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
Teen Summer Reading continues — Track your reading online and check out activities and book discussions in August. Details at the Children’s Desk.

“Marvel” Monograms — Grades 6 and up. Monday, Aug. 3, 2-3:30 p.m. Join Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart. 

Studio for an afternoon of decoupage — Working with handmade papers and comic book pages, participants will design their own ‘superhero’ monogram on canvas panel. Register; max. 16.

Author appearance — Thursday, Aug. 6, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Welcome Trumbull’s Maura Weiler as she discusses her debut novel Contrition. In this story, adoptee Dorie McKenna discovers she has a twin sister who is a cloistered nun. Her relationship with her twin grows, but will their shared biological past and uncertain future collide? Free. Register. Copies for sale.

Upcoming — Advanced email: Beyond the Basics. Friday, Aug. 7, 10-11:30 a.m. Register. Free.
Children’s Events
Kids’ Summer Reading Program continues —Theme: Every Hero Has a Story. Use new online reading log format this year. Also, discover special summer programs just for you. See Children’s for details.

Summer Toddler Time — Tuesday, Aug. 4, 10-10:45 a.m. Toddlers 2-3 years old will explore learning stations, educational themes and great stories in our new story time format. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Preschool University — Summertime. Wednesday, Aug. 5, 10-10:45 a.m. Preschoolers 4-5 years old will practice the skills needed for kindergarten all while having fun with this new storytime format. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Summer Baby Bunch — Thursday, Aug. 6, 10-10:30 a.m. All babies up to age 2 are invited to sing, clap, play and read. This drop in program will be a great first experience. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Upcoming — Music Mandy. Friday, Aug. 7, 10-11 a.m. Drop in.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Pop-up Crafts — Ages 6-8. Saturday, Aug. 1, 11-11:30 a.m. Have fun making pop-ups and unusual cards. Caregiver or child Trumbull resident. Drop in.

Summer Baby — Monday, Aug. 3, 10:30-11 a.m. Introduce your little one to books, music, rhymes and finger play to bond, have fun and increase early literacy skills. Ages birth to 30 months. Drop in.

Book Lovers Group — Ages 8-9. Monday, Aug. 3, 4-4:30 p.m. Book club for the child who is never without a book. Register. Space limited.

Drawing Shape by Shape — Ages 6-8. Wednesday, Aug. 5, 11-11:30 a.m. Create cartoons using triangles, circles and squares. Drop in.

Drawing on Porpoise Art Program: Ages 8-12. Wednesday, Aug. 5, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Part of our Read on Porpoise summer program, this class will teach new techniques using graphite and white charcoal pencils to create images of aquatic creatures. Details online. Register.

Storytime — Ages 2 1/2-3. Thursday, Aug. 6, 11-11:30 a.m. Stories and paper plate character crafts. Drop in.

Toddler Yoga — Ages 1-4. Thursday, Aug. 6, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Join Jyothi for eight weeks of yoga. Parents are welcome to join their children as they learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with music. Mats not required. Register; max 10.

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