Category: Programs

Tax Panel: Q & A for Small Businesses

Tuesday, February 27th, 6:30pm Bring your questions!  OUR PANEL:  Alan Clavette, Clavette & Company;  Jack Huray, Jack Huray, CPA; Charles Nanavaty, Nanavaty, Nanavaty & Davenport; Larry Rice, Guardian Bookkeeping Service.  Dan Honan, Owner & Manager of Honan Funeral Home, will be providing light refreshments. Reservations are recommended.  Contact the Reference desk (203) 426-8552 or email...

Thursday Writing Class for Adults

Five sessions beginning on March 1st, at 6:30 in the new Genealogy Room on the third floor. In this generative writing group we’ll read and respond creatively to short pieces from established authors and use exercises and prompts to inspire new stories and sharpen our craft. All sessions will allow time for writing, sharing, and...

Healthy Desk Habits

Wednesday, March 21st, 7:00-8:00pm Sitting at your desk and stuck in your office all day, every day?!  This is wreaking havoc on your body and impacting your health and productivity.  This presentation will focus on simple, quick ways to squeeze in important exercise and stretching at your desk.  Emphasis will be placed on strengthening your lower back and...

Irish Dance Demonstration

Celebrate Irish culture with Craig and Christina Ashurst in the library meeting room, Saturday, March 10th at 11:30am.  The Ashursts  teach Irish dance from their studio in Newtown.  Following  their performance the audience will have an opportunity to learn a few dance steps. For ages 4 and up.  Register online.

Meet & Greet Our New Director

Sunday, February 25th, 2:00-4:00pm Stop by the second floor of the C.H. Booth Library to meet new Library Director Douglas C. Lord as we welcome him to the library and the Newtown community. Light refreshments will be served. Snow date:  March 4th

Legislative Session Update

Thursday, February 22nd, 7:45-9:00am Please join State Senator Tony Hwang and State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky and Will Duff for a discussion of the 2018 Legislative Session.  This event will be held in the library’s Meeting Room and is open to the public; no registration required.  This program is offered in partnership with the Chamber of...

What’s in Your Closet?

How to Declutter and Get Organized Today Wednesday, February 28th at 7:00 in the Meeting Room. Sue Duval of The Organized Hive will kindly share her knowledge and expertise with us. Please register.

Spring Needle Felting with Katie

Thursday, March 29th from 4:00 to 5:30 in the Meeting Room. Make a small creature or ornament using a burred needle and colored wool. There is a $6.00 materials fee. Space is limited.

Author Talk with Matt Tullis:”Running With Ghosts”

Author Talk with Matt Tullis:”Running With Ghosts”

Thursday, February 22nd at 7:00 in the Meeting Room. Surviving childhood cancer can be a challenge as formidable as fighting for your life—and more enduring. Matt was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 15. In short order, the sports-mad teen found himself on the cancer ward of Akron Children’s Hospital. One of the lucky...

February Art Show

The library is presenting an exhibit of three Newtown artists during the month of February, 2018.  Gestural landscape oil paintings by Roberta Shea, acrylic paintings by colorist S. Adam, and figurative collages/mixed media by C. Gaulin-McKenzie will be featured.  Works will be on display in the Meeting Room throughout the month during regular library hours....