Upcoming events 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


SCORE’s Five-session series on simple steps for starting your own business — #1. What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Thursday, Sept. 18, 7-8:30 p.m. See what’s required of the entrepreneur, including the good and not so good aspects about running your own business. Free. Register. From TLS and SCORE, continues on Thursdays thru Oct. 16. Details online.

The WorkPlace — Southwest CT’s Training and Skill Education Center. Evening Career Workshop. Tuesday, Sept. 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m. This innovative agency and partner of the American Job Center will describe its mission and programs to aide our job-seekers, career-changers, and skill refreshers, including Platform to Employment, which was featured on TV’s 60 Minutes. Register. Free.

Duct tape folders, for kids in middle and high school — Thursday, Sept. 25, 5-5:45 p.m. Create a folder out of duct tape to organize your papers in this fun workshop. All materials supplied. Register.

Upcoming: Simple steps for starting your own business — #2 of 5. Creating your business concept. Thursday, Sept. 25, 7-8:30 p.m.

Children’s Events

Registration for main library fall storytimes continues — Programs begin the week of Oct. 6.

Family Chess Club. Saturday, Sept. 20, 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.

Drop in play group. Wednesday, Sept. 24, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Special play group for September. Families with children ages 1-3 are invited to read, sing and play with us. No registration needed.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Saturday Sillies — Saturday, Sept. 20, 10:30-11 a.m. Do you have some excess energy? Let it out with some music and movement at the library. Ages 1-3, drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Inchworms — Baby storytime. Monday, Sept. 22, 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 & 5s — Monday, Sept. 22, 4-4:30 p.m. Join us for a fun story time with stories, songs and a craft. Drop in; maximum isimum is 15. Trumbull residents.

Butterflies — Storytime, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 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 isimum is 15. Trumbull residents.

Mini Artists — Wednesday, Sept. 24, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Calling all budding artists. Explore and make fun art each week. Ages 3-5. Register; maximum is 15. Trumbull residents.

Story Scenes — Wednesday, Sept. 24, 4-5 p.m. A chapter book storytime with an on-going craft. Ages 6-8. Maximum is 15; register. Trumbull resident.

Couponing 101 — Adult programs, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 6-7:30 p.m. Want to trim your budget? Learn the basics of couponing from Marilyn Zelinski-Syarto of twofrugalfairfielders.com. Registration required.

Storytime for 2 1/2-3-year-olds — Thursday, Sept. 25, 10:30-11 a.m. Join us for fun stories, songs and a basic craft. Drop in; but maximum is 15. Trumbull residents.

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