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.
Limit by location:      Limit by event type:
Energy in Action @ P
Plumb Memorial Library Staff Parking Lot
Friday, Jul. 1, TIME SLOT 1: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Ages 5 years old and older and their caregivers. Only CHILDREN need to register please. 

Please register EACH CHILD separatedly for that will be attending. Registration begins Wed. June 1 @ 10 AM.
This registration is for TIME SLOT # 1: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM


Program Title: Energy in Action sponsored by Eversource 

Location:  Plumb Memorial Library’s Staff Parking Lot, directly across from the library, "Energy in Action" will be inside an air-conditioned traveling mobile on Friday, July 1 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM. Please park in the Main Library Parking Lot and walk over to the Staff Parking Lot.

Children will be required to register for a one hour time slot, as they navigate through hands-on & mind-blowing experiments in order to explore the importance of energy conservation.  Energy in Action Scientists will be available to facilitate, demonstrate and guide children and their caregivers through this interactive space. A caregiver must remain with their children attending this exhibit for the entire hour.

Registration through Miss Maura’s Programs Facebook Page or by calling (203)924-1580 ext. 5108.
A caregiver must remain with their children attending this exhibit for the entire hour.


  Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library and Eversource.
Energize CT Energy i
Friday, Jul. 1, TIME SLOT 2: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Ages Children 5 years old and older and their caregivers. ONLY Children need to register.
This registration is for TIME SLOT# 2: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM


Program Title:  "Energy in Action" sponsored by Eversource is an interactive traveling science mobile 
Location:  Plumb Memorial Library’s Staff Parking Lot, directly across from the library on Friday, July 1 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM. Please park in the Main Library Parking Lot and walk over to the Staff Parking Lot.

Children will be required to register for a one hour time slot, as they navigate through hands-on & mind-blowing experiments in order to explore the importance of energy conservation.  Energy in Action Scientists will be available to facilitate, demonstrate and guide children and their caregivers through this interactive space. Caregivers must remain with their child for program duration. This program is generously sponsored by Eversource.

Registration is required for each child attending, and must choose only ONE hour time slot  Registration will begin on Wednesday, June 1 at 10:00 AM, through Miss Maura’s Programs Facebook Page or by calling (203)924-1580 ext. 5108.
A caregiver must remain with their children attending this exhibit for the entire hour.
  Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library and Eversource.
Take-Out Burger & Fr
Child's Home
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 12:00 PM-7:00 PM
Ages: Children of all ages
Registration Required for each child begins on Friday, 7/1 at 10 AM                                     
by calling (203)924-1580 ext. 5108
or
through Facebook: Miss Maura's Programs.

CAREGIVERS must Pickup "Take-Out Burger & Fries" kit on Tuesday, 7/5 from 12-7 PM at Plumb Memorial Library.  If you do not pickup your kit on the designated date, it will be given to a child on the Wait List.


Is that a delicious hamburger and fries in that basket or are our eyes deceiving us? Or is it a sweet treat disguised as America's favorite lunch food?  Children of all ages are welcome to register for this unique food craft kit!
Each Take-Out Burger & Fries will include: the directions and the supplies needed to create this delicacy in disguise!
Registration is required for each child who would like to pickup a kit. 

Once child has picked up the Take-Out Burger & Fries kit and brought it home, child can either:
1) Create the burger & fries on their own with the directions and supplies provided
OR
2) View and follow along with the video on Miss Maura's Programs Facebook on Tuesday, July 5th.



  Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 10:30am-11:00am
or call 203-926-0111.
Children ages 6 months to 3 years old can join Miss Sandra at the Huntington Branch for 30 minutes of games, songs, and stories in Spanish! This is an indoor, in person program. Space is limited, so registration is required. Each CHILD must be registered individually, with the name of the caregiver provided. Caregives must stay for the duration of the program. Masks will be available to patrons upon request.
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 11:15am - 12:00pm
or call 203-926-0111.
Children ages 4 to 8 years old can join Miss Sandra at the Huntington Branch for 45 minutes of games, songs, and stories in Spanish! This is an indoor, in person program. Space is limited, so registration is required. Each CHILD must be registered individually, with the name of the caregiver provided. Caregives must stay for the duration of the program. Masks will be available to patrons upon request.
Lego Challenge JULY
Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Pavilion, 38 Canal Street East, Shelton, CT 06484
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
or call 203-926-0111.
Ages:  Children 5 yrs old through 13 years old 
Have a unique ability to turn a pile of Legos into something unique? Put your building skills to the test!
Plumb Memorial Library introduces a one-of-a-kind construction program: Lego Challenge on Wednesday, July 6 from 2 PM-3 PM at the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Pavilion!

