Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries

Main Library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8 • Friday and Saturday, 9-5 • Sunday, 1-5

203-452-5197 • trumbullct-library.org

Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8 • Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5 • Saturday, 10-2


Libraries closed — Monday, Jan. 20, Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

Teens and Tweens: Birds nest necklace — Thursday, Jan. 16, 5:30-6:15 p.m. Create this bird’s nest necklace for yourself or as a gift. All materials provided. Register.

QuickBooks 101 — Choices and Benefits, with Caren Schwartz. Programs for businesses and business people. Thursday, Jan. 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Looking for an accounting solution for your business? Are you using QuickBooks or thinking about it? There are choices. Details online. Register. Free.

Teens and Tweens “Altered Book” Safe — Saturday, Jan. 18, 2-3 p.m. Create a secret storage space for your special treasures in this altered book project for kids in grades 6-12. Books pre-cut, so decorate and finish. Do another at home. Register.

Late Lunch Lit: The Battle of Okinawa: The Blood and the Bomb — By Conn. author George Feifer. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 1-2 p.m. Feifer tells us that the Battle of Okinawa was the largest land-sea-air battle in history, the final major engagement in WWII, and a context for the dropping of the atomic bomb. Register. Free. Books available for purchase and signing.

Teen Book DiscussionA Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 5:30-6:15 p.m. Historical fiction based on a true story, this one was on the YALSA best books for teens list in 2003. Join us for refreshments and discussion (frequently goes off topic.) Bring a friend.

Children’s Events 

Family Chess Club — Saturday, Jan. 18, 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.

Children’s Storytimes — Restart on Feb. 1.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Announcing: Arduino Microcontroller — An introductory course, 12-weeks, Grade 6-adult, begins Thursday, Feb.6, 6:30 p.m. Cost $65; limited registration has started. Details online.

Storytimes — Restart on Feb. 3.

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