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April 6 is Ella Baker Day

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Celebrate Ella Baker Day by attending this online program from Manhattanville College at 6:30PM: Building a Racially Just Green Movement. From Wikipedia: Ella Josephine Baker (December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986) was an African-American civil rights and human rights activist. She was a largely behind-the-scenes organizer whose career spanned more than five decades. In […]

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Top ten most-challenged books of 2021

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Here at the C.H. Booth Library we believe in your right to read whatever you want. No judgment. We will always keep your reading history private and we will honor your confidentiality regarding what you read. Here are a few things we believe in: Respect for your rights, respect for your intellectual freedom, respect for […]

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Community Conversation #2 | A Discussion of Religion and Race

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Join us on Monday, April 25th at 6:00PM for the second of this ongoing series. This session will feature the religious leaders of Newtown including – Reverend Andrea Wyatt | Trinity Episcopal Church Reverend M. E.Kristen Provost Switzer | Newtown Congregational Church Pastor Rob Morris | Christ the King Lutheran Deacon Michael P. Ronan, JD […]

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April 2 is World Autism Day!

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Did you know? World Autism Day is internationally recognized on April 2 every year encouraging people to take measures to raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout their communities and the world. You can show support on World Autism Day by posting about autism, celebrating neurodiversity at local events, and listening to the […]

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New Book Collection: “Welcoming Library”

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Thanks to a grant from the Friends of the Library, the library was able to purchase very special collection of books called the Welcoming Library.  The Welcoming Library is a portable collection of acclaimed picture books chosen to spark conversations about immigration, belonging and welcoming. Children’s picture books were selected because they are accessible to […]

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Show Your Library Card and Save! Starts April 1

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Show Your Library Card and Save! is a new program that partners the library with local businesses. From April 1 to June 30, C.H. Booth library cardholders receive unique offers and discounts on goods and services at participating businesses, just by showing their library card. Visit this page to see a list of participating businesses […]

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