Each registered child will be provided with a Lego baseplate, a bag of Legos and a Lego challenge card to borrow for the program duration. The object is to build all the challenges on your card in 1 hour!  Caregivers must remain with their child for program duration.

Registration is required for each child attending program.

Program Info: Wednesday, July 6 from 2 PM-3 PM @ Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Pavilion, 38 Canal Street East, Shelton, CT 06484.

Registration will open on Friday, July 1 at 10:00 AM either through the link on Miss Maura's Programs Facebook Page or by calling (203)924-1580 ext. 5108. 
Program Details:
*Lego Challenge will be held at the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Pavilion.
*There are no bathrooms at the pavilion, please plan accordingly.
*Children please bring a blanket or towel to sit on, we will be building on the concrete floor at the pavilion.
*Caregivers please bring a chair to sit on. Caregivers must remain with their children for program duration.
*We will be outside in an open aired pavilion, please dress for the outside.
*There are no bathrooms at the pavilion, please plan accordingly.
*If it rains, the program is canceled for that day.



  Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Story Time in the Pa
Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Pavilion, 38 Canal Street East, Shelton, CT 06484
Thursday, Jul. 7, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Thursdays, July 7 & 21, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
or call 203-926-0111.
Children 0-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us for "Story Time in the Park JULY Dates"! Plumb's Children's Librarian, Miss Maura will read stories, engage in music & movement and provide to-go activities too! The July dates will be Thursday, July 7 from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM and Thursday, July 21 from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM. Story times will take place at the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Pavilion, 38 Canal Street East, Shelton, CT 06484. Caregivers must remain with their child for program duration. Please bring either a chair or blanket to sit on and dress for the outside.  There are no bathrooms at the pavilion, please plan accordingly. If it rains, story time is canceled for that day.
   
Registration is required per each story time date your child would like to attend.

Registration opens on Friday, July 1 at 10:00 AM either through a link on Miss Maura's Programs Facebook Page or by calling (203)924-1580 ext. 5108.

Story Time in the Park details:
Registration is required separately for each date your child would like to attend.
*Story Time in the Park will take place at the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Pavilion, 38 Canal Street East, Shelton, CT 06484.
*Caregivers must remain with their child for the program duration. 
*There are no bathrooms at the pavilion, please plan accordingly.
*Please bring a blanket or chair to sit on and dress for the outside.
*If it rains, story time is canceled for that day.


  Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Thursday, Jul. 7, 6:00pm
or call 203-926-0111.
Children ages 0-6 and their caregivers can join Miss Jessica at the Huntington Branch Library for special pajama storytime with their favorite stuffie! The stuffies will have the option to sleep over at the library, and Miss Jessica will create a special slideshow to share their adventures!
Stuffies must be picked up between 10am-4:00pm on Friday, July 8.
This is an indoor, in person program. Space is limited, so registration is required. Each CHILD must be registered individually, with the name of the caregiver provided. Masks will be available to patrons upon request.
Jedi Training with K
Derby-Shelton Rotary Pavilion
Saturday, Jul. 9, 1:00pm
Children ages 5-13 can train in the ways of the Jedi with the Masters of the Kessel Temple! Do you have what it takes to join the Jedi Order?

This training session is 20 minutes long, and will be held at the Derby-Shelton Rotary Pavilion, 38 Canal Street East. Bathrooms will not be available. Each child must register individually. Caregivers must remain for the duration of the program.
Jedi Training with K
Derby-Shelton Rotary Pavilion
Saturday, Jul. 9, 1:30pm
or call 203-926-0111.
Children ages 5-13 can train in the ways of the Jedi with the Masters of the Kessel Temple! Do you have what it takes to join the Jedi Order?
This training session is 20 minutes long, and will be held at the Derby-Shelton Rotary Pavilion, 38 Canal Street East. Bathrooms will not be available. Each child must register individually. Caregivers must remain for the duration of the program.
Jedi Training with K
Derby-Shelton Rotary Pavilion
Saturday, Jul. 9, 2:00pm
or call 203-926-0111.
Children ages 5-13 can train in the ways of the Jedi with the Masters of the Kessel Temple! Do you have what it takes to join the Jedi Order?
This training session is 20 minutes long, and will be held at the Derby-Shelton Rotary Pavilion, 38 Canal Street East. Bathrooms will not be available. Each child must register individually. Caregivers must remain for the duration of the program.
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 11:00am
Children ages 0-6 and their caregivers can join Miss Jessica at the Huntington Branch Library for a story, a craft, movement, and music!
This is an indoor, in person program. Space is limited, so registration is required. Each CHILD must be registered individually, with the name of the caregiver provided. Masks will be available to patrons upon request.
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 10:30am-11:00am
or call 203-926-0111.
Children ages 6 months to 3 years old can join Miss Sandra at the Huntington Branch for 30 minutes of games, songs, and stories in Spanish! This is an indoor, in person program. Space is limited, so registration is required. Each CHILD must be registered individually, with the name of the caregiver provided. Caregives must stay for the duration of the program. Masks will be available to patrons upon request.
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 11:15am - 12:00pm
or call 203-926-0111.
Children ages 4 to 8 years old can join Miss Sandra at the Huntington Branch for 45 minutes of games, songs, and stories in Spanish! This is an indoor, in person program. Space is limited, so registration is required. Each CHILD must be registered individually, with the name of the caregiver provided. Caregives must stay for the duration of the program. Masks will be available to patrons upon request.
Thursday, Jul. 14, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Kids ages 6+ can join Miss Jessica at the Huntington Branch to make their own tie dye shirt! Shirts will be provided, but patrons may bring their own shirt if they wish.
This is an indoor, in person program. Space is limited, so registration is required. Each CHILD must be registered individually, with the name of the caregiver provided. Caregivers of children ages 6-12 must stay for the duration of the program. Masks will be available to patrons upon request.
Science Squad To-Go
Child's Home
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 12:00 PM-7:00 PM
Ages: Children of all ages 

