Plumb Memorial & Huntington Branch Library

Special Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Plumb Memorial and Huntington Branch Library. All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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Friday, Jun. 22, 9:00 AM
or call 203-924-1580.
Plumb Memorial Library is excited to add more dates! Each class will begin and end with a series of warm up and cool down exercises. There is no prerequisite to participate, no equipment is necessary and participants may do this seated if they feel more comfortable. Free and open to the public. Registration is required here or call us at 203-924-1580.
Friday, Jun. 22, 10:00 AM

Attention English Language Learners! Join us at Plumb Memorial Library for a relaxed and fun morning of conversation. Enjoy coffee, tea and light refreshments while you meet friendly people and practice your skills. Community members 18 years old + with all levels of English are welcome to attend. No sign-up, so just show up!

Friday, Jun. 22, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
or call 203-926-0111.

Ms. Janice reads stories and offers a craft especially for children ages 3-5. Class size is limited.  Please register for each week that you plan to attend.  

Friday, Jun. 22, 6:00 PM

Adults re-read (or read for the first time) classic favorites from youth. Come debate the merits and values, share tea and snacks, drop in for a reader’s Happy Hour. This month’s selection is The Buccaneers, by Edith Wharton.

Monday, Jun. 25, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
or call 203-924-1580.
Tweens (5th and 6th graders) come take to the stage with Miss Robin
for improvisational theater games for beginners. June 4, 11, 18, 25- Mondays from 5 PM-6PM.
Regiatration Required. Caregivers of tweens MUST remain in the library 
during this program.
  Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Monday, Jun. 25, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM (Mondays, June 4, 11, 18, 25, 10:30 AM)
A Monday morning drop-in story time from 10:30 AM-11:00 AM with Miss Maura. It is geared toward kids 0-5 years old and their caregivers.We will read a themed book & then create a special craft plus enjoy some muscial fun too.

*Please note there will be NO Story Times on Mondays: July 2 and July 30 and also NO Story Times in AUGUST. Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Monday, Jun. 25, 12:00 PM
Book discussion group for adults on fourth Mondays at noon. This month’s selection is The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman. Held in the accessible ground floor meeting room; bring along lunch and the library will offer beverage and dessert, new members welcome.
Monday, Jun. 25, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
or call 203-926-0111.
Tweens entering grades 5-8 can snack on Oreo Cookies while filling emoji bottles with decorative sand!
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 10:30 AM

A drop-in story time geared toward kids 0-5 years old and their caregivers. Join Mrs. Fritsch for stories, songs, activities and a special theme related craft, siblings always welcome.

Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
or call 203-926-0111.

Katie Shepherd of Food Explorers will teach kids entering grades K-2 to make delicious emoji faces out of yogurt and fruit. Plus, play a food game! Please register beginning June 12.

Tuesday, Jun. 26, 4:30 PM-5:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Children 2-7 years old and their caregivers join Senora Sandra for stories, games and musical fun all in Spanish on Tuesdays from 4:30 PM-5:00 PM. This is a storytime entirely in Spanish! No prior Spanish needed. Registration Required. 10 Kids. Wait List of 3. Caregivers MUST remain with their children for the duration of this program.
  Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 5:00 PM-5:45 PM (Tuesdays, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 5 PM)
or call 203-924-1580.
Tweens 10-13 years old join Senora Sandra on Tuesday evenings from 5:00 PM-5:45 PM to learn Spanish!  Senora Sandra teaches Spanish in a fun and nontraditional way (not in a classromm with textbooks and tests) but in the library through games, music and engaging activities!  Registration Required. 15 spots, NO Wait List. Caregivers are welcome to attend as well or remain in the library during program.

* Please note there will be NO Classes on Tuesday, August 21 & Tuesday, August 28. Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 6:00 PM

Adult fiber fans meet to knit, crochet and chat, lots of support and fellowship in this drop in group, stop in and bring a friend. Group meets in the beautiful and historic Reading Room.

Wednesday, Jun. 27, 9:00 AM

Our Summer Reading program continues!  Kids entering Kindergarten to Grade 6 are invited to participate in our Emoji-themed summer reading program. Participants will keep track of their reading times in a reading log and earn prizes. Also, participants can enter into our raffles for a chance to win our grand prizes! Children can go to either library to redeem their rewards and enter into the raffles. There are three milestones: 4 hours, 10 hours and 16 hours. Each milestone is rewarded with a raffle ticket and a prize. Upon completion of all three milestones, kids will earn a certificate. The fun doesn’t stop there! Keep reading to earn more raffle tickets; after completing the 16 hour mark, kids will earn one raffle ticket per hour read. Program ends on Friday, August 3.

Wednesday, Jun. 27, 9:00 AM

A special self-paced Summer Reading Club for children 0-4 years old & their caregivers at both Shelton libraries. Families can register and turn-in monthly logs at either library. No online registration for this program, in-person ONLY.

Wednesday, Jun. 27, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Miss Robin provides a fun, active musical program for children ages 21/2 -4 and caregivers. Please register; sessions run for an entire month.

Wednesday, Jun. 27, 6:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Children from Grades 1 and up and their families are invited to join Mercedes Mallis Spencer to create their own exciting terrariums to take home. All needed materials will be supplies. Beyond playing with moss, there is a science lesson for all ages. Registration is required.There are 30 spots for children and caregivers 6 spots on the Waiting List.
Thursday, Jun. 28, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM (Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 10:30 AM)
A drop-in story time on Thursday mornings from 10:30 AM-11:00 AM which is geared toward kids 0-5 years old and their caregivers. Join Miss Maura for a skill-based program reading a book plus hands-on activities, specific baby play area and music fun!

*Please Note there will be NO Story Times in August 2018. Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Thursday, Jun. 28, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Miss Danielle as she engages children of all ages with this drop-in storybook session!

Thursday, Jun. 28, 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Children, ages 1-6, and their caregivers learn Spanish through songs, games, stories, and other fun activities. Please register for the entire session beginning May 24.

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