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Tuesday April 13, 2021
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Story Time for ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851 or email: abennison@chboothlibrary.org.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Story Time for ages 3-5
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Chair Yoga with Beth Bierko
5:00 PM - 5:40 PM
CONTACT:  Lucy    lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
There are 31 spaces available.
 
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Two People Who Found Their Niche in Fashion
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Toni McKeen will talk about Two People Who Found their Niche in Fashion: Levi Strauss and Lane Bryant.

 
CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 58 spaces available.
 
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Acing College Admissions | An Uncommonly Legal Approach
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

High school students and parents: are you dreading college application season? Have no fear! Join us for a discussion with of Lia Levitt of Academic Architect, LLC all about college admissions - from when to start preparing, SATs, the application process, and more. Lia will answer your questions and leave you feeling prepared to ace the college admissions process.

Learn more about Lia Levitt here: https://academicarchitect.net/about

Please register before 4pm on April 13 to receive the Zoom link.

CONTACT:  Catherine  203-426-4533  cfindorak@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
Wednesday April 14, 2021
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30 Minute Flexibility & Balance
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Sean Fitzpatrick teaches this gentle class. Register for the Zoom link.

CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 31 spaces available.
 
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Mother Goose on The Loose
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Rhymes, puppets, songs and flannel board activities for children ages birth to 2. Each child must be on a caregivers lap or seated in their own chair.  Class size is limited to 8 children. Registration is required. If your child is over 2 we ask that they wear a mask. Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday April 15, 2021
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St. Rose Book Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CONTACT:  Lucy Handley    
LOCATION: Antiques Room
 
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Mother Goose II
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Mother Goose II is an early literacy program designed for young children, ages 2-3. This 30-minute program of  rhymes, songs, puppets, flannel board activites and books is fun and engaging for little learners. Each child will have their own cube chair safely distanced. Class size is limited and you must register for each class you plan to attend.  Please note that masks for children over the age of 2 are required. Please call the children's department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There is 1 space available.
 
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AAA Social Security Seminar
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

An overview of Social Security retirement benefits for single, married, widowed and divorced beneficiaries. The topics discussed provide attendees information on how to get valuable information on strategies to plan retirement and navigate the Social Security system. Also, resources on how to get maximum SS retirement benefits, coordinate Social Security with other assets or income to successfully and confidently transition into retirement. Register for the link.

 

CONTACT:  Lucy    lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.
Friday April 16, 2021
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Teen Make Kit: Blackout Poetry

Celebrate National Poetry Month by creative your own Blackout Poetry. Blackout poetry is the art of taking a page of already created text (like from a book or a newspaper) and taking a marker to create your own poem. We will supply the text and the markers, all you need is your creativity. Share your creations with us at ya@chboothlibrary.org to be featured on our @chboothya Instagram page!

Reserve your kit starting on April 5 while supplies last. After you register, you will be emailed instructions on how to pick up your kit at the library.

CONTACT:  Catherine  203-426-4533 ext. 31  cfindorak@chboothlibrary.org
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Student Art Set-up Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Gathering Room
Saturday April 17, 2021
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Student Art Show Set-up
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Gathering Room
Monday April 19, 2021
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Musical Monday with Principal Al
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Al deCant, songwriter, performer, storyteller and former elementary school principal brings his movement and music program to the Newtown Community Center.  Al combines his love of music with his knowledge of child development in an interactive musical experience that promotes social, physical, emotional and cognitive development in young children. Children must be at least 2 years old and accompanied by an adult caregiver.  Space is limited. Registration is required and masks are mandatory.  Per the Community Center’s policy, temperature checks are required before entering the program. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Thanks to the Community Center for providing the space.

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Tuesday April 20, 2021
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Story Time for ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851 or email: abennison@chboothlibrary.org.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Story Time for ages 3-5
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Teen Creative Writing Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join our Teen Writing Club for all creative writers in Grades 6-12. Get prompts, spend some time writing, and share your work (if you want to)!

Please register before 3pm the day of the meeting to receive the Zoom link.

CONTACT:  Catherine  203-426-4533 ext. 31  cfindorak@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
 
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Chair Yoga with Beth Bierko
5:00 PM - 5:40 PM
CONTACT:  Lucy    lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
There are 36 spaces available.
 
