Author Archives: Marcia Austin

Safe Sitter Class

At the Plumb Memorial Library, Tuesday, November 7, 11:30 AM. Join Ms. Dee Kopec, of Shelton Youth Services Bureau, for this seminar about safe babysitting practices. The course is for 11-14 year-olds and costs $25, which coversĀ  workbook and other supplies. For more information or to register (we only have a couple of openings) please […]

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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 […]

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Book Menus

Sixth graders – not sure what book to read next? Taste test titles from different genres by using our Book Menus!

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RBdigital Web Services – Update Notice

On Wednesday, September 20, RBdigital will need to impose up to eight hours downtime for our users while they implement some changes. During this period, service disruptions are expected for all RBdigital products on both web and mobile, including audiobooks, eBooks, Comics Plus: Library Edition, InstantFlix, Qello Concerts, OnePlay, and Transparent Language Online. There will […]

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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.

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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 […]

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Monarch Butterfly Nursery

If you haven’t been to the Huntington Branch Library this summer, you may have missed our second season of raising Monarch butterflies. This project is thanks to Mrs. Feeley. We still have butterflies almost ready to be released! Please call the branch for the latest updates – we can’t rush Mother Nature!

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lynda.com – It’s Back!

Many of you voiced your disappointment when we could no longer offer the lynda.com database to you. We are happy to say that we listened to you and have reinstated the subscription. If you still know your old login credentials, your history should be saved and accessible to you. If you are new to this […]

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Program Cancelation

As I See It, sponsored by the Friends of the Shelton Libraries at the Huntington Branch Library, will not be taking place Wednesday, August 9. The program is usually held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. See the Branch tab for more program details.

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Shelton Welcomes Our New Library Director

As of May 8, 2017, Mrs. Joan Stokes has taken the reins as Library Director of the Plumb Memorial and Huntington Branch Libraries. She is a Connecticut native, having grown up in Middlebury, where she and her husband still reside. Joan was the Assistant Head Librarian/Children’s Librarian for many years in Southbury and has also […]

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