Category: Programs

Music Dynamics for ages 2-6

Music Dynamics for ages 2-6

Join Newtown resident and music educator Brad Peterson, Friday mornings at 11:30am  in the library’s meeting room January 19th through February 16th.   Mr. Peterson spent 38 years teaching and developing music programs for the Monroe public schools.  ‘Music Dynamics” features finger plays, nursery rhymes, poems, songs, circle games, dances, stories and much more. Each...

The 14th Annual Battle of the Books

Saturday, April 7th we will host our 14th annual Battle of the Books. Young Adult Council has selected this year’s titles.  They are: Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman, The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, The Last Boy at St. Edith’s by Lee Gjertsen Malone, and The Seventh Most Important Thing...

Third Thursday Game Group

New Group! Next meets on Thursday, February 15th 6:30-8:30 pm 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 game. It’s a...

Babysitting 101 – Tweens and Teens!

Saturday, March 3 from 10 am -2 pm This is a great opportunity, providing youth who are planning to babysit with the skills and knowledge to safely and responsibly care for children and infants. For tweens and teens ages 10 and older. Amanda Tucker has taught Kindergarten and is currently a 2nd grade teacher.  She...

February Art Show

The library is presenting an exhibit of three Newtown artists during the month of February, 2018.  Gestural landscape oil paintings by Roberta Shea, acrylic paintings by colorist S. Adam, and figurative collages/mixed media by C. Gaulin-McKenzie will be featured.  Works will be on display in the Meeting Room throughout the month during regular library hours....

Author Talk with Matt Tullis:”Running With Ghosts”

Author Talk with Matt Tullis:”Running With Ghosts”

Thursday, February 22nd at 7:00 in the Meeting Room. Surviving childhood cancer can be a challenge as formidable as fighting for your life—and more enduring. Matt was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 15. In short order, the sports-mad teen found himself on the cancer ward of Akron Children’s Hospital. One of the lucky...

Spring Needle Felting with Katie

Thursday, March 29th from 4:00 to 5:30 in the Meeting Room. Make a small creature or ornament using a burred needle and colored wool. There is a $6.00 materials fee. Space is limited.

What’s in Your Closet?

How to Declutter and Get Organized Today Wednesday, February 28th at 7:00 in the Meeting Room. Sue Duval of The Organized Hive will kindly share her knowledge and expertise with us. Please register.

Legislative Session Update

Thursday, February 22nd, 7:45-9:00am Please join State Senator Tony Hwang and State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky and Will Duff for a discussion of the 2018 Legislative Session.  This event will be held in the library’s Meeting Room and is open to the public; no registration required.  This program is offered in partnership with the Chamber of...

Meet & Greet Our New Director

Sunday, February 25th, 2:00-4:00pm Stop by the second floor of the C.H. Booth Library to meet new Library Director Douglas C. Lord as we welcome him to the library and the Newtown community. Light refreshments will be served. Snow date:  March 4th