Category: Programs

Newtown Historical Society: Transatlantic Airships

Monday, May 6th at 7:30 in the Meeting Room. The general public is familiar with only one airship, the Hindenburg.  However, there is a rich and fascinating history of attempts and schemes to cross the Atlantic Ocean with airships.  Through pictures and a lecture by Jason Scaputicci, come learn about this interesting and largely forgotten...

Ice Cream Social for Seniors

Thursday, May 23rd from 2-3:30 on the patio. Seniors (citizens, not high schoolers), come and enjoy an Ferris Acres ice cream treat courtesy of the library. If the weather is bad, call ahead at (202)426-4533.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center presents: Edible Insects

Stamford Museum and Nature Center presents: Edible Insects

Saturday, May 18 at 2 pm in the library meeting room discover the who, what, where and why behind eating bugs. From mealworm spaghetti to roasted tarantula, find out why people have been eating insects and invertebrates for hundreds of years. We’ll meet some live bugs that might be on a menu somewhere, as well...

More Needle Felting with Katie!

Thursday, May 23rd from 4:30 to 6:00. Create a small ornament or animal using dyed wool roving and a burred needle. All supplies are included, no fee. Register, please.

Career Bus April 22 update

The Career Bus has cancelled both the morning and afternoon sessions for Monday, April 22.  However, the Library will be having a resume workshop that day from 10 am to 11:30 am in the Community Room. Register, and bring your laptop or tablet or borrow one of our new iPads, courtesy of the Friends of...

Volunteer Fair, Friday May 10

Are you looking for a way to personally support some of the great causes in town? Come to the C. H. Booth Library on Friday, May 10 from 3:00-5:00 pm, where the Friends of Newtown Seniors will be hosting many local groups looking for YOU! Opportunities to work with organizations in many different fields will be...

Friends’ Spring Donation Day is Sunday 4/28!

For more details…   What: Book Donation Day – Bring your books, DVDs, CDs, LPs, Video Games, Board Games, and Puzzles! When: Sunday, April 28 from 12 to 5 PM (Rain or Shine!) Where: Easy drop-off at the C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, in the rear parking lot. Questions? Call 203-270-4537 Sponsored by the...

Facebook Basics

NEW! Join us for the library’s tech classes for adults! April 24, 2:00 pm Facebook is the most popular social networking website in the world, with over 1 billion active users. It’s a great way to stay in touch with family and friends. In this very basic course, you will learn about Facebook, become a...

Meet the Instruments:  a hands on workshop

Meet the Instruments: a hands on workshop

Performance artist and strings teacher, Seray Goktekin  will introduce children to the violin, viola and cello Saturday, April 20, May 4 and June 1 at 2:00 pm in the library meeting room.  In this fun interactive program children will be able to touch, tap and pluck strings under the guidance of experienced instructors. For ages...

Read to Tucker

Read to Tucker

Tucker is back from wintering in Florida. Starting May 2-June 27, independent readers of all ages can sign up to read to Tucker Thursday afternoons between 4:30-5:30 pm.  Indicate your time preference when you register online.