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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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Huntington Branch Library
Monday, Oct. 2, 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
or call 203-926-0111.

Children, ages 4-10, are invited to listen to storyteller and professional educator Monica Peterson weave autumn tales at the library! Help a boy outwit a gigantic pumpkin! Laugh at the antics of Anansi the Spider! Please register.

Huntington Branch Library
Wednesday, Sep. 20, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
This is the third class of a month-long program - class size is limited, registration is required, and can be found on September 6 event listing .  Miss Robin provides a fun, active musical program for children ages 2 1/2 -4 and caregivers.
Plumb Memorial Library
Wednesday, Sep. 20, 4:30 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
For children 3-7 years old and their caregivers. Stories, games and music fun completely in Spanish!
Plumb Memorial Library
Thursday, Sep. 21, 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, Sep. 21, 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, Sep. 21, 6:30 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, Sep. 22, 10:30 AM - 11 AM & 11 AM -11:45 AM
Join Ms. Marissa for stories and songs! Plus, bring along a show-and-tell item. All ages 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 before the stories!
 
Plumb Memorial Library
Friday, Sep. 22, 6:00 PM
Adults re-read (or read for the first time) classic favorites from youth, this month’s book is Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson. Come debate the merits and values, share tea and snacks, drop in for a reader’s Happy Hour.
 
Plumb Memorial Library
Monday, Sep. 25, 10:30 AM
Drop in with Miss Maura for a themed story and craft, then Freezer Dance and Do Re Mi. It’s a great way to begin your work week. Ages 0-5.
Plumb Memorial Library
Monday, Sep. 25, 12:00 PM

This book discussion group for adults meets on fourth Mondays every month at noon. This month’s selection is Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman. Group meets in handicapped accessible ground floor meeting room; bring along lunch and the library will offer beverage and dessert, new members welcome.

Huntington Branch Library
Monday, Sep. 25, 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
or call 203-926-0111.
Kids in grades 1-5 are invited to become Book Scientists! During this new monthly program, we will perform an experiment inspired by a book. This month, make a light bulb glow using a potato! A potato is a running gag in our featured novel: Louis Sachar's Wayside School is Falling Down, which relates short stories about Ms. Jewels' zany class. Reading the book is not required to enjoy this program. Those book scientists who are interested in the hilarious novel, which is suggested for ages 8-12, can pick up a copy to borrow from the library. A book discussion will be held during the last 15 minutes of the event. Register beginning September 8.
 
Plumb Memorial Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 10:30 AM
Calling children and caregivers: Drop in with Mrs. Fritsch for stories, songs, Ring Around the Rosie, and a special theme-related craft.
 
Huntington Branch Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 10:30 AM - 11 AM & 11 AM -11:30 AM
Snuggly wee ones and energetic toddlers (infants to age 2) are invited to join Ms. Marissa for stories, scarves, the giant parachute, bubbles, and more! **Today, a representative from the MOMS Club will speak briefly about the club's mission.**

 
Plumb Memorial Library
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 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, Sep. 27, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
This is the fourth class of a month-long program - class size is limited, registration is required, and can be found on September 6 event listing .  Miss Robin provides a fun, active musical program for children ages 2 1/2 - 4 and caregivers.
Huntington Branch Library
Wednesday, Sep. 27, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the Friends of the Shelton Libraries as we watch a fascinating movie followed by a lively discussion and dessert. Adults only.
 
Plumb Memorial Library
Wednesday, Sep. 27, 4:30 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
For children 3-7 years old and their caregivers. Stories, games and music fun completely in Spanish!
Plumb Memorial Library
Wednesday, Sep. 27, 6:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
A 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 or at 203-924-9461.
Plumb Memorial Library
Thursday, Sep. 28, 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, Sep. 28, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Join Miss Danielle as she engages children of all ages with this drop-in storybook session!