Children's Programs

Published: November 23, 2012 at 12:00 am


Children’s Programs

*The EverWonder Children’s Museum committee is conducting the remaining workshop of Exploring Your Senses on November 27 at 1 pm. Explore Taste and Smell through a variety of fun hands-on activities. A $5 material fee is due on the day of the program. Proceeds will benefit the EverWonder Museum. For ages 4–6.

*Read to Tessie, a registered therapy dog that loves to hear children read aloud, on Thursdays, November 29 and December 13, at 4:30 pm. Register online for a 15-minute slot. For independent readers.

*Meet author/illustrator, Jennifer Thermes, on Saturday, December 1, between 10 am and noon, who has illustrated a new children’s book titled The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever! Stop by and have her sign a copy or call the children’s department to reserve a copy for her to sign.

*Decorate a graham cracker gingerbread house with royal icing and festive candies on Saturday, December 8, at 2 pm. For children ages 4–9. A $4 material fee is due on the day of the program.

*Francine Wheeler, singer, educator and children’s entertainer, will lead participants in a fun, interactive holiday sing-along on Saturday, December 15, at 3 pm. For ages 5–9 along with an adult partner. This free program is sponsored by a grant from GE Capital.

*Meet a variety of small animals up close and personal on Saturday, December 29, at 2 pm. Children are invited to touch and pet a wide variety of animals presented by Critter Caravan. This free program is funded by a grant from GE Capital and is open to Newtown residents ages 6–9 along with an adult partner.

Young Adult Programs

*“Understanding the Teenage Mind,” a program for parents with Dr Elizabeth Jorgensen, has been rescheduled for Monday, December 3 (snow date December 5). Her passion for helping parents enjoy and manage teen behaviors is infectious and inspirational. She will discuss how to communicate and parent effectively with the developing adolescent brain. Sign up online. Drop-ins are also welcome.


Adult & Family Programs

*A movie, too… November 27, 1 pm or 7 pm, King of Hearts.


C.H. Booth Library is at 25 Main Street. Call 203-426-4533 or visit for full details on or to register for the above programs as well as others that are being offered.

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