Plumb to mark Halloween with 'A Poe Celebration' and more

Here's what's happening at PLUMB MEMORIAL LIBRARY this week. The library is located at 65 Wooster Street. For more information, call 203-924-9461, children’s programs or 203-924-1580, adults. For even more library events click here.

Tweens Rule

Wednesday, Oct. 29 and Nov. 5, 6 p.m. New program for kids in grades 5-8. Crafts, cooking, book discussions.

A Poe Celebration

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 6 p.m. All ages drop in read of the Edgar Allen Poe works selected by participants, choose your favorite to share with the group and celebrate the season with class.


Thursdays, Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, 10:30 a.m. Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.

Hush! Hush! It’s Halloween

Thursday, Oct. 30, 5 p.m. Kids ages 5 and older dress in costume and join Mrs. Fritsch and Mr. Al to celebrate with a Halloween parade, story, crafts, and light refreshments. Registration required.

Stay & Play

Friday, Oct. 31, 10:30 a.m. Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers: adults chat while children play; light refreshments provided. Suitable for babies and young children. Drop in.

Budding Bookworms

Mondays, Nov. 3 and 10, 10:30 a.m. A themed drop in story and craft time for kids 1-5 years old and their caregivers.

Art with Mr. Al

Monday, Nov. 3, 5 p.m. Kids in grades 1-6 discover the principles of art and color; dress for creating/mess. Registration required.

Fun for Little Ones

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 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

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 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.

‘My Weird School’ Book Club

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 5 p.m. Kids in grades 1-3 and their families explore this series with A. J. and the other characters at Ella Mentry School through book discussions, enhancing Common Core skills and related activities plus refreshment and door prizes. Multiple copies of Mr. Klutz is Nuts! are available for this month’s session; registration is required.


Tuesday, Nov. 4, 6 p.m. Adult fiber fans meet to knit, crochet and chat, lots of support and fellowship in this drop in group, stop in.

Teen Saturday

Saturday, Nov 8, 1:30 p.m. Boost! Teens 13-18 make Rice Krispy Treats then tackle Starbucks copycat drinks: Pumpkin Spice and Salted Caramel (Latte or Frappe your preference) all while discussing this week’s book The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness; copies in the teen room. Film Critics — 3 p.m. teens screen Red 2. New members welcome.