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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Monday, Jul. 23, 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, Jul. 23, 12:00 PM

This book discussion group for adults meets on fourth Mondays every month at noon. This month’s selection is Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. Group meets in handicapped accessible ground floor meeting room; bring along lunch and the library will offer beverage and dessert, new members welcome.

Monday, Jul. 23, 6:30 pm - 7:00pm
or call 203-926-0111.

Kids, ages 2-5, can listen to a Christmas story! Then, make a festive craft! Please register beginning July 9.

 

Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:30 AM

A drop-in program geared towards kids ages 1-5 years old with their parents and caregivers, join Mrs. Fritsch for a story, finger-plays and simple craft

Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
or call 203-926-0111.

Snuggly wee ones and energetic toddlers (infants to age 2) are invited to join Miss Diana for an early childhood music class that includes songs, scarves, the parachute, and exploration of percussion instruments! Please register for each week that you plan to attend.

Tuesday, Jul. 24, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Children are invited to participate in Plumb's 1st Blockheads Building Competition! Entrants will have one hour to create something that represents our Summer Reading Theme: "Emojine a Summer at the Library" from Legos. Our "Blockheads Building Judges" will judge the creations after the program is over to determine the WINNERS!
Prizes will given out in 3 Categories:  Most Creative, Best Representation of the Summer Reading Theme and Funniest Entry and Winning entries will be phoned after the program to come pick-up their prizes!
All aged children are welcome to participate and Registration Required and begins on Monday, June 18 at 9:00 AM.


  Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Theatre educator Ingrid Schaeffer will guide kids, ages 4-10, as they act like the crayons in Drew Daywalt's funny story! Then, they will use crayons to color their own pictures. Please register beginning July 10.

Tuesday, Jul. 24, 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, Jul. 24, 4:30 PM-5:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Join Miss Sandra for stories, games and musical fun all in Spanish. This Spanish story time is geared for children 2-7 years old and their caregivers. No previous Spanish is needed. Registration Required. Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 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, Jul. 24, 5:00 PM-5:30 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Calling all Teens join Miss Sandra for games and activities at the library in Spanish. This is a casual and fun take at learning Spanish, no prior Spanish knowledge is neccessary. Registration Required. Caregivers may join if they like, they do not need to stay in room however must remain in library. Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 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, Jul. 25, 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, Jul. 25, 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 to earn a reward.  No online registration for this program, in-person ONLY. Program runs until August 31
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 9:00 AM
Tweens/Teens entering Grades 7-12 are invited to participate in our Teen Summer Reading Program! Participating teens can enter into our weekly prize drawings for a chance to win a raffle. All YOU have to do is READ READ READ! For every hour read, teens can fill out that many tickets to enter into our weekly raffles; for example if 5 hours were read, then 5 tickets can be filled out. All tickets for this program will be saved all summer and every participant has a chance to win a grand prize! Keep reading and enter weekly! Program ends on Friday, August 3.
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Wednesday, Jul. 25, 9:00 AM
Plumb Memorial Library and Huntington Branch Library are joining forces this summer. 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 on 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 in a small “Kids Only Store”. 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, Jul. 25, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
Children 3-5 years old and their caregivers are welcome to join Ms. Kim for an unique storytime where she makes a connection through storytelling to art. This is a bi-weekly drop in program on Wednesdays from 10:30 am-11;00 am. Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Create beautiful Mandala Sand Art Pictures that will add a burst of brilliant color to this delightful summer craft.  Open to Grades 1-6. Caregivers must remain with children during craft program.   Registration required here or at 203-924-9461.
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Get your Glow-on at the Plumb! Calling kids of all ages and their caregivers join Miss Maura to celebrte glow-in-the-dark fun! Please wear white or light colored clothing so you will glow too! We will create glow-in-dark slime and play a few glow-in-dark games too!

Registration Required 15 Kids, NO Wait List.  Caregivers must accompany child for the duration of this program.
Registration will begin on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM. Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Thursday, Jul. 26, 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.
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