Category: Programs

Babysitting 101 – Tweens and Teens!

Saturday, March 3 from 10 am -2 pm This is a great opportunity, providing youth who are planning to babysit with the skills and knowledge to safely and responsibly care for children and infants. For tweens and teens ages 10 and older. Amanda Tucker has taught Kindergarten and is currently a 2nd grade teacher.  She...

Third Thursday Game Group

New Group! Next meets on Thursday, February 15th 6:30-8:30 pm Calling all adults and older teens who enjoy playing tabletop board games, such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and more! We’ll choose a different game each month and provide links ahead of time so players can get to know the game. It’s a...

The 14th Annual Battle of the Books

Saturday, April 7th we will host our 14th annual Battle of the Books. Young Adult Council has selected this year’s titles.  They are: Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman, The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, The Last Boy at St. Edith’s by Lee Gjertsen Malone, and The Seventh Most Important Thing...

Music Dynamics for ages 2-6

Music Dynamics for ages 2-6

Join Newtown resident and music educator Brad Peterson, Friday mornings at 11:30am  in the library’s meeting room January 19th through February 16th.   Mr. Peterson spent 38 years teaching and developing music programs for the Monroe public schools.  ‘Music Dynamics” features finger plays, nursery rhymes, poems, songs, circle games, dances, stories and much more. Each...

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 4:00-4:30pm, 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...

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...

Creative Writing  – Fiction (for grades 6-8)

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...

Hack Newtown

Meets in the Makers’ Corner, second floor from 7:00 to 8:00 on second Tuesdays. 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 things network/computer security and forensics-related....

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 Monday, February 5, 3 pm Thursday, February...

Young Adult Council Meeting

Next meeting is Monday,February 26th,  3:45-5:15 pm The Young Adult Council (for grades 6-12) meets during the school year to plan YA programs, volunteer, decorate, design displays and help make C.H.Booth Library a welcoming library to teens. Meets in the Meeting Room of the library. And, of course, there will always be snacks!  Please come!...