Category: Programs

Soccer Skills for Little Feet for ages 3-5

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 3:35-4:15, 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...

“The Cookie that Saved Christmas”

“The Cookie that Saved Christmas”

Meet author Billy Baldwin, Sunday, December 3rd at 1pm in the children’s library.  After a dramatic reading of his book, “The Cookie that Saved Christmas,” children can decorate a cookie to take home.  Sponsored by Newtown Youth and Family Services and the C.H. Booth Library.  Copies of the book can be purchased for $17.95 plus...

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...

Alexandra Lehmann Author Talk: “With You There is Light” (Rescheduled)

Tuesday, December 5th at 7:00 in the Meeting Room. As a founding member of the White Rose student resistance in Munich during World War II, Sophie Scholl helped write, produce and distribute thousands of anti-Nazi leaflets all over Southern Germany and Austria. Sophie’s boyfriend, Captain Fritz Hartnagel, served on the Western and Eastern fronts. Fritz...

More 20th Century Modern Art: From Mondrian to Magritte

Thursday, December 7th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room Artscapades continues the series of the history of modern art, looking at the lives and work of artists Piet Mondrian, Paul Klee (above), Amadeo Modigliani, and René Magritte. There will be wine and cheese. Please register.

Business Programs in November

  Wednesday, November 29th, 8:00-9:00am Jim Stiles of JumpSix Digital Marketing breaks down digital marketing: What is SEO and why do you need it?  What is search engine marketing? What social is best for your business?  Join us for coffee and a lively presentation. Thursday, November 30th, 6:00-8:00pm Cathy Lindstrom of SCORE leads “Business in...

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...

Connecticut Writers Read

Saturday, November 18th from 2:00 to 4:00 in the Meeting Room. The writers are Heather Webb, Eric Lehman, and Patricia Barkman. The reading series is curated by Newtown author Sophfronia Scott. The writers will read from both published works and works in progress, with time in between each reading for discussion and Q&A with the...

Hack Newtown

Meets in the Makers’ Corner, second floor from 7:00 to 8:00 on Tuesdays, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, and 1/9. 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...

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 Tuesday, November 7th 3-4 pm Tuesday, November...