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


Upcoming — Art exhibition at the library: The Great Minds Collection. Continues at the Main Library Nov.-May. Details online.

Advanced E-mail: Beyond the Basics — Friday, Nov. 7, 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.

Chess tournament — Saturday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-noon. All ages be prepared to play. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and certificates for all participants. Please register.

Genealogy writing workshop — With Frederick C. Hart, Jr. CG, FASG. Saturday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Whether you want to publish your genealogy or leave a narrative for your family, this workshop will get your writing started or keep it going. Bring reference materials and your laptop as we will actually write. Drop in to register. Details online.

How to Fund College without Going Broke — Saturday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s excellent class covering how to plan for college expenses. Program includes a family financial run. Details online. Registration required. Free.

Veterans’ Day Holiday Nov. 11 — Libraries closed.

Learn to use the Overdrive Media Console App to download to your tablet, etc., at Our Overdrive App Sandbox. Saturday, Nov. 13. 4, 1:30-3 p.m. Bring your tablet device and get some one-on-one help in a small group setting. Max 5; Reservations required. Trumbull residents.

From overwhelmed to successful — Strategic planning and time management to reach your goals. Evening career lecture. Thursday, Nov. 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Success doesn’t just happen. That can be tough if you’re discouraged or feeling overwhelmed and stressed. Join Monica Leggett, Business and Life Coach, and get specific steps to take. Free. Register.

Children’s Events

Storytime for 2 1/2-3 years old — Wednesday, Nov. 12, 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. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Baby Café — 6 months-2 years. Wednesday, Nov. 12 or Thursday, Nov. 13, 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.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Live demonstrations — See our MakerBot Replicator2 desk 3D printer during November. All ages drop into the Creators’ Corner, where creativity and innovation happen. 203-452-5196.

Saturday Sillies — Saturday, Nov. 8, 10:30-11 a.m. Got 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, Nov. 10, 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 those not yet walking. Drop in; max. 20. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 4s and 5s — Monday, Nov. 10, 4-4:30 p.m. Join us for a fun story time with stories, songs and a craft. Drop in; max. 15. Trumbull residents.

Mini Artists — Wednesday, Nov. 12, 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.

Robert the Guitar Guy — Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1:30-2 p.m. Come sing, jump, and clap to nursery rhymes and favorite movie songs with Robert. Pre-school ages welcome.

Story Scenes — Wednesday, Nov. 12, 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.

Healthy holiday hors d’oeuvres with Robin Glowa — Adult programs. Wednesday, Nov. 12, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Robin Glowa, The Conscious Cook, returns to cook. Learn how to make three healthy, easy-to-prepare hors d’oeuvres perfect for holiday parties, plus tips and tricks on cooking for the season. Register. Space limited.

Storytime for 2 1/2-3 year olds — Thursday, Nov. 6, 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.