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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Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10:30 AM
or call 203-924-1580.

Kids ages 4 & 5 sit in a group to hear stories from Mrs. Fritsch and then join their parents and caregivers to do a themed craft.  This series meets on Tuesday January 22, 29, February 5, 19 and 26 and March 5 at 10:30 am-11:00 am. Registration is required here or at 203-924-9461, and starts Thursday, January 3 for all six weeks.

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
or call 203-926-0111.

Children ages 5 – 9 and their caregivers learn Spanish through songs, games, stories, and other fun activities. Please register for the entire month.

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
or call 203-926-0111.

Tweens and teens engage in Spanish conversation and interactive activities. Please register for this class.

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:30 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, Jan. 23, 10:30 AM
or call 203-924-1580.

There will be shared stories, finger games and musical activities and crafts with Mrs. Fritsch.  Parents and caregivers must remain with children during the program.  This series meets on Wednesday January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 10:30 am-11:00 am. Registration is required here or at 203-924-9461, and starts Thursday, January 3 for all six weeks.

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
or call 203-926-0111.

Babies to children age 4 and their caregivers learn Spanish through songs, games, stories, and other fun activities. Please register for the entire month.

Thursday, Jan. 24, 9:05 AM

Plumb Memorial Library is thrilled to offer another set of Thursday Tai Chi drop-in workshops for adults. 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.  Tai Chi meets in the historic Reading Room.

Thursday, Jan. 24, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM (Thursdays, January 24 & 31, February 7,14, 21, 28, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
Join Miss Maura on Thursday mornings: 10:30 AM-11:00 AM for this drop-in story time geared toward kids 0-5 years old and their caregivers @ Plumb Memorial Library. This is a skill-based story time with a book plus hands-on centers and musical fun! Special designated baby space too.
This a 6 week program: Thursdays: January 24 & 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28.
  Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Thursday, Jan. 24, 6:00 PM

Ages 10 and up. Join Miss Ronda for fun and different creative projects each week. Learn new techniques and express your inner artist!

Friday, Jan. 25, 9:05 AM

Plumb Memorial Library has added more dates for Friday Tai Chi drop-in workshops for adults. 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.  Tai Chi meets in the historic Reading Room.

Friday, Jan. 25, 10:30 AM
or call 203-924-1580.

Bouncing tots ages 12 to 24 months and their parents and caregivers are invited to join Mrs. Fritsch for a new lapsit program. This series meets on Friday January 25, February 1, 8, 22, March 1 and March 8 at 10:30 am-11:00 am. Registration is required here or at 203-924-9461, and starts Thursday, January 3 for all six weeks.

Friday, Jan. 25, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm (Fridays, December 14 & 28, January 4, 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 22)
Attention English Language Learners please join us Fridays at 1 pm in Plumb Memorial Library for casual conversation to practice your English and enjoy sone refreshments too. This is a dropin program open to adults 18 years old + and also for adults with children not yet in school or on school breaks. We will provide toys and a small craft for children. 
NO program on Fridays: December 21, 2018 & February 15, 2019 Sponsored by exc-EL Grant.
Saturday, Jan. 26, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
or call 203-924-1580.
Join Miss Maura as she teaches you how to make Arctic creatures from food! This is a hands-on food program opened to kids 5-13 years old only, due to the sharp utensils and small food items we will be using. Caregivers must complete a “Food Allergy Waiver Form” prior to their child participating in this program. Additionally caregivers must remain with their child for program duration. Registration Required for children ONLY and signups begin on Wednesday, January 2 at 10 am. Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Monday, Jan. 28, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM (Mondays, January 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 4 & 11, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM)
A Monday drop-in story time: 10:30 AM-11:00 AM  geared for kids 0-5 years old and their caregivers @ Plumb Memorial Library. Join Miss Maura for this themed story & craft time plus enjoy some music fun.
This is a 6 week program: January 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 4, 11.
No Class on 2/18/19-Due to Winter Recess for Shelton.
 
Monday, Jan. 28, 12:00 PM
Book discussion group for adults on fourth Mondays at noon. This month’s selection is My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante. Bring along lunch and the library will offer beverage and dessert, new members welcome.  PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO CONSTRUCTION AT PLUMB MEMORIAL LIBRARY, BOOKS @ NOON WILL BE MEETING AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER, CRAFT ROOM 2.
Monday, Jan. 28, 4:00PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Attention all 1st and 2nd graders, come and join a brand new celebration of literature with Mrs. Fritsch.  Each month we will explore a different genre, reading a book together in the program.  Join in a lively discussion of the story  and a craft or activity related to the theme. The first program will meet on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 4 pm-5 pm. Registration is required here or call 203-924-9461. There are a limited number of spaces available.
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 10:30 AM
or call 203-924-1580.
Kids ages 4 & 5 sit in a group to hear stories from Mrs. Fritsch and then join their parents and caregivers to do a themed craft.  This series meets on Tuesdays for six weeks at 10:30 am-11:00 am. Registration for the whole session is required here or at 203-924-9461.
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Children ages 5 – 9 and their caregivers learn Spanish through songs, games, stories, and other fun activities. Please register for the entire month.

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
or call 203-926-0111.

Tweens and teens engage in Spanish conversation and interactive activities. Please register for this class.

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 6:30 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.

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