Following are programs and activities taking place at Plumb Memorial Library. Most require advance registration. Plumb is at 65 Wooster Street. Call 924-9461 to register for children’s programs and 924-1580 for adult programs. Activities are listed under “current events” on the library’s website,.
Plumb Memorial Library
Library Closings – Friday, Feb. 12 and Monday Feb. 15 both libraries will be closed. Friday for Lincoln’s Birthday and Monday for Presidents’ Day. They will re-open Saturday for regular schedules.
AlphaBits – Thursdays, Feb. 11 and 18, 10:30 a.m. Pre-school kids drop-in for this interactive Story Time: we Hokey Pokey, share a story, engage in Hands-on Centers, Freezer Dance and My Energy.
Life is Art – Thursday, Feb. 11 and 18, 6 p.m. Tweens ages 10 and up create a variety of projects with upcycled materials; drop in and express your inner artist!
Life is Art, Jr. – Saturday, Feb. 13, 1 p.m. Kids ages 2-12 and their caregivers create a unique project with upcycled materials; drop in and express your inner artist! This month create a fun Star Wars craft.
Fun for Little Ones – Tuesdays, Feb. 16 and 23, 10 a.m. Children ages 1-5 are invited to join Mrs. Fritsch for stories, songs, activities and a special theme related craft, siblings always welcome; drop in.
knit! – Tuesdays, Feb. 16 and 23, 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.
Oscar Forecast- Thursday, Feb.18, 6:30 p.m. Discuss the nominees with guest Joe Meyers, CT Post columnist, vote on your favorites. Host – Friends of the Shelton Libraries.
Stay & Play – Friday, Feb. 19, 10:30 a.m. Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers, suitable for babies and young children; drop in and bring a snack, tea and juice provided.
TAB – Saturday, Feb. 20, 12 p.m. Teen Advisory Board meets to develop and design programs, collection and activities for kids 13-18; snacks improve the discussions, free, new members welcome to drop in.
Teen Time – Saturday, Feb. 20, 1 p.m. Teens 13-19 share board or card games, crafts or snacks with a movie. Free, drop in events.
Color Craze – Saturday, Feb. 20, 1 p.m. Catch the coloring craze and share an hour each third Saturday through the winter. Adults indulge with the enticing pages provided by the library – as long as they share the crayons, pencils and markers! Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Shelton Libraries, providing the snacks. Everyone needs to step back and take a break – here is some ready-made fun.
Slavery in Connecticut & Shelton – Sunday, Feb. 21, 1 p.m. Marty Coughlin, President of Shelton Historical Society, shares insights on this unique part of local history. Donation $5, refreshments [snow date:Feb.28].
Budding Bookworms – Monday, Feb. 22, 10:30 a.m. Drop-in with Miss Maura for a themed story and craft, then Freezer Dance and Do Re Mi, a great way to begin your week!
Pysanky – Monday, Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m. Hands-on workshop for 15 adults, all materials provided for this striking egg decorating craft. Registration requires $5 fee for tools that will be kept by participants; presented by staff members at Plumb Memorial Library.
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.