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
Start your own business by franchising — Is it for you? Intro and panel discussion with actual owners. Programs for Businesses and Business People. Thursday, April 23, 6:30-8 p.m. Gain a general understanding of franchising and hear a panel share their experiences. Q & A. Free. Register.

Charles Slack’s newest book — Liberty’s First Crisis: Adams, Jefferson, and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech. Author talk. Saturday, April 25, 2-3 p.m. Local author Charles Slack’s newest book tells the story of the 1798 Sedition Act, the crucial moment when high ideals met real-world politics and the country’s future hung in the balance. For those who think that partisan conflict is a cable-driven 21st-century phenomenon, Charles Slack’s narrative puts things in perspective. Details online. Free. Refreshments. Register.

Judaism 101 — TLS Lecture Series Spring 2015. Tuesday, April 28, 10 a.m.-noon. An introduction, with an emphasis on Passover. Presented by Rabbi Colin Brodie. Rabbi Brodie leads Congregation B’nai Torah, Trumbull. Details online. Register with flyer in Library; $5 each

Manage your business finances and grow your business — Re-do of postponed program. Programs for Businesses and Business People. Tuesday, April 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Led by Dave Galla of People’s Bank. He will contrast the more familiar residential lending with commercial lending; and help you understand and manage your cash flow. Quick review of business lending: traditional financing; hard financing, and SBA (Small Business Administration) financing. Lots of Q&A. Register. Free.

Downloading e-Books with free Overdrive software — Wednesday, April 29, 10-11:30am. A lecture/demonstration of the TLS Overdrive system for downloading e-Books, audiobooks, and live streaming of video to your e-reader. Get results and see how easy it is to download to your device. Trumbull residents. Register.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Saturday Sillies — Ages 1-3. Saturday, April 25, 10:30-11 a.m. Excess energy? We have music and movement fun for you. Drop in.

Inchworms — Pre-walkers. Monday, April 27, 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, April 28, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enjoy movement, songs, and stories for busy toddlers. Drop in.

Mini Artists — Ages 3-5. Wednesday, April 29, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Welcome all mini-artists to make projects that you can play with at home. Max. 15; register.

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

Toddler yoga — Ages 1-4. Thursday, April 30, 11:15-11:45 a.m. Parents and children join Jyothi for yoga. Children will learn fun and age-appropriate postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation, with music. Mats are not required. Register for each session; max. 10.

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