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November 2014

AlphaBits

November 6 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until November 20, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.

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Stories with Danielle

November 6 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every week until November 20, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Three and four year olds hear stories just for them.

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Stay & Play

November 7 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until November 21, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers: adults chat while children play; light refreshments provided. Suitable for babies and young children. Drop in.

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First Friday Book Discussion

November 7 @ 1:00 pm
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri will be discussed at this meeting. Books are available at the branch. December’s selection will be Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann.

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Spanish with Sandra

November 7 @ 2:45 pm
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Every week until November 21, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Early immersion program for three to five year-olds and their parents, features the Spanish language in songs, games, story time and other activities. Taught by Shelton Spanish teacher Sandra Alvarado. Registration required and space is limited. This session runs Fridays, at 2:45 through Nov. 21. Participants don’t have to go to all sessions.

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Teen Volunteer Orientation

November 8 @ 10:00 am
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Teens who need community service hours may stop in anytime to complete an application and attend this orientation. No registration required. Parents: expect to attend this workshop with teens. Volunteers must be 12-19 years old, and may not be completing these hours for court or disciplinary board assignments. Call 203-924-9461 and talk to Margaret for more information.

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Loss of the Quincy

November 8 @ 1:00 pm
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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During World War II, more than 380 men went down with the USS Quincy; a number of them from Connecticut. Learn what happened during the battle, from various viewpoints, to people caught in circumstances beyond their control. This presentation is lead by Bob Begin; register beginning Oct. 23.

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Teen Saturday

November 8 @ 1:30 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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1:30 p.m. Boost! Teens 13-18 make Rice Krispy Treats then tackle Starbucks copycat drinks: Pumpkin Spice and Salted Caramel (Latte or Frappe your preference) all while discussing this week’s book The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness; copies in the teen room. Film Critics — 3 p.m. teens screen Red 2. New members welcome.

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Budding Bookworms

November 10 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until November 24, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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A themed drop in story and craft time for kids 1-5 years old and their caregivers.

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MS Support

November 10 @ 2:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Regional self-led support group meets at 2 p.m. at Plumb Memorial Library to share information. This month’s topic is Social Security and Medicare issues discussed by Susan Raimondo. The library is at 65 Wooster Street.

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SW CAPA

November 10 @ 6:30 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Regional chapter of authors and publishers association, offers speakers and support. New members welcome.

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Toddler Movement Program

November 12 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every week until November 19, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Kids ages 2-and-a-half to 4 years old and caregivers march, dance and play musical instruments plus songs and action poems. This is a weekly program for children who are ready to participate in group activities. Register.

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As I See It

November 12 @ 1:00 pm
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Friends of the Shelton Libraries offer a film viewing and discussion over desserts.

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As I See It

November 12 @ 1:00 pm
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Friends of the Shelton Libraries offer a film viewing and discussion over desserts; new members welcome.

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Tweens Rule

November 12 @ 6:00 pm
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Every week until November 12, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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New program for kids in grades 5-8. Crafts, cooking, book discussions.

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AlphaBits

November 13 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until November 20, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.

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Stories with Danielle

November 13 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every week until November 20, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Three and four year olds hear stories just for them.

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Dementia support group

November 13 @ 11:30 am
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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A support group for individuals caring for loved ones living with dementia is Thursday, Nov. 13, 11:30 a.m., at Plumb Memorial Library. Bring along a lunch or snack and take a break with others sharing similar situations. Portuguese and Spanish speakers are welcome and the language will be accommodated by group facilitator Lidia from Benchmark at Split Rock.

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Shelton School Readiness Council

November 13 @ 2:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Open council meeting of supporters of early literacy. New members welcome

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Kids in the Kitchen

November 13 @ 5:30 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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The trip around the world with cooking treats continues for kids 5 and older with caregivers. This month’s stop is with the Inuit of Alaska. Simple skills but adult help needed so parents expect to stay. Dress for mess. Register.

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They Called Her Reckless

November 13 @ 7:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Author Janet Barrett shares the story of a wily Korean pony that carried ammunition up steep hills to the front lines during the Korean War. Reservations suggested.

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Stay & Play

November 14 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until November 21, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers: adults chat while children play; light refreshments provided. Suitable for babies and young children. Drop in.

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Library/Homeschool Network

November 14 @ 2:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Families explore library resources and offer support over refreshments; new members welcome.

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Spanish with Sandra

November 14 @ 2:45 pm
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Every week until November 21, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Early immersion program for three to five year-olds and their parents, features the Spanish language in songs, games, story time and other activities. Taught by Shelton Spanish teacher Sandra Alvarado. Registration required and space is limited. This session runs Fridays, at 2:45 through Nov. 21. Participants don’t have to go to all sessions.

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Piggie and Gerald Party

November 15 @ 2:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Drop-in with Miss Maura and celebrate author, Mo Willems’ beloved characters Piggie and Gerald. Kids 1-8 years old and their caregivers hear a story, create crafts and play some games.

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Budding Bookworms

November 17 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until November 24, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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A themed drop in story and craft time for kids 1-5 years old and their caregivers.

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Fun with Fiction Family Book Club

November 17 @ 5:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Kids in grades 3-5 and their families discuss Granny Torrelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech. Refreshments and door prizes. Multiple copies available at the children’s desk. Register.

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Fun for Little Ones

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Every week until November 25, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Mrs. Fritsch offers stories, songs and movement for toddlers and pre-schoolers up to age 5 in this engaging and entertaining themed drop in program; siblings welcome, too.

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Baby Rhyme Time

November 18 @ 11:00 am
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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New time for this drop in program for infants and non-walkers with caregivers. Children hear traditional and new nursery rhymes and songs, many with hand play or action followed by free play and socialization for the kids, plus time for chat for the adults.

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Book Buzz

November 18 @ 2:00 pm
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Every week until November 25, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Drop-in with Miss Maura for weekly book and book based craft plus a healthy snack. This program for preschool children and their caregivers.

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knit!

November 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Every week until November 25, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Adult fiber fans meet to knit, crochet and chat, lots of support and fellowship in this drop in group, stop in and bring a friend.

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Toddler Movement Program

November 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every week until November 19, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Kids ages 2-and-a-half to 4 years old and caregivers march, dance and play musical instruments plus songs and action poems. This is a weekly program for children who are ready to participate in group activities. Register.

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AlphaBits

November 20 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until November 20, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.

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Stories with Danielle

November 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every week until November 20, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Three and four year olds hear stories just for them.

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Stay & Play

November 21 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until November 21, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers: adults chat while children play; light refreshments provided. Suitable for babies and young children. Drop in.

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Spanish with Sandra

November 21 @ 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until November 21, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Early immersion program for three to five year-olds and their parents, features the Spanish language in songs, games, story time and other activities. Taught by Shelton Spanish teacher Sandra Alvarado. Registration required and space is limited. This session runs Fridays, at 2:45 through Nov. 21. Participants don’t have to go to all sessions.

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Teen Advisory Board

November 21 @ 3:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Teens share opinions and input for enhancing programs and collections in the teen department. New members welcome; drop in.

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Repeat Reads

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - November 22 @ 6:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Adults re-read classics, this month S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders. Opinions shared over refreshments, drop in; copies available for this reader’s happy hour.

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Teen Saturday

November 22 @ 1:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Teen make Shepherd’s Pie and discuss the serial killer thriller Nearly Gone. While the food bakes, watch The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Drop in.

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Library Lego Club

November 22 @ 2:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Legos Challenge 3: all ages drop in as children 1-12 create a racing car using Legos. excitement. All creations will be displayed in children’s department until next month.

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