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
Teens: Wind Power with the Discovery Museum – Thursday, July 21, 4-6 p.m. The fastest growing energy resource in the U.S.A. right now is wind. Discovery Museum revisits the library this summer to bring a fun and educational workshop on the engineering and practical uses for wind energy. Free. Register.

Olympic Minute to Win It – Teens and Tweens. Saturday, July 23, 3-4:30 p.m. Ingrid Schaeffer returns to lead this great contest based on the hit TV show Minute to Win It. Compete against others in relays, balancing challenges, and more. Free. Register.

Caring for Our Elderly Parents – Wednesday, July 27, 6:30-8 p.m. An authoritative three-person panel on planning and providing care for seniors addresses aging, health, housing, cost, and the continuum of care. They present solutions to the many questions and concerns facing people when coordinating care for themselves or loved ones. Details online. Free. Register.

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.
Children’s Events
Friday Fun with Music Mandy – Friday, July 22, 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 Fridays in July.

Choose Your Own Run: Beardsley Zoo – Saturday, July 23, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Run wild at the Beardsley Zoo. Stop along the way to see nearly 300 animals. Spend an hour, or the whole day. Entry fee $5 for each runner; spend as long as you wish in the zoo after the run. Pre-registration and payment required in person at the children’s desk.

Drama Workshop with Ingrid Schaeffer – Saturday, July 23, 1-2:30 p.m. Do you like to act? Sing? Dance? Theater Arts teacher Ingrid Schaeffer returns to stage The Tortoise and the Hare with kids ages 5-9. Free. Register.

Marvels of Motion – Tuesday, July 26, 10-10:45 a.m. Sir Isaac Newton would be proud. Mad Science presents this entertaining physics program exploring laws of motion and gravity. Free. Register.

Baby Café. Birth to Age 2 – Wednesday, July 27, 11-11:30 a.m. Sing, play, read, and have fun with your little one. Drop in.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Saturday Craft Time – Saturday, July 23, 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 – Babies Birth to 12 months. Monday, July 25, 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 – Monday, July 25, 11-11:30 a.m. It’s time for your little toddler to turn into a social butterfly. Children ages 1- to 2-years-old will enjoy this fun morning storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.

Maker Monday – Grades K-5. Monday, July 25, 2-3 p.m. Have fun exploring our three different maker stations and learning cool science. Register.

“Drive-In” Movie – Ages 3 and Up. Tuesday, July 26, 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, July 26, 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. Six Tuesdays thru August 2; attend some or all. Free. Register.

Storytime 2 1/2 to 3s – Wednesday, July 27, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Come join us for storytime. We’ll read stories and create some fun art to take home. Drop in.

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