Upcoming events at the Trumbull Library

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


Martin Luther King Jr. holiday-Libraries closed Monday, Jan. 19.

The Food We Eat: One Book-One Town — Programs on local and ecological growing, choosing, and eating coming up in March 2015. Preview events and discussions on our online calendar, etc. Events accompany our 6th annual community-wide read: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, by Barbara Kingsolver.

Middle/high school book group: Kit’s Wilderness — Thursday, Jan. 15, 6-6:45 p.m. This story by David Almond is set in an old mining community in England. Adventure and mystery abound in this Printz Award winning book for teens. First five registrants receive free copy. Join us for a lively discussion and activity. Register.

Downloading e-Books with Free Overdrive Software — Friday, Jan. 16, 10-11:30 a.m. A lecture/demonstration of the Overdrive system for downloading e-Books, audiobooks, and live streaming of video to your e-reader. Get results and see how easy it is to download to your device. Trumbull residents. Register.

Very, Very, Very Basic Internet Searching — Wednesday, Jan. 21, 10-11:30 a.m. This lecture-demonstration offers a starting from scratch introduction to searching the Internet. Register.

Are You An Encore Entrepreneur? Programs for Businesses and Business People. Thursday, Jan. 22, 7-8:30 p.m. Whether you fall into the encore entrepreneur category now, or maybe in the future, this might be an exciting and creative way to be your own boss or get paid to work for a nonprofit you volunteer with. Discover that your significant experience could be valuable. Led by SCORE business counselor. Details online. Free. Register.

Children’s Events

Family Chess Club — Saturday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m.-noon. Selva Selvarajan’s Family Chess Club will assemble on the first and third Saturdays (except for long weekends). Meet us on the next Saturday to participate or learn. 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 further information, contact the library.

Upcoming: Get Out of the House Playgroup — Friday, Jan. 23, 11 a.m.-noon. Children ages 1-3 years old and parents/caregivers.

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