Upcoming at 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


Check out the library’s Facebook page for upcoming One Book-One Town events. Also view photos and reactions to our successful high school debate, the maple sugaring demonstration, and others upcoming.

Winter harvest soup luncheon and book discussion. Trumbull One Book-One Town 2015: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver. Thursday, March 12, noon-2 p.m. Staff facilitator. Lunch features recipes from the book. Memoir/biography of Kingsolver and her family as they move and try out the locavore concept. Register.

Foodies’ Movie Night: Chef. Trumbull One Book-One Town 2015. Friday, March 13, 7-9:30 p.m. Comedy for adults. A chef who loses his restaurant job refits an old food truck to offer quality cooking on his own terms. It helps him reconnect with family and friends. 2014. 115 min. Rated R. Light refreshments. Please register.

How to Fund College without Going Broke. Saturday, March 14, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s excellent class covering how to plan for college expenses, including what it might cost, wise college choice, how to finance more than one child, and the best way to manage the expense. Includes a family financial run. Register. Free.

Advanced email: Beyond the Basics. Wednesday, March 18, 10-11:30 a.m. For people who already send, and receive email. This lecture-demonstration will explain how to create an address book, send attachments, and create folders. Free. Register.

Evening book discussion with Susan Boyar. Trumbull One Book-One Town 2015. Thursday, March 19, 7-8:30 p.m. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver. Memoir/biography of Kingsolver and her family as they move from Arizona to Southern Appalachia and join the locavore movement. Refreshments. Register.

Upcoming: A farm-to-table dinner at the Trumbull Marriott. We’ve opened a second seating. One Book-One Town 2015. Monday, March 23 or Thursday, March 26, 7-9 p.m. Details online.

Children’s Events

Messy Mystery II grades 3-5. Thursday, March 12, 5-5:30 p.m. A special mystery craft time for Trumbull children. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But it will be fun. Register; separately for each session.

2-year-old storytime. Tuesday, March 17, 9:30-10 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers share stories, music, and fun age-appropriate craft. Child must be 2 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 2 1/2-3-years-old. Tuesday, March 17, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, March 18, 9:30-10 a.m. Eye-catching books, fingerplay, music, and a fun age-appropriate craft make for a wonderful learning experience for our young pre-readers and their caregivers. Child must be 21/2 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 4’s and 5’s. Tuesday, March 17, 11-11:30 a.m. Share books, songs, and a fun age appropriate craft. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Child must be age 4 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register.

Book discussion, grades 4-6. This month’s book is The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare. Tuesday, March 17, 5-5:45 p.m. An historical story about a young boy left to guard his family’s wilderness home in Maine. He has a difficult time until he meets a local native tribe. Fun and lively discussion. Register. First five registrants get free copy in Children’s.

Baby Café-6 months to 2 years. Wednesday, March 18, or Thursday, March 19, 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. Caregiver or child Trumbull resident. Drop in.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Inchworms--PreWalkers. Monday, March 16, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Lively stories, fingerplay, free play for ages-birth-12 months. Drop in.

Butterflies-Walkers. Ages 12 months-30 months. Tuesday, March 17, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enjoy movement, songs, and stories for busy toddlers. Drop in.

Yoga with Janey. Ages 5-8. Tuesday, March 17, 4-4:45 p.m. Stretch your body and relax your mind. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register; Max. 10. Six week program; register for each session.

Mini Artists. Ages 3-5. Wednesday, March 18, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Welcome all mini-artists to make wonderful projects that you can play with at home. Max. 15; register.

Story Scenes. Ages 6-8. Wednesday, March 18, 4-5 p.m. Come listen to a chapter-book story and participate in an ongoing craft. Max. 10; register.

Storytime. Ages 2 1/2-3. Thursday, March 19, 10:30-11 a.m. Listen to amazing stories, sing happy songs, and make beautiful fun crafts that you can take home. Drop in.

Toddler Yoga with Jyothi. Ages 1-4. Thursday, March 19, 11:30 a.m. -noon. Now Thursdays. Children will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with music. Parents are welcome to join their children. Mats not required. Register.

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