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


February storytime start for 2015.

The Food We Eat — Programs on local and ecological growing, choosing, and eating coming up in March 2015. Preview events and discussions on our online calendar, live now. Events accompany our 6th annual community-wide read: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, by Barbara Kingsolver.

Downloading e-Books with Free Overdrive Software — Wednesday, Feb. 4, 10-11:30 a.m. A lecture/demonstration of the 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.

Non-fiction discussion group — The Director’s Club. Brown bag lunch meeting. Wednesday, Feb. 4, noon-1 p.m. Dir. Sue Horton’s club. This month’s title is The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism, by Doris Kearns Goodwin. 2013. 910pp. A dizzying era: today’s headlines echo a bygone time. Check at the library for upcoming titles; suggestions welcome. Drop by if you’d like to join.

Upcoming — Friends’ of the Library Book Nook Sale. Sat. Feb, 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Children’s Events

Two-year-old storytime. Tuesday, Feb. 3, 9:30-10am. Toddlers and caregivers share stories, music, and fun age-appropriate craft. Child must be 2 by 1-12-15. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 2 1/2 to 3-years-old — Tuesday, Feb. 3, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, Feb. 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, Feb. 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, Feb. 4, or Thursday, Feb. 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, Feb. 5, 5-5:30pm. A special mystery craft time for Trumbull children in grades 3-5. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But it will be fun. Registration required, separately for each session.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

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

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

Fairchild Mini Artists — Ages 3-5. Wednesday, Feb. 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.

Fairchild Toddler Yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1- 4. Wednesday, Feb. 4, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Every Wednesday, in February parents are welcome to join their children. Children will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with supportive music. Mats are not required. Register.

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

Fairchild storytime — Ages 2 1/2-3. Thursday, Feb. 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.

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