Programs offered by the Trumbull libraries

Main Library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8

Friday and Saturday, 9-5

Open Sunday 1-5


Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8

Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5

Saturday, 10-2


Simple steps for starting your own business — Tonight: #2. Creating your business concept. Thursday, Sept. 25, 7-8:30 p.m. Properly forming your business concept, combined with a well prepared and executed business plan, will help you chart your course and avoid problems. Get help, and outline your concept. Free. Register. From TLS and SCORE, continues on Thursdays thru Oct. 16.

How to fund college without going broke — Saturday, Sept. 27, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., and Tuesday, Sept. 30, 6:30-7:45p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s excellent class covering how to plan for college expenses. Program includes a family financial run. Details online. Registration required. Free.

Afternoon tea and a lecture by Nicole Larizza — Creator of the Breast Cancer Campaign Nourish Our Girls. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2-3 p.m. Clinical nutritionist Nicole Larizza discusses resources to help families integrate breast cancer protective foods, and reveals the Nourish Our Girls campaign. Oct. is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Details online. Refreshments. Co-sponsored by TMHD and TLS. Register.

Film fanatics — With Joe Meyers. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Joe Meyers, Hearst Media News Group entertainment writer, hosts the library’s film club. Come recap the summer and discuss the fall season with fellow film fanatics. Registration requested.

Non-fiction discussion group: Brown bag lunch meeting — Wednesday, Oct. 1, noon-1 p.m. Director Sue Horton’s group. Bring lunch. Oct.’s title is Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of the Cultural Groups in America, by Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld. Why do some groups rise? The secret to their success: A superiority complex, insecurity, and impulse control. The American Dream is alive. Check the library for copies; ideas welcome. Drop in to join.

TAG teen advisory group kick-off meeting-teen volunteers — Thursday, Oct. 2, 5-5:45 p.m. Get to know each other, talk about projects, programs, and our community service aim, Homes for the Brave in Bridgeport. Register. Refreshments. Grades 6-12. Details online.

Upcoming: Simple steps for starting your own business — #3 of 5. How to market your business. Thursday, Oct. 2, 7-8:30 p.m.

Children’s Events

Registration for fall storytimes continues — Programs begin week of Oct. 6. Details in Childrens or Online.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Super Hero celebration — Saturday, Sept. 27, 11 a.m.-noon. Have some SUPER fun celebrating your favorite super heroes and heroines. Costumes are welcome but not required. Ages 5 and up. Registration required.

Inchworms — Baby storytime. Monday, Sept. 29, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Introduce your baby to books. Join us for simple stories, finger plays, and songs followed by free play and socialization. Babies from birth to not yet walking. Drop in; but maximum is 20. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 4s and 5s — Monday, Sept. 29, 4-4:30 p.m. Join us for a fun storytime with stories, songs and a craft. Drop in; maximum 15. Trumbull residents.

LEGO Block Party — Monday, Sept. 29, 6:30-7:15 p.m. Do you LOVE Legos? Join us for an evening of building and creation. Ages 5 and up. Maximum 15; register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Butterflies — Storytime — Tuesday, Sept. 30, 10:30-11:15 a.m. This storytime contains movement, songs and stories for busy toddlers. Ages walking through 2 1/2. Drop in; but maximum is 15. Trumbull residents.

Mini artists — Wednesday, Oct. 1, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Calling all budding artists. Explore and make fun art each week. Ages 3-5. Register; maximum 15. Trumbull residents.

Story scenes — Wednesday, Oct. 1, 4-5 p.m. A chapter book storytime with an on-going craft. Ages 6-8. Maximum 15; register. Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 2 1/2-3-year-olds — Thursday, Oct. 2, 10:30-11 a.m. Join us for fun stories, songs and a basic craft. Drop in; but maximum 15. Trumbull residents.

Check out our website at, to see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.