Get your tickets for our Scavenger Hunt through Newtown Borough, May 4-5th!

Explore our collection of over 20,000 books in the heart of historic Newtown, Pennsylvania

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Don't miss the Newtown Library's 5K Run/Walk on Market Day

🏃 Join us for our annual 5K run/walk for reading!


Run or walk during the library's annual 5K Race on Market Day! Fruit and water will be provided for racers, as well as t-shirts for the first 100 people who sign up. Top male and female racers will receive prizes, and goodie bags will be available for children ages 13 and under.


October 5, 2024 at 9 AM. Check-in and t-shirt/bib pickup begins at 8AM on race day.


The race begins and ends at the library, where Market Day activities begin!


Sign up here! Tickets are $40 and 100% of proceeds benefit the Newtown Library Company, a non-profit organization run by community volunteers.

Upcoming Events

Children’s Storytime
Tuesdays from 10-10:45 AM
Poetry Nights
3rd Friday of the month at 6 PM
Penn Chair Traveler Series
To be announced
Fifth Grade Walking Tour
June 6, 2024
Newtown Welcome Day
June 9, 2024
5K Run/Walk
October 5, 2024 at 9 AM

Books For All Ages

Browse over 250 years of books including best sellers, mysteries, cookbooks, children’s books, eBooks, and local historic archives.

Community Perks

Enjoy access to the stunning library grounds and community benefits like:

  • Two public reading rooms
  • Free WIFI
  • Poetry readings, lectures, book signings, children’s story hours, and historic building tours
  • Regular community events like our annual Book Lover’s Party, Scavenger Hunt, and 5K Run

History Worth Sharing

The Newtown Library has been serving the local community since 1760. It is operated by a network of volunteers and funded by generous endowments, donations, and membership fees.


Help the Library

Learn how to support and preserve the rich history behind one of Newtown’s most beloved institutions.