Category: Programs

Creating Musical Readers for ages 2-6

Creating Musical Readers for ages 2-6

Members of the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra will read a beloved children’s story and use their instruments to bring the story to life Thursday at 10 am:  October 11, October 25, November 1 and November 11 in the library meeting room.  Children will also have a chance to play the musical instruments after the story.  For...

Road Scholar

Monday, November 5th at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. Road Scholar (formerly ElderHostel) is a non-profit organization all about enabling older adults to keep learning through educational travel opportunities all over the world. To hear more, please register.

Main Street Replica

An October Arts and Humanities Activity for the Newtown Community Starting on September 25, 2018 Sponsored by the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission and the Cyrenius H. Booth Library Architecture brings together art and engineering, utility and design. The Cultural Arts Commission and C.H. Booth Library are offering an activity that combines architecture and local heritage,...

PreK-PE for ages 3-5

PreK-PE for ages 3-5

Meets on Wednesday afternoons:  October 3-November 14 at 4:00 pm in the library meeting room.  Under the guidance of certified PE teacher MaryFaith Blank, children will play fun games and practice gross motor skills while learning how to interact with their peers in a group setting.  Register online for each class you plan to attend. ...

Kids Cooking Classes for ages 7-10

Kids Cooking Classes for ages 7-10

Meets Saturday, October 20, November 17 and December 15  from  3:00-4:15  pm in the library meeting room.  Participants will bring home all of the dishes they make. A $5 ingredient fee is due on the day of the program.  Register online for each class you plan to attend. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Science Saturday:  Gr. K-2

Science Saturday: Gr. K-2

Meets Saturday, September 15 at 2:00 pm. in the library meeting room.  Gayna Swart, MS will lead informative, fun and interactive programs designed to expose children to the most fascinating aspects of science. Every month children will focus on a new topic:  9/15:  Weather Forecasting, 10/6: What’s in Your Mud Pie?, 11/10:  Light and Shadows,...

Autism Awareness Film & Discussion Series

Autism Awareness Film & Discussion Series

We’ll be showing a series of (mostly) documentaries every other month on the first Thursday, with time afterward for discussion. December 6th, February 7th, April 4th, June 6th Please check the calendar as the date approaches to see the time and selection.

Mindfulness

Prabha Makayee will be meditating every Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00 in the Gathering Room (except on 9/30, when she will be in the downstairs Meeting Room). Anyone is welcome to ask her how or to join in. All are welcome.

Animation Lab

Tuesday, September 11 from 4:00- 5:00 p.m. Learn stop motion animation basics in the chbMAKER’S Corner. We will be using the Hue Animation Studio cameras and the myCreate app. For grades 6-12. Please register.

Third Thursday Game Group

Next meets on Thursday, November 15, 6:00-8:00 pm, in the CHB Makers Corner 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...