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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Build-a-Palooza
1:00 PM
 Build-a-Palooza
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 1:00 PM
Plumb Memorial Library
All ages welcome to attend as we "build" something unique each week using recycled materials! This is a hands-on program - no hard hats or previous building experience required. No program August 29th.
knit!
6:00 PM
 knit!
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 6:00 PM
Plumb Memorial Library
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.
 
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As I See It
1:00 pm
 As I See It
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1:00 pm
Huntington Branch Library
Join the Friends of the Shelton Libraries as we watch a fascinating movie followed by a lively discussion and dessert. Adults only.
 
S’mores Remix Competition: Tweens vs. Teens!
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
S’mores Remix Competition: Tweens vs. Teens!
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Huntington Branch Library
Who can make the best twist on classic s'mores - a tween or a teen? Participants, ages 10-18, should make s'mores creations at home; then, bring in 12 servings. Chefs will act as judges for each dessert, so come hungry! The S'mores Master will win a box of s'mores cereal. Register st...read more

or call 203-926-0111.
Pay It Forward Book Club
6:00 PM
 Pay It Forward Book Club
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 6:00 PM
Plumb Memorial Library - Adult
A good will book club for kids 10-13 years old.  We discuss a book and engage in a "random act of kindness" activity! Registration required online or at 203-924-9461.  August's book is The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelly Pearsall.

or call 203-924-1580.
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AlphaBits
10:30 AM
 AlphaBits
Thursday, Aug. 24, 10:30 AM
Plumb Memorial Library
Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them Kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.  No program August 31st.
Danielle’s All Ages Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Danielle’s All Ages Storytime
Thursday, Aug. 24, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Huntington Branch Library
Join Miss Danielle as she engages children of all ages with this drop-in storybook session!
 
Life is Art
6:00 PM
 Life is Art
Thursday, Aug. 24, 6:00 PM
Plumb Memorial Library
Ages 10 and up. Join Miss Ronda for fun and different creative projects each week. Learn new techniques and express your inner artist!
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Show-and-Tell Stories
10:30am - 11:00am /11:00 am- 11:45am
 Show-and-Tell Stories
Friday, Aug. 25, 10:30am - 11:00am /11:00 am- 11:45am
Huntington Branch Library
During this storytime designed for ages 3 & up, join Ms. Marissa for stories and songs! Plus, bring along a show-and-tell item. Younger visitors are welcome at the 10:30 AM session. The 11 AM session is for ages 3 & up only and includes a bonus craft or game!
 
Cozy Mystery Group
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 Cozy Mystery Group
Friday, Aug. 25, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Huntington Branch Library
Calling all lovers of amateur sleuth novels – Mabel is back by popular demand with her summer get together. The theme this time is coffee! Come and share favorite authors and book lists. All clues point to there being some homemade treats, too! Bring your favorite coffee mug to complete the pa...read more

or call 203-926-0111.
Repeat Reads
6:00 PM
 Repeat Reads
Friday, Aug. 25, 6:00 PM
Plumb Memorial Library
Adults re-read (or read for the first time) classic favorites from youth, this month’s book is The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. Come debate the merits and values, share tea and snacks, drop in for a reader’s Happy Hour.
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Books @ Noon
12:00 PM
 Books @ Noon
Monday, Aug. 28, 12:00 PM
Plumb Memorial Library
Book discussion group for adults on fourth Mondays at noon. This month’s selection is Open and Shut by David Rosenfelt. Group meets in handicapped accessible ground floor meeting room; bring along lunch and the library will offer beverage and dessert, new members welcome.
Throwback ’Toon & Scavenger Hunt: DuckTales
2 pm - 2:45 pm
Throwback ’Toon & Scavenger Hunt: DuckTales
Monday, Aug. 28, 2 pm - 2:45 pm
Huntington Branch Library
Travel back to the 1980s to watch an original DuckTales cartoon about the exciting adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his grandnephews! Then, go on a scavenger hunt! Please register beginning August 14

or call 203-926-0111.
Sensory Storytime
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
 Sensory Storytime
Monday, Aug. 28, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Huntington Branch Library
All children are welcome at this storytime incorporating movement and hands-on play! Register starting August 14.
 

or call 203-926-0111.
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Bouncing Babies & Jumping Beans
10:30am - 11:00am /11:00 am- 11:30 amam
 Bouncing Babies & Jumping Beans
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 10:30am - 11:00am /11:00 am- 11:30 amam
Plumb Memorial Library
Snuggly wee ones and energetic toddlers (infants to age 3) are invited to join Ms. Marissa for scarves, maracas, stories, and bubbles!
 
knit!
6:00 PM
 knit!
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 6:00 PM
Plumb Memorial Library
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.
 
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Recycled Food!
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
 Recycled Food!
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Huntington Branch Library
Tweens in grades 5-8 can make recycled food, i.e. recipes that include leftovers! Shelton Library System Director Joan Stokes will teach tweens to make soup, fried rice, & a brownie sundae! Register starting August 9.
 

or call 203-926-0111.
Globe-Trotters Book Club
6:00 PM
  Globe-Trotters Book Club
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 6:00 PM
Plumb Memorial Library
A new multi-cultural family book club where we explore the world through books geared toward kids 5-9 years old and their caregivers.  We will read a book together, engage in a book-related activity and then you will get a FREE copy of the book as a gift!  Registration is required online o...read more

or call 203-924-1580.
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Danielle’s All Ages Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Danielle’s All Ages Storytime
Thursday, Aug. 31, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Huntington Branch Library
Join Danielle as she engages children of all ages with this drop-in storybook session!
 
Life is Art
6:00 PM
 Life is Art
Thursday, Aug. 31, 6:00 PM
Plumb Memorial Library
Ages 10 and up. Join Miss Ronda for fun and different creative projects each week. Learn new techniques and express your inner artist!
  
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