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"Modeling for Makers" - Fashion Show for the Benefit of the Library


Saturday, April 18th 6:30pm at the Rock Ridge Country Club


Newtown Notables will be the models. Click here for more information and see if you can guess the models!


A limited number of tickets are still available. Tickets are $100.00 each and a portion of ticket sales and the proceeds of live and silent auction items will benefit the library. Contact Mary Thomas at 203-426-9696

Friends of the Library Spring Donation Day. Just in Time for Spring Cleaning!Chysanthemum

Sunday, April 19th 12 noon ~ 5pm


Volunteers will be in the back parking lot to unload your donations! Its the easy way to clean out closets and bookshelves. Click here for more information.


Arduino is Back!

Thursdays from 6:30-8 pmarduino

April 23rd-May 28th

This six part session will explore several different projects with Arduino. Participants should bring their own laptop and plan on attending all six sessions. (The dates are 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21 and 5/28)



Please sign up to the right under"What's Happening..."

Ages 12 and up! Adults welcome!







Books and LEGOs

Thursday, April 23  5:15-6:30 pm

Hear a great story about the battle of strength between sharks and trains,

then build your version of a super train with LEGOs.

For ages 5-8.


lego trainshark v train

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Preserve Your Family Treasures
Sunday, April 26 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Learn best practices for the preservation of personal collections and family treasures. Christine McCarthy, Chief Conservator at the Yale University Library, will describe how to keep important documents, photos, and objects safe for future generations.
No registration required.

tinker lab tinker materials

Wednesday, April 29   4:30-5:30 pm

Ages 4-6

Explore, build and design using a variety of materials that encourage open-ended experimentation while reinforcing basic math and science principles.


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Exploring Creative Nonfiction:

Writing Real Life
For Grades 6-8

Wednesdays - April 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27 and June 3sophfronia

from 6-8 pm

          Join author Sophfronia Scott for this series on how writers can   make art out of their personal thoughts and experiences.


Sophfronia Scott is author of the novel All I Need to Get By as well as a variety of short stories and essays. She holds a BA in English from Harvard and an MFA in writing from

Vermont College of Fine Arts. She’s completed her second novel and is on the faculty of Regis University’s Mile-High MFA, a new low-residency writing program in Denver.

All sessions will allow time for writing and sharing stories as well as creative activities and one-on-one communication between adults and young people.  Sharing is an important part of all writing groups.


Please sign up to the right under"What's Happening..."

Computer Tutor

Mondays 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Get one-on-one computer help on Mondays.
Sign up at the Reference Desk or schedule an appointment by calling 203-426-8552 or emailing boothref@chboothlibrary.org



Please note that the C.H. Booth Library Board of Trustees is reviewing the library’s meeting room policies and fees. Any changes will be publicized as soon as they are put into effect.



books heal hears"Books Heal Hearts" - donations to the C.H. Booth Library for our community

Visit the website, One Newtown, for information on support and recovery. A new website, Newtown Charities, provides charitable organization information.

Information on Grief Counseling, Financial Assistance, and Donations to Newtown, Click Here.

Visit the website called One Newtown, www.onenewtown.com, for information on our "path forward and things that support recovery".

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to the Cyrenius H. Booth Library.

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