Plumb Memorial holds events for kids, adults and families

Afternoon Knitters — Wednesday, May 15, 1 p.m. Local knitters, new members welcome; meets in handicapped-accessible ground floor meeting room.

 

Eat’n’Talk Book Club — Wednesday, May 15, 6:30 p.m. Kids in grades 6-8 meet to discuss books they select. Snacks; new members welcome. Books available at registration.

 

Bookmaking for Kids — Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. Create a book from spine and cover to pages, for ages 9-12; all supplies provided including some recycled materials.

 

Plumb Page Turners — Saturday, May 18, 1:30 p.m. Book club based on Magic Tree House series features discussion, craft and snack, new members welcome; books available at registration.

 

Budding Bookworms — Monday, May 20, 10:30 a.m. Preschool story time: drop in for music, crafts and more for children 1-5 years.

 

Jr. Reading & Math Detectives — Monday, May 20, 6 p.m. Miss Kathi connects math and reading through favorite stories, then offers activities to help build skills like sequencing or “compare and contrast” for kids in kindergarten through fourth grade.

 

Planning for a PPT — Tuesday, May 21, 10 a.m. Annual PPT appointments can cause parents and caregivers enormous discomfort. Learn about your rights and having your concerns heard in a free informational session. Presenters will offer the six guiding principles of IDEA as well as what to do when the school says “no.”

 

Plumb Picassos — Tuesdays, May 21 and 28, 1:30 p.m. Children 1-5 and caregivers unleash their creativity through art and music, drop in.

 

knit! — Tuesdays, May 21 and 28, 6 p.m. Knitters meet to share and support, new folks welcome.

 

4/6 READ! — Wednesday, May 22, 6:30 p.m. Book discussion for students in grades 4-6, they select the titles and then discuss over snacks; copies available.

 

Stay & Play — Fridays, May 24 and 31, 10:30 a.m. Open play date for preschoolers and caregivers; chat over coffee or tea, juice provided, bring a snack and a friend.

 

 onceTeen Volunteer Orientation — Saturday, May 25, 10 a.m. Teens 12-19 can get a head start on next year’s volunteer requirement, train now and get the hours over the summer. Parents are expected to attend, cannot be used for court or disciplinary board assignments, drop in.

 

Teen Book Club — Saturday, May 25, 1 p.m. Teens 13-18 drop in for a light lunch and discussion of Patricia McCormick’s Never Fall Down.

 

Library LEGO Club — Saturday, May 25, 2 p.m. Construction session for kids 3-12 years and caregivers; library provides Legos and Duplos, kids build themed creations to display, Legos cannot be taken home and kids should not bring any of their own blocks.

 

Teen Boost — Saturday, May 25, 2:30 p.m. Teens 13-18 drop in for crafts, cooking and other activities.

 

Teen Film Critics — Saturday, May 25, 4 p.m. Teens 13-18 drop in to screen a movie, then discuss over refreshments; new members welcome.

 

On display — glass and ceramic pole insulator collection from Max Dymerski, a nine year old student at Elizabeth Shelton School; fly fishing antiques and collectibles from a Shelton native and fishing enthusiast; American pottery: Roseville, McCoy – real thing or lookalikes?

 

Home Delivery — Shelton residents who cannot get to the library due to temporary or permanent disability are welcome to apply for home delivery of library materials. Contact Shawn Fields, branch director ([email protected] or 203-926-0111). A project underwritten with support from the Friends of the Library and the Valley Community Foundation.

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