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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Plumb Memorial Library
Friday, Mar. 24, 10:30 AM
Ages 0-5. Drop in for play time with preschool children as caregivers chat over tea and share the joys of childhood.
Huntington Branch Library
Friday, Mar. 24, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
or call (203)926-0111.
Former preschool teacher Evie North will present the story of Daniel, a bear who has trouble remembering his shapes... until he meets the SHAPELS®! The story will be told using clay shape characters and their town! Can't wait to see the SHAPELS® in person? Check out www.shapels.com/learning/story-of-the-day/ for stories to read at home. This event is open to children ages 3 and up, but younger siblings are welcome to attend on a parent's lap. Please register beginning March 10.
Plumb Memorial Library
Friday, Mar. 24, 6:00 PM
Adults re-read (or read for the first time) classic favorites from youth, this month’s book is The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit. Come debate the merits and values, share tea and snacks, drop in for a reader’s Happy Hour.
Huntington Branch Library
Saturday, Mar. 25, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
or call (203)926-0111.
The Huntington Branch Library is thrilled to be partnering with Lincoln Center to show free performance screenings to our patrons. Our second program is James Naughton: The Songs of Randy Newman. “A Tony winner for his performances in City of Angels and Chicago, James Naughton is an entertainer of breathtaking range. He stretches his sardonic ‘angel’s wings’ once again, taking on the repertoire of Randy Newman, whose pop songs and film scores have delighted and intrigued audiences for decades” (description taken from screenings.lincolncenter.org). Please register beginning March 13
Plumb Memorial Library
Monday, Mar. 27, 10:30 AM
Drop in with Miss Maura for a themed story and craft, then Freezer Dance and Do Re Mi. A Great way to begin your work week.
 
Huntington Branch Library
Monday, Mar. 27, 4:45 pm - 5:15pm
or call (203)926-0111.
Join Ms. Marissa and Ms. Cheryl for a storytime especially geared toward children with autism. This event is also designed for families seeking a library experience where movement is encouraged and there are many ways to engage the senses. All children are welcome! Register starting March 13.
Huntington Branch Library
Monday, Mar. 27, 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
or call (203)926-0111.
Kids in grades K-4 can learn silly (not mean) tricks to play on April Fool's Day! As an added bonus: learn jokes to keep your pals laughing even after they've been fooled! Register beginning March 13.
Plumb Memorial Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 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.
 
 
Plumb Memorial Library
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 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.
Plumb Memorial Library
Thursday, Mar. 30, 10:30 AM
Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them Kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.
 
Huntington Branch Library
Thursday, Mar. 30, 4:30 pm
or call (203)926-0111.
Children, ages 3-6, and their caregivers learn Spanish through songs, games, stories, and other fun activities. Please register.
Plumb Memorial Library
Thursday, Mar. 30, 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! 
Plumb Memorial Library
Friday, Mar. 31, 10:30 AM
Ages 0-5. Drop in for play time with preschool children as caregivers chat over tea and share the joys of childhood.
Plumb Memorial Library
Saturday, Apr. 1, 10:00 AM
The award winning 7th grade team will be on hand for robotic demonstrations, photo ops with the team and audience Q and A! Come show them your support as they are preparing for The World Championship later this month!  All ages are welcome for this drop-in program.
Plumb Memorial Library
Saturday, Apr. 1, 2:00 PM
Drop in as we explore S.T.E.M. but as pirates!  This is an all hands-on-deck program; no previous buccaneer experience needed! All ages welcome.
Plumb Memorial Library
Monday, Apr. 3, 10:30 AM
Drop in with Miss Maura for a themed story and craft, then Freezer Dance and Do Re Mi. A Great way to begin your work week.
Huntington Branch Library
Monday, Apr. 3, 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
or call (203)926-0111.
Kids, ages 6 -10, can construct catapults to launch marshmallow peeps through the air!  As an added bonus, learn to make a rocket launcher out of cups!  Please register beginning March 20.
Plumb Memorial Library
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 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
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 11:00 am
or call (203)926-0111.
Miss Robin provides a fun, active musical program for children ages 2 1/2 - 4 with their caregivers.  Registstration is required.  This is a month-long program.
Huntington Branch Library
Wednesday, Apr. 5, 4:30pm - 5 pm
or call (203)926-0111.
Kids, ages 5-9, will fold a washcloth to make a bunny that can hold an ice cube to soothe injuries. Please bring along a clean washcloth. Please register.