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 audience:
Huntington Branch Library
Friday, Aug. 18, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
or call 203-926-0111.
Children of all ages are invited to bring their dogs to storytime! Meet Ms. Marissa at Shelton's Dog Park for stories, songs & canine fun! Register starting August 4.
(Rain Date:  August 25)
Huntington Branch Library
Friday, Aug. 18, 11:15 am
or call 203-926-0111.
Children of all ages are invited to bring their dogs to storytime! Meet Ms. Marissa at Shelton's Dog Park for stories, songs & canine fun! Register starting August 4.
(Rain Date:  August 25)
Huntington Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 19, 10:15 am
or call 203-926-0111.
Kids in grades K-6 can reserve a 15-minute time slot to read to ZuZu, a standard poodle certified by Therapy Dogs International! Registration begins August 5.
 
Huntington Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 19, 10:30 am
Kids in grades K-6 can reserve a 15-minute time slot to read to ZuZu, a standard poodle certified by Therapy Dogs International! Registration begins August 5.
 
Huntington Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 19, 10:45 am
Kids in grades K-6 can reserve a 15-minute time slot to read to ZuZu, a standard poodle certified by Therapy Dogs International! Registration begins August 5.
 
Huntington Branch Library
Saturday, Aug. 19, 11:00 am
Kids in grades K-6 can reserve a 15-minute time slot to read to ZuZu, a standard poodle certified by Therapy Dogs International! Registration begins August 5.
 
Huntington Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 21, 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Kids ages 3 and up are invited to listen to Eric Carle’s classic picture book. Then, participate in a fun activity! Please register beginning August 7
Plumb Memorial Library
Monday, Aug. 21, 5:00 PM
Drop in for a viewing of Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol.2.  Free pizza will be served.  Open to teens 13-19 years old.
Huntington Branch Library
Monday, Aug. 21, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Families are invited to build with LEGOs! Free play or try a LEGO challenge. Plus, kids can enjoy a scoop of ice cream! Please register beginning August 7.
 
Plumb Memorial Library
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 1:00 PM
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.
Plumb Memorial Library
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 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.
 
Huntington Branch Library
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1:00 pm
Join the Friends of the Shelton Libraries as we watch a fascinating movie followed by a lively discussion and dessert. Adults only.
 
Huntington Branch Library
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
or call 203-926-0111.
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 starting August 2.
Plumb Memorial Library
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 6:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
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.
Plumb Memorial Library
Thursday, Aug. 24, 10:30 AM
Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them Kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.  No program August 31st.
Huntington Branch Library
Thursday, Aug. 24, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Join Miss Danielle as she engages children of all ages with this drop-in storybook session!
 
Plumb Memorial Library
Thursday, Aug. 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!
Huntington Branch Library
Friday, Aug. 25, 10:30am - 11:00am /11:00 am- 11:45am
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!
 
Huntington Branch Library
Friday, Aug. 25, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
or call 203-926-0111.
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 party. Please register beginning August 1.
 
Plumb Memorial Library
Friday, Aug. 25, 6:00 PM
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.