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Genealogy Club: “Bringing Genealogy to Life Through Sight, Sound, and Motion”

Wednesday, April 12th at 7:00 PM in the Meeting Room. How do you capture the attention of the next generation and hand down precious family research?  Today there are many tools and techniques that can help you bridge this divide. This presentation will show you how one Father and Daughter team joined forces to turn...

john sloane

Modern American Beginnings: From Beautiful to Gritty

Wednesday, May 24th at 6:30 PM in the Meeting Room. ArtScapades returns to explore how a modern movement developed in America, led by artists of the Ashcan School and The Eight. Works and lives of important artists of the period will be discussed, including those of George Bellows, Robert Henri, William Glackens, John Sloan, and...

Soccer Skills and Drills for Little Feet for ages 3-5

Soccer Skills and Drills for Little Feet for ages 3-5

Soccer classes for little feet for ages 3-5 will take place on Thursday afternoons March 23rd-June22nd  at 3:30-4:00pm in the library meeting room.  Develop the fine motor and coordination skills necessary for your child’s development.  Parents/caregivers must remain with their child for the entire program. Class size is limited to 15 parent/child pairings. You must...

The Science of Sound, a Musical Extravaganza with Violinist Caryn Lin

The Science of Sound, a Musical Extravaganza with Violinist Caryn Lin

Caryn Lin will perform on her 5 string electric violin, Tuesday, April 11th at 3pm in the library meeting room.  Caryn uses modern technology to create 3D sounds waves that  become visible.  The music literally comes to life before your very eyes! For ages 4 and up.  Register online.



Are you headed over the river and through the woods to someplace without wifi?! Never fear! The C.H. Booth Library has mobile hotspots you can borrow for two weeks. Bring the internet with you! Hotspots are available for two weeks and can be placed on hold by Newtown residents. Stop by the circulation desk, take...


Young Critics’ Club

Wednesday, April 5th  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


Young Adult Council Meeting

Next meeting is Monday, April 3rd  3:30 -5 pm The Young Adult Council (for grades 6-12) meets during the school year to plan YA programs, volunteer, decorate, design displays and help make C.H.Booth Library a welcoming library to teens. Meets in the Meeting Room of the library. And, of course, there will always be snacks! ...


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...


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...


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...