Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries

Main library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8

Friday and Saturday, 9-5




Fairchild Nichols

Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8

Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5

Saturday, 10-2


Adult Summer Reading 2014. Last week for adult summer reading. Fill out one entry form for each item read, to be eligible for a weekly prize drawing. Details online.

Download E-Books with Free Overdrive Software — Learn at the library’s Overdrive “Sandbox,” Thursday, Aug. 14, 6-7 p.m. Having difficulty downloading e-books to your device? Bring your device and get some one-on-one help. Register. Trumbull residents only.

Locker Pockets for Teens and Tweens — Summer reading road trip on Monday, Aug. 18, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Create a clever organizer for your locker out of an old pair of jeans. Bring jeans you no longer want as they will be getting cut up. All other materials will be provided. Register.

How to Fund College without Going Broke — Wednesday, Aug. 20, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s class covering how to plan for college expenses. Program includes a family financial run. Details online. Register.

August Meeting for Grade 6-8 Book Club — Summer reading road trip, Thursday, Aug. 21, 7-7:45 p.m. Make summer reading fun by discussing a book with friends. August’s one-session book is Final Four, by Paul Volponi. Register.

Very, Very, Very Basic Internet Searching — Friday, Aug. 22, 10-11:30 a.m.

Children’s Events

Family Chess Club — Saturday, Aug. 16, 10-12 p.m. 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.

A Silly Song Sing-A-Long with Edward Leonard — Thursday, Aug. 21, 11-11:45 a.m. Trumbull preschoolers are invited for a mix of songs, interactive musical games, dance, movement and rhythm. Drop in.

August Meeting of Book Discussion for Grades 4-6 — Summer Reading Road Trip, Thursday, Aug. 21, 6-6:45 p.m. August’s book, Shadow by Michael Morpurgo, will be discussed that night only. Register. First 15 get a free copy. Trumbull residents only.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

End of the Summer Party — Saturday, Aug. 16, 11-1 p.m. Games, crafts, snacks, prizes and more. Drop in.

Baby’s Morning Out — Monday, Aug. 18, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Finger plays and stories followed by free play and socialization for both babies (up to 23 months) and adults. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

3’s at 3 — Monday, Aug. 18, 3-3:30 p.m. Stories, songs and a simple craft for 3-year-olds. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Summer Explorers — Tuesday, Aug. 19, 11-11:30 a.m. Come explore something new each Tuesday at the library. Ages 6-8. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

LEGO Block Party — Wednesday, Aug. 20, 6:30-7:15 p.m. For ages 5 and older. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 2’s — Thursday, Aug. 21, 10:30-11 a.m. Filled with music, movement and short stories this story time for 2 year olds. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 4’s & 5’s — Thursday, Aug. 21, 1-1:30 p.m. Preschool story time filled with stories, songs and a craft. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.