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


The Food We Eat: One Book-One Town 2015. Kick-off program

coming right up: Wednesday, March 4, 7-9 p.m. St. Joseph High School Debate Team takes on Trumbull High’s Debate Club. Review additional programs on local and ecological growing, choosing, and eating at trumbullct-library.org. Join our 6th annual community-wide read: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, by Barbara Kingsolver.

Learn to Use the Overdrive Media Console App to Download to Your Tablet, etc., at Our Overdrive App Sandbox — Thursday, Feb. 19, 6-7 p.m. Bring your tablet device and get some one-on-one help. Max. 5; reservations required. Trumbull residents.

How to Fund College without Going Broke — Saturday, Feb. 21, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Thursday, Feb. 26, 6-7:15 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. Program includes a family financial run. Register. Free.

Images of Women — TLS Concert Series. Sunday, Feb. 22, 2-3 p.m. Singer-songwriter Robin Greenstein presents a weave of traditional music and talk, creating a unique oral history. She adds women’s issues of justice, equality, oppression, love, and family, including quotes and anecdotes from notables. Lively and entertaining. CDs for sale. Drop in.

Teen Advisory Group meeting. Monday, Feb. 23, 5-6 p.m. Drop in to our monthly TAG meeting. Help plan fun activities for other teens. Prospective members welcome, in 6th-12th grade. Refreshments provided.

Killer Elevator Speech — Programs for Businesses and Business People. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 7-8:30 p.m. Communicate key facts about your product succinctly. What it is and why it’s best. Led by SCORE counselor Daniel de Percin. Free. Register. Co-sponsored by SCORE.

Children’s Events

Family Chess Club — Saturday, Feb. 21, 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. For information, contact the library.

2-year-old Storytime — Tuesday, Feb. 24, 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 to 3-years-old — Tuesday, Feb. 24, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, Feb. 25, 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 2 1/2 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 4’s and 5’s — Tuesday, Feb. 24, 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.

Baby Café-6 months to 2 years — Wednesday, Feb. 25, or Thursday, Feb. 26, 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

Marcia the Musical Moose and Winter Wonderland — Saturday, Feb. 21, 11 a.m.-noon. Enjoy Marcia the Moose and her furry puppet friends in a Winterland of Enchantment, where music plays, stories are told, and magic happens. Ages 2-8 are Welcome.

Inchworms — Pre-walkers. Ages birth-12 months. Monday, Feb. 23, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Lively stories, fingerplay, free play for ages-birth-12 months. Drop in.

Butterflies — Walkers. Ages 12-30 months. Tuesday, Feb. 24, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enjoy movement, songs, and stories for busy toddlers. Drop in.

Mini artists — Ages 3-5. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Welcome all mini-artists to make wonderful projects that you can play with at home. Registration required. Max. 15.

Toddler yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1-4. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Every Wednesday in February, parents are welcome to join their children. Children will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with supportive music. Mats are not required. Register.

Story Scenes — Ages 6-8. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 4-5 p.m. Come listen to a chapter-book story and participate in an ongoing craft. Max. 10; registration required.

Storytime — Ages 2 1/2 to 3. Thursday, Feb. 26, 10:30-11 a.m. Listen to amazing stories, sing happy songs, and make beautiful fun crafts that you can take home. Drop in.

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