Noted historian and baseball expert, John Liepa, presents “How Iowa Met Baseball: The Myths, The History, The Players,” at the Newton Public Library on Monday, June 9th. Library Meeting Room doors open at 5pm for viewing of Liepa’s extensive baseball memorabilia, including baseball cards. At 6pm, he will begin talking about the invention and origins of baseball and the first players of baseball in Iowa. He will focus on players originating from Jasper County and area towns. This program is family friendly and all are invited.