News and Events at C. H. Booth Library Blog

Visit the Library and Statement re: Reopening

A Statement from C.H. Booth Library re: 3/19 Reopening from Gov. Lamont Hours as of February 8: Monday through Thursday: 9:30 am to 7:00 pm Friday & Saturday: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm Closed Sundays Curbside Pickup is now Patio Pickup. Please find your items by our sliding door entrance, in the patio by the...

Library Services

Our current hours: Mondays through Thursdays:  9:30 am to 7:00 pm Fridays and Saturdays: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm Closed Sundays There are also other ways to obtain library services as follows: Before you visit: Please read this important statement for guidelines on using library services. (click here) Contact free pickup service is available Pickup...

Need a Book Now? Learning & Entertainment

We have many digital options available, that allow you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Some allow you to stream titles immediately, or download to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of...

Art & History Displays in the Library

Did you know we were founded as a library as well as “historical rooms”? As people emerge from their corona-cocoons, we have siezed on the increased foot traffic to showcase some of our recent acquistions. For more information, click here to see our recent email about our new displays. To be the first to hear...

Now lending laptops. Ask at Reference desk on the 3rd floor

New! Laptops to Borrow

New! Do you want to work outside or on the go? Borrow one of our new laptops (and a hotspot, if you need one!). Laptops can be checked out for 3 weeks with renewals if no one is waiting. Contact the Reference Department by: telephone: 203-426-4533, ext. 26 text: 475-215-2754 email: help@chboothlibrary.org.

Statement of Commitment to Patrons

The C. H. Booth Library strives to be an institution and building where Newtown patrons, including every race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, tenure in town, education level, and socioeconomic class, feel seen, valued, safe, and well-served. We commit to: Continuing to learn and grow through consistent and ongoing training in diversity, equity,...