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


Krazoom job search — Easier and faster than ever. Discover this online jobsite aggregator. Evening Career Lectures. Thursday, Dec. 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m. In Krazoom, job seekers only find listings that match your skills, and that is key to employers decisions. Free. Register.

Middle and high school: Paint your own mug — Thursday, Dec. 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Create a one-of-a-kind painted mug perfect to give as a gift or keep for yourself. Using Sharpie Paint pens and removable decals, these mugs are easy and fun to make. All materials provided. Register.

Friend’s of the Library Book Nook Sale — Saturday, Dec. 6. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sales are the first Saturday of each month from September through June. For information or to volunteer, call the library or visit the-friends-of-the-trumbull-library.com.

How to Fund College without Going Broke — Saturday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., and Thursday, Dec. 11, 6-7:15 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s excellent class covering how to plan for college expenses, including what it might cost, wise college choice, how to finance more than one child, and the best way to manage the expense. Program includes a family financial run. Registration required. Free.

How to create your elevator speech — Programs for businesses and business people. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 7-8 p.m. How to come to the point and communicate key facts succinctly in business situations, whether narrative, persuasive, or sales. Led by SCORE rep. Daniel De Percin. Free. Register.

Children’s events

Family Chess Club — Saturday, Dec. 6, 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.

Storytime for 2’s — Tuesday, Dec. 9, 9:30-10 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers: Share stories, music and fun. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 2 1/2 to 3-years-old — Tuesday, Dec. 9, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, Dec. 10, 9:30-10 a.m. Eye-catching books, fingerplays, music, and a themed craft make for a wonderful learning experience for our young pre-readers and their caregivers. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

4- and 5-year-old storytime — Tuesday, Dec. 9, 11-11:30 a.m. Sharing books, songs, and making a craft has never been so much fun. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

Baby Café-6 months to 2 years — Wednesday, Dec. 10 or Thursday, Dec. 11, 11-11:30 a.m. Baby’s first introduction to the library. Expect a jam-packed session of rhythm and rhymes guaranteed to enchant. Caregiver or child Trumbull resident. Drop in.

Messy Mystery II — Thursday, Dec. 11, 4-4:45 p.m. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But it will be fun. This special story time is for Trumbull Children in grades 3-5.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Inchworms — Baby storytime, Monday, Dec. 8, 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; max. 20. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 4’s and 5’s — Monday, Dec. 8, 4-4:30 p.m. Join us for a fun story time with stories, songs and a craft. Drop in; max. 15. Trumbull residents.

Butterflies. Storytime, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 10:30-11:15 a.m. This storytime contains movement, songs and stories for busy toddlers. Ages walking to 2 1/2. Drop in; Max. 15. Trumbull residents.

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

Story scenes — Wednesday, Dec. 10, 4-5 p.m. A chapter book story time with an on-going craft. Ages 6-8. Register; max. 15. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

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

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