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
Friday, May. 25, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Fridays, May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 10 AM-11:00 AM)
Attention English Language Learners! Join us at Plumb Memorial Library for a relaxed and fun morning of conversation. 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!

  Sponsored by Exc-EL Grant.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Friday, Jun. 1, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Fridays, May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 10 AM-11:00 AM)
Attention English Language Learners! Join us at Plumb Memorial Library for a relaxed and fun morning of conversation. 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!

  Sponsored by Exc-EL Grant.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Saturday, Jun. 2, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Shelton Teens looking to volunteer MUST attend a Library Volunteer Orientation prior to volunteering. This 2- hour training session will satisfy 2 hours of teens required hours. This orientation is for teens entering 7th grade through 12 th grade. Registration required here or call 203-924-9461. Questions? Ask for Mr. Adam. Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Friday, Jun. 8, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Fridays, May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 10 AM-11:00 AM)
Attention English Language Learners! Join us at Plumb Memorial Library for a relaxed and fun morning of conversation. 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!

  Sponsored by Exc-EL Grant.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Friday, Jun. 15, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM (Fridays, May 25, June 1, 8, 15, 10 AM-11:00 AM)
Attention English Language Learners! Join us at Plumb Memorial Library for a relaxed and fun morning of conversation. 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!

  Sponsored by Exc-EL Grant.
Friday, May. 25, 9:00 AM

Plumb Memorial Library is excited to offer this program! Each class will begin and end with a series of warm up and cool down exercises. There is no prerequisite to participate, no equipment is necessary and participants may do this seated if they feel more comfortable. Free and open to the public. Registration is required here or at 203-924-1580

Friday, May. 25, 10:30 AM & 11 AM (Fridays, May 11, 18, 25)
or call 203-926-0111.

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! Please register for the entire month even if you do not plan to attend every week.

Friday, May. 25, 6:00 PM

Adults re-read (or read for the first time) classic favorites from youth. Come debate the merits and values, share tea and snacks, drop in for a reader’s Happy Hour. This month’s selection is The Wide Sargasso Sea, by Jean Rhys.

Saturday, May. 26, 1:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Fans of Catboy, Owlette and Gekko aged 1-8 years olds & their caregivers...Join Miss Maura for stories, games and crafts inspired by our favorite pj-wearing crime fighters. Exc-EL Grant funded program. Caregivers must remain with children for duration of program. Registration required here or call 203-924-9461.
Tuesday, May. 29, 10:30 AM & 11 AM (Tuesdays in May at 10:30 AM & 11 AM)
or call 203-926-0111.

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! Please register for the entire month even if you do not plan to attend every week.

Tuesday, May. 29, 4:30 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Children (3–7 years old) and their caregivers join Ms. Sandra as she shares stories, games, songs and music all in Spanish! Registration is required here or at 203-924-9461.
Tuesday, May. 29, 5:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Tweens (10–13 years old) join Ms. Sandra to engage in Spanish conversation and activities. Registration is required here or at 203-924-9461
Tuesday, May. 29, 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, May. 30, 11:00 am
or call 203-926-0111.
Miss Robin provides a fun, active musical program for children ages 2 1/2 - 4 and caregivers. Class size is limited - Registration is required; sessions run for an entire month. 
Wednesday, May. 30, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Miss Robin provides a fun, active musical program for children ages 21/2 -4 and caregivers.  The May class is now full.  Registration for the June program coming soon.
Wednesday, May. 30, 6:30 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Calling all PJ-wearing kids 2-9 years old and their caregivers, bring your flashlights, pillows, blankets and a lovey (teddy bear, favorite stuffed animal, doll) to the library for this special program! We’ll create a "Reading Fort" in the Children’s Meeting Room, then share a few night-time stories and receive a "To-Go S'mores Snack" too. Caregivers must remain with children for duration of program. Registration Required.
Thursday, May. 31, 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
or call 203-926-0111.

Children, ages 1-6, and their caregivers learn Spanish through songs, games, stories, and other fun activities. Please register for the entire session beginning April 24.

All Locations
Friday, Jun. 1

In June, July, and August, preschoolers can participate in the Rubber Ducky Reading Program, which rewards children for completing literacy-based activities at home. Stop by the Plumb Memorial Library or the Huntington Branch Library to pick up materials.

Monday, Jun. 4, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
or call 203-924-1580.
Tweens (5th and 6th graders) come take to the stage with Miss Robin
for improvisational theater games for beginners. June 4, 11, 18, 25- Mondays from 5 PM-6PM.
Regiatration Required. Caregivers of tweens MUST remain in the library 
during this program.
  Sponsored by Plumb Memorial Library.
Monday, Jun. 4, 5:00 PM
or call 203-924-1580.
Interested in acting and/or the theater?  Want to have fun?  Kids in 5th and 6th grade, come take to the stage with improvistaional theater games!  This is for beginners - no prior experience needed!  Monday nights, 5:00 - 6:00, April 30, May 7, May 14, and June 4.  No class on May 21 or May 28.  Registration required here or at 203-924-9461.
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