Category: Programs

Creative Writing for grades 6-8

Thursdays from 6-8 pm on October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2. In this writing group Aimee Pokwatka will help you explore the basic craft of fiction.

Register for Story Time for ages 3-5:  August 22nd-September 2nd

Register for Story Time for ages 3-5: August 22nd-September 2nd

Children ages 3-5 are eligible for our fall story times.  Registration forms will be available at the children’s circulation desk. Classes meet for 6 weeks, (September 11th-October 16th) Monday at 10am, Tuesday at 10am, or Wednesday at 1pm.  Children must be a resident of Newtown and at least 3 years old on or before September...

Learn to Sew for Grown-ups

Thursday, September 7th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room Instructor Jeannine Clegg will help you learn the basics of using a sewing machine. Our project will be to create a zippered cloth pouch. All supplies are included for a $10.00 materials fee. Class size is small, so sign up soon!

Abstract Expressionism

Tuesday, September 5th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room ArtScapades returns with Abstract Expressionism: From Drippers to Colorists and explores the artists who filled their canvases with fields of color and abstract forms, and those who attacked their canvases with a vigorous gestural expressionism.  Included in this lecture are works by William de Kooning, Jackson Pollock,...

NEW Program: Multisensory Play Group

Play group will meet on Saturday morning, August 19th from 10:30-11:30am in the library meeting room.  Under the guidance of a professional speech and language pathologist and an occupational therapist, children will enjoy a variety of multisensory play experiences in a group setting.  For children ages 3-5 with an adult partner.  We welcome children in...

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...

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...

Intro to 3D Printing

Join us for an introductory session on how to use our 3D Afinia printers After attending one of these classes you may sign up for an individual session to make your own 3D object. Meets on the second floor in the chbMAKERS’ Corner. For ages 12 to adult Tuesday, August 8, 10-11am Wednesday, August 9,...

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...

Check Out Games at the Library

Looking for some family fun as summer winds down? Keeping house guests entertained? 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.