What’s Happening in YA in February

Hey, young adults: Stop by the library this month for book discussions, babysitting classes, games, and crafts!

For a full list of what’s going on in all areas of the library, check out our calendar.

Carm’s Classics Club: The Little Prince
Book Discussion
Wednesday, February 12
4:00 to 5:00 PM in the Gathering Room

Join us for Carm O’Neill Classics Club, an all-ages book discussion group. In February we will be reading and discussing The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (85 pages, published in 1943). All are welcome. Copies of The Little Prince will be available for pickup at the library’s Young Adult desk for participants.

Paint the Little Prince Workshop
Wednesday, February 26
4:00 to 5:30PM in the chbMAKERS’ Corner

Join us for a relaxed painting workshop inspired by the art in the novel The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. For all ages – those under 12 must be accompanied and assisted by an adult for the entirety of the program.

Intro to Babysitting
Saturday, February 15
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM in the Meeting Room

For ages 10 and up.

In this Introduction to Babysitting Course, participants will learn interviewing tips, communication skills, ages and stages of young babies and toddlers, safety and first aid tips, and feeding and caring for children, including diaper changing. A simple test will be administered at the completion of the course and certificates of completion will be distributed. Please bring a pen and paper. A light lunch will be provided.

DIY Herbal Perfume
Tuesday, February 18
4:00 to 5:15PM in the Meeting Room

Ditch your store-bought perfume! Most contain dozens of chemicals that do not have to be disclosed on the label. Experiment with base fragrances, mid-tones, and top notes. Create your own signature scent, mad scientist style! For young adults in grades 6-12.


Third Thursday Game Group
Thursday, February 20
6:00 to 8:00PM in the chbMAKERS’ Corner

Calling all adults and teens (grades 9-12) who enjoy playing tabletop board games, such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and more! Join us as we play a different tabletop game each month – discover new games, play familiar games, and have fun with other gaming enthusiasts! Register to let us know you’re coming, or just drop in.

Intro to 3D Printing
Tuesday, February 4
6:00 to 7:00PM
in the chbMAKERS’ Corner FULL

Monday, February 24
1:00 to 2:00PM in the chbMAKERS’ Corner

& by appointment – email cfindorak@chboothlibrary.org

Join us for an introductory session on how to use our 3D Printer. After attending one of these classes you may sign up for an individual session and use the printer on your own. For ages 12 – Adult. Those under 12 may attend accompanied by an adult.

Took the class, and want to get printing? Contact Catherine at cfindorak@chboothlibrary.org or 203-426-4533 to make a 3D print appointment.


Young Adult Council (YAC)
Monday, February 24
4:00 to 5:15PM in the Meeting Room

Join the group that makes the library a welcoming place for teens. Make crafts, chat about books, learn about volunteer opportunities, help plan programs, and more!

Open to all 6-12 graders, no registration required.


Teen Crafternoon: Duct Tape Wallets
Tuesday, February 25
4:00 to 5:15PM in the chbMAKERS’ Corner

Drop-in and get crafty in the Makers’ Corner! Learn how to make wallets out of duct tape. For young adults in grades 6-12. No registration necessary.



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