Category: Programs

Read to Tucker

Independent readers of all ages can register for a 15 min time slot to read aloud to Tucker, between 4:30 and 5:30 pm:  Wednesday, December 27th or Thursday, December 28th  in the children’s story hour room. Tucker is a 4 1/2 yr old standard poodle who lives with his poodle sisters and human parents in...

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,February 26th,  3:45-5:15 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!  Please come!...

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 Monday, February 5, 3 pm Thursday, February...

Hack Newtown

Meets in the Makers’ Corner, second floor from 7:00 to 8:00 on second Tuesdays. If you have or are trying to get a Network +, Security+, CCNA, CEH, CISSP, CHFI etc., let’s get together and expand on our knowledge by cooperating in lectures, hands-on labs and group discussions about all things network/computer security and forensics-related....

Creative Writing  – Fiction (for grades 6-8)

Creative Writing – Fiction (for grades 6-8)

Meets on Tuesdays (Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30) from 6-8 pm with Wally Wood, author and teacher. All sessions will allow time for writing and sharing stories as well as one-on-one communication between adults and young people. By signing up for the first class, you will be signed up for the five week...

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...

Soccer Skills for Little Feet for ages 3-5

Coach Tony Viscuso will introduce children to basic soccer skills while promoting coordination and cooperative play, Wednesday afternoons 4:00-4:30pm, January 10th through May 30th in the library meeting room.  Open to children ages 3-5 with an adult partner.  Register your child for each date they plan to attend.  Parents do not need to register, but...