Did You Know…

Watch a video – polish a skill! Our newest database, lynda.com, has well over 3,500 video courses on computer technology – for personal, business, recreational, and professional use – and many courses are rated for beginner through advanced levels. In short segments (15-20 minutes long) learn how to build a spreadsheet, improve photography skills, advance your web design knowledge, or learn new marketing tactics. Find a course just for you – Shelton library card holders can click on this link to create their account and get started. You can also see an introductory video at: How to use lynda.com.

Try these:

Gmail Essential Training –      http://www.lynda.com/Gmail-tutorials/Gmail-Essential-Training/124080-2.html
Job Search Strategies –   http://www.lynda.com/Business-Skills-tutorials/Job-Search-Strategies/97580-2.html


At the Huntington Branch Library on Saturday, 10/10, at 1:00PM. Dr. Lori Monaco returns to present a program on how touch, and lack of touch, affects our body, mind and spirit. Topics include defining touch – good touch, bad touch – and how important touch is to us. This program has been canceled, but will be rescheduled in the winter or spring. We are sorry for any inconvenience.


Sign up for the Wowbrary Service, which allows you to see which materials are purchased for each library via a weekly email. You will have to sign up separately for each library.   Wowbrary Sign-Up

Library/Home School Network

At Plumb Memorial Library on Friday, 10/9, from 2:00PM-4:00PM.  Homeschooling or thinking of homeschooling your children?  Meet other families at this open session; children are welcome and light refreshments are served.

Book Sale Set-Up

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Tuesday, 10/20, from 2:00PM-8:00PM and Wednesday, 10/21, from 10:00AM-8:00PM. Friends of the Shelton Libraries set-up for the Fall Book Sale.  Adult volunteers are needed to assist in unpacking and sorting books for the October book sale. Teen volunteers are needed to help lift and move boxes. Training will be provided. Please contact the library at 203-924-1580 if you can lend a much needed hand – even for just a couple of hours!