Category: Programs

New Program:  Get ready for kindergarten

New Program: Get ready for kindergarten

Newtown residents who are 4-5 years old are eligible to register for a new series of story times that meets on Thursday at 2 p.m. January 10-February 28.  Children will practice early literacy, social and fine motor skills in this pre-kindergarten series. Register at the children’s circulation desk now through January 2.

Genealogy Club of Newtown Holiday Party & Raffle

Wednesday, December 12th at 7:00 in the Meeting Room. Holiday treats, short talks by members and great raffle prizes, including an Ancestry 6 mo. World Explorer membership, an annual Fold3 and an annual Newspapers.com subscription; one year subscriptions to “Your Genealogy Today” magazine and to “Internet Genealogy” magazine; and one hour of computer services.

Register for pre-school story times:  December 3-January 2, 2019

Register for pre-school story times: December 3-January 2, 2019

Registration forms are currently available at the children’s circulation desk for the next series of story times. Newtown residents who are at least 3 years old on or before January 7, are eligible to register for one of three options:  Monday at 10 a.m, Tuesday at 10 a.m. or Wednesday at 2 p.m. For more...

Springfield Confidential

Sunday, January 20th at 2:00pm in the Meeting Room. Four-time Emmy winner Mike Reiss—who has worked on The Simpsons continuously since episode one in 1989—shares stories, scandals, and gossip about working with America’s most iconic cartoon family ever. Springfield Confidential exposes why Matt Groening decided to make all of the characters yellow; dishes on what...

Sew a Stocking with Jeannine

Tuesday, December 11th from 5:30 to 7:30 in the CHB Makers Corner. No experience needed. Jeannine will teach you to make a holiday stocking. Adults and teens. Please register.

Pamper Yourself!

Wednesday, November 28 at 4:00. (Runs between 60-90 minutes) Whip up and apply an indulgent chocolate face mask and make and take home lavender peppermint bath salts with Velya Jancz – Urban and Eheris Urban of the Grounded Goodwife. For grades 6-12. Space is limited, registration required.

Improv with innerAct

  Monday, December 3 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Have you ever had an interest in becoming a comedian? Much like the popular television show ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’ students will learn how to think on their feet and nail their comedic timing. The teaching artist will help students find their improv creativity by developing non-scripted...

Decorate a Graham Cracker Gingerbread House

Decorate a Graham Cracker Gingerbread House

Thursday, December 6, 4:15-5:00 pm in the library meeting room. Add lots of festive candies and real royal icing to a pre-assembled graham cracker house. For ages 3-9. Registration required.  Parents must remain the room for the duration of the program, but they do not need to register. 

Meet the Eagles

Saturday, December 8th at 1:30 in the Meeting Room. Meet and learn about eagles in Connecticut. Horizon Wings will present a Bald and a Golden eagle along with 2 other raptors. All ages. Register, please.

Winter Needle Felting

Tuesday, December 11th from 4:30 to 6:00 in the Meeting Room. Join us for a cozy session of needle felting. It’s a perfect time to make a festive ornament or gift, using a burred needle and colored wool. To sign up, please visit our calendar.