Are you inquistive? Do you enjoy examing things through trial and error? We have created a special way for you to explore through the eyes of scientist this summer. Each Science Squad To-Go will include a science experiment, a lab report, a list of supplies and the items you will need to do your experiment at home.

Registration is required for each child picking up a Science Squad To-Go.

Registration begins on Friday, July 1 at 10:00 AM either through a link on Miss Maura's Programs Facebook Page or by calling us at (203)924-1580 ext. 5108.

Caregivers must pickup "Science Squad To-Go JULY kit" on Tuesday, July 19 between 12:00 PM-7:00 PM at Plumb Memorial Library. If you do not pickup kit on designated date, it will be given to a child on the Wait List.

Once child receives a To-Go, child can either:
1) Try experiment on child's own 
OR
2) View and follow Miss Maura's video which will be uploaded onto Miss Maura's Programs Facebook Page. Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2:30pm
or call 203-926-0111.
Children ages 3-7 and a special senior caregiver can join Miss Jessica at the Huntington Branch Library for a fancy dress up party, complete with games, dancing, and snacks!

This is an indoor, in person program. Space is limited, so registration is required. Each CHILD must be registered individually, with the name of the caregiver provided. Masks will be available to patrons upon request.
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 10:30am-11:00am
or call 203-926-0111.
Children ages 6 months to 3 years old can join Miss Sandra at the Huntington Branch for 30 minutes of games, songs, and stories in Spanish! This is an indoor, in person program. Space is limited, so registration is required. Each CHILD must be registered individually, with the name of the caregiver provided. Caregives must stay for the duration of the program. Masks will be available to patrons upon request.
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 11:15am - 12:00pm
or call 203-926-0111.
Children ages 4 to 8 years old can join Miss Sandra at the Huntington Branch for 45 minutes of games, songs, and stories in Spanish! This is an indoor, in person program. Space is limited, so registration is required. Each CHILD must be registered individually, with the name of the caregiver provided. Caregives must stay for the duration of the program. Masks will be available to patrons upon request.
Story Time in the Pa
Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Pavilion, 38 Canal Street East, Shelton, CT 06484
Thursday, Jul. 21, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Thursdays, July 7 & 21, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM)
or call 203-926-0111.
Children 0-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join us for "Story Time in the Park JULY Dates"! Plumb's Children's Librarian, Miss Maura will read stories, engage in music & movement and provide to-go activities too! The July dates will be Thursday, July 7 from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM and Thursday, July 21 from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM. Story times will take place at the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Pavilion, 38 Canal Street East, Shelton, CT 06484. Caregivers must remain with their child for program duration. Please bring either a chair or blanket to sit on and dress for the outside.  There are no bathrooms at the pavilion, please plan accordingly. If it rains, story time is canceled for that day.
   
Registration is required per each story time date your child would like to attend.

Registration opens on Friday, July 1 at 10:00 AM either through a link on Miss Maura's Programs Facebook Page or by calling (203)924-1580 ext. 5108.

Story Time in the Park details:
Registration is required separately for each date your child would like to attend.
*Story Time in the Park will take place at the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Pavilion, 38 Canal Street East, Shelton, CT 06484.
*Caregivers must remain with their child for the program duration. 
*There are no bathrooms at the pavilion, please plan accordingly.
*Please bring a blanket or chair to sit on and dress for the outside.
*If it rains, story time is canceled for that day.


  Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
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