- Tuesday, June 3, 2014
On Wednesday, June 11, the ongoing series The Joy of Art with Joy Hoffman at C.H. Booth Library will host a special guest: children’s author and illustrator Lizzy Rockwell.
Ms Rockwell is the illustrator of numerous books and games for children, and is the author and illustrator of Good Enough to Eat, Hello Baby, The Busy Body Book and Plants Feed Me.
- Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Four members of the Young Adult Council of C.H. Booth Library and seven community members met Monday, March 31, with consultants from the Connecticut State Library to provide input regarding the selection of a new director for the library.
Dawn LaValle, director of the Division of Library Development, and Mary Engels, director of the Middletown Library Service Center, facilitated the afternoon meeting for the young people, and the evening meeting that was open to the public.
- Thursday, December 26, 2013
Calling young authors: The Booth Library Creative Writing Group for Young Adults will offer Fiction this winter.
Students in grades 6-8 who love to write will be led by Wally Wood, teacher, author and Newtown resident, with assistance from Linda Strange, a committed volunteer assistant in the Creative Writing program and teacher in Waterbury. All sessions will allow time for writing and sharing short stories in progress as well as one-on-one communication between adults and young people.
- Thursday, December 19, 2013
C.H. Booth Library will host The Chickadee Spirit Story Time on Saturday, December 28, at 2 pm.
The program had originally been planned for December 14, but needed to be postponed due to the snowstorm last weekend.
- Wednesday, December 11, 2013
To the Editor:
Last weekend the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library sponsored the annual Holiday Sale, making gift-quality books, media and other items available at reasonable cost in time for holiday giving. Our thanks go the patrons of the sale and to the wonderful volunteers who make the sale a high point of the season.
- Saturday, September 21, 2013
Focus groups, along with comments from Booth Library board members, staff, members of the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library, and the public have provided a look at what residents and regular library visitors want to see left alone, as well as what they hope or expect to see changed in the future for the Main Street institution.
- Monday, June 17, 2013
To the Editor:
Upon the occasion of her retirement, we want to add to the many well wishes and thanks to Janet Woycik for her service to the town of Newtown for over the past 30 years.
- Tuesday, May 21, 2013
To the Editor:
- Thursday, May 9, 2013
An exhibition of art by students of Rick Daskam has opened at Cyrenius H. Booth Library, and will remain on view until May 31 during regular library hours.
For several years, the Society of Creative Arts in Newtown (SCAN) has offered daytime oil painting classes taught by well-known local artist Rick Daskam. Still life oil paintings created in class by some of Mr Daskam’s past and current students are on exhibit in the library’s community room.
- Monday, April 29, 2013
To the community members and families of Newtown, artists of all ages and abilities, Regina’s Art Center will continue instructional and creative art classes at Cyrenius H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, on Thursday, May 2, from 4 to 6 pm. Everyone is welcome to join art center founder Regina Rayzvikh for an innovative and unique two-hour session in the library’s Story Time Room.