Category: Programs

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.

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,...

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.

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. ...

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,...

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.

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...

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.

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...

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...