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Come check out our new "Staff Picks" table on the second floor.



We like to read and are delighted to share. The table is right by the New Books shelf, and will be replenished frequently.




YAC - Monday, November 24th - CANCELLED



Mother Goose on the Loose is cancelled on Wednesday, Nov. 26

 the library is closed, Thursday, Nov.27.      Happy Thanksgiving!   mother goose










Puzzle Art with Paula Brinkman  puzzle art

Saturday, November 22   2:00-3:00 pm

Transform a simple design into a 3D work of art using puzzle pieces.



Ages 7-10


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Turkey Trot

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Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 27 at 7:45 AM


"Earn your stuffing" at the Newtown Turkey Trot 5K to benefit the library. Sponsored by the Newtown Savings Bank, this annual race begins at the Hawley School and ends at Newtown Middle School. Registration and details are available at the Turkey Trot site.



Dr. Schenker: "British Soldier Poets of WWI"

Sunday, November 30th at 2:00 in the Meeting Room


Mark Schenker of Yale College will discuss poems written by British soldiers who served in WWI. A handout of poems by Edward Thomas, Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen and others will be available at and in advance of the lecture. Please ask at the circulation desk.


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Friends' Holiday Gift Sale

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Saturday, December 6th from 9:30 - 5:00 & Sunday, December 7th from 12:00 - 5:00


Don't miss the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library's annual Holiday Sale. Games, movies, music, a large selection of gift-quality books, and other gift items will be for sale at excellent prices.


On the library's lower level.


For more information, visit the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library site.



"Needle Felting with Katie Stevenson: Holiday Edition"

Sunday, December 7th at 2:00 in the Story Time Room (off Children's)


Join us for some more felting fun! Make a small creature or decoration using a special burred needle and dyed wool. A pleasant and relaxing time will be had by all. There is a $5 materials fee.





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"Masters of the Rococo"

Wednesday, December 10th at 7:00 in the Meeting Room

ArtScapades concludes their" Old Master"s series with a lecture on the lighter side of 18th century High Baroque art. Included will be works by Watteau, Fragonard, Boucher, Hogarth, Gainsborough, and Reynolds. Refreshments will be served.pompadour




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Decorate a Gingerbread House   gingerbread house

Thursday, December 11  4:00-5:00 pm

Decorate a gingerbread house made from graham crackers with real royal icing and festive candies.




For ages 4-8.



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books heal hears"Books Heal Hearts" - donations to the C.H. Booth Library for our community

Visit the website, One Newtown, for information on support and recovery. A new website, Newtown Charities, provides charitable organization information.

Information on Grief Counseling, Financial Assistance, and Donations to Newtown, Click Here.

Visit the website called One Newtown, www.onenewtown.com, for information on our "path forward and things that support recovery".

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