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Bob Hennesy's World of Harmonica
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

 A fast moving, educational and fun program featuring music in many genres including Folk, Americana, Blues, Jazz, Pop and Rock. Suitable for all ages.

CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 93 spaces available.
Wednesday April 21, 2021
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30 Minute Flexibility & Balance
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Sean Fitzpatrick teaches this gentle class. Register for the Zoom link.

CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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Mother Goose on The Loose
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Rhymes, puppets, songs and flannel board activities for children ages birth to 2. Each child must be on a caregivers lap or seated in their own chair.  Class size is limited to 8 children. Registration is required. If your child is over 2 we ask that they wear a mask. Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Painting Spring Flowers
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
In this beginner level class, Mrs. Ferriter will go over the basic steps needed to set up a canvas and create an acrylic painting. Using spring flowers as a focus of study, students will learn how to balance a composition and use tints and shades to create a three dimensional shape.  At the conclusion of the series, we will be selecting some of the finished paintings for a "Spring Art Exhibit," that will hang in the Library's Gathering Room (paintings will be returned to the artist at the conclusion of the show).   Registration is required and masks are a must.  For kids ages 6-9.
 
LOCATION: Gathering Room
 
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Racism in the United States: Allyship in Focus
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Part 2 in the series provides a more advanced overview of of the insidious ways racism manifests in our lives today. The presentation shows participants how liberal and progressive ideologies can maintain and contribute to racist systems. Audience members can submit questions via the chat function. Aqua Drakes and Katie Burton are the presenters.

Register for Zoom link the day before.

CONTACT:  Lucy Handley  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 62 spaces available.
Thursday April 22, 2021
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Mother Goose II
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Mother Goose II is an early literacy program designed for young children, ages 2-3. This 30-minute program of  rhymes, songs, puppets, flannel board activites and books is fun and engaging for little learners. Each child will have their own cube chair safely distanced. Class size is limited and you must register for each class you plan to attend.  Please note that masks for children over the age of 2 are required. Please call the children's department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Saturday April 24, 2021
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Golden Shovel Poetry with Miss Nora
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn how to write poetry in the "Golden Shovel" style. Miss Nora will share poems from "One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance," by best selling author Nikki Grimes. This award winning book includes works from Langston Hughes and Georgia Douglas Johnson. Participants will be asked to bring along a favorite poem or select a poem from the  library's poetry collection. Miss Nora will outline the rules of "golden shovel" poetry to the group, then each team will write a new poem using the method. We promise poetry can be fun! For ages 7-11 with an adult partner.  

LOCATION: Gathering Room
There are 15 spaces available.
Tuesday April 27, 2021
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Story Time for ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851 or email: abennison@chboothlibrary.org.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Story Time for ages 3-5
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Chair Yoga with Beth Bierko
5:00 PM - 5:40 PM
CONTACT:  Lucy    lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
There are 36 spaces available.
Wednesday April 28, 2021
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30 Minute Flexibility & Balance

Sean Fitzpatrick teaches this gentle class. Register to receive the Zoom link.

CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 27 spaces available.
 
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Mother Goose on The Loose
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Rhymes, puppets, songs and flannel board activities for children ages birth to 2. Each child must be on a caregivers lap or seated in their own chair.  Class size is limited to 8 children. Registration is required. If your child is over 2 we ask that they wear a mask. Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Alzheimer's Conversations: Protecting Your Health & Wealth
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Alzheimer's is one of the costliest diseases; a lifetime cost of care can be over $350,000. This disease robs families of their relationships and their wealth - two things we work so hard to preserve. At this special presentation, we'll discuss:

Alzheimer's disease risk factors, warning signs, resources and how you can join the fight. 

Protecting your finances and family with designated beneficiaries, legacy and estate strategies, preparing for the unexpected and knowing the red flags of financial scams
 

 

CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Painting Spring Flowers
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

In this beginner level class, Mrs. Ferriter will go over the basic steps needed to set up a canvas and create an acrylic painting. Using spring flowers as a focus of study, students will learn how to balance a composition and use tints and shades to create a three dimensional shape.  At the conclusion of the series, we will be selecting some of the finished paintings for a "Spring Art Exhibit," that will hang in the Library's Gathering Room (paintings will be returned to the artist at the conclusion of the show).   Registration is required and masks are a must.  For kids ages 6-9.

