Newcastle Library Virtual Schedule
Posted on 05/15/2020

The Newcastle Library is closed to the public as we work together to limit the spread of COVID-19. However, the Library is hard at work to bring you resources and programming online! See the opportunities below and if you have any questions or suggestions please contact Vicki Heck at

— Local arts organization, SilverKite, is offering free art instruction and events online for KCLS patrons: PASSWORD: KCLS2020

Medicare 101 
Wednesday, May 20, 10am
Turning 65 in 2020? Were you planning to work and have suddenly been laid off? Medicare Coach, Pat Roley, will discuss the Medicare basics, timelines for enrolling, how to avoid lifelong penalties, what really is “The Donut Hole” and other topics. 
Register here for the Zoom link.

Understanding Personal Care Services for People with I/DD
Wednesday, May 20, 6:30pm
The road to independence for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities includes getting the support and services they need. In this workshop you'll learn how Personal Care Services address the unmet personal care needs of eligible individuals.
Register here for the Zoom link.

Cooking with Amanda - Lentils, Beans & Other Veggie Delights
Friday, May 22 and 29, 5pm
All ages welcome.
Are you stuck at home without cooking skills? Are you wondering what to do with all the lentils and beans you bought to stock up? Our cooking series continues, with additional ingredients!
Register here for the Zoom link.

Mindfulness Meditation-A Proven Way to Calm Your Mind
Saturday, May 23 11am
Explore the healing power of meditation with Tamy Khan, founder of The Happy Meditator. Experience a guided meditation and learn a short practice you can begin immediately to bring more awareness and peace to your life.
Register here for the Zoom link.

Virtual Small Business Counseling
Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am-12pm

Saturday, May 23, 10am-1pm.
Take advantage of one-on-one counseling with a SCORE mentor. Get help with your startup or assistance with your existing business, including navigating COVID-19. Register online for a virtual one-hour session that will be conducted over the phone or computer. 
Register here for your personalized appointment.

NASA/SpaceX Crew Launch Live Watch Party
Wednesday, May 27, 1:30pm
Ages 8 and older. Parents, please watch with your children.
Join us for a historic NASA/SpaceX launch! Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be the first to travel to the International Space Station on a commercially built American rocket, a SpaceX Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon spacecraft. 
Register here for the Zoom link and more information.

Finding an Adult Family Home for People with I/DD
Wednesday, May 27, 6:30pm
The road to independence for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities includes supportive and affordable housing. This workshop will help you determine if an Adult Family Home (AFH) is the right model for your loved one with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Register here for the Zoom link.

Decluttering Using the KonMari Method
Saturday, May 30, 11am
Got clutter? Tidying up is not always a top priority but the messiness and clutter can be stressful. The KonMari method is a system of simplifying and organizing your home by getting rid of physical items that do not bring joy into your life.
Register here for the Zoom link.

Unity Zentangle Meditative Art Class
Saturday, June 6, 11am
All ages welcome. 
Unity Tiles bring people together in the spirit of creativity and support during these unforeseen times. We will use words, color and Zentangle designs to focus our mind, uplift our spirits and create community through this meditative practice.
Register here for the Zoom link.

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