Category: Programs

Wowbrary is Back!

Do you want to find out about newly released books, movies, and more, that you can get right here at the library? Then you’ll definitely want to check out Wowbrary. Sign up for e-mails to see what’s new each week, and browse the weekly lists online. Don’t miss out when the library gets new titles –...

Register for Story Time:  August 23-September 5

Register for Story Time: August 23-September 5

Registration forms for fall story times for ages 3-5  will be available at the children’s circulation desk August 23-September 5.  Children who are residents of Newtown and at least three years old on or before September 10 are eligible to register for one of three weekly story times: Monday at     10 am, Tuesday at 10...

Living Creatively: A Workshop

Thursday, September 18th at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. Learn to see life with fresh eyes, through guided imagination, exploration of the senses, free writing and collaborating. Keith Torgan will lead us to take our central life stories and turn them into songs. Not only does this experience assist us in accessing our creativity –...

Tie-Dye for Teens

Wednesday, August 8 – 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Join us outside in front of the library for some tie-dye crafting! Please bring one or two white t-shirts to dye and we’ll provide the rest. Rain date is Friday, August 10th at 2:00 p.m. For grades 6-12. Please register.

Sew a Chef’s Apron

Wednesday, August 22nd from 5:30 to 7:30. For the grilling king in the family or for the indoor baker! Jeannine has picked out a versatile heavy striped cotton (see image). The apron has a pocket and twill tape neck and waist ties. Please register.

East Meets West: From Japonisme to Impressionism

  Wednesday, September 26th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room. ArtScapades will look at two of Japan’s master printmakers, Hokusai and Hiroshige, and will then move on to discuss their influence on well known names of the Impressionist movement including Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase and Childe Hassam. Wine and cheese...

Stupendous Prodigies: Mozart and Mendelssohn

Thursday, September 13th at 7:00 in the Meeting Room.While the name Mozart is synonymous with the word prodigy, Mendelssohn is often ignored in the conversation; but he was no less extraordinary, and composed masterpieces when he was much younger than Mozart. Jeffrey Engel will compare the two youngsters and let you decide who was the...

Summer Needle Felting with Katie

Monday, August 20th at 4:30 in the Meeting Room. Join us for this popular, relaxing class, where you will learn to make a small decoration or animal using a burred needle and colored wool roving. The class is free, with no materials fee. No small children, please. Please register.

Seniors’ Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, August 21st from 2:30 to 4:00 on the patio. Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day with delicious ice cream from Ferris Acres Creamery, courtesy of the library. If it rains, we’ll be inside the Meeting Room. But it won’t rain!