Events happening at the libraries this week

Main Library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8

Friday and Saturday, 9-5

Sunday, 1-5



Fairchild Nichols

Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8

Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5

Saturday, 10-2


Columbus Day Holiday — Libraries closed. Monday, Oct. 14.

Join our new “Cuenta Cuentos” Spanish Storytime — Every third Saturday for Children K and up. Songs Stories and Fun. Details and Registration at the Library. 203-452-5197.

How to fund college without going broke — Saturday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., and Thursday, Oct. 17, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s class covering the best way to manage the expense. See where you are and how you can get there. Program includes a family financial run. Merwin Room. Register. Free.

Simple steps for starting your business — SCORE’S five session series. Tuesday, Oct. 15, #5. Funding and next steps. Sign up at 6 p.m.; start at 6:30. Tried and true series presented by SCORE experts on business planning, operations, marketing, etc. Come to one or all. Co-sponsored by TLS and SCORE. Drop in, or call SCORE, 203-831-0065 for details.

Eleven retirement risks and opportunities that you need to know about — Workshop with David L. Cowan. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2-3 p.m. TLS and AAA CT Motor Club present for those already in retirement (or planning ahead.). Get your full retirement benefits; lock in stock market gains; protect your estate from long-term illness; and many more. QandA. Registration requested.

Teens and tweens - beaded spiders — Thursday, Oct. 17, 4-5 p.m. Create a unique beaded spider just in time for Halloween. All materials provided. Registration required. limited to 20.

Racing the seas — With yacht racing expert Jay Kiley. Thursday, Oct. 17, 6:30-8 p.m. Kiley will share stories and experiences racing ‘super yachts’ over 80 feet in length. Free. Details online. Reservations requested.

Children’s Events 

Sundays are fundays — Sunday, Oct. 13, 3-3:30 p.m. Can’t make it to our programs during the week? We have you covered. Songs, stories and a simple craft. All ages. Trumbull residents. Drop in.

Storytime for 2’s — Tuesday, Oct. 15, 9:30-10 a.m. Toddlers bring your caregivers. Stories, music and an easy craft round out a fun morning. Register. Children/caregivers Trumbull residents.

Storytime for 2 1/2-3 years old — Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:30-11 a.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 16, 9:30-10 a.m. Eye-catching books, fingerplays, music, and a themed craft for our young pre-readers and their caregivers. Register. Child/caregivers Trumbull resident.

Pre-K story time — Tuesday, Oct. 15, 11-11:30 a.m. Age appropriate stories and create a take-home craft. Trumbull residents that will be entering Kindergarten next year. Register.

Storytimes for 3 and 4’s — Wednesday, Oct. 16, 10:30-11 a.m. Sharing books, songs and creating crafts. Register. Trumbull residents only.

Baby Café-6 months to 2 years — Wednesday, Oct. 16 and Thursday, Oct. 17, 11-11:30 a.m. Baby’s first introduction to the library. Babies and caregivers can expect a jam-packed session of rhythm and rhymes guaranteed to enchant our littlest explorers. Drop in.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Future Famous Authors and Artists Club — Saturday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-noon. Do you like to write or draw? Why not put these two fun things together and be part of our new club. Meet the second Saturday of each month, to create and share your creative works with others. Materials will be supplied. For ages 6-10. Register. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.

Library Lions — For age 4. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:30-11 a.m. This program features longer books and a variety of activities, such as puppets, crafts and interactive play. Register. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.

Book Bunnies — For ages 2 - 3. Thursday, Oct. 17, 10:30-11 a.m. Come for fun stories, fingerplays, rhymes and easy crafts. Register. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.

Visit, see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.