LOCATION: Gathering Room
There are 3 spaces available.
Thursday April 29, 2021
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Mother Goose II
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Mother Goose II is an early literacy program designed for young children, ages 2-3. This 30-minute program of  rhymes, songs, puppets, flannel board activites and books is fun and engaging for little learners. Each child will have their own cube chair safely distanced. Class size is limited and you must register for each class you plan to attend.  Please note that masks for children over the age of 2 are required. Please call the children's department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Virtual Young Adult Council Meeting
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Need community service hours? Want to get involved in the library? Join The Young Adult Council! We meet once a month to plan programs, choose books, create displays and work on projects to help the library.

All students in Grades 6-12 welcome. Please register by 3pm on 4/29 to get the Zoom link.

CONTACT:  Catherine  203-426-4533 ext. 31  cfindorak@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
 
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Thursday Night Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Peace Like a River by Leif Engel

CONTACT:  Lucy Handley  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
Friday April 30, 2021
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Teen Make Kit: Perler Bead Art

Make a colorful creation with Perler Beads! We'll supply what you need to get started. Note: This craft requires adult supervision and the use of an iron to set the beads!

Reserve your kit starting on April 16 while supplies last. After you register, you will be emailed instructions on how to pick up your kit at the library.

CONTACT:  Catherine  203-426-4533 ext. 31  cfindorak@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 3
Registration will begin on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
Monday May 3, 2021
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Musical Monday with Principal Al for ages 2-5
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Al deCant, songwriter, performer, storyteller and former elementary school principal brings his movement and music program to the Newtown Community Center.  Al combines his love of music with his knowledge of child development in an interactive musical experience that promotes social, physical, emotional and cognitive development in young children. Children must be at least 2 years old and accompanied by an adult caregiver.  Space is limited. Registration is required and masks are mandatory.  Per the Community Center’s policy, temperature checks are required before entering the program. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Thanks to the Community Center for providing the space.

Tuesday May 4, 2021
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Story Time for ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851 or email: abennison@chboothlibrary.org.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Story Time for ages 3-5
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Teen Creative Writing Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join our Teen Writing Club for all creative writers in Grades 6-12. Get prompts, spend some time writing, and share your work (if you want to)!

Please register before 3pm the day of the meeting to receive the Zoom link.

CONTACT:  Catherine  203-426-4533 ext. 31  cfindorak@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
Wednesday May 5, 2021
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Mother Goose on The Loose
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Rhymes, puppets, songs and flannel board activities for children ages birth to 2. Each child must be on a caregivers lap or seated in their own chair.  Class size is limited to 8 children. Registration is required. If your child is over 2 we ask that they wear a mask. Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Painting Spring Flowers
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

In this beginner level class, Mrs. Ferriter will go over the basic steps needed to set up a canvas and create an acrylic painting. Using spring flowers as a focus of study, students will learn how to balance a composition and use tints and shades to create a three dimensional shape.  At the conclusion of the series, we will be selecting some of the finished paintings for a "Spring Art Exhibit," that will hang in the Library's Gathering Room (paintings will be returned to the artist at the conclusion of the show).   Registration is required and masks are a must.  For kids ages 6-9.

LOCATION: Gathering Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Racism in the United States: Allyship in Action
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Part 3 in the series empowers participants to enact anti-racist strategies and allyship in their own lives. Through scenarios, scripts, and an emphasis on language and color consciousness, this presentation provides a range of actions applicable for workplaces, schools, and interpersonal relationships. Aqua Drakes and Katie Burton are the presenters.

Register to get the link the evening before.

CONTACT:  Lucy Handley  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 79 spaces available.
Thursday May 6, 2021
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Mother Goose II
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Mother Goose II is an early literacy program designed for young children, ages 2-3. This 30-minute program of  rhymes, songs, puppets, flannel board activites and books is fun and engaging for little learners. Each child will have their own cube chair safely distanced. Class size is limited and you must register for each class you plan to attend.  Please note that masks for children over the age of 2 are required. Please call the children's department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Saving Money and the Earth While Living a Life of Abundance
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
CONTACT:  Lucy    lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 50 spaces available.
Monday May 10, 2021
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Teen Make Kit: DIY Journal Cover

Decorate a journal - then use it for writing, sketching, or for school. We'll provide the journal plus craft supplies for you to decorate it. Reserve your kit starting on May 3 while supplies last. After you register, you will be emailed instructions on how to pick up your kit at the library.

