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Library Hours for Thanksgiving WeekThanksgiving

Wednesday, November 25th - 9:30am-4pm (please note, early close time)

Thursday, November 26th - closed

Friday, November 27th - closed


Regular hours start again on Saturday, November 28th. Happy Thanksgiving!


Ready to earn your stuffing? Turkey Trot
Register for the annual Turkey Trot!

Register yourself or your group.

The annual Turkey Trot 5K road race and fun walk supports the library and is part of the Newtown Road Race Series. The race is held on Thanksgiving morning every year. Details are available at the Turkey Trot website.


The race is nearly sold out. T-shirts are already sold out, but you can request a spot on the t-shirt waiting list on the registration site. Don't forget to pick up your bib and goodie bag at the Library Tuesday 4-8 or Wednesday 12- 4.



Mockingjay Part 2 - Party

Wednesday, December 2 from 2:30-4 PM


Are you a fan of The Hunger Games trilogy?
Do you think you can escape the arena and fight the Capitol?
Join us for a book discussion, trivia, Cornucopia Challenge and more as we celebrate mockingjay part 2
the recent Mockingjay II movie release.
Open to grades 6-12. 



Please visit our calendar to register







Intro to 3D Printing

Join us for an introductory session on how to use our 3D Afinia printers

Wednesday, December 9 or Thursday, December 17 from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


After attending one of these classes you may sign up for an individula session
3d printer to make your own 3D object.


For ages 12 to adult


Please visit our calendar to register





Friends Holiday Book SaleHoliday Wreath

December 5th, 9:30am-5pm

December 6th, noon-5pm

The Meeting Room

The Friends of the C.H. Booth Library Winter Holiday Sale features donated new and as-new gift items, books (of course) and many types of media. All are suitable for holiday gifts and are reasonably priced. Don't miss it!


YAC Meeting


Next meeting is Monday, December 7th from 3:30 - 5:00 PMhands

The Young Adult Council (For grades 6-12) meets during the school
year to plan YA programs, volunteer, decorate, design displays and
help make CHB the best library it can be.


And, of course, there will be snacks!

No need to register.




Make an Herbal Sleep Pillow

Thursday, December 8th at 7:00 pm in the Meeting Room

Herbs have powerful healing capabilities, whether you need to relievemew

stress and anxiety or make your nights more snug and cozy. Ehris Urban

of Grounded Holistic Wellness will show us how to create a customized

herbal sleep pillow. They are also nice gifts!



Please sign up to the right under "What's Happening..."


Holiday Needle Felting Event!

Thursday, December 10th from 6:00 to 7:30 in the Meeting Room


By request, a holiday needle felting session with Katie Stevenson.

Come make a smal lxfigure or ornament using a special barbed needle

and colored wool. This class is popular and fun, so sign up soon!






Please sign up to the right under "What's Happening..."





Books and Legos:  Toy Story toy story lego

Thursday, December 10    5:30-6:30 pm 

Hear stories about your favorite Toy Story characters, then

build with Legos.  For ages 5-8. 


Please sign up to the right under "What's Happening..."




Decorate a Gingerbread House

Thursday, December 17  4:30-5:15 pm

Decorate your own graham cracker gingerbread house with

royal icing and festive candies. 

 For ages 4-8.

$4 material fee is due on the day of the program.

Please sign up to the right under "What's Happening..."            gingerbread house



Mother Goose on the Loose and Mother Goose II will not meet on the following dates:

Wednesday, Nov. 25 & Thurday, November 26

Wednesday, December 23 & Thursday, December 24

Wednesday, December 30 & Thursday, December 31

Wednesday, January 6 & Thursday, January 7

The Annual Downton Abbey Team

Sunday, January 3rd at 2:00 pm in the Meeting Room

Snow date: Sunday, January 10th at 2:00 pm in the Meeting Room


Please join us to celebrate the return (and final season) of Downton Abbey.

Tea and treats will be served, and at 2:30 we will enjoy a talk by textiles expert Susan J. Jerome, "Downton Abbey: Fashion and Social Change," about

the notable changes in clothing during this period, including the influential

innovations and designers of the time. Please dress up if you like.



Please sign up to the right under "What's Happening..."


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


books heal hears"Books Heal Hearts" - donations to the C.H. Booth Library for our community

Visit the website, One Newtown, for information on support and recovery. A new website, Newtown Charities, provides charitable organization information.

Information on Grief Counseling, Financial Assistance, and Donations to Newtown, Click Here.

Visit the website called One Newtown, www.onenewtown.com, for information on our "path forward and things that support recovery".

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We appreciate any tax-deductible donation you are able to make

to the Cyrenius H. Booth Library.

Please click here to give.


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