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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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Intro to 3D Printing

February sessions - February 4, 10 or 20 from 5:30-6:30pm 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 February 4 Register for February 10 Register for February 16

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Books and Legos: Penguins

Read "One Cool Friend," then build something cool with Legos inspired by the book on Thursday, February 11th 5:30-6:30pm in the children's story hour room.  For ages 5-8. Visit our calendar to register.

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Jane Eyre

Saturday, February 20th at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. Dr. Mark Schenker will lecture on Charlotte Bronte's 1847 novel. This is the first in a three-part series on the Bronte sisters. Please see our calendar to register.

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Design with Lego WeDo and Scratch

 Saturday, February 27th  at 2:30-3:30 pm in the library meeting room.  For Newtown residents ages 8-12.  Those unfamiliar with Scratch should come at 2 pm for a crash course prior to the workshop. Register online.

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YAC Meeting

Next meeting is Monday, March 7th from 3:30-5:00pm The Young Adult Council (for grades 6-12) meets during the school year to plan YA programs, volunteer, decorate, design displays and help make C.H.Booth Library a welcoming library to teens. Meets in the Meeting Room of the library. And, of course, there will always be snacks! No need to register.

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Powerful Conversations

Tuesday, March 8, Noon-1:00 pm “Our work, our lives and our relationships succeed or fail one conversation at a time.” Have you ever found yourself saying after a heated or important discussion  “I wish I would have said this or that”? Have you ever had any training on how to be more effective in your communications in your business or personal life? Have you learned how to confront bad behavior to achieve behavior change instead of an argument? If ...

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Battle of the Books - 2016

Saturday, March 19th at 10:30am Form a team of 3-4 students in grades 5-8 to compete in a Jeopardy-Style trivia contest based on four Nutmeg titles --The One and Only Ivan, Flora and Ulysses, Cinder and Counting by 7s. Stop by the library to learn more and to register your team.  Prizes will be awarded to the top two teams.

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Trustee Position Available
Computer Tutor

There is an opening on the C.H. Booth Library’s 18-member Board of Trustees for a Newtown resident with fundraising/development experience. Click here for details.

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


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