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Hands-On Experience with the Makers’ Cart for Teens

Monday Series: July 17, 24, 31 and August 7 10-1130 am. Wednesday Series: July 19, 26, August 2 and August 9. Teacher and maker, Rich Reynolds will help students explore raspberry pi, soldering, electronics, 3D printing and coding. You do not need to attend all four sessions. Registration a must.


Creative Writing Summer Camp 2017

Camp meeting dates and times: Thursdays July 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3.  Those attending grades 6 & 7 in the fall meet 3:30-5:30 pm. Those attending grades 8 & 9 in the fall meet from 6-8 pm. A peer group for young people who love to write! All sessions will allow time for...

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Who Wants to Make Lava Lip Gloss?

Make four delicious flavors of lip gloss on Wednesday, July 19th at 3 pm. For grades 7-12. $5 supply fee due at start of class.

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Honor our Troops with Operation Gratitude

Monday, July 3rd from 4-5 pm. Help us make paracord “survival” bracelets for our deployed troops and first responders. YA Department. Grades 6 and up. We’ll supply the cord.    


Young Critics’ Club

Wednesday, June 7th  from 3-4 pm Young Critics meet the first Wednesday of every month to talk (and argue) about new books they are reading. For grades 6-8


Check Out Games at the Library

Looking for some indoor fun this winter? After you’ve built that snowman come inside to enjoy some family friendly fun. We’ve got tabletop games for all ages and interests. Some take 5 minutes to learn, others might keep you busy for the weekend.  Check here for a complete list.

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The PeaceLove Project

Learn to create peace of mind through expressive arts and storytelling when guided by Paula Brinkman, artist and PeaceLove creator. Creative Calisthentics on Tuesday, June 27th from 5-6:15 pm; Mandala Poetry on Tuesday, July 11th from 5-6:15 pm; Rhythm & Color on Tuesday, July 18th from 5-6:15 pm. For Newtowners in grades 7-12. Please register...


Welcome Minecrafters – The June 15th meeting has been cancelled.

Every Thursday from 4:00-5:00 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...


Create Gift Tags, Greeting Cards, 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 email us at if...


Looking for Reliable Help with Child Care this Summer?

A great group of tweens and teens from the library’s Young Adult Council will be hosting two story times full of fun activities including free play, stories and crafts for children aged 3-5 years. Saturday, June 17th from 10-11 am or Monday, June 19th from 10-11am. Please register on the library calendar.  Space is limited.