 

CONTACT:  Catherine  203-426-4533 ext. 31  cfindorak@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 3
Tuesday May 11, 2021
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Story Time for ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851 or email: abennison@chboothlibrary.org.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There is 1 space available.
 
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Story Time for ages 3-5
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Board of Trustees
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
 
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Toni McKeen on Margaret Bourke White and Leo Baekeland
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
May: Natl Inventor's Month...and Natl Photographer's month...Toni will tell us about Margaret Burke White, a famous photographer, and Leo Baekeland who was the inventor of Bakelite and a new photographic paper.
CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 56 spaces available.
Wednesday May 12, 2021
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Mother Goose on The Loose
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Rhymes, puppets, songs and flannel board activities for children ages birth to 2. Each child must be on a caregivers lap or seated in their own chair.  Class size is limited to 8 children. Registration is required. If your child is over 2 we ask that they wear a mask. Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Painting Spring Flowers
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

In this beginner level class, Mrs. Ferriter will go over the basic steps needed to set up a canvas and create an acrylic painting. Using spring flowers as a focus of study, students will learn how to balance a composition and use tints and shades to create a three dimensional shape.  At the conclusion of the series, we will be selecting some of the finished paintings for a "Spring Art Exhibit," that will hang in the Library's Gathering Room (paintings will be returned to the artist at the conclusion of the show).   Registration is required and masks are a must.  For kids ages 6-9.

LOCATION: Gathering Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Phil Finch Talk
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
Thursday May 13, 2021
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Mother Goose II
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Mother Goose II is an early literacy program designed for young children, ages 2-3. This 30-minute program of  rhymes, songs, puppets, flannel board activites and books is fun and engaging for little learners. Each child will have their own cube chair safely distanced. Class size is limited and you must register for each class you plan to attend.  Please note that masks for children over the age of 2 are required. Please call the children's department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Neoclassicism: From Excessive to Classical
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

ArtScapades moves beyond the excesses of Rococo art, and gives the history of factors that brought Neoclassicism into favor including the rise of scientific thinking and the social changes brought about by the French Revolution.  This lecture will look at the lives and works of Joseph-Marie Vien, Angelica Kauffman, Jacques-Louis David and Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. 

CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 94 spaces available.
Monday May 17, 2021
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Musical Monday with Principal Al
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Al deCant, songwriter, performer, storyteller and former elementary school principal brings his movement and music program to the Newtown Community Center.  Al combines his love of music with his knowledge of child development in an interactive musical experience that promotes social, physical, emotional and cognitive development in young children. Children must be at least 2 years old and accompanied by an adult caregiver.  Space is limited. Registration is required and masks are mandatory.  Per the Community Center’s policy, temperature checks are required before entering the program. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Thanks to the Community Center for providing the space.

Tuesday May 18, 2021
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Story Time for ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851 or email: abennison@chboothlibrary.org.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There is 1 space available.
 
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Story Time for ages 3-5
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851 or email: abennison@chboothlibrary.org.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Teen Creative Writing Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join our Teen Writing Club for all creative writers in Grades 6-12. Get prompts, spend some time writing, and share your work (if you want to)!

Please register before 3pm the day of the meeting to receive the Zoom link.

CONTACT:  Catherine  203-426-4533 ext. 31  cfindorak@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
Wednesday May 19, 2021
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Mother Goose on The Loose
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Rhymes, puppets, songs and flannel board activities for children ages birth to 2. Each child must be on a caregivers lap or seated in their own chair.  Class size is limited to 8 children. Registration is required. If your child is over 2 we ask that they wear a mask. Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Thursday May 20, 2021
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Mother Goose II
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Mother Goose II is an early literacy program designed for young children, ages 2-3. This 30-minute program of  rhymes, songs, puppets, flannel board activites and books is fun and engaging for little learners. Each child will have their own cube chair safely distanced. Class size is limited and you must register for each class you plan to attend.  Please note that masks for children over the age of 2 are required. Please call the children's department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Tuesday May 25, 2021
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Story Time for ages 3-5
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851 or email: abennison@chboothlibrary.org.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There is 1 space available.
 
