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  • New Fundraiser Highlighted At Library Board Meeting

    At the regular monthly meeting of the board of trustees of the C.H. Booth Library May 12, trustees emeritus Mary Thomas and Kathy Geckle came to ask the board’s approval of a spring 2015 fundraiser they are proposing.

  • Library Board Gets Update On Director Search

    A PowerPoint presentation by the C.H. Booth Director Search Committee brought new library board members up to speed on the process and evolution of the committee since the beginning of the year.

  • Book Donation Day At Library, Sunday

    The Friends of the C.H. Booth Library counts on donations dropped off to the library for the Annual Book Sale, the biggest fundraiser of the year for the library support organization. With the library closed due to flooding all of January and February, fewer donations than normal have been received.

  • Another Successful Battle Of The Books

    To the Editor:

  • The Ripple Effect

    To the Editor:

    Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects. - Dalai Lama.

  • A Day To Celebrate The Library

    The public is invited to celebrate the reopening of the C.H. Booth Library, Saturday, March 22, during regular library hours, 9:30 am to 5 pm. After remediation for flooding that occurred January 4, newly painted walls and woodwork, new carpet, and upgraded utilities, alarms, computers, and more mean that patrons of the C.H. Booth Library will find the library an even more welcoming space to visit.

  • Something To Celebrate At The Booth Library

    When the ceilings opened up and unleashed torrents of water down through the lower floors of the C.H. Booth Library on January 4, the extent of the damage to the furnishings and infrastructure astonished and completely discouraged the library’s staff and regular patrons.

  • Be Part Of The Library Director Search

    To the Editor:

    The Search Committee for the director of the Cyrenius H. Booth Library wishes to thank the nearly 400 Newtown community members who completed our survey earlier this month. The time and thought survey takers devoted to this important exercise will play an invaluable role in identifying an inspirational and committed professional as our next leader.

  • Library Reopening Celebration Scheduled For March 22

    There are details still to iron out, but the overall attitude of the staff and administrators of the C.H. Booth Library is that “It is good to be back.”

  • The Library Is Open!

    To the Editor:

    Yippee! The library is open! The freshly-painted walls and new carpeting look great, but best of all, our wonderful librarians are back!

    Thank you for all your hard work and for reopening so quickly. We missed you.

    Sincerely,

    Marian and Wally Wood

    Great Ring Road, Sandy Hook               March 8, 2014