Category: Programs

Read to Tucker

Independent readers of all ages can register for a 15 min time slot to read aloud to Tucker in the children’s story hour room,  Thursday afternoons from 4:30- 5:30 pm.  Tucker is a 4 1/2 yr old standard poodle who lives with his poodle sisters and human parents in Newtown.  Now that he is a...

Teen Writing Group

A peer led teen writing group meets every Wednesday in the Antiques Room on the third floor from 4:30-6:30 pm. All are welcome.

Take Home Games from the Library

Are you looking for something to do on a snowy afternoon? Want to test a talked about game before purchasing? Come browse the library’s game collection, 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.

Young Adult Council Meeting

Next meeting is Monday, December 17 from 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. We will be having a winter celebration with snacks, crafts, and an optional gift swap.  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....

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 chbprograms@chboothlibrary.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. Please register. Meets on the second floor in the chbMAKERS’ Corner. For ages 12 to adult. Tuesday, December 4 at 6:00...

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...

Third Thursday Game Group

Next meets on Thursday, December 20, 6:00-8:00 pm, in the CHB Makers Corner Calling all adults and older teens who enjoy playing tabletop board games, such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and more! We’ll choose a different game each month and provide links ahead of time so players can get to know the...

Mindfulness

Prabha Makayee will be meditating every Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00 in the Gathering Room. Anyone is welcome to ask her how or to join in. All are welcome. Note: Prabha will be away December 20th through January 3rd.

Autism Awareness Film & Discussion Series:”Swim Team”

We’ll be showing a series of documentaries every other month on the first Thursday, with time afterward for discussion. This Thursday, December 6th, at 7:00, we’ll be showing Swim Team. In New Jersey, the parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands. They form a competitive swim team, recruiting...