Category: Programs

Decorate a graham cracker gingerbread house

Thursday, December 7th, 4:00-5:00pm children ages 3-9 can register to decorate their own gingerbread house with royal icing and festive candies. Parents must remain in the room, but they do not need to register.  Space is limited to 50 children.

Story Time and craft with author, Sara Videtto

Author, Sara Videtto, will host a story time featuring her book, “Turtle’s First Winter,” Wednesday, December 13th at 1pm. Following the reading, children will make a craft.  For ages 3-6.  Copies of Sara’s book will be available for purchase following the program.

Check Out Games at the Library

Looking for some family fun as summer winds down? Keeping house guests entertained? We’ve got tabletop games for all ages and interests. Some take 5 minutes to learn, others might keep you busy for the weekend.  Check here for a complete list.

Young Adult Council Meeting

Next meeting is Monday, November 20th, 4-5:15 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...

Create Gift Tags, Greeting Cards, Invites and More with our Cricut

Let us introduce you to our die cutter, the Cricut, and get you started on making your own graduation gift tags, barbecue invites, thank you cards and more. For 7th graders to adult and 6th graders accompanied by an adult willing to learn too. Classes limited to two participants. Please email us at chbya@biblio.org if...

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 Tuesday, November 7th 3-4 pm Tuesday, November...

Hack Newtown

Meets in the Makers’ Corner, second floor from 7:00 to 8:00 on Tuesdays, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, and 1/9. 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...

Connecticut Writers Read

Saturday, November 18th from 2:00 to 4:00 in the Meeting Room. The writers are Heather Webb, Eric Lehman, and Patricia Barkman. The reading series is curated by Newtown author Sophfronia Scott. The writers will read from both published works and works in progress, with time in between each reading for discussion and Q&A with the...

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...

Business Programs in November

  Wednesday, November 29th, 8:00-9:00am Jim Stiles of JumpSix Digital Marketing breaks down digital marketing: What is SEO and why do you need it?  What is search engine marketing? What social is best for your business?  Join us for coffee and a lively presentation. Thursday, November 30th, 6:00-8:00pm Cathy Lindstrom of SCORE leads “Business in...