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.

Gingerbread House Workshop

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Saturday, 1/3, at 2:00PM.  Families assemble and decorate a house in our 4th annual gingerbread workshop, then create a village to display the creations for the winter.  All material is provided but registration is required and begins 12/20.

Shelton School Readiness Council

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Thursday, 1/8, at 2:00PM.  Educators and community members meet to create activities to give directions and opportunities for preschool children and their families.  New or interested members are welcome.

Fun with Fiction

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Monday, 1/12 at 5:00PM.  Kids in grades 3 – 5 and their families are invited to join the Family Book Club discussion of Wild Girl by Patricia Reilly Giff.  Multiple copies are available at the Children’s Desk.  Registration is recommended, and there will be refreshments, activities, and door prizes.

Dementia Caregivers Support Group

At Plumb Memorial Library on the second Thursday of each month from 11:30AM – 1:00PM.  Support group for individuals caring for loved ones living with dementia; the group facilitator is Lidia from Benchmark at Split Rock.   Bring along a lunch or snack.

Repeat Reads

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Friday, 1/23, at 6:00PM.  Adults re-read (or read for the first time) classic favorites from youth.  This month a truth-based tale of Connecticut colonial history in Elizabeth Sperare’s  The Witch of Blackbird Pond.  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!