Events at Plumb: Reading, knitting, quiche and more

Afternoon Knitters — Wednesdays, Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, 1 p.m. Local knitters, new members welcome; meets in main floor reading room for the summer.

 

Stay & Play — Fridays, Nov. 1 and 8, 10:30 a.m. Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers; chat over coffee or tea, juice provided, bring a snack and a friend.

 

Quiche! — Saturday, Nov. 2, 11 a.m. Shelton author Dana Joy shares secrets and samplings from her Dana’s Famous Quiche Cookbook; copies of the cookbook and DVD will be available for purchase at this free event.

 

Teens Booked for Lunch — Saturday, Nov. 2, 12:30 p.m. Teens 13-19 drop in for discussion over a quick lunch. No registration, pick up a copy in the teen room at the library.

 

Teen Boost — Saturday, Nov. 2, 1:45 p.m. Teens 13-19 drop in for cooking, crafts and more. Call 203-924-9461 for details, or just drop in and be surprised.

 

Teen Movie Critics — Saturday, Nov. 2, 3 p.m., ages 13-19 drop in to watch and critique movies of all ages and genres. A small dinner provided.

 

Budding Bookworms — Monday, Nov. 4, 10:30 a.m. A themed drop in story and craft time for kids 1-5 years old and their caregivers.

 

Plumb Picassos — Tuesdays, Nov. 5 and 12, 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.”

 

knit! — Tuesdays, Nov. 5 and 12, 6 p.m. Knitters meet to share and support.

 

4/5 READ! — Wednesday, Nov. 6, 6:30 p.m. Children in grades 4-5 discuss books they choose. Refreshments provided; no registration; copies of book available in children’s department.

 

Fun for Little Ones — Tuesday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m. Mrs. Fritsch offers stories, songs and movement for babies and toddlers up to age 2 in this drop-in program; siblings welcome.

 

1000 Books Before K — Family reading program — information and supplies all provided at sign-up. To encourage families to read together, with the help of the Shelton School Readiness Council and Friends of the Shelton Libraries the Plumb Library is offering support for tracking all 1000 books plus rewards and prizes along the way. Funding from the Valley Community Foundation supports this new adventure.

 

On display — Miniature porcelain boxes: Limoges works of art in painted porcelain plus china imitations of the antiques from a local collector; Roseville, McCoy – pottery, 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 the branch at 203-926-0111). A project underwritten with support from the Friends of the Library and the Valley Community Foundation.

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