Holiday Closings: Both Plumb Memorial Library and Huntington Branch Library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 13, and Monday, Feb. 20. On Tuesday, Feb. 14, and Tuesday, Feb. 21 both libraries will reopen at normal business hours. Book and media bins will be open during library closed hours for returning materials. The library\u2019s website is always accessible to check library accounts, downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, and research databases. Huntington Branch Library Spanish with Sandra \u2013 Thursday, Feb. 2 & Feb. 9, 4:30 p.m. Children, ages 3-6, and their caregivers learn Spanish through songs, games, stories, and other fun activities. Please register for this session, which runs January 5 through February 9. Take Your Child to the Library Storytime \u2013 Friday, Feb. 3, 10:30 a.m., Children of all ages are invited to listen to Miss Marissa read stories. Then, enjoy a craft or a game! Participants are encouraged to bring along a show-and- tell item. First Friday Book Discussion \u2013 Friday, Feb. 3, 1 p.m., The Winter Rose by Jennifer Donnelly will be discussed today while enjoying light refreshments. A young idealistic woman works to shut down the East London opium dens bringing her into conflict with the ruling crime lord. Me before You by Jojo Moyes will be the March reading selection. Books are available at the Huntington Branch Library. Adults Only. Foil Sculptures \u2013 Saturday, Feb. 4, 11 a.m., Tweens and teens in grades 5 \u2013 12 can learn to create lifelike sculptures out of aluminum foil! Registration began Jan. 21 and ends at noon on Feb. 3. The Snow Ball: An Exercise Dance Party! \u2013 Saturday, Feb. 4, 1:30 p.m., Follow Miss Marissa\u2019s simple steps that combine fitness exercises with scarf dancing, square dancing, and just-plain- silly dancing! A fun workout for kids of all ages and abilities! Attendees are encouraged to wear clothing and footwear that allow free movement. This event is a celebration of Take Your Child to the Library Day. Old School Afternoon: Shrinky Dinks \u2013 Monday, Feb. 6, 4:45 p.m., Every month, elementary-school-age kids try out an \u201cold school\u201d activity that their parents or grandparents enjoyed as kids! This month, play with Shrinky Dinks! Color these plastic forms; then watch as they shrink like magic when baked! LEGO Heart Engineering \u2013 Monday, Feb. 6, 5:45 p.m., Children of all ages are invited to use the library\u2019s LEGOs to create a giant tower of hearts that will be displayed in the children\u2019s department in honor of Valentine\u2019s Day! Oscar Forecast 2017 - Tuesday, Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m., Join Joe Meyers and the Friends of the Shelton Libraries for an evening of all things Oscar. Location is at Kim's Light Foods 50 Huntington Plaza (behind Common Bond Market) off the Huntington Green. Call ahead to reserve your spot; seating is limited. 203-926-0111. Bouncing Babies & Jumping Beans \u2013 Tuesday, Feb. 7 and Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Snuggly wee ones and energetic toddlers (infants to age 3) are invited to join Miss Marissa for scarves, maracas, stories, and bubbles! On Feb. 14, Dental Associates of Connecticut will visit storytime. Snow date: Feb. 28. Toddler Movement \u2013 Wednesday, Feb. 8 and Feb. 15, 11 a.m., Miss Robin provides a fun, active musical program for children, ages 2 1 \/2 -4, and their caregivers. Please register; sessions run for an entire month. As I See It \u2013 Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1 p.m., Join the Friends of the Shelton Libraries as they watch a movie followed by a lively discussion and dessert. Adults only. Valentine\u2019s Day Party! \u2013 Thursday, Feb. 9, 3:45 p.m., Toddlers and preschoolers can celebrate Valentine\u2019s Day with a story, songs, and a game! Please register. Show & Tell Stories \u2013 Friday Feb. 10, 10:30 a.m. Children of all ages are invited to listen to Miss Marissa read stories. Then, enjoy a craft or a game! Participants are encouraged to bring along a show-and-tell item. Plumb Memorial Library AlphaBits - Thursdays, Feb. 2 & Feb. 9, 10:30 a.m. Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them Kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome. Life is Art \u2013 Thursdays, Feb. 2 & Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m., Ages 10 and up. Join Miss Ronda for fun and different creative projects each week. Learn new techniques and express your inner artist! Stay and Play \u2013 Fridays, Feb. 3 & Feb. 10, 10:30 a.m., Babies up until the age of 5. Drop in for play time with preschool children as caregivers chat over tea and share the joys of childhood. Take Your Child to the Library Day!! \u2013 Saturday, Feb. 4. A full day of fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy! Here is the lineup: Critter Caravan 11 a.m. \u2013 12 p.m., Movie and Pizza, 2 p.m. \u2013 3:30 p.m. Join the library staff as Critter Caravan shares their live animals and tells amazing facts about them. After, join them for a movie, Star Wars: A New Hope, as we serve \u201cPadawan Pizza\u201d and \u201cYoda Soda\u201d. While you are here, play our Star Wars trivia. Is the Force with you? Budding Bookworms \u2013 Monday, Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m. Babies up until the age of 5. Drop in with Miss Maura for a themed story and craft, then Freezer Dance and Do Re Mi. A Great way to begin your work week. No Bookworms on Feb. 13 and Feb. 20. SW CAPA \u2013 Monday, Feb. 6, 6:30 p.m., South West chapter of CT Authors and Publishers Association offers speakers and support, new members welcome. Fun for Little Ones \u2013 Tuesdays, Feb. 7 & Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m. Calling children and caregivers: Drop in with Mrs. Fritsch for stories, songs, Ring Around the Rosie, and a special theme-related craft. Siblings always welcome. Feb. 7 is a special story time. In honor of Dental Health month, a friendly hygienist from Commerce Park Children\u2019s Dentistry and Orthodontics will visit story time. Knit! \u2013 Tuesdays, Feb. 7 & Feb. 14, 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. Winter Sowing \u2013 Saturday, Feb. 11, 11 a.m., Learn this fun and easy way to start your seeds outside in the dead of winter. Adults only; please register. Home Delivery \u2013 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.