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Thank You to the sponsors and donors of the Modeling for Makers Fashion Show!
Please support all of these businesses including our title sponsor Quality Gem. Click here for the full listing.


 

tinker lab tinker materials

Wednesday, April 29   4:30-5:30 pm

Ages 4-6

Explore, build and design using a variety of materials that encourage open-ended experimentation while reinforcing basic math and science principles.

 

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

 


 

Mother Goose is CANCELLED for Wednesday, May 6 and Thursday, May 7

 

Due to the SCAN art exhibit in the meeting room, Mother Goose is cancelled for May 6 &7.

Classes resume May 13 & 14.

 

 


 

Exploring Creative Nonfiction:

Writing Real Life
For Grades 6-8

Wednesdays - April 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27 and June 3sophfronia

from 6-8 pm

          Join author Sophfronia Scott for this series on how writers can   make art out of their personal thoughts and experiences.

 

Sophfronia Scott is author of the novel All I Need to Get By as well as a variety of short stories and essays. She holds a BA in English from Harvard and an MFA in writing from

Vermont College of Fine Arts. She’s completed her second novel and is on the faculty of Regis University’s Mile-High MFA, a new low-residency writing program in Denver.

All sessions will allow time for writing and sharing stories as well as creative activities and one-on-one communication between adults and young people.  Sharing is an important part of all writing groups.

 

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


Epistolary Writing Workshop for Adults

Thursdays- May 7, 14,21, 28, June 4,11 from 6-8 pm

 

writing

An epistolary story or novel is written as a series of documents. In this writing group tied to "Newtown Reads" (book to be announced), we'll craft stories from letters and related forms such as diary and journal entries, emails, and text messages. All sessions will allow time for writing, sharing,and discussing stories in progress. Aimee Pokwatka will lead the group.

 

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

 

Signing up once for May 7th registers you for all 6 sessions

 


 

Writing Po(w)e(r)try

For writers in grades 6-8

 

Monday May 18th - Monday, June 15th (no class on Memorial Day - May 25) from 6:30-7:30 pm

 

Come join 2014 National Student Poet Ashley Gong for a fun-filled, weekly Ashley Gong
poetry workshop series focused on using pieces of our surroundings
(song lyrics, lists, selected poems, soup cans, etc.) to create meaningful and
innovative works of writing.

No previous experience needed: just come
with a notebook, pen, and enthusiasm!

 

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

 

 


Please note that the C.H. Booth Library Board of Trustees has revised the meeting room policies and fees. The new policy is available here.


 

                                                                             

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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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