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
#3 How to Market Your Business — Five simple steps for starting a BIZ. Thursday, Oct. 13, 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 #4 Thursday, Oct. 20, Creating Effective Financial Projections; details online. Free. Pre-register for each; come to some or all. Co-sponsored by TLS and SCORE.

Very, very, very basic internet searching — Wednesday, Oct. 19, 10-11:30 a.m. This lecture-demonstration offers a starting from scratch introduction to searching the Internet. Free. Register.

Book discussion for grades 6 and up — The Night Gardener, by Jonathan Auxier. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 5 -5:45 p.m. We’re going creepy. Irish orphans Molly, 14, and Kip, 10, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor where the siblings are confronted by a cursed house. This one will make your skin crawl. Join us for a lively discussion, snacks and an activity. Register. First 15 get a free copy.
Children’s Events
Toddler Time for 2’s and 3’s — Monday, Oct. 17, or Wednesday, Oct. 19, 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. 18, 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. 19 or Thursday, Oct. 20, 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 caregiver Trumbull resident.

Book discussion and activity: Doll Bones by Holly Black — Grades 4-6. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4-4:45 p.m. Get goosebumps with this Halloween choice. Zach, Alice, and Poppy, who enjoy acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl. Newbery Award Honor Book. Join us for a lively time. Register; 1 st 15 get free copy in Children’s.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Drop-in craft — All ages. Saturday, Oct. 15, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fun crafts to do in the Children’s room. Drop in.

Creators’ Corner 3D printer — Drop-ins. Saturday, Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m; Monday, Oct. 17, 3:30-6p.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 11, 3:45-5 p.m., and Wednesday, Oct. 19, 3-5:30 p.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. 17, 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. 17, 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.

Adults: Fall flavors with Chef Robin Glowa — Monday, Oct. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Conscious Cook Robin Glowa is back. Join Robin to learn about and sample delicious recipes featuring fresh, seasonal fall produce. Free. Register.

Storytime 2 1/2 to 3s — Wednesday, Oct. 19, 10:30-11am. Come join us for storytime. We’ll read stories and create some fun art to take home. Drop in.

Fall mason jar votives — Wednesday, Oct. 19, 6:30-8 p.m. Create fall-themed mason jar votives. All materials provided by the library. Free. Register.

Art Explorers — Ages 3-5. Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:30-11 a.m. Welcome, art explorers. In this art class, you’ll get to make wonderful projects that you can take home. Free. Register. (This program is held twice monthly).

Toddler yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1-4. Thursday, Oct. 20, 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. Registration required; max. 10.

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