Category: Programs

Writing

Writing Group for Adults

Five Thursday Sessions from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Board Room, unless otherwise specified. May 25; June 1, 8, 15, 22 In this five-week writing group we’ll generate ideas, work through exercises and prompts in order to move deeper into our stories and sharpen our craft, and explore the process of revision. All sessions will...

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You Are Invited to a Summer Tea – Postponed!

The tea has been postponed! Saturday, June 17th at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. Join us for tea, dainty treats, and a lecture on Victorian fashion by Susan J. Jerome. Please register.

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“The American Scene: From Regionalism to Roosevelt”

Wednesday, June 28th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room.  In the lecture, ArtScapades will detail how modern American artists included realism in their works, and look at how FDR’s New Deal affected the art world.  Artists include Thomas Hart Benton, Grant Wood, John Steuart Curry, and Andrew Wyeth.

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Protect Our Pollinators

Saturday, June 24th at 1:00 pm in the Meeting Room. A film,“Vanishing of the Bees,” which highlights the world-wide decline of honey bees during the last decade, will be shown.  We will discuss what is being done in Connecticut to support pollinators, and what can be done locally to increase bee habitat and nesting sites. ...

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Looking for Reliable Help with Child Care this Summer?

A great group of tweens and teens from the library’s Young Adult Council will be hosting two story times full of fun activities including free play, stories and crafts for children aged 3-5 years. Saturday, June 17th from 10-11 am or Monday, June 19th from 10-11am. Please register on the library calendar.  Space is limited.

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Hoopla!

Try the library’s new service for digital books, movies, audiobooks, musics, and comics! Three downloads per patron per month with no waiting. Instant gratification from Hoopla– all you need is your library card.

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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...

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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 Sign up on the calendar for one...

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Welcome Minecrafters – The June 15th meeting has been cancelled.

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...

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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...