Plumb Memorial Library

The Plumb Memorial Library is truly the jewel of Shelton. It is named for David Wells Plumb. Visitors can attend meetings and programs, research Shelton and Connecticut history, check out materials for enlightenment and fun, ask reference questions, use the technology available, and interact with their fellow community members.

Parents’ Café

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Thursday, April 17 at 5:45PM.  The Valley Early Childhood Task Force offers an educational session for families.  In support of their new grant-funded program, Ages & Stages, there will be discussions on child development and information on local resources.  Dinner will be served and the Ages & Stages screening program will be explained to parents in this free session; registration will be necessary.


The Southern Connecticut Antique Bottle and Glass Collectors Association meets at the Plumb Memorial Library on Tuesday, April 15 at 6:30PM to discuss, share, and support this hobby.  New members are welcome.


This program will be at the Plumb Memorial Library on Thursday, April 10 at 7:00PM.  Dr. Matthew Raider (Middlesex Hospital) begins with a discussion on how meditation can improve physical, mental and spiritual health, continues with a 10 minute practice session, and will end with a Q & A segment.  Space is limited so registration is recommended.

Growing Readers: Wordless Books

At Plumb Memorial Library on Thursday, April 24 at 10:30AM.  The Shelton School Readiness Council sponsors this program on wordless books through music, art and interactive movement. This drop-in parent/child session with Miss Maura will offer adults lots of ideas on how to choose fun books they and their children will enjoy.

Read & Grow: 1000 Books before Kindergarten

If you enjoyed the Rubber Ducky Club at Plumb Memorial Library this summer, then you can keep the fun going with our new family reading program for caregivers and children (infants up to youngsters not yet in kindergarten).  Stop by the Plumb Memorial Library Children's Room to pick up the information and supplies when you sign-up.  Then continue the program at home – at your own pace.  This program is supported by the Shelton School Readiness Council, the Shelton Library System, and the Friends of the Shelton Libraries, with a grant from the Valley community Foundation.  Call the Children's Room at 203-924-9461 for more information.