Category: Programs

Pamper Yourself!

Wednesday, November 28 at 4:00. (Runs between 60-90 minutes) Whip up and apply an indulgent chocolate face mask and make and take home lavender peppermint bath salts with Velya Jancz – Urban and Eheris Urban of the Grounded Goodwife. For grades 6-12. Space is limited, registration required.

Improv with innerAct

Monday, November 19 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Have you ever had an interest in becoming a comedian? Much like the popular television show ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’ students will learn how to think on their feet and nail their comedic timing. The teaching artist will help students find their improv creativity by developing non-scripted scenes...

Fantastic Beasts Celebration

Tuesday, November 13 from 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. Get excited for the new Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie with a party! We’ll celebrate all things in the extended Harry Potter universe with crafts, games, and trivia. Grades 6-12. Registration encouraged.

Decorate a Graham Cracker Gingerbread House

Decorate a Graham Cracker Gingerbread House

Thursday, December 6, 4:15-5:00 pm in the library meeting room. Add lots of festive candies and real royal icing to a pre-assembled graham cracker house. For ages 3-9. Registration required.  Parents must remain the room for the duration of the program, but they do not need to register. 

3rd Tuesdays Business Education: How to Grow Your Business on Instagram

Why add Instagram to your marketing mix? Instagram stats tell us that people come to Instagram to be inspired and discover things they care about, and that includes content from brands and businesses. Presenter Mike Brooks will explain what to do. 6:00 networking, 6:30 program. Wine and cheese. Please register.

Meet the Eagles

Saturday, December 8th at 1:30 in the Meeting Room. Meet and learn about eagles in Connecticut. Horizon Wings will present a Bald and a Golden eagle along with 2 other raptors. All ages. Register, please.

Winter Needle Felting

Tuesday, December 11th from 4:30 to 6:00 in the Meeting Room. Join us for a cozy session of needle felting. It’s a perfect time to make a festive ornament or gift, using a burred needle and colored wool. To sign up, please visit our calendar.

New Program: Pre-K Story Time for ages 4-5

New Program: Pre-K Story Time for ages 4-5

Newtown residents ages 4-5 are eligible to register for a story time designed just for them! The program will focus on early literacy and math skills, fine motor and social skills and creative responses to books and stories. Children must be at least 4 years old on or before the start of the series on...

African Art Migration: From the Tribes to Museum Walls

Tuesday, November 27th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room.  ArtScapades will look at the influence of African art on Modern Artists in the West,  focusing on well known artists who incorporated tribal influences into their bodies of work. Artists will include Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Amadeo Modigliani. ArtScapades will conclude this lecture with a...

Friends’ Annual Holiday Book and Gift Sale

Take care of your holiday gift needs at the Friends of the Library’s fabulous sale! Books and much more! Sale hours: 9:30 – 5:00 on Saturday, December 1st 11:00 – 5:00 on Sunday, December 2nd.