5th Birthday Celebration

Brightly colored balloons bobbed on an incoming breeze as the Newcastle Library doors opened December 2 to begin our fifth-birthday celebration. “Happy Birthday Library!” one young patron exclaimed after being told about the birthday party. Marking five years in the community gives us a chance to reflect. We look back, grateful for the strong ties […]

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After-Hours Murder Mystery!

We re-opened the Newcastle Library at 6pm on a Saturday in late October to host a special murder mystery event! After arriving, our well-dressed guests hung up their coats and enjoyed some cheese, chocolates, and other light refreshments while they sized up each other. Outside, autumn wind and darkness helped create the right mood for […]

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Local Artist: Humaira Abid

Ignoring family pressure to become a doctor and the social constructs of her native Pakistan, Humaira Abid decided to become an artist. Pursuing an education in the centuries-old, male-dominated world of wood sculpture, Humaira encountered opposition and sexism at every turn. Her dogged perseverance, passion and belief women needed to be represented in this art […]

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Know Your History

The topic was Waterway: The Story of Seattle’s Locks and Ship Canal, and patrons began arriving 30 minutes before the program started. Firm handshakes and smiles lit up the room as friends greeted friends and introduced themselves to those they hadn’t met. The Seattle history-book display table drew out personal histories and forged new connections, […]

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Newcastle Library Newsletter

Newcastle Library is thrilled to announce our monthly newsletter, which will feature a variety of library news, programs, and special events going on at our library and in our community. We’ve got books, movies, downloads, audiobooks, streaming music & movies, databases, and so much more – all free with your library card!  We will highlight […]

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