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.

Color Craze

At the Plumb Memorial Library on the third Saturday of each month through the winter at 1:00 PM. New! Spend an hour and catch the coloring craze.  Adults indulge with the enticing pages provided by the library – as long as they share the crayons, pencils, and markers! Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Shelton Libraries, providing the pizza and snacks. Everyone needs to step back and take a break – here is some ready-made fun.

Repeat Reads

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Friday, 2/26, at 6:00PM.  Adults re-read (or read for the first time) classic favorites from youth.  This month it’s  Matilda by Roald Dahl. Even if you have seen the film, try the book version. Copies 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!

Library/Home School Network

At Plumb Memorial Library on Friday, 2/5, from 2:00PM-4:00PM.  Homeschooling or thinking of homeschooling your child(ren)? Meet other families at this open-session. Children are welcome and light refreshments are served.

First Friday Book Discussion

At the Huntington Branch Library on Friday, 2/5, at 1:00 PM. No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II by Doris Kearns Goodwin will be discussed today while enjoying light refreshments. This biography is a Pulitzer Prize winner. The March selection will be Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah. Books are available at the Hunting Branch Library.

Olde Ripton Garden Club

At the Plumb on the first Mondays of the month at 10:00AM.  Area garden and plant enthusiasts gather for workshops and speakers, new members welcome.