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August 24, 2015


1. Our annual fundraiser is coming up on September 14th from 5pm to 7:30pm. This year there will be a silent auction, live music, kids games, dinner and dessert, and a program with animals from the Blank Park Zoo! Come on out and join us for a night of fun!!!

2. The Iowa Wild (Des Moines hockey team) is hosting a Newhall Public Library Night for their home opener on Friday, October 10th. The game starts at 7pm. Tickets are $15 and we have a sign up sheet here at the library for anyone interested. Call, email, or stop in to the library with questions.

3. You can now TEXT the library!! The number to text is 319-229-2986. It comes straight to the librarian. You can renew materials, ask questions, or anything else you might need. This number is for text messages only. Please continue to use 319-223-5510 for calls.

May 8, 2015

Join us for Summer Reading!

The Newhall Public Library will be hosting two programs this summer: one for ages 2-5 and one for ages 6-10.

The Preschool program (ages 2-5) will be on Wednesday mornings at 10am. The program is 8 weeks starting on June 17 and ending on August 5. Each week we will read a book and do a craft relating to each book. We might also have treats, sing a song, or play a game. Lots of fun to be had!

The School Age program (ages 6-10) will be held on Thursday afternoons at 3pm. This program is also 8 weeks long starting on June 18 and ending on August 6. Each week we will play games, do crafts or other activities, have treats, or watch a movie. We will also have a few visitors come throughout the summer to show us what being a hero is all about! Come join in on the fun!

Call 319-223-5510 or email to RSVP. I would like to know the child's name, age, and favorite superhero!

April 2015 Poetry

April 10, 2015

There's a lot going on here in April! There's something for all ages so stop by and check it out!

April 2015 Baseball

March 20, 2015

Here is what we did for projects during the Preschool Winter Reading Program. The kid's crafts looked so cute but it was way too busy for me to get pictures so these are just the ones that I made.


Christmas cardsThe picture doesn't even do it justice because there are stacks, but we ended up sending more than 250 cards to Walter Reed Military Medical Center! That is more than enough for all of the soldiers that will be there over Christmas! We would like to give a big Thank You to Atkins Elementary, Central Lutheran School, and all of the individuals who helped us to reach our goal. Merry Christmas everyone!

Grovert donation


Don and Joan Grovert donated the former Grovert Motor Company building to the city of Newhall.  Plans are for the building to house the library and city hall as soon as remodeling can be accomplished.

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