Author: Olivia

Tuesday Tech Clinic

Looking for a little nudge to get going with Google? Got a question about how to use Libby, Hoopla, or Mango? Trying to send your friend a photo from your smartphone? Drop in on Tuesdays 2-3 pm for a helping hand with digital technology. IT Librarian Olivia Scully will work with you for up to...

All of Us Newtown

As part of the ‘Healthy Community’ movement in Newtown, and as an agent of community cooperation and collaboration, the C.H. Booth Library’s All of Us Newtown project is a program of outreach involving public education about the All of Us Research Program and health information literacy using resources available from the National Institutes of Health...

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...

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. Online registration can be found through the links below. Meets on the second floor in the chbMAKERS’ Corner. For...

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 ya@chboothlibrary.org if...

Young Adult Council Meeting

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! It’s more fun if YOU’RE there! Meeting...

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.

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.

Children of Exile

Children of Exile, by Margret Peterson Haddix, is a story about children being exiled (get it) from a safe, comfortable town and being moved to a dangerous, cruel town. The book follows Rosi (the main character), her little brother Bobo, and Rosi’s friend Edwy. Rosi,-as a character- is very forgettable, everything she does in this...

The Goldfish Boy

“TThe Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson, is a story about a boy with obsessive compulsive disorder who witnesses the disappearance of a toddler. Matthew, the main character, doesn’t have the sitcom’s version of OCD that is for comic relief or anything, he actually has a very realistic form of the disorder that gets quite disturbing...