Plumb events: Knitting, rubber ducks, volunteers and more

Afternoon Knitters — Wednesday, May 29 and June 5, 1 p.m. Local knitters, new members welcome.

AlphaBits — Thursdays, May 30 and June 6, 10:30 a.m. Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them kindergarten ready; drop-in session, siblings welcome.

Stay & Play — Fridays, May 31 and June 7, 10:30 a.m. Open play date for preschoolers and caregivers.

Budding Bookworms — Mondays, June 3 and 10, 10:30 a.m. Preschool story time: drop in for music, crafts and more for children 1-5 years.

Rubber Ducky Club — Sign up beginning Monday, June 3, for a summer reading program geared to children — infant to 36 months. Fill-out a duck marker for your child, get your Rubber Ducky Club Log and get started.

Jr. Reading & Math Detectives — Mondays, June 3 and 10, 6 p.m. Miss Kathi connects math and reading through favorite stories, then offers activities to help build skills like sequencing or “compare and contrast” for kids in kindergarten through fourth grade.

Plumb Picassos — Tuesdays, June 4 and 11, 1:30 p.m. Children 1-5 and caregivers unleash their creativity through art and music, drop in.

KSRC Volunteer Orientation — Tuesday, June 4, 6 p.m. Teens entering grades 7 and up considering helping with Plumb Memorial Library’s Kids Summer Reading Club need to attend this orientation session-hours completed after school is over for the summer count toward 2014 Shelton High School community service requirements. Call 203-924-9461 with questions or to register.

knit! — Tuesdays, June 4 and 11, 6 p.m. Knitters meet to share and support, new folks welcome.

Ready for Kindergarten? — Thursday, June 6, 6:30 p.m. Shelton kindergarten teachers Kim Gugliotti and Kerry Mizak share insights and information with parents whose children start kindergarten this fall; co-sponsored by the Shelton School Readiness Council; refreshments, register at

On display — glass and ceramic pole insulator collection from Max Dymerski, a nine year old student at Elizabeth Shelton School; fly fishing antiques and collectibles from a Shelton native and fishing enthusiast; American pottery: Roseville, McCoy — real thing or lookalikes?

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 Shawn Fields, branch director ( or 203-926-0111). A project underwritten with support from the Friends of the Library and the Valley Community Foundation.