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West Newton Library to Host Jewelry, Book Sale

By Submitted Report
The Tube City Almanac
April 27, 2023
Posted in: West Newton News

West Newton Public Library, 124 N. Water St, will hold a jewelry and book sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 6, a spokesperson said. Books will be sold for $5 per bag.

“Our storage building is full to bursting, so if you love to read, be sure to not miss this sale,” the spokesperson said.

In case of rain, the event will be moved to May 13. For more information, call (724) 633-0798.

In other West Newton Public Library news, there are 24 books from the “Antique Shop Mysteries” series available and in like-new condition that are now being sold in a silent auction. Interested parties should call the library before April 30 and leave their name, telephone number and bid. The winner will be contacted after April 30.

Also for sale in a silent auction are 12 books from the series “Tales from Grace Chapel Inn.” Bids should be received before April 30.

The library’s summer reading program will be held at the West Newton Lions Field Pavilion, 511 Pittsburgh St., on June 7, 14 and 21 from 10 to 11 a.m. There will be a snack, a story and crafts, rain or shine. Small children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, a spokesperson said.

Story-time at the library continues at 10 a.m. Wednesdays now through May 24. Themes include “Rainbows and Clouds” on April 27, “Grow With Me Flowers” on May 3, “I Love Mom” on May 10, “Bubbles Are Fun” on May 17, and “Summer Time and Sand Castles” on May 24. Activities, snacks and stories are provided. Kids of all ages may attend with a parent or guardian.

The West Newton Public Library is also encouraging any patrons who may have forgotten to return a DVD, book or other item to bring it back, no questions asked, free of charges. Items may be deposited in the book drop-off box or inside the library at the desk.

The library has free parking, a second-floor reference room and non-fiction room, and sections for young adult fiction and large-print books. Four computers are available for public use and a library card is free with a photo ID card. Hours are 12 noon to 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, 12 noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call (724) 633-0798 for more information.

Originally published April 27, 2023.

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