Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries

Main Library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8

Friday and Saturday, 9-5

Sunday, 1-5




Fairchild Nichols

Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8

Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5

Saturday, 10-2


Memorial Day holiday — Monday, May 26, libraries closed.

Need E-Books? Come to our Overdrive Sandbox. Thursday, May 15, 6:30-7:30pm. Are you having difficulty using Overdrive to download ebooks or audiobooks? Bring your device and get some one-on-one help in a small group setting. Mary Rogers, library staff ‘geek,’ will get you on the right track. Limited to five. Reservations required. Trumbull residents.

SAT practice test-run by Kaplan — Saturday, May 17, noon-4 p.m. Teens: Kaplan Test Prep returns to offer a practice SAT exam. Know what to expect and get an analysis of your score. A tutor will contact you to discuss your score and offer some strategies to make it better. Get ready for the real thing. Bring a calculator and two number 2 pencils. Register.

Friends and Friendship Seminar — Presented by Joanne Harrison-Becker, MS. Tuesday, May 20, 1-2 p.m. Celebrate Old Friends, New Friends week. In this interactive hour-long program, you will explore the nature, value, and health benefits of friendship, the impact of loneliness, and how to help a friend in grief. Please bring a pen or pencil. Register.

Advanced E-mail — Beyond the Basics. Wednesday, May 21, 10-11:30 a.m. For people who already send, and receive e-mail. This lecture-demonstration session will explain how to create an address book, how to send attachments, and how to create folders. Please register.

Choosing and using QuickBooks Online — Lunch and Learn with the QuickBooks Network. Thursday, May 22, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring your lunch and discover what version of QuickBooks Online is best for your business and your clients. Learn key features and Q & A at the end. Helpful to business people, entrepreneurs, as well as accountants. Co-sponsored by TLS and QuickBooks NAN. Free. Sign-in 11:30 a.m.; Program noon. Register.

Children's Events 

Family Chess Club. Saturday, May 17, 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- 94 are welcome. Meet in the Children’s Section with your own board, or come to watch.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Upcoming: Igor Sikorsky, the Man-An Historical Talk — Saturday, May 17, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Join us for Tom Pieragostini’s talk on Conn.’s Igor Sikorsky, inventor of the helicopter. Sikorsky gave us one of the most important inventions of our time, all while living in Trumbull and Nichols. Registration required.

Nichols Needles — All ages. Monday, May 19, 6-7 p.m. Do you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or practice any other kind of needle craft? Join us for a weekly gathering of needle crafters. Bring your latest project and join your neighbors to share tips, inspiration, and great company. Last night. Drop in. All abilities welcome.

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