Libraries are not just for kids! Pick up a good mystery, attend an interesting event, learn a new language in the car, or conduct research for your business on one of our databases- all things are possible with the help of the library.

Pirates – Past and Present

At the Huntington Branch Library on Saturday, April 12 at 1:00PM.  While we can't serve a bottle of rum, we will be offering light refreshment for this presentation/talk which starts with the Barbary pirates of the 1800s and leads up to the Somali pirates of today.  Adults will be sure to enjoy this program by Bob Begin; co-sponsored by the Friends of the Shelton Libraries.

Parents’ Café

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Thursday, April 17 at 5:45PM.  The Valley Early Childhood Task Force offers an educational session for families.  In support of their new grant-funded program, Ages & Stages, there will be discussions on child development and information on local resources.  Dinner will be served and the Ages & Stages screening program will be explained to parents in this free session; registration will be necessary.


The Southern Connecticut Antique Bottle and Glass Collectors Association meets at the Plumb Memorial Library on Tuesday, April 15 at 6:30PM to discuss, share, and support this hobby.  New members are welcome.


This program will be at the Plumb Memorial Library on Thursday, April 10 at 7:00PM.  Dr. Matthew Raider (Middlesex Hospital) begins with a discussion on how meditation can improve physical, mental and spiritual health, continues with a 10 minute practice session, and will end with a Q & A segment.  Space is limited so registration is recommended.

Growing Readers: Wordless Books

At Plumb Memorial Library on Thursday, April 24 at 10:30AM.  The Shelton School Readiness Council sponsors this program on wordless books through music, art and interactive movement. This drop-in parent/child session with Miss Maura will offer adults lots of ideas on how to choose fun books they and their children will enjoy.