Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries

Main Library
Monday-Thursday, 9-8
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Saturday, 10-2
#4 Creating Effective Financial Projections — #4 Creating Effective Financial Projections. Five Simple Steps for Starting a BIZ. Thursday, Oct. 20, 7-8 p.m. SCORE’s start-up series weekly through Oct. 26. Sign in at 6:30; program at 7 p.m. Continues with #5 Wednesday, Oct. 26, Sources of Funding and What’s Next w/panel discussion and review. Details online. Free. Pre-register for each; come to some or all. Co-sponsored by TLS and SCORE.

Creating Yourself in Retirement: The Emotional Aspect — Monday, Oct. 24, 6:30-8 p.m. Three retirement experts showcase options for enhancing the quality of life in retirement. Retirement is an enormous change that promises emotional rewards and potential downsides, such as boredom, depression and addiction. Learn what to expect and how to navigate this life change. Details on experts online. Free. Register.

Community College Informational Session — Parents and students. Monday, Oct. 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bernard Shea, assistant director of admissions for Housatonic Community College, returns to describe the 2-year Community Colleges in Connecticut. Find out what a community college has to offer and how it may benefit you to seriously consider enrolling. Free. Register.
Children’s Events
Toddler Time for 2’s and 3’s — Monday, Oct. 24 or Wednesday, Oct. 26, 9:30-10:15 a.m. Toddlers will explore learning stations, music and movement, and great stories in our new storytime format. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

Preschool University for 4’s and 5’s — Tuesday, Oct. 25, 11-11:45 a.m. Pre-schoolers will practice the skills needed for kindergarten all while having fun with this new story time format. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Baby Café — Birth thru age 2. Wednesday, Oct. 26 or Thursday, Oct. 27, 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. Drop in. Child or care-giver Trumbull resident.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Diwali Cultural Program-Indian Festival of Lights. All ages. Saturday, Oct. 22, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Join us for a unique South Asian program. Celebrated by millions across the world, the Diwali festival of lights is the most important holiday in India. Featuring the Diwali story, Indian dance instruction, crafts, and Indian snacks. Details and schedule online. Free. Register.

Creators’ Corner 3D Printer — Drop-ins. Saturday, Oct. 22, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Monday, Oct. 24, 3:30-6 p.m; Tuesday, Oct. 25, 3:45-5 p.m., and Wednesday, Oct. 26, 3-5:30p.m. Learn about the 3D printer by observing a demonstration or trying it out for yourself in a guided hands-on learning experience. Free.

Caterpillars Storytime — Birth to 12 months. Monday, Oct. 24, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Attention all wiggly caterpillars. Join us for a fun morning storytime where we will enjoy gentle songs, stories, puppets, and more. Drop in.

Butterflies Storytime — Ages 1-2 years. Monday, Oct. 24, 11-11:30 a.m. It’s time for your little toddler to turn into a social butterfly. Children will enjoy this fun morning storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.

Parent/Child Book Group — Monday, Oct. 24, 4:30-5:30pm. Connect with your child by reading books together in our monthly book club for kids (grades 4-6) and parent/caregivers. October: The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Bradley. WWII London: When 10-year-old Ada’s little brother is sent away to escape the bombing, she sneaks out to join him. Find out why and how the war saves Ada. Discussion, activity and snack. Register once for you and your child; first 10 pairs get free copy, at Children’s desk.

Storytime — 2 1/2 to 3s. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 10:30-11 a.m. Come join us for storytime. We’ll read stories and create some fun art to take home. Drop in.

Windows 10 Tips, Plus Q&A — Adults & Teens. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6:30-8 p.m. Do you want to know more about Windows 10? Do you have questions that need answers? This program will help you get the most out of Microsoft’s newest operating system. Free. Register.

Toddler Yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1-4. Thursday, Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Jyothi and yoga for toddlers. Parents are welcome to join their children. Children will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with a supportive musical playlist. Mats not required. Register; max. 10.

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