Events at Plumb: Activities for teens, LEGOs, painting and more

Here’s what is going on this week at Plumb Memorial Library. For more information, click here.

Afternoon Knitters — Wednesdays, Sept. 4 and 11, 1 p.m. Local knitters, new members welcome; meets in main floor reading room for the summer.

AlphaBits — Thursdays, Sept. 5 and 12, 10:30 a.m. Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.

Stay & Play — Fridays, Sept. 6 and 13, 10:30 a.m. Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers; chat over coffee or tea, juice provided, bring a snack and a friend.

Teen Volunteer Orientation — Saturday, Sept 7, 10 a.m. Teens 12-19 interested in school credit for volunteering at the library need to attend with a parent. Call Margaret  at 203-924-9461 for more information. Participation in the orientation is mandatory.

Teen Book Club — Saturday Sept. 7, 12:30 p.m. Teens 12-19 drop in for discussion over a quick lunch. No registration, pick up a copy of the book in the teen room.

Teen Boost — Saturday Sept. 7, 1:45 p.m. Teens 12-19 drop in for cooking, crafts and more. Call 203-924-9461 for details, or just drop in and be surprised.

Library Lego Club — Saturday, Sept. 7, 2 p.m. Kids 3-12, free, drop-in and create original constructions using LEGOs/ Duplos provided by the library, each month has  a different challenge. Each child’s creation goes on display until the next club meeting; library Legos/ Duplos do not go home and no personal Legos/Duplos.

Teen Movie Critics — Saturday, Sept. 7, 3 p.m., ages 12-19 drop in to watch and critique movies of all ages and genres. A small dinner is provided with discussion over the meal. If a movie has a rating of “R” permission slips will be mandatory.

Budding Bookworms — Mondays, Sept. 9 and 16, 10:30 a.m. A themed drop in story and craft time for kids 1-5 years old and their caregivers.

SW CAPA — Monday, Sept. 9, 6 p.m. Regional chapter of state authors and publishers association, offers speakers and support; new members welcome.

Reading Detectives — Monday, Sept. 9, 6 p.m., children in grades K-4 join school librarian Miss Kathi sharing the educational weekly themes for story and discussion, plus make-and-take projects to reinforce reading skills taught and tested for in school every day: Sequencing, predicting, contrast and comparison, character traits, setting, inference, personal connections. Drop in, no registration, sign up at desk for reminder email notices.

Fun for Little Ones — Tuesdays, Sept. 10 and 17, 10 a.m. Mrs. Fritsch offers stories, songs and movement for babies and toddlers up to age 2 in this engaging and entertaining drop-in program; siblings welcome.

Plumb Picassos — Tuesdays, Sept. 10 and 17, 2 p.m. A drop in art based story time explores art through picture books and then kids create original pieces, Freezer Dance and play “Miss Maura Says.”

Book Sale Committee — Tuesday, Sept.10, 5:30 p.m. Friends of the Shelton Libraries plan for upcoming October Book Sale; new members welcome

knit! — Tuesdays, Sept. 10 and 17, 6 p.m. Knitters meet to share and support.

Shelton School Readiness Council — Thursday, Sept. 12, 2 p.m. Quarterly meeting of local council supporting preschoolers and their families; new community members welcome.

Valley 2-D Art — Thursday, Sept. 12, 5 p.m. Local artists looking for elbow room and kindred spirits use open work space for two dimensional media (pen, pencil, paint) and crafts; new members welcome.

On display — glass and ceramic pole insulator collection from Max Dymerski, 9, a 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 Branch Library, 203- 926-0111). A project underwritten with support from the Friends of the Library and the Valley Community Foundation.

Both libraries are now open on Saturdays for the year.

By participating in the comments section of this site you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and User Agreement

© Copyright 2018 Hearst Media Services Connecticut, LLC

Designed by WPSHOWER

Powered by WordPress