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


How to Fund College without Going Broke — Saturday, Feb. 28, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., and 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.

Non-fiction discussion group: The Director’s Club. Wednesday, March 4, noon-1 p.m. Director Sue Horton’s club. March’s title is The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, by Walter Isaacson. It continues his Steve Jobs’ biography, with this story about the people who created the computer and the Internet, and may be the standard history of the digital revolution. Check at the library for upcoming titles; suggestions welcome. Drop by if you’d like to join.

One Book-One Town 2015 — St. Joseph High School Debate Team takes on Trumbull High’s Debate Club. Wednesday, March 4, 7-9 p.m. Two local high school teams will face off. Resolved: Genetically engineered foods are needed to feed the world. Winner declared by Yale Univ. Debate Team. Drop in. Adults and teens.

Children’s events

Two-year-old storytime — Tuesday, March 3, 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 to 3-years-old — Tuesday, March 3, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, March 4, 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 — Tuesday, March 3, 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 4, or Thursday, March 5, 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.

Messy Mystery II — Grades 3-5. Thursday, March 5, 5-5:30 p.m. A special mystery craft time for Trumbull children. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But it will be fun. Registration required; separately for each session.

Upcoming in March for One Book-One Town 2015 — Vegetable and fruit poetry contest for children and families. Write a poem about your favorite fruit or vegetable. Details on our event calendar.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Inchworms — Pre-walkers. Monday, March 2, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Lively stories, fingerplay, free play for ages-birth-12 months. Drop in.

Butterflies — Walkers. Ages 12 months-30 months. Tuesday, March 3, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enjoy movement, songs, and stories for busy toddlers. Drop in.

Mini artists — Ages 3-5. Wednesday, March 4, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Welcome all mini-artists to make wonderful projects that you can play with at home. Registration required. Max 15.

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

Storytime — Ages 2 1/2-3. Thursday, March 5, 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 5, 11:30 a.m. to noon. Now on Thursdays. Children will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with supportive music. Parents are welcome to join their children. Mats are not required. Register.

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