Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries

Main Library
Monday-Thursday, 9-8
Friday,day and Saturday, 9-5
Sunday, 1-5
Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Saturday, 10-2
Getting to know Hoopla — New Streaming and Downloading System at TLS. Friday, May 13, 10-11:30 a.m. Stream movies, TV, or music and download, too, free on Hoopla. Come to the lecture/demonstration of the system by library staff member Mary Rogers, who will show how easy it is to download to your device. Trumbull residents only. Free. Register.

Bike safety day with the Police Bike Patrol — Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Come see the new police bikes and get tips on how to ride safely. Raffle. Refreshments. All ages drop in.

Songbirds of the Northeast — Tuesday, May 17, 6:30-8 p.m. Naturalist and educator John Root will present photographs and recordings as well as the role of song in our local birds' lives, their diet, social behavior, and adaptations. Learn how to provide attractive habitat for songbirds. Q&A. Free. Register.

Book club for grades 6 and up — The Face on the Milk Carton, by Carolyn Cooney. Wednesday, May 18, 5-5:45 p.m. Janie glances at the face on a milk carton of a girl who went missing 12 years ago: the girl is herself. This sets her on a mission to the truth. Details online. Join us for discussion, activity, and snack. Register; first 12 registrants get free copy.

Evening career workshop — Success Is Your Birthright-How to Attract the Perfect Job for You. Thursday, May 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Stop searching and start attracting the right people to help you get that perfect job. Get measurable action steps that create results from speaker Kim Kasparian of Success Genie. Discover what employers require, to say, “You’re hired.” Details online. Free. Register.

Children’s Events
Book discussion and activity — Fever 1793, by Laurie Halse Anderson. Grades 4-6. Wednesday, May 18, 4-4:45 p.m. Matilda Cook learns perseverance and self-reliance when she is forced to cope with the horrors of a yellow fever epidemic. Historical fiction at its best. Snacks and lively discussion. First 10 registrants get free copy. Register.

Fairchild Nichols Branch
Drop-in craft — All ages. Saturday, May 14, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fun crafts to do in the Children's room. Drop in.

Creators' Corner 3D printer — Drop in. Saturday, May 14, noon-2 p.m.; Monday, May 16, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; Tuesday, May 17, 3-4:30 p.m.; Wednesday, May 18, 3-6 p.m.; and Thursday, May 19, 3-4:30 p.m. Learn about the branch’s 3D printer by observing a demonstration or trying it out for yourself in a guided hands-on learning experience. Stop by.

Caterpillars storytime — Monday, May 16, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Babies from birth-12 months are invited to join us for a fun morning storytime. We will enjoy gentle songs, stories, puppets, and more. Drop in.

Butterflies storytime — Monday, May 16, 11-11:30 a.m. Children ages 1- to 2-years-old will enjoy this fun morning storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.

Art Explorers — Ages 8-11. Monday, May 16, 4-4:45 p.m. Kids will explore different kinds of art materials (pastels, charcoal, watercolor, etc.) every week and have their works of art displayed in the library. Register.

Storytime — Ages 2 1/2 -3. Wednesday, May 18, 10:30-11 a.m. We'll read stories and create some fun art. Drop in.

Robert the Guitar Guy — Wednesday, May 18, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Come sing, jump, and clap to nursery rhymes and favorite movie songs with Robert. Ages 0-8 welcome.

Adults: Make a terrarium — Wednesday, May 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Create your own mason jar terrarium and learn how to maintain it. All supplies provided by the library. Register.

Mini artists — Ages 3-5. Thursday, May 19, 10:30-11:15 a.m. In this art class, you'll get to make wonderful projects that you can take home. Register. Program held twice monthly.

Toddler yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1-4. Thursday, May 19, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Parents are welcome to join their children, as they learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with music. Mats not required. Register for each session; max. 10.

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