Category: Programs

Saturday Science with EverWonder Children’s Museum

Saturday Science with EverWonder Children’s Museum

An educator from the EverWonder Children’s Museum will lead workshops at 2 pm in the library meeting room on the following Saturdays this fall: September 7, October 5 and November 2.  Explore a new science topic each week.  Visit the library website for more details and to register. For children in grades K-2.

Read to Tucker

Read to Tucker

Independent readers can practice reading aloud to Tucker, a certified therapy dog on the following Thursday afternoons:  September 5, September 12 and September 19 between 4:30 and 5:30 pm.   Visit the library’s calendar to register.

Business Podcast Discussion Group

Tuesday, June 25 Come at 7 for the discussion, come early at 6:30 for refreshments and to hear highlights if you didn’t get a chance to pre-listen to the chosen podcasts. HBR Presents:  After Hours:  Stories to Watch this Summer Season 2, episode 34 June 12, 2019, (31 minutes)   The Science of Social Media,...

Listening Sessions for Community Feedback

The library is conducting listening sessions to gather community feedback about the next few years. You talk, we’ll respond! These sessions will ask what Newtowners need. The library uses less than 1% of municipal revenues to serve every resident. What more can we do for you? More open hours? Content on your TV screen? Meeting...

Get Productive with Google’s Digital Tools Livestream

Wednesday, July 17, noon-1:00 pm, Community Room Whether you’re a student, a job seeker, a parent, a volunteer, an employee or a business owner, digital tools can help you manage everyday tasks more efficiently. Participants will learn how Google’s office productivity tools—including Gmail, Calendar, Drive and other apps—can boost productivity, tips and tricks for how to...

Lunch and Learn Language Classes: French and German

Lunch and Learn Language Classes: French and German

Learned a little French or German in high school and would like to revisit it? Or thinking about a trip and want to polish up on your rudimentary language skills? Then why not join Anette Roth at one of our new workshops.  Through simple texts, poems, songs, videos and more, learn more about the language...

Fun with Small Mail

Sunday, September 8 from 1:00 to 2:00. WHEN’S THE LAST TIME YOU OPENED YOUR MAILBOX AND FOUND SOMETHING UNEXPECTED AND COOL? Try your hand at creating postcards with ideas, that you can mail to a friend. We’ll supply the paper and a few art supplies. You bring any kind of art materials you like to work...

Express Yourself: Acting and Creative Self-Expression with Sheri Bresson

Saturday, September 14 from 2-4:00 in the Gathering Room. This dynamic workshop goes far beyond the “normal” acting class, offering simple, empowering tools which can be applied to any type of performing, as well as public speaking. Students will experience first-hand what it means to be truly “present,” relaxed, engaged and fully self-expressed in an...

Call for Submissions: “Art & Text”

* We invite you to submit artwork for a Fairfield County thirteen-library art show. Our own show will run from October 15 through November 15, 2019. Deadline for submissions is September 25, 2019. Artists are invited to submit artwork of their own, in any medium, for consideration. The art must have some reference to text...

Art on an Antarctic Glacier: Telling Stories of Climate Change

  Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. What is it like to live and work on a science research boat? What is the Antarctic like? Is climate change really affecting Antarctic glaciers, and what impact will they have on the rest of the world?  Karen Romano Young spent two months in 2018...