Plumb events: Alphabits, income taxes and more

Plumb Memorial Library is at 65 Wooster Street.

Here’s what’s happening at Plumb Memorial Library, 65 Wooster Street. For even more library news click here. Reach the library at 203-924-9461.

Zoinks the Answer Alien — Thursday, Feb. 5, 9 a.m., kids 1-12 are challenged to answer the questions posed by Zoinks, find him at the desk in the children’s department.

AlphaBits — Thursday, Feb. 5, 10 a.m. Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.

Take Your Child to the Library Day — Saturday, Feb. 7, 9-4 p.m. Join Connecticut in celebrating libraries. Visit the library for some of the special events.

VITA — Saturdays, Feb. 7 and 14, 9 a.m., and Tuesdays, Feb. 10 and 17, 1 p.m. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low income individuals and families with IRS-trained volunteers. Free service provided by area volunteers offered on first come basis, register at children’s department.

Drama at PML — Saturday, Feb. 7, 1 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.

Teen Saturday — Saturday, Feb. 7, 1:30 p.m. Teens 13-18 meet for an activity and book discussion then watch a film they select. Snacks served. Drop in.

Library Minecraft Club — Saturday, Feb. 7, 2 p.m. Kids 4-12 share ideas and tips in this free monthly program which offers a craft, game and educational element, but no online gaming; register.

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

Fun with Fiction Family Book Club — Monday, Feb. 9, 5 p.m. Kids in grades 3-5 and their families discuss Babe and Me by Dan Gutman. Activities, refreshments and door prizes. Multiple copies available at the children’s desk; registration required.

SW CAPA — Monday, Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m. South west chapter of CT Authors and Publishers Association, offers speakers and support; new members welcome.

Fun for Little Ones — Tuesdays, Feb. 10 and, 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.

Book Buzz — Tuesdays, Feb. 10 and 17, 1:30 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.

knit! — Tuesdays, Feb. 10 and 17, 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.

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead — Wednesdays, Feb. 11 and 18, 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.

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.