At the Huntington Branch: Spanish, book group, movies and more

The Huntington Branch Library is at 41 Church Street at the community center.

The Huntington Branch Library is at 41 Church Street at the community center.

Here’s what’s happening at the HUNTINGTON BRANCH LIBRARY this week. The library is at the community center, 41 Church Street. For more library news, click here.

Toddler Movement Program — Wednesdays, Oct. 29 and Nov. 5, 11 a.m. Kids ages 2-and-a-half to 4 years old and caregivers march, dance and play musical instruments plus songs and action poems. This is a weekly program for children who are ready to participate in group activities. Register.

Stories with Danielle — Thursdays, Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, 11 a.m. Three and four year olds hear stories just for them.

Baby Rhyme Time — Tuesday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m. Infants and non-walkers with caregivers enjoy traditional and new nursery rhymes and songs, many with hand play or action. Followed by time for some free play and socialization for the kids, and chit-chat for the adults. No registration needed.

First Friday Book Discussion — Friday, Nov. 7, 1 p.m. The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri will be discussed at this meeting. Books are available at the branch. December’s selection will be Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann.

Spanish with Sandra — Early immersion program for three to five year-olds and their parents, features the Spanish language in songs, games, story time and other activities. Taught by Shelton Spanish teacher Sandra Alvarado. Registration required and space is limited. This session runs Fridays, at 2:45 through Nov. 21. Participants don’t have to go to all sessions.

Loss of the Quincy — Saturday, Nov. 8, 1 p.m. During World War II, more than 380 men went down with the USS Quincy; a number of them from Connecticut. Learn what happened during the battle, from various viewpoints, to people caught in circumstances beyond their control. This presentation is lead by Bob Begin; register beginning Oct. 23.

As I See It — Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1 p.m. Friends of the Shelton Libraries offer a film viewing and discussion over desserts; new members welcome.

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