Newton Free Library Tours

December 20, 2017

Newton Free Library tours will take place on the last Friday of the month starting in January 2018!

Friday, January 26, 11:00 am, meet inside the parking lot entrance: Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the library? We will be offering tours on the last Friday of every month that will:

• Show you where and how we process new materials
• Introduce you to some of our talented staff members that help make the library such a special part of the community
• Get you up close to the sorter machine
• Fill you in on some of the little known details of our wonderful library

Tours last approximately one hour.


Immigrant Trauma and How to Deal with It

November 21, 2017

The Immigrant Learning Center in Boston, MA offers some insight and advice in understanding and helping immigrants.

Celebrate Family Literacy Month!

November 15, 2017

MFA Citizens

October 20, 2017

Learn about a wonderful new program offered by Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts for new citizens:

Resources for the Adult Educator from Proliteracy

September 12, 2017

Enjoy the Fall 2017 issue of Notebook, a Proliteracy membership publication:

Notebook: Resources for the Adult Educator

Puzzler Archives / Car Talk

August 17, 2017

Matthew recommends this site for adult ELL learners:


August 8, 2017

Francine recommends the website freerice.comFreerice is a non-profit website that is owned by and supports the United Nations World Food Program. The site has a vocabulary game which, for each question they get correct, the site donates 10 grains of rice to the United Nations Food Program. Students can practice their vocabulary and do something good.