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You Wrote a Book: Now What?

Tuesday, May 3rd at 7:00 pm in the Meeting Room. Have you written something you would like to see published, but don't know where to start? Gain an insider's view of book publishing at this program with Jan L. Kardys. Jan has 40 years'  diversified publishing experience working for 10 major NYC publishing corporations and is also the creator of Black Hawk Literary Agency and Unicorn for Writers. She will share such topics as developing ...

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Connecticut Writers Read

Sunday, May 1st from 2:00 to 4:00 in the Meeting Room. The third in the series. Four writers will read from published and unpublished works, with time in between for discussion and questions about the craft and process of writing. The writers are Linda Legters, Mark Oppenheimer, Carol Ann Davis, and David Cappella. Books will be available for purchase, and refreshments will be provided. No registration is necessary.

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Technology Fair for Older Adults

Wednesday, May 4th, 2:00-3:00 pm Come to the fair!  This special program is for older adults interested in anything “tech.”   Learn what’s available in the library and online through its website, discover the options for hands-on computer help and instruction, and visit the Technology Petting Zoo to try out some tech devices.  This fun and informative event will be held in the library’s Meeting Room; refreshments will be served.  No registration is necessary.  For more ...

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Adult Coloring

Mondays from n00n to 2:00 in the Meeting Room. Coloring for grownups is a popular trend, with good reason! Come check it out and bring your lunch if you like. All supplies are included. Bring a friend!

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Avoid Common Mistakes While Growing Your Small Business

Tuesday, May 10th, Noon-1:00 pm All seven of the mistakes described in this presentation are quite common among small business owners. If you’re currently making one (or more!) of these, no need to be embarrassed. But do take steps as soon as possible to remedy them.  Knock them down one by one until you no longer see yourself, or your business, on this list of business-stalling errors! Presenter Belinda Wasser is the founder of RocketGirl Solutions. Her past ...

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The Power of Mindfulness

Thursday, May 12th at 7:00 in the Meeting Room. Presenter Stephen Cuddy teaches a workshop on mindfulness, a mental state achieved by focusing awareness on the present moment while calmly acknowledging and accepting feelings, thoughts and bodily sensations. Please register via our calendar.  

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Design with Lego WeDo and Scratch

on the following Mondays:  May 2nd, May 9th, May 16th, May 23rd and June 6th at 5:30pm in the children's story hour room.  Students work in teams to create interactive machines using Lego WeDo kits and and Scratch software.  For Newtown residents ages 8-12.  Register online.

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Creative Writing: Fiction

Meets Thursdays from 6-8pm (May 5 - June 2) This workshop is for writers in grades 6-8 who like to put pen to paper and enjoy meeting with other creative types.   Must plan on attending all 5 meetings.  Led by Aimee Pokwatka -- teacher, author & editor.  Ghosts and monsters, witches and wizards, fractured fairy tales and magical lands.... Sign up here!

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National Small Business Week

May 1st-7th Stop by the C.H. Booth Library during National Small Business Week to learn more about what’s here for the local small business and entrepreneurial community.  We’ll be offering three FREE webinars:  Tuesday, May 3rd, 3-4 p.m. Cloud, Mobile, and Social: Great Apps and Services That Will Grow Your Business; Wednesday, May 4th, 4-5 p.m. Access to Capital and Business Loans: Best Practices; Thursday, May 5th, 3-4 p.m. Tips for Getting Your Business Financially Fit.  All webinars ...

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Intro to 3D Printing

Sessions - Tuesday, May 3, Wednesday, May 11,  or Wednesday, May 17 from 2:00-3:00 pm Join us for an introductory session on how to use our 3D Afinia printers After attending one of these classes you may sign up for an individual session to make your own 3D object. Meets on the second floor in the chbMAKERS' Corner. For ages 12 to adult Register for May 3rd Register for May 11th Register for May 17th

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eBooks and eAudiobooks

Do you enjoy audiobooks while gardening? eBooks on planes? Do you have a long commute and want to use the time well? The library has both ebooks and eaudiobooks available to download to your tablet, smartphone, or ereader. Try it from home or bring your device to the library. OverDrive and OneClick Digital are both available with your library card.

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Welcome Minecrafters

Every Thursday from 3:30-4:30 pm in the YA Department.  Make Newtown proud and help us build something spectacular in the Newtown portal. C.H. Booth Library is a member of the Fairfield County Minecraft server cooperative run by participating libraries throughout Fairfield County, Connecticut.  The purpose of this server cooperative is to provide a safe, enjoyable, and community-focused environment for Minecraft players (between the ages of 8 and 18) throughout the county to gather, build, collaborate, and sometimes ...

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Computer Tutor

Mondays 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Get one-on-one computer help on Mondays.
Sign up at the Reference Desk or schedule an appointment by calling 203-426-8552 or emailing boothref@chboothlibrary.org

The Little Book Store has a wonderful collection of nonfiction for homeschooling families. Stop by to check out the latest display.

This year’s Annual Report is now available.


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