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.

Family Frosty Saturday

At the Plumb Memorial Library on Saturday, 12/6, from 10:00AM – 5:00PM.  Brighten someone else’s season in this free SONshine (Sharing with Our Neighbors) event.  Bring a donation for a local charity (canned goods for Valley Food Bank, Baby wipes or mittens for TEAM’s diaper bank, or a unwrapped toy for TEAM’s Toys 4 Kids) to the following programs:

FOTSL Holiday Market                          10:00AM – 3:00PM     Great prices on nearly new books – proceeds benefit Shelton’s public libraries.

Make One-Take One Workshop            10:00AM – 3:00PM     Kids create ornaments to hang today, on the community tree in Veterans Memorial Park.

A Christmas Carol                                      1:00PM – 2:30PM      Read by Valley Shakespeare Players. (See event listing on Home page).

Pizza & Movie                                               3:30PM – 5:00PM      Family share pizza while watching the new H.C. Andersen’s Snow Queen, sponsors by FOTSL.

Community Tree Lighting                     5:30PM – 6:30PM      Veteran’s Memorial Park, 38 Canal St.  Decorate the tree and sing carols!

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.


At Plumb Memorial Library on Monday, 12/18 at 6:30PM.  Southwest chapter of CT authors and publishers association; offers speakers and support.  New members are welcome.

Olde Ripton Garden Club

At the Plumb on Monday, 12/1 at 10:00AM.  Area garden and plant enthusiasts gather for workshops and speakers, new members welcome.