Category: Programs

Summer Reading ends on August 14th!

Children ages 4-grade 5 can visit chbooth.readsquared.com to register for the C.H. Booth Library’s summer reading program.  Volunteers will be available every day the library is open until August 14th to meet with young readers to discuss the books they’re reading and award incentives.  Reading logs can be completed online at ReadSquared, but readers must...

Young Adult Council Meeting

First meeting of the 2017-18 school year is Monday, September 18th from  4:00-5:15 pm (Please note later start time) 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...

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...

Young Critics’ Club

Wednesday, June 7th  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

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.

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...