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, Mar. 26, 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, Mar. 26, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
or call 203-926-0111.

Tweens and teens engage in Spanish conversation and interactive activities. Registration required; this program runs for the entire month of March.

Tuesday, Mar. 26, 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, Mar. 27, 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.

Wednesday, Mar. 27, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm (Wednesdays, March 27, April 24, May 29, June 26, July 24, August 28, 6:30 p.m.)
Join us for this NEW book club just for our 5th and 6th grade readers at Plumb Memorial Library! Upon registration each kid will receieve a FREE copy of that month's book, to read at home. Then the night of the meeting join us for book discussion, story- related activities and snacks too!  Book Club will take place once a month on Wednesday nights from 6:30 PM-7:30 PM. Caregivers required to remain in library for program duration.
Registration required in person at Plumb or by phone (203) 924-9461.  First come, first served. This program is generously sponsored by exc-EL Grant.

March 27: Westing Game by Ellen Raskin - Registration begins 2/27
April 24: The Emperor's Riddle by Kat Zhang - Registration begins 3/27
May 29: A Properly Unhaunted Place by Will Alexander - Registration begins 4/24
June 26: Firegirl by Tony Abbott - Registration begins 5/29
July 24: Going Wild by Lisa McMann - Registration begins 6/26 
August 28: Ain't So Awful Falafel by Firoozeh Duman - Registration begins 7/24
  Sponsored by exc-EL Grant.
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:30 AM

A drop-in story time geared toward kids 0-5 years old and their caregivers. Join Miss Maura for a skill-based program with a story plus hands-on centers, baby space & music fun!

Thursday, Mar. 28, 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, Mar. 29, 10:00 AM

Attention English Language Learners! Join us at Plumb Memorial Library for a relaxed and fun morning of our Conversation Café. 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!

Saturday, Mar. 30, 9:00 AM

Join us and learn the ancient Eastern European art of decorating Easter eggs. Participants at this hands-on beginner workshop will create their own pysanka to take home with them.  Adults only, registration is required here or at 203-924-1580.  Space is limited so register soon!

 

Monday, Apr. 1, 10:30 AM
Join Miss Maura for a themed drop in story and craft time for kids 1-5 years old and their caregivers - Freezer Dance and ever popular Do Re Mi.
Monday, Apr. 1, 10:30 AM

Local gardeners and plantsmen meet to share experiences, information and support. New members are always welcome and $5 fee is asked to join the group.

Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30 AM
or call 203-924-1580.
At the Plumb Memorial Library, Tuesday, February 26, 10:30AM. 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 April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and May 7 at 10:30 am-11:00 am. Registration is required for the 6-week session here or at 203-924-9461, beginning March 1.
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 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.  There will not be a class on Tuesday, April 16th.

Tuesday, Apr. 2, 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.  There will not be a class on Tuesday, April 16th.

Tuesday, Apr. 2, 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, Apr. 3, 10:30 AM
or call 203-924-1580.
Parents and caregivers are invited to join their twos and threes, and Mrs. Fritsch, for 30 minutes of theme-based stories and songs. Everyone then goes to the craft tables to make a craft that relates back to the story time theme. This series lasts for 6 weeks. Registration for the six-week session is required. Dates of the program are April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1 & 8.
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 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.  There will not be a class on Wednesday, April 17th.

 

Wednesday, Apr. 3, 6:30 PM-7:30 PM (Wednesdays, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1)
A monthly book club for 3rd and 4th grade readers only @ Plumb Memorial Library. Each registered child receives a FREE copy of the book for the month. Children are expected to have read the book prior to attending the meeting. We will discuss the book and engage in story related activities. Caregivers must remain in library during program duration, however only children will participate in book club.
Registration is in-person at Plumb or by phone 203-924-9461 for each separate book club.
February book: The Show Must Go On by Kate Klise and book club meeting is 2/6/19: 6:30 PM-7:30 PM.
Registration Required and it begins on 1/16/19 and 8 spots and NO Wait List
   
March book: Super Turbo Saves Day! by Lee Kirby and book club meeting is 3/6/19: 6:30 PM-7:30 PM.
Registration Required and it begins on 2/13/19 and 8 spots and NO Wait List.

April book: Nathaniel Fludd Beastologist: Flight of the Phoenix by R.L. LaFevres and book club meeting is 4/3/19: 6:30 PM-7:30 PM.
Registration Required and it begins on 3/13/19 and 8 spots and NO Wait List.

May book: Pugs of the Frozen North by Philipp Reeve and Sarah McIntrye and book club meeting is 5/1/19: 6:30 PM-7:30 PM.
Registration Required and it begins on 4/10/19 and 8 spots and NO Wait List.             
                                                   


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  Sponsored by exc-EL Grant.
Thursday, Apr. 4, 10:30 AM

A drop-in story time geared toward kids 0-5 years old and their caregivers. Join Miss Maura for a skill-based program story plus hands-on centers, baby space & music fun!

Thursday, Apr. 4, 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! 
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