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Saving Hamlet by Molly Booth

I thoroughly enjoyed the book Saving Hamlet, and I appreciate that authors are starting to include more LGBTQ characters in novels these days.  Although I usually try to stay away from books with time travel, I like how the author used it in the book.  Emma is a well thought out character who expresses her...

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Going Wild

Going Wild by Lisa McMann was a bit of a dull read. This disappointed me because I very much liked this author’s last series, The Unwanteds. I did not get past the tenth chapter, and was definitely not captivated by the chapters I did read. From what I gather, the story follows a young girl...

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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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Teen Writing

Join us Wednesday,February 1st from 6-8 pm. This group is for high school students interested in participating in a peer-led writing group.  

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Learn to Make Book Trailers – For grades 7-12

Monday,January 30th from 3-4 pm in the Makers’ Corner The library is looking for volunteers to help us create book trailers to feature book clubs and new releases using WeVideo.  Come learn a new skill and help the library.   Please register here

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Welcome Minecrafters

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...

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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 chbya@biblio.org if...

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Young Critics’ Club

Wednesday, March 1st  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

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Creative Writing – The Fantastic

Meets Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 pm for 6th-8th graders – New Session Sign ups NOW OPEN (April 20, 27, May 4, 11, and 18)  This peer group is for young people who love to write  and enjoy meeting with other creative types.   Must plan on attending all 5 meetings.  Led by Aimee Pokwatka. Sign up here...