Afternoon Knitters \u2014 Wednesday, July 10, 1 p.m. Local knitters, new members welcome; meets in main floor reading room for the summer. Horizon Wings \u2014 Wednesday, July 10, 1:30 p.m. Horizon Wings Raptor Rehab visits with kids 4 and older, sharing stories of survival of the eagle, hawk, falcon and owl residing at their facility; Beamer the Eastern box turtle visits, too. Space is limited. Tickets in the children\u2019s room after 1 p.m. the day of the show. end July 25Digging into AlphaBits \u2014 Thursdays, July 11 and 18, 10:30 a.m. Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome. Teen Book Club \u2014 Thursday, July 11, 12:30 p.m. Drop in for a quick lunch and discuss Maggot Moon, by Sally Gardner; for teens 13-19 (qualifies as one of SHS required books); multiple copies available in the Teen Room. Teen Masks \u2014 Thursday, July 11, 2 p.m. Session one for designing a highlighting touch for masquerade costumes (even if you are not attending the August ball). Supplies provided or bring your own, plan on mess \u2014 working with plaster, paint, glue. Drop in, free program for teens 13-19. Valley 2-D Art \u2014 Thursday, July 11, 5 p.m. Local artists and crafters share space and critiques in this free workshop. Stay & Play \u2014 Fridays, July 12 and 19, 10:30 a.m. Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers; chat over coffee or tea, juice provided, bring a snack and a friend. Mad Hatter\u2019s Tea Party \u2014 Tuesday, July 16, 1:30 p.m. Kids 4-9 join Ms. Kathi for Wonderland Bingo! in a tea party setting; wear something silly to get in the spirit. knit! \u2014 Tuesdays, July 16 and 23, 6 p.m. Knitters meet to share and support. Kids in the Kitchen \u2014 Tuesday, July 16, 6 p.m. Personalized pizzas are on the menu as kids 3 and older learn basic kitchen skills, then practice them making edible projects. Dress for mess, be aware of possible allergies; adults help with prep work. Castles & Dragons \u2014 Wednesday, July 17, 1:30 p.m. Kim Larkin brings the world of fantasy as kids 4 and older create castles. All supplies and tools provided, but dress for mess; space is limited, tickets available in Children\u2019s Room after 1 p.m. the day of the program. 4\/6 READ! \u2014 Wednesday, July 17, 6:30 p.m. Book discussion over snacks for kids entering fourth through sixth grades; copies of books available at registration, bring a friend. Summer Saturday Closings \u2014 Plumb Library closed on Saturdays until after Labor Day. The branch remains open Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through the end of July. On display \u2013 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 \u2013 real thing or lookalikes? Home Delivery \u2014 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 at 203-926-0111. A project underwritten with support from the Friends of the Library and the Valley Community Foundation.