Events at Plumb: Legos, bookworms and more
Here's what's happening at PLUMB MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 65 Wooster Street. For more information, call 203-924-9461, children’s programs or 203-924-1580, adults. Even more library events are here.
Tweens Rule — Wednesdays, Sept. 17 and 24, 6 p.m. For kids in grades 5-8; crafts, cooking, book discussions and more.
Money for College? — Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. College Guys Tom Polowy and Vincent Winans of Valark Financial Services share insight into questions parents and teens have dealing with funding for college; registration requested, but not required.
AlphaBits — Thursdays, Sept. 18 and 25, 10:30 a.m. Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.
Stay & Play — Fridays, Sept. 19 and 26, 10:30 a.m. Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers; chat over coffee or tea, juice provided, bring a snack and a friend.
Library Lego Club — Saturday, Sept. 20, 2 p.m. Lego Challenge I: build with pieces in the container provided, no extra parts, no trading. Drop in for kids 3-12 and caregivers, explore creativity using library supplied Legos and Duplos. Each child’s creation goes on display until the next club meeting.
Budding Bookworms — Mondays, Sept. 22 and 29, 10:30 a.m. A themed drop in story and craft time for kids 1-5 years old and their caregivers.
Fun for Little Ones — Tuesdays, Sept. 23 and 30, 10 a.m. Mrs. Fritsch offers stories, songs and movement for toddlers and pre-schoolers up to age 5 in this themed drop in program; siblings welcome.
Book Buzz — Tuesdays, Sept. 23 and 30, 2 p.m. Drop-in with Miss Maura for weekly book and book based craft plus a healthy snack. This is program for preschool children and their caregivers welcomes audience participation.
knit! — Tuesdays, Sept. 23 and 30, 6 p.m. Adult fiber fans meet to knit, crochet and chat, lots of support and fellowship in this drop in group, stop in.
Life Coaching — Wednesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. Jeff Monachelli shares insights into individual growth and support for meeting life’s challenges through life coaching and astrology as it relates to achieving happiness and having a healthy work/life balance.
Monachelli is a certified professional life coach and holistic astrologist and public speaker, offering personal and career coaching services, and astrological readings and reports based on birthdays. Registration is recommended, but not required.
TAB — Friday, September 26, 3 p.m. Teens 13-18 meet as an advisory board to make recommendations for programs, collection and other teen related activities. Drop in for chat and snacks, new members welcome.
Reading Rewinds — Friday, September 26, 6 p.m. This month Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is the subject of discussion; come debate the merits and values, share tea and snacks, drop in.
Yankee Chapter — Salt & Pepper Club — Saturday, Sept. 27, 11a.m. The regional collectors’ group meets for anyone with an interest to share.
Teen Saturday — Saturday, Sept. 27, 1:30 p.m. Boost! teens 13-18 craft while discussing this week’s book; Film Critics — 3 p.m. teens screen a film over snacks; new members welcome.
Volunteers Wanted — Volunteer Income Tax Assistance will be offered again in the winter, new volunteers are welcome to consider participating in this rewarding program. Local training will be offered at Team in Derby in late fall. Interested individuals should contact Team for more details.
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.