workshop. Spring is the time for job fairs, so make sure your résumé is up-to-date and likely to catch that employer’s eye! Register by calling the information desk at (641) 792-4108.

Porsche’s Retirement

As you may have heard, our beloved pooch Porsche has retired from her reading duties at Newton Public Library.

As thanks for all of Porsche’s  work we will be collecting doggy items, treats and supplies to donate to JCARL. We will also have a large decorated card set up in the children’s library for all the kids to sign wishing Porsche a great retirement filled with playing outdoors, chasing balls and belly rubs. Stop by the children’s library to drop off donated items and sign the card before Friday, April 11! JCARL is in need of rawhide bones, thunder shirts, small doggy beds and collars and leashes for dogs. However, they and Porsche are happy for whatever you are willing to donate. Thank you for showing your love to Porsche and JCARL!

Read your Magazines

Online from Home

Full magazines are now offered through the Ebsco Database that is available through the library’s catalog. Stop in to the library and ask at the information desk for the log-in and password to read magazines from your very own home!

Get to Know Newton

T-Shirts for Sale

Purchase your own Get to Know Newton T-shirt at the library circulation desk. T-shirts are $15 each and are available in a variety of sizes.

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