What's Happening at C. H. Booth Library

STEMY Stuff with Rich Reynolds

Rich Reynolds will share his passion and his knowledge of the tools and equipment found in the library's Makers' Corner.  Topics to be explored include robotics, 3D printing & design, soldering, circuitry coding and more. Class meets Mondays - June 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25 and August 1 from 2-4 pm For grades 6-10 Sign up here- Please try to come to all six sessions as the classes build on previous knowledge Rich Reynolds currently teaches classes in ...

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Mindfulness Workshop for Tweens and Teens

This introductory program with Sheryl Bassford Fatse, Lauren Elliott and Olivia Brosnan meets on Tuesday, June 21st and will provide you with a sampling of strategies to develop a stronger connection between body, mind and breath in a playful and supportive environment. Boost creativity, improve self-trust, support healthy choices and learn about your internal super powers. Please bring a yoga mat or towel, your favorite cozy blanket and a big open heart. Register here for ...

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Drop-in Story Time for ages 3-5

Drop-in Story Time for ages 3-5 meets on the following Wednesday afternoons at 1 pm in the children's story hour room:  June 15th, June 22nd, June 29th and July 6th.  Miss Mimi will share her favorite books.  No registration required.

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Lego Free Build for ages 5-10

Takes place in the children's story hour room from 1-2:30 pm on the following Thursday afternoons:  June 16th, June 23rd, June 3oth and July 7th. No registration required.

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On Your Mark, Get Set...Magic!

Summer Reading 2016 kicks off Monday, June 20th with 2 magic shows:  11 am and another at 1 pm in the library meeting room. Tickets for both performances will be available at the children's circulation desk on June 20th.

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Create Gift Tags, Graduation Cards, BBQ Invites and More with our Cricut

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own graduation gift tags, barbecue invites, thank you cards and more. For 7th graders to adult and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Classes limited to two participants.  Please use the links below to register for a class. Tuesday, June 14th, 1-2 pm Tuesday, June 14th, 2:30-3:30 pm Tuesday, June 21st, 1-2 pm Tuesday, June 21st, 2:30-3:30 pm Wednesday, ...

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Summer Reading Volunteers

Must attend one of the following training sessions:  Wednesday, June 1st or Thursday, June 2nd at 4:00 pm in the library meeting room. Even if you have volunteered in the past, you must attend one of the training sessions to learn about our new software. For students entering grades 7-12 in the fall.

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Know Before You Build: The Basics of Business Construction Projects

Tuesday, June 14th, Noon-1:00 pm Presented by N. Scott Orlando, Principal of N. Scott Orlando LLC Scott will explain the basics—and more—of choosing and contracting with an architect or designer, defining the scope of work, getting comprehensive bids from appropriate contractors, having a fair construction contract, making sure that what you have contracted for is what you get, and getting it done without undue hassle. Contracts: what they should and often don't include. Roles and obligations of ...

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ArtScapades presents Post-Impressionism

Wednesday, June 15th at 6:30 pm in the Meeting Room.  This lecture details how art moved past Impressionism, the influence of a single art critic, and how stylistic disagreements and personal animosities eventually brought down the Impressionist movement. We will explore the lives and works of Paul Cézanne, Georges Seurat, Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Cezanne: Van Gogh painting Sunflowers           Please see our calendar to register

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Watercolor Basics in Four Lessons

Wednesdays in July (6, 13, 20, 27) in the Meeting Room at 6:30 pm. This course is designed for the beginner or someone wishing to re-learn the basics of watercolor. In the first class, Kristine Humber will teach us to mix colors from the three primaries. From there we will move toward painting a simple still life. Art supplies are included in this wonderful class. Space is limited. When you register for the first class, you are ...

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Adult Coloring

Mondays from noon to 2:00 in the cafe area on the second floor. 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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Design with Lego WeDo and Scratch

meets Monday, 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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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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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.

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