Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries - Include One Book-One Town

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


Vegetable and fruit poetry contest for children and families. During March for One Book-One Town 2015: Write a poem about your favorite fruit or vegetable. Details on our Event Calendar.

How to Fund College without Going Broke. Thursday, March 5, 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.

Girls Scouts selling cookies — Outside the main library front doors, Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Friends’ of the Library Book Nook Sale — Saturday, March 7, 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 get contact information at their website: the-friends-of-the-trumbull-library.com.

Power résumé — With Bill Florin. Evening Career Lectures. Monday, March 9, 6:30-7:30 p.m. The job Marchket is improving, but there is still a lot of competition. A great resume is indispensable. Learn how sharing brief stories of recent, relevant accomplishments can be the difference between average and outstanding career outcomes. Registration requested. Free.

Apple to zucchini: A panel of wholesome food experts — Trumbull One Book-One Town 2015: Mallett Lecture Series. Tuesday, March, 10, 7-8 p.m. Join us for this panel of healthy food experts; they will show what’s already healthy and local. Sport Hill Farm; Guy’s Eco-Garden; and Moorefield Herb Farm. Q and A. Details online. Drop in.

Winter Harvest Soup Luncheon and Book Discussion — Trumbull One Book-One Town 2015: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver. Thursday, March 12, noon-2 p.m. Staff facilitator. Lunch features recipes from the book. Memoir / biography of Kingsolver and her family as they move and try out the locavore concept. Register.

Children’s events

Family Chess Club — Saturday, March 7, 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.

Maple sugaring demonstration — Trumbull One Book-One Town 2015. Saturday, March 7, noon-2 p.m. Join a Trumbull park ranger for a family afternoon of maple sugaring. See a maple tree tapped, and learn how sap is made into syrup. Hike, snack and make a craft. Register at trumbullnatureandartscenter.org. Location: TNAC, 7115 Main St., Trumbull.

Messy Mystery I — For grades K-2. Monday, March 9, 4-4:30 p.m. Special program for Trumbull children. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But will be fun. Register.

2-year-old storytime — Tuesday, March 10, 9:30-10 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers share stories, music, and fun age-appropriate craft. Child must be 2 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 2 1/2-3-years-old — Tuesday, March 10, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, March 11, 9:30-10 a.m. Eye-catching books, fingerplay, music, and a fun age-appropriate craft make for a wonderful learning experience for our young pre-readers and their caregivers. Child must be 2 1/2 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 4’s and 5’s — Session A. Tuesday, March 10, 11-11:30 a.m. Share books, songs, and a fun age appropriate craft. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Child must be age 4 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register.

Baby Café — 6 months to 2 years. Wednesday, March 11, or Thursday, March 12, 11-11:30 a.m. Baby’s first introduction to the library. Babies and caregivers can expect a jam-packed session of rhythm and rhymes guaranteed to enchant our littlest explorers. Caregiver or child Trumbull resident. Drop in.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Robert the Guitar Guy — Saturday, March, 7, 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, March 9, 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, March 10, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enjoy movement, songs, and stories for busy toddlers. Drop in.

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

Story Scenes — Ages 6-8. Wednesday, March 11, 4-5 p.m. Come listen to a chapter-book story and participate in an ongoing craft. Max. 10; register.

Adult program — Arm knitting demonstration and book signing. Wednesday, March 11, 6-7:30 p.m. Meet Linda Burhance and watch her demo, “arm knitting,” where big yarn loops are ‘cast on’ and woven without knitting needles. Q and A. Signing of her books Arm Knitting and Fashionista Arm Knitting. Drop in.

Fairchild storytime — Ages 2 1/2-3. Thursday, March 12, 10:30-11 a.m. Listen to amazing stories, sing happy songs, and make beautiful fun crafts that you can take home. Drop in.

Toddler yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1- 4. Thursday, March 12, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Now Thursdays. Children will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with music. Parents are welcome to join their children. Mats not required. Register.

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