Category: Programs


Creative Writing – The Fantastic

Meets Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 pm for 6th-8th graders – New Session Sign ups NOW OPEN (April 20, 27, May 4, 11, and 18)  This peer group is for young people who love to write  and enjoy meeting with other creative types.   Must plan on attending all 5 meetings.  Led by Aimee Pokwatka. Sign up here...


Young Critics’ Club

Wednesday, March 1st  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


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 Monday, February 6, 6-7 pm Saturday ,...


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...


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...


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...


YAC Meeting

Next meeting is Monday, March 6th  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! ...


Learn to Make Book Trailers – For grades 7-12

Monday,January 30th from 3-4 pm in the Makers’ Corner The library is looking for volunteers to help us create book trailers to feature book clubs and new releases using WeVideo.  Come learn a new skill and help the library.   Please register here


Beryl Harrison named Interim Director

The Executive Committee of the Cyrenius H. Booth Library Board of Trustees announces that Beryl Harrison, Assistant Library Director, will assume the responsibilities of Interim Director, effective December 17, 2016. Robert Geckle, President of the Board of Trustees, stated that : “The board is very appreciative and delighted that Beryl has agreed to assume this...


Teen Writing

Join us Wednesday,February 1st from 6-8 pm. This group is for high school students interested in participating in a peer-led writing group.