Can’t get enough of the Roosevelts?

September 26, 2014

Did you enjoy the recent Ken Burns documentary on PBS? Want to read more? Check out our booklist!





What to read next? Let us help you!

June 19, 2012


Our Books & Reading Online Guide can help you find the perfect book.  It includes resources for all ages:  Find library subscription databases, websites, what’s new, and bibliographies. Books for You is Newton’s database, and optionally, a personalized reading list you can request.  We have LOTS of suggestions for you!

Cooking and Craft ideas

February 5, 2009

So much snow, so much time indoors–what to do?  Maybe it’s time to cook something new, or take up a new hobby?

Start by signing up (email or RSS) for our latest BookLetter, Cookbooks and Crafts, with information on the newest books in our collection.  See our list of bibliographies for more ideas.

Our large selection of cookbooks and craft books is located on the second floor, with others in the New Books room right off the main lobby.  Ask a Reference Librarian if you have a specific type of cooking or craft in mind, or browse and try something new!

Bibliographies keep on coming…

February 5, 2009

More new bibliographies for reading ideas:

Money Management in a Time of Economic Stress
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
The Pearl Harbor Attack
Diabetes Can Be Controlled & Prevented
Gluten Free Recipes & Information
Kerry Kilcannon Political Fiction Trilogy

And for research or browsing, every month we add a booklist of new Reference Acquisitions.

New bibliographies!

October 28, 2008

We’ve added some new lists (including both books and internet resources) on our page of bibliographies:

Planning on Retirement
Jewish American Heritage Month
John Adams
The Enchanting Silk Road
The Righteous


The Dalai Lama and Buddhism

Locating Poetry

Need a gift book suggestion?

December 9, 2007

See our 8th annual holiday book list, with suggestions from Newton Free Library staff.  Titles include fiction, poetry, short stories, non-fiction, biography/memoir, and a long list of suggestions for children.

For other ideas, see last year’s gift book list, found on our bibliographies page.

And for still more ideas, see what Mary Cotton of Newtonville Books suggests in the Newton Tab.

New bibliographies for reading and research

October 11, 2007

Check out our new bibliographies–and see the wide range of topics on our full list here.

Climate Change is a Hot Topic
Getting Ready for College
Jewish Children in the Holocaust
Mental Illness Affects Everyone
Word Power for Writers
Recent Reference Acquisitions, September 2007
(Our most current list of Reference acquisitions can always be found here.)