Upcoming at the Trumbull libraries

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


TLS storytimes start this week — Check out the schedules at the main and branch libraries.

Friends’ of the Library Book Nook Sale — Saturday, Feb. 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sales are the first Saturday of each month from September through June. For information or to volunteer, call the library or get contact information at their website: the-friends-of-the-trumbull-library.com.

Affordable Health Care Insurance Enrollment Fair — Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2-5 p.m. Another chance to get answers on health care options before March 14. Discover what Conn.’s insurance marketplace really does. An Access Health CT assister will be available for one-on-one sessions. Sign up if you wish. Drop in. First come, first served; last appointment 4:15 p.m. Call or go online for things you should bring. Free.

Non-fiction discussion group — Brown bag lunch meeting — Wednesday, Feb. 5, noon-1 p.m. Director, Sue Horton’s group. Bring lunch. February’s title is My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor. Justice Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Here she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the Supreme Court, a journey that offers an inspiring testament. Check the library for copies; ideas welcome. Drop in to join.

Precision online job aggregator — Discover the Krazoom System, with Henning Seip of Skillproof, Inc. Evening career lectures. Thursday, Feb. 6, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Krazoom’s search engine replaces keywords with job requirements and titles frequently used by employers. Stocked with more than 170,000 daily job postings, Krazoom aggregates job seeking sites to help you. Register. Free.

Children’s Events 

Family Chess Club — Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m.-noon. Selva Selvarajan’s Family Chess Club will assemble on the first and third Saturdays (except for long weekends). Chess learners and experts from 4 to 94 are welcome. Meet in the Children’s section with your own board, or come to watch.

Messy Mystery I — Grades K-2. Monday, Feb. 3, 4-4:45 p.m. Special program for Trumbull children: What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But it will be fun. Register.

Storytime for 2’s — Tuesday, Feb. 4 or Thursday, Feb. 6, 9:30-10 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers share stories, music and fun. Child must be two by January 13, 2014. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

3-year-old storytime — Tuesday, Feb. 4, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, Feb. 5, 9:30-10 a.m. Books, finger-plays, music and a craft create a wonderful learning experience for pre-readers and their caregivers. Child must be 3 by January 13, 2014. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

4- and 5-year-old storytime — Tuesday, Feb. 4, 11-11:30 a.m. Sharing books, songs, and making a craft has never been so much fun. Child must be 4 by January 13, 2014. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

Baby Café — Wednesday, Feb. 5 or Thursday, Feb. 5, 11-11:30 a.m. Enjoy shakers, scarves, books and play. Children 6 months-2 years. Trumbull residents. Drop in.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Fairchild baby’s morning out — Monday, Feb. 3 or Wednesday, Feb. 5, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Simple stories, songs, and finger plays, then free play and socialization for both babies and adults. Ages 0-24 months. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Drop in. First come, first served. 30 max.

Fairchild Story Squirrels — Tuesday, Feb. 4, 10:30-11 a.m. Come join us for a story time featuring fun stories, interactive play, and crafts. Ages 4 and 5. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Drop in. First come, first served. 15 max.

Robert the Guitar Guy — Ages 1-4. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 1:30-2 p.m. Robert will entertain you with his fun music, storytelling and rhythm and movement. First Wednesday of each month. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Fairchild story scenes — Ages 6-10. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 4-5 p.m. Join us for a chapter book storytime with an ongoing craft. Ages 6-10. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

Fairchild Book Bunnies — Thursday, Feb. 6, 10:30-11 a.m. Rhymes, stories, songs, and simple crafts perfect for toddlers. Ages 2 and 3. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Drop in. First come, first served. 15 max.

The Arduino Microcontroller — An Introductory Course (6th grade-adult). 1st night Thursday, Feb. 6, 6:30-8 p.m. Creators’ Corner 12-week Arduino class to teach about basic electronics, microcontrollers, and programming so you can create. After hours. For details and pre-requisites, contact the branch, or see online at trumbullct-library.org. Sign up once, for all by filling out flyer/application either at the branch or main library. Deadline for $65 fee and reg. Feb. 1. Pay at the branch.

Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.