Upcoming library events for adults and kids

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


Author talk: You Are Not Alone-Our Loved Ones Are Here ... You’re Just Not Listening — Thursday, Aug. 8, 6:30-8 p.m. Conn. author Sydney Sherman discusses her debut book, including the effects the media has on our beliefs about paranormal events. She will encourage the audience to share stories. Books available for sale and signing. Register.

How to fund college without going broke — Saturday, Aug. 10, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s excellent class covering the best way to manage the expense. See where you are and how you can get there. Program includes a family financial run. Kiwanis Room. Register. Free.

Upcoming for teens — Stamped canvas bags. Back to Basics-Read Summer activities. Friday, Aug. 16, 3-4 p.m.

Back to Basics-Read — Be on the lookout for adult and teen summer reading, with prizes and activities thru Aug. 22. Information at trumbullct-library.org or in the libraries.

Children’s Events 

Friday Fun with Music Mandy — Back to Basics-Read Activities. Friday, Aug. 9, 10 - 10:45am. Trumbull resident and music educator will entertain the masses in the main area of the children’s room. Drop in.

Open craft tables — Back to Basics-Read. Monday, Aug. 12, 1-4 p.m. Visit the library, borrow some books and create a craft to take home. Tables with materials will be in the area for summer fun. Every Monday in August. Drop in.

Danny Magic — Back to Basics-Read. Thursday, Aug. 15, 11-11:45 a.m. Danny Rodrigue will visit the library to perform his magic show for Trumbull kids and adults who want to be kids again. He is a professional comic magician with a fast-paced style that he punctuates with hilarious jokes. All ages. Drop in.

Is summer reading a drag for you? Are you in 4th or 5th grade? Come read and discuss with friends. Thursday, Aug. 8, 7-7:45 p.m. August’s book is Wild Girl by Patricia Reilly Giff. Second meeting in Children’s section. Read a few chapters on your own each week; then discuss, have fun, and enjoy refreshments. We will read the next chapter together before you leave. Finishes Aug. 22. Details online. Register. Free.

CandyLand continues — Summer reading-Back to Basics-Read. Trumbull children 3-years-old through grade five can play Candyland to earn Candyland bucks to spend on prizes, while supplies last. Details at the library, 203-452-5197.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Bugs in the Garden party — Wednesday, Aug. 14, 1 - 2:30pm. Please join us for this fun party to mark the end of our Children’s Summer Reading Program. We will have games, crafts, a bug hunt and all children attending will help us complete a Bug Mural. Guess the number of bugs in the Bugs for Books jar and win prizes for the closest guesses. Refreshments. Child / caregiver Trumbull resident. Both must register; space limited. Details at the Library 203-452-5196.

Check out trumbullct-library.org, see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.