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.

Books @ Noon

At the Plumb Library, August 22nd, 12pm. New book discussion group for adults on fourth Mondays at noon. August’s book is Water for Elephants by Sarah Gruen; check at adult circulation desk for copies. Meets in handicapped accessible ground floor meeting room; bring along lunch and the library will offer beverage and dessert, new members welcome.

Relax and Stay Cool

The Huntington Branch Library offers a respite from the summer heat. Drop in and work on an ongoing jigsaw puzzle in our Reading Room (for adults and children 12 or older), test your skills with the NYT crossword puzzle, use our computers or Wi-Fi, or just relax and flip through a magazine or newspaper.

Repeat Reads

At the Plumb Library, Friday, August 26, 6:00 pm. Adults re-read (or read for the first time) classic favorites from youth, this month The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Come debate the merits and values, share tea and snacks, drop in for a reader’s Happy Hour.

As I See It

At the Huntington Branch Library on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, 1:00PM. Join the Friends of the Shelton Libraries as we watch a variety of movies, followed by a lively discussion and dessert.

Adult Summer Reading Club

This yearly event sponsored by the Friends of the Shelton Libraries is offered at both libraries, beginning Monday, 6/20. Adults may read whatever they wish, fill out a short review form, and enter it for a chance to win gift certificates from local businesses. The first drawing will be held on June 27 and will continue weekly until August 15. Then, all adults who have participated are invited to a party just for them at the Plumb Memorial Library on Thursday, 8/18, at 7:00PM.