Category: Programs

Soccer Skills and Drills for ages 3-6

Soccer Skills and Drills for ages 3-6

Coach Tony is back!  Soccer skills and drills starts Wednesday, January 9 and runs trough May 29, 4:45-5:15 p.m. in the library meeting room (note the new start time).  Children will learn basic soccer skills while promoting coordination and cooperative play.  Registration required.

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time for ages 4-6

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time for ages 4-6

Bilingual story time meets Saturday at 1:00 pm:  February 2 & 23, March 2 & 30, April 6 & 27 in the children’s story hour room.  Born in Ecuador, instructor Belen Fiallo will introduce children to basic Spanish words through stories, songs and play. Belen has a degree in early childhood education and has written...

Music Dynamics with Brad Peterson for ages 2-6

Music Dynamics with Brad Peterson for ages 2-6

Meets Friday, February 1-March 8 at 11:30 am in the the library meeting room. Music educator, Brad Peterson will lead children in a variety of  musical activities including finger plays, nursery rhymes, poems, songs, circle games, dances and stories.   Each session is a fun, fast paced lesson designed to help children with pitch matching and...

“The Crate: A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice” Author Talk

Sunday, February 24th at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. Snow date: March 3rd. This is the intimate story of a gruesome crime that involved the author’s family of Holocaust survivors. In 2010, they discovered a wooden crate, nailed tightly shut and hidden underneath their cherished lake house. They were not prepared for the horrific contents...

Healthy Simple Cooking for One or Two

Thursday, February 21st from 2:00 – 3:30 in the Meeting Room. Sharon Martovich, Certified Nutritionist and Chef, will give a cooking demonstration of a seasonal meal, with suggestions for leftovers and a discussion of alternative options for those with nutritional concerns or allergies. The menu will consist of Baked Mini Turkey Meatloaves with Shredded Zucchini,...

Cuban Art Uncovered: From Havana to the World

ArtScapades returns on Thursday, March 7th at 6:30 in the Meeting Room, to examine the major themes in Cuban art. They will trace the development of art in Cuba from the time of the Spanish colonization through the 20th century, focusing on modern Cuban artists who have achieved international recognition. Artists include Eduardo Abela (above),...

EverWonder Brings Science and Engineering to the Library

EverWonder Brings Science and Engineering to the Library

Saturday, February 16, March 2, April 13 and May 11 at 2pm in the library meeting room, join educators from the EverWonder Children’s Museum in Newtown as they explore a new topic each month.  For children in grades K-2. Register online for each program you plan to attend.

All of Us Newtown

As part of the ‘Healthy Community’ movement in Newtown, and as an agent of community cooperation and collaboration, the C.H. Booth Library’s All of Us Newtown project is a program of outreach involving public education about the All of Us Research Program and health information literacy using resources available from the National Institutes of Health...

Ukelele for Beginners

Tuesday, March 5th at 3:30 in the Meeting Room. The ukulele is hot right now! Folks young and old are learning to play this friendly little instrument — and loving it! If you’re one of the many people who thought you would like to give it a try but didn’t want to invest in an...

“Accordion Stories From the Heart” Author Talk and Mini Concert

Sunday, March 24th at 2:00 in the Meeting Room. A book signing and mini accordion concert with Angelo Paul Ramunni, author of the recently-published “Accordion Stories from the Heart.” Dedicated to his mother, who informed him at age 10 he would take accordion lessons because it was good, clean and wholesome, Paul Ramunni’s book tells...