Category: Programs

Victorian Tea

Sunday, January 14th from 2:00 to 4:00 in the Meeting Room. You are invited for tea and treats, and a talk on Victorian Fashion by textile expert Susan J. Jerome. Dressing up is optional but appreciated. Please sign up so we know how many scones the cook must bake.

Animal Embassy presents:  Preparing for Winter

Animal Embassy presents: Preparing for Winter

Hands-on live animal program on Tuesday, December 26th at 3:00pm in the library meeting room.  Animals prepare for winter in a variety of ways. Animal Embassy will explore the concepts of hibernation, migration, brumation and adaptation to illustrate the various ways animals prepare for the challenges of the winter season. Meet a variety of animal...

Puppet Play:  The Little Red Hen

Puppet Play: The Little Red Hen

Tuesday, December 27th at 1pm in the library meeting room, Lionheart Puppets presents:  “The Little Red Hen.” So much to do and little time to do it in! How is Ms. Hen ever going to get her famous cookies made in time for the bake sale? Maybe if she could get her friends to help…....

Soccer Skills for Little Feet for ages 3-5

Soccer Skills for Little Feet for ages 3-5

Coach Tony Viscuso will introduce children to basic soccer skills while promoting coordination and cooperative play, Wednesday afternoons 3:35-4:15, January 10th through May 30th in the library meeting room.  Open to children ages 3-5 with an adult partner.  Register your child for each date they plan to attend.  Parents do not need to register, but...

“The Cookie that Saved Christmas”

“The Cookie that Saved Christmas”

Meet author Billy Baldwin, Sunday, December 3rd at 1pm in the children’s library.  After a dramatic reading of his book, “The Cookie that Saved Christmas,” children can decorate a cookie to take home.  Sponsored by Newtown Youth and Family Services and the C.H. Booth Library.  Copies of the book can be purchased for $17.95 plus...

Hotspots!

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...

Creative Writing – Fiction (for grades 6-8)

Meets on Tuesdays (Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30) from 6-8 pm with Wally Wood, author and teacher. All sessions will allow time for writing and sharing stories as well as one-on-one communication between adults and young people. By signing up for the first class, you will be signed up for the five week...

Hack Newtown

Meets in the Makers’ Corner, second floor from 7:00 to 8:00 on Tuesdays, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, and 1/9. If you have or are trying to get a Network +, Security+, CCNA, CEH, CISSP, CHFI etc., let’s get together and expand on our knowledge by cooperating in lectures, hands-on labs and group discussions about all...