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.

Oscar Night Forecast

At the Plumb Memorial Library, Thursday, February 22, at 6:30PM.  This annual Oscar Forecast event with guest Joe Meyers, movie reviewer for the CT Post, is brought to you by the Friends of the Shelton Libraries. Champion your favorite actors and films – perhaps you can pick the winners of the upcoming Academy Awards. This is a free program, but registration is required here or at 203-924-1580. (Program was rescheduled from 2/7/18)

Repeat Reads

At the Plumb Library, Friday, February 23, 6:00pm.  Adults re-read (or read for the first time) classic favorites from youth. This month’s book is The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope. Come debate the merits and values, share tea and snacks, drop in for a reader’s happy hour.

Books @ Noon

At the Plumb Library, Monday, February 26, 12:00 PM. Book discussion group for adults on fourth Mondays at noon. This month’s selection is The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa. Group meets in handicapped-accessible ground floor meeting room; bring along lunch and the library will offer beverage and dessert, new members welcome.

Pysanky at Plumb

At the Plumb Memorial Library, Thursday, March 1 at 6:00pm or Saturday, March 3 at 10:00am  Learn the ancient Eastern European art of decorating Easter eggs. Participants at this hands-on workshop will create their own pysanka to take home with them.  Choose between an evening workshop or a Saturday morning workshop. More details here. Space is limited so register soon!

Register here for Thursday, March 1 at 6:00pm

Register here for Saturday, March 3 at 10:00am

Rails to Back Trails

At the Plumb Memorial Library, Monday, March 19, 7:00 PM.  Join us for a presentation recounting the then-and-now of local railroad history starting in 1836 when railroad was king. It will cover all the events and industry that surrounded the railroad, including how many of the rail lines have become some of Connecticut’s best recreational trails used for biking, hiking, and running. More details here. The program is free and open to the public. Registration is required here or by calling 203-924-1580.