Items Available for Sale in the Library
The Little Book Store
Visit the Little Book Store, the Friends’ year-round bookshop and Newtown’s only discount book outlet! Open during library hours, the Little Book Store is conveniently located just a few steps beyond the main circulation desk. Please click here for more information.
Friends of the C.H. Booth Library Items for Sale at the Booth Boutique
|1854 Map of Newtown
Prints of the 1854 Map of the Town of Newtown, which hangs in the C.H. Booth Library, are now available for purchase. Private residences and public buildings are featured around the border of this unique Newtown map. The map is printed on Hahnemuhle William Turner 310 100% rag water paper to last a lifetime. – $80 unframed; orders taken.
|Leather Book Marks
Elegant green with gold inscription leather book marks can be purchased for $3.
|Newtown Trails Book
by Al Goodrich and Mary Mitchell. Provides detailed maps, directions, and historical background on walking and hiking trails all over Newtown. $15.
Annual Book Sale Tee Shirts
A limited quantity of these popular book sale t-shirts are available at $10.
Sarah Booth Cookbook
A collection of updated New England tea-time recipes based on the nineteenth-century recipe book of Sarah Booth, wife of Cyrenius H. Booth. All recipes thoroughly tested and adapted for modern cooks by Carolyn Greene and Michele Grillo. Winner of the Special Merit Award in the McIlhenny Community Cookbook contest and the Daintiness Award in the Epicurious Community Cookbook Review. Price is $6
Library Fundraiser Item(s) for Sale
Booth Library Brick
Personalized bricks are incorporated into the paths on the library grounds. Purchase a brick as a lasting memento to commemorate a special occasion, a favorite quote, special people in your life or just a friendly thought.
Additional Offerings for Sale
Publications and art of the Newtown Historical Society are on sale at the C.H. Booth Library
|A Mosaic of Newtown History
by Daniel Cruson – $20
|Images of America Series: Newtown
by Daniel Cruson – $22
|Touring Newtown’s Past
by Mary Mitchell
and Albert Goodrich – $25
|Educating Newtown’s Children
by Daniel Cruson – $8
|Newtown’s Slaves: A case study in early Connecticut rural black history
by Daniel Cruson – $10
|David Merrill Lithograph
Eleanor Mayer’s Cherry Grove Farm by Andrea Zimmermann – $20
Judge William Edmond by Daniel Cruson – $2
Mary Elizabeth Hawley by Daniel Cruson – $2
Matthew Curtis Jr. and his House – $2
Matthew Curtis Jr. note cards – $3
Prehistory of Fairfield County by Daniel Cruson – $13
Tercentennial Coffee Table Book – $10
A Victorian Murder by Daniel Cruson – $3
Other Items for Sale
Pewter Christmas Ornament – From the Newtown Women’s Club. Every year a different building or landmark of Newtown is chosen for the ornament. Proceeds donated to Newtown Community Organizations. Current year $10.00. Previous years $10.00.
Newtown, Connecticut – A book about the history of Newtown, published by the League of Women Voters. $19.00
Newtown Library Giclee prints – by Ruth Newquist – signed and numbered $95
Updated September 2015