Upcoming this week at the Trumbull libraries

Main Library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8

Friday and Saturday, 9-5

Open Sunday 1-5



Fairchild Nichols

Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8

Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5

Saturday, 10-2


Happy Thanksgiving — Libraries closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28. Main library Open Saturday and Sunday; Fairchild branch open 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, only