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Story Time for ages 3-5
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Books, rhymes and flannel board activities for ages 3-5 inside the children's department.  Each child will have their own cube chair placed at the recommended distance from the other children.  Registration is required and class size is limited to eight children (not including parents and babies in arms or strollers).  Children are required to wear a mask and must stay in their seats for the 30-minute program.  Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851 or email: abennison@chboothlibrary.org.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 3 spaces available.
Wednesday May 26, 2021
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Mother Goose on The Loose
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Rhymes, puppets, songs and flannel board activities for children ages birth to 2. Each child must be on a caregivers lap or seated in their own chair.  Class size is limited to 8 children. Registration is required. If your child is over 2 we ask that they wear a mask. Please call the children’s department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Zoom into Success: Create a Great Resume
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Career Coach is back, in virtual form!

Create a Great Resume Workshop provides guidance for creating resumes for the modern work environment, what pitfalls to avoid and including current standards and styles that make resumes stand out.

A Zoom link will be sent to registrants a day before the program.  

 

CONTACT:  Amy Schumann  203-426-4533, x. 26  reference@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
 
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Dr. Wagener on Climate Change
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 100 spaces available.
Thursday May 27, 2021
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Mother Goose II
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Mother Goose II is an early literacy program designed for young children, ages 2-3. This 30-minute program of  rhymes, songs, puppets, flannel board activites and books is fun and engaging for little learners. Each child will have their own cube chair safely distanced. Class size is limited and you must register for each class you plan to attend.  Please note that masks for children over the age of 2 are required. Please call the children's department if you need to cancel your reservation:  203-426-3851.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Monday May 31, 2021
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Library Closed

The Library is closed in observance of Memorial Day.

Tuesday June 8, 2021
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Board of Trustees
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
 
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Toni McKeen: An Indian Wedding
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

A Four Day Indian Wedding Ceremony

CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are 99 spaces available.
Thursday June 10, 2021
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Romanticism: From Rational to Emotional

Romanticism: From Rational to Emotional

ArtScapades

CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are many spaces available.
Monday June 28, 2021
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BubbleMania! with Casey Carle at Edmond Town Hall Theater
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

During his 30 year career as the one of the world’s greatest bubble artists, Casey has performed for thousands of audiences across the globe, creating giant fog-filled  bubble sculptures and trapping audience members inside giant soap bubbles. Casey promises a show filled with spontaneity and comedy that will captivate and entertain. Recommended for ages 5 to adult.

Monday July 5, 2021
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Library Closed

In observance of the 4th of July, the Library is closed the 5th of July.

Thursday July 8, 2021
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Realism: From Dramatic to Ordinary
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Realism: From Dramatic to Ordinary

ArtScapades

CONTACT:  Lucy  2034264533  lhandley@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 2
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday July 13, 2021
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Board of Trustees
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
Wednesday July 21, 2021
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Virtual Mindful Doodling Workshop
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join cartoonist and art educator Cara Bean in this hands-on, visual thinking, mindfulness workshop. Cara walks participants through a series of creative exercises intended to lessen anxiety, build confidence, and grow creativity. Together, you’ll go over the basics of communicative drawing (stick figures allowed!) and develop the skills needed to doodle as a form of play and problem-solving. No prior art experience is required.

This workshop is for tweens and teens ages 10-18. Please register before noon on the day of the workshop to get the Zoom invite.

CONTACT:  Catherine  203-426-4533 ext. 31  cfindorak@chboothlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
Registration will begin on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 3:17 PM     
Tuesday August 10, 2021
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Board of Trustees
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
Monday September 6, 2021
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Library Closed

The Library is closed in observance of Labor Day.

Tuesday September 14, 2021
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Board of Trustees
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
Monday October 11, 2021
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Library Closed

The Library is closed in observance, but not in honor, of the official town holiday that happens today.

Tuesday October 12, 2021
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Board of Trustees
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
Tuesday November 9, 2021
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Board of Trustees
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1
Thursday November 11, 2021
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Library Closed

The Library is closed in honor of Veterans Day. 

Wednesday November 24, 2021
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Library Open
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

The Library is open from 9:30 to 3:00 pm today.

Thursday November 25, 2021
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Library Closed

The Library is closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

Friday November 26, 2021
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Library Closed

The Library is closed in observance of the day after Thanksgiving.

Tuesday December 14, 2021
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Board of Trustees
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting Space 1

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