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 our Scavenger Hunt through Newtown Borough!

Join us for a fun-filled weekend for all ages 🕵️


Scavenger Hunt including two lists of items to find and photograph, including 10 “Gold Star” locations in Newtown. The 3 teams that find the most items will win prizes. Goodie bags will be given at the judging to all children ages 0-13.


May 4-5th, on your own time.


Teams receive their packet via email at 9 AM on Saturday, 5/4. To compete for prizes, turn in your packet to the Newtown State St. Starbucks by 1 PM on Sunday, 5/5.


Get your tickets here, just $25 per team.

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
Scavenger Hunt
May 4-5th, 2024
Fifth Grade Walking Tour
June 6, 2024
Newtown Welcome Day
June 9, 2024

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.


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