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.

Naval War of 1812

At the Huntington Branch Library on Saturday, January 6 at 1:00 PM.
Join Bob Begin as he presents another fascinating presentation about this war and the exploits of the USS Constitution. Of particular interest to lovers of local history will be the story of one of her Captains, Isaac Hull, who was from Derby and Huntington Landing. Please register beginning December 14. (Snow date will be January 13).

Branching Out at the Huntington Branch Library

This is a new program series for adults that takes place in various places around Shelton that offer something unique. Our first program was held at The Drunk Alpaca, 350 Howe Avenue, on October 21. Please register for our second program at Baingan Indian Restaurant, 94 River Road, which will be held on Tuesday, November 7 (Election Day) at 6:30 PM. There will be some free samples to enjoy while learning about Shelton’s only Indian restaurant.

First Friday Book Discussion

At the Huntington Branch Library on the first Friday of each month at 1:00 PM.

November 3, The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins will be discussed while enjoying light refreshments. This is a psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people’s lives. The selection for December will be A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly. Books are available at the Huntington Branch Library.

Friends Book Boutique

At the Huntington Branch Library on the third Saturday of the month, from September through December, 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Expanded coffee table collection as well as gently used books and media, for adults and children. Stop by and help support the Friends of the Shelton Libraries.

Cozy Mystery Group

This very popular program will appeal to lovers of “cozy mysteries” – those light mysteries usually with an amateur detective, a bit of humor, often some romance, and an extra bonus. Join our expert, Mabel, for the next quarterly installment. No required reading, however be prepared for some yummy baked treats. Please register for the December 8 program, “Cupcakes & Cozies”, beginning November 27.