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
Friends’ of the Library Book Nook Sale — Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sales are once a month from September through June. For information or to volunteer, call the library or get contact information at their website: the-friends-of-the-trumbull-library.com.

A Pleasant Pairing: Tea & Chocolate Seminar — Sunday, May 3, 2-3pm. Freshly brewed teas will be sampled along with tea-infused baked goods. All will be paired with Belgian chocolates. A discussion of the history of tea and chocolate, health benefits, how to brew a proper cup, fun tea trivia, and whimsical poetry to round out this tea-lightful seminar. Space limited, register early. Free.

Non-fiction discussion group — The Director’s Club. Wednesday, May 6, noon-1 p.m. Director Sue Horton’s club. May’s title is Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm Ravaged Hospital, by Sheri Fink. Landmark investigation of patient death-and truth and justice — at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina. Check the Library for copies. Drop by to join.

How to Fund College Without Going Broke — Tuesday, May 7, 6:30-7:45 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. Includes a family financial run. Register. Free.

Upcoming — The Four Horsemen of Corporate America: The Decline of the Traditional Corporate Job & How to Prepare. Evening Career Lecture. Monday, May 11, 6:30-7:30pm.

Children’s Events

Family Chess Club. Saturday, May 2, 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. For further information, contact the library.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Robert the Guitar Guy — Saturday, May 2, 11-11:30 a.m. Come sing, jump, and clap to nursery rhymes and favorite movie songs with Robert. Ages 0-8 welcome. Drop in.

Inchworms-Pre-Walkers — Monday, May 4, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Lively stories, fingerplay, free play for ages birth-12 months. Drop in.

Butterflies-Walkers — Ages 12-30 months. Tuesday, May 5, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enjoy movement, songs, and stories for busy toddlers. Drop in.

Yoga with Janey — Ages 5-8. Tuesday, May 5, 4-4:45 p.m. Stretch your body and relax your mind. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register; max 10. Six week session, register for each separately.

Mini artists — Ages 3-5. Wednesday, May 6, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Welcome all mini-artists to make wonderful projects that you can play with at home. Register; max. 15.

Story Scenes — Ages 6-8. Wednesday, May 6, 4-5 p.m. Listen to a chapter book story and participate in an ongoing craft. Continues through June 3. Register; max. 10. Register for each separately.

Storytime — Ages 2 1/2-3. Thursday, May 7, 10:30-11 a.m. Listen to amazing stories, sing happy songs, and make beautiful fun crafts that you can take home. Drop in.

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