Saturday, January 17, 2009


A Newton Town public hearing to gather input on a countywide library system will be held Feb. 5, 2009 at 7:00pm at the Newton Town Hall, you may view the study at

This is the web site of the study Pete J Giacoma published on Nov, 8th 2008. The Document sent to the town board is much shorter. However the intent is the same. There are some errors about Newton in the report which have been e-mail to Pete. A poster will be placed at the post office detailing some of the report. You may also review both report’s at the library.

Rosette Stone Spanish

Want some fun as a family, come bring your family and take the Rosette Stone Spanish class on our two lap top computers. Your children will love it and Cleo will tend the little ones. Cleo is at the library Mon. and Thurs . From 3 to 7 PM.

Saturday, January 10, 2009


Library/Special Collections
MORMON BATTILION (help)!!We want any of you who have Mormon Battalion ancestors to please let the Cleo Griffin or Ruby Woodward know . We want to redo the glass display cases and would like to honor your ancestor in it. Cleo is at the library Monday and Thursday from 3 to 7 PM.
We are searching for pictures of Wm. H Griffin's original homes. One was located where Burke and Jan Benson now live at 59 N Center ST and another one was, just south of Yuvonne Sparks house.
SERVICE STATIONS. We are searching for histories and pictures of the service station that have existed in Newton. Can you help us?
HAVE YOU SEEN THEM??? Come to the library and check out the great pictures of the Logan Temple and Old Main at USU. While there enjoy browsing in the Children's and Young Adult Library which was set up by our great Library Board and many hours by Sarah Rigby.
Library hours: Mon. 3 to 7 pm ;Tues. 3 to 6pm, Thur. 10 to 1pm: STORY HOUR on Thur, 10:30. all ages invited. Thur afternoon 3 to pm. Sat 12 to 4 pm. Our blog address is Look here for new and interesting things about the town and library.
Our Web address to check out what books we have is . We thank all you good Newtonites for your support.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009


Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."
Frederick Douglass
Inspiring books I have read lately

"The Great Serum Race" by Debbie S Miller
A children’s book about the Iditarod Trail
The Iditarod Race in March is in commemoration
of the race in 1925 to carry Diphtheria vaccine to Nome Alaska to save children’s lives. Beautiful pictures by Jon Van Zyle a musher himself. Now at the library..
Also:"Secret Believers: What Happens When Muslims Believe in Christ" by Brother Andrew ( recommended by an institute teacher)