Welcome to Shelton, Connecticut’s electronic library

Through this site you can explore our collection of hundreds of thousands of items, access powerful databases from any computer, view historic items, and more. Of course, you are also welcome to connect to us at either of our physical locations or by phone.

Free program for student drivers

The Shelton Library System is pleased to announce a new database where student drivers can practice answering sample questions for their driver's test.  Look for the green banner in our database list or click here to try it out!

1-2-3 Party

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Thursday, August 21, at 7:00PM. Adults who participated in the Adult Summer Reading Club at both libraries celebrate the end of another season with refreshments plus more prizes from Shelton's local businesses and, as always, books, books, and more books.  Drop in for some fun. Sponsored by the Friends of the Shelton Libraries.

Job Openings at Huntington Branch Library

Applications for the following full time positions are now being accepted:

Children's Librarian – see details at www.cityofshelton.org, Government, Human Resources and at both libraries

Library Technical Assistant – details are available at both libraries, and will be on the City website soon (see above).

Dementia Caregivers Support Group

At Plumb Memorial Library on the second Thursday of each month from 11:30AM – 1:00PM.  Support group for individuals caring for loved ones living with dementia.  Bring along a lunch or snack and take a break with others sharing similar situations.  A special focus of this group is that Portuguese and Spanish speakers are welcome and the language will be accommodated by group facilitator Lidia from Benchmark at Split Rock. 

Summer Is Here

It's that season for everyone to join a Reading Program!  Both libraries will be offering opportunities for just that beginning the week of June 23.

Adults (at both library locations): We had great participation at both libraries this summer. This program was offered by the Friends of the Shelton Libraries, and there were weekly prizes awarded to many lucky readers. The book reviews are still on display – all that's left is the PARTY at Plumb, Thursday, August 21 at 7PM.

Kids (age 3 Preschoolers through entering grade 6):  Plumb Memorial Library's theme is "Fizz, Boom, Read!" Children from pre-K to Grade 6 read books and report on them over the summer; 8 reports is the goal for prizes at the party in August.  Reporting begins on June 30. Every 2 books completed qualifies for a different reward, plus there are weekly drawings for prizes just for borrowing materials.

Rubber Ducky Reading Club (babies through pre-schoolers): This summer reading club is a unique family reading program.  No meetings, no reporting – caregivers just complete the six activities on the August worksheet and return to get a fun reward and encourage a love of books and reading now.