Adults

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.

Do Wop & History

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Saturday, 4/25, at 1:00PM.  Marc Black presents the history of the 50s and 60s through popular music. Come share the famous tunes and lyrics from those decades and hear how they reflected the life and time.  The Friends of the Shelton Libraries sponsor this free fun program for all ages. Drop in and hum a few bars with us – from Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini and Blue Suede Shoes to Blowin’ in the Wind and all the iconic music in between. Program includes original works by Marc,  New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee.

Repeat Reads

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Friday, 4/24, at 6:00PM.  Adults re-read (or read for the first time) classic favorites from youth.  This month it’s Swiss Family Robinson by Johann WyssCopies of the book are available, and new members are welcome.  Come debate its merits and values, share tea and snacks – drop-in for a reader’s Happy Hour!

Downloading eBooks on Your Kindle Fire

At the Huntington Branch Library on Thursday, 4/23, at 1:00PM. If you have a Kindle Fire and aren’t sure how to use it, this program is for you! Learn how to order and download free library books and start enjoying a new way of reading. You must have a library card, your Amazon account information, as well as your device to participate. Please register beginning 4/9; adults only please.

Knit!

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Tuesdays at 6PM. Adults meet to knit, crochet and chat. Lots of support and fellowship are found in this drop-in group; come with a friend.

First Friday Book Discussion

At the Huntington Branch Library on 5/1 at 1PM. Under the Wide and Starry Sky, by Nancy Horan, will be discussed. Books are available at the Huntington Branch Library. The story chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne – a turbulent love affair that will last two decades and span the world.