Snowmen, drama and playtime at Plumb this week

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Plumb Memorial Library is at 65 Wooster Street.

Here are events happening at Plumb Memorial Library this week. Plumb is at 65 Wooster Street. For more information, call 203-924-9461. For even more library events, click here.

I Spy — Wednesday, Jan. 14, 9 a.m. Kids 1-12 are challenged to name all the characters in the new children’s department mural.

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead — Wednesdays, Jan. 14 and 21, 1:30 p.m. Science, technology, engineering and math plus art provide focus for preschool kids in a weekly hands-on activity with Ms. Maura. Drop in.

Kids in the Kitchen — Wednesday, Jan. 14, 6 p.m. The trip around the world with cooking treats continues for kids 5 and older with caregivers; simple skills but adult help needed so parents expect to stay. Dress for mess, be aware of allergies. Register early.

AlphaBits  — Thursdays, Jan. 15 and 22, 10 a.m. Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them Kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.

Snowman Contest — Thursday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m. Ages 3 to 18 and adults can construct a snowman, then kids’ snowmen go on display for the public to vote for Best Looking Library Snowman 2015. (Spoiler Alert: there is no snow involved, just socks.) Materials provided.

Stay & Play — Fridays, Jan 16 and 23, 10:30 a.m. Adults chat while children play in a safe secure environment; light refreshments provided. Suitable for babies and young children.

Teen Saturday — Saturday, Jan. 17, 1:30 p.m. Teens 13-18 meet for an activity and book discussion then watch a film they select. Snacks served. Drop in.

Fun for Little Ones — Tuesdays, Jan. 20 and 27, 10 a.m. Children ages 1-5 are invited to join Mrs. Fritsch for stories, songs, activities and a special theme related craft, siblings welcome.

knit! — Tuesdays, Jan 20 and 27, 6 p.m. 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.

Book Buzz — Tuesdays, Jan. 20 and 27, 2 p.m. Drop-in with Miss Maura for weekly book and book based craft plus a healthy snack. This program for preschool children and their caregivers welcomes audience participation.

TAB — Friday, Jan. 23, 3 p.m. Teen Advisory Board meets to develop and design programs, collection and activities for teens 13-18. Snacks; new members welcome to drop in.

Repeat Reads — Friday, Jan. 23, 6 p.m. Adults re-read (or read for the first time) classic favorites from youth, this month a locally flavored tale of Connecticut Colonial history in Elizabeth Speare’s The Witch of Blackbird Pond. Share tea and snacks, drop in for a reader’s Happy Hour.

Drama at PML — Saturdays, Jan. 24 and 31, 12:30 p.m. Teens and tweens explore drama and acting with Plumb’s Mr. Adam and local author/director Amanda Marrone. First session will focus on sketches.

Budding Bookworms — Monday, Jan. 26, 10:30 a.m. A themed drop in story and craft time for kids 1-5 years old and their caregivers.

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 library, 203-926-0111). A project underwritten with support from the Friends of the Library and the Valley Community Foundation.

On Monday, Jan. 19 both libraries are closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day; they will re-open for regular schedules Tuesday, Jan. 20.

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