Author: Olivia

Community Health Information Sessions

Join Juli Pankow, Coordinator for the All of Us Greater Fairfield County project on: Monday, July 15 at 7:00 pm (sign up) -or- Thursday July 25 at 2:00 pm (sign up) To learn about All of Us Greater Fairfield, a project designed to teach consumers about free, trusted health resources that are available online from...

Get Started With Smartphone Photography

NEW! Join us for the library’s tech classes for adults! July 31, 2:00 pm Chances are you use your smartphone for pictures and videos. Smartphone cameras are not only convenient, they have features not found anywhere else. If you want to know more about slo-mo, panoramic, time-lapse, even augmented reality, this class is for you! You...

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? Starting May 14, drop in on Tuesdays 2-3 pm for a helping hand with digital technology. IT Librarian Olivia Scully will work with you...

Facebook Basics

NEW! Join us for the library’s tech classes for adults! July 24, 2:00 pm Facebook is the most popular social networking website in the world, with over 1 billion active users. It’s a great way to stay in touch with family and friends. In this very basic course, you will learn about Facebook, become a...

Introduction to iPad: iOS 12 Basics

NEW! Join us for the library’s tech classes for adults! July 17, 2:00 pm Apple iPads are popular for their stunning displays, portability, long battery life, and, of course, all the wonderful things they can do. iPads can truly open up new worlds of learning, entertainment, and communication for you. In this class, we will...

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...

Third Thursday Game Group

Next meets on Thursday, June 13th, (yes, it’s the second Thursday instead of the usual third Thursday)6:00-8:00 pm, in the CHB Makers Corner. We’ll play Splendor. There will be no group in July. Calling all adults and older teens who enjoy playing tabletop board games, such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and more!...

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...