Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries

Main Library
Monday-Thursday, 9-8
Friday,day and Saturday, 9-5

Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Saturday, 10-2
CD scrapbooks — Teens and Tweens. Thursday, July 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Create a unique photo album from old CDs. Bring photos that you would like to use with you. All other materials supplied. Free. Register.

Butterflies in Your Backyard – Wednesday, Aug. 3, 6:30-8 p.m. A special presentation on our local butterflies is led by Victor DeMasi, research affiliate at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and Wetland Conservation Officer in Redding, CT. Discussion, powerpoint, and butterfly specimens are included. Free. Register.
Children’s events
Friday Fun with Music Mandy – Friday, July 29, 10-10:30 a.m. Trumbull resident and music educator Mandy Cook will entertain the masses in the main area of the children’s room. Drop in.

Baby Café – Birth to age 2. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 11-11:30 a.m. Sing, play, read, and have fun with your little one. Drop in.

Dancing with Hoops – All ages. Thursday, Aug. 4, 11 a.m.-noon. Musical and interactive Hoop Dancing entertainment inspires creative movement, physical expression, exercise, and laughter. Custom hula hoops will be available for use and all ages are welcome to participate. Drop in. Trumbull residents only.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Saturday craft time – Saturday, July 30, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. While you’re looking for books, do a fun craft. A new one every Saturday. Drop in. All ages.

Caterpillars storytime – Birth to 12 months. Monday Aug. 1, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Join us for a fun morning storytime where we will enjoy gentle songs, stories, puppets, and more. Drop in.

Butterflies storytime – Ages 1-2. Monday Aug. 1, 11-11:30 a.m. Children will enjoy this fun morning storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.

Maker Monday – Grades K-5. Monday Aug. 1, 2-3 p.m. Have fun exploring our three different maker stations and learning cool science. Register.

Tools everyone should know how to use – Adults and teens. Monday Aug. 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m. There are basic household tools that everyone should know how to use. Presented by Creators’ Corner, this program will show how to use them correctly to make your life easier. Free. Register.

“Drive-In” movie – Ages 3 and up. Tuesday, Aug. 2, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Decorate and sit in your very own “car” to watch a short children’s show/cartoon. Popcorn. Register.

Junior Authors Workshop series – Ages 8-11. Tuesday, Aug. 2, 3-4 p.m. Does your child like to create their own stories? Kids will learn the basics of writing and how to structure a story. They will write and illustrate their own books that will be displayed in the library. Final session. Free. Register.

Storytime – 2 1/2 to 3s. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 10:30-11:15 a.m. We’ll read stories and create some fun art to take home. Drop in.

Body Basics – With Mad Science. Ages 5 and up. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 4-5 p.m. Study your insides by learning about the major body systems: How food is digested, how blood flows, and how the brain controls all of these parts. Take home a Digestor Inspector and see some guts in action. Register.

Junior Authors Workshop series – Ages 5-7. Thursday, Aug. 4, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Does your child like to create his/her own stories? In this series, younger kids will learn the basics of writing, and how to structure a story. They will write and illustrate their own book that will be displayed in the library. Register. Three Thursdays, Aug. 4, 11, 25; attend some or all. Free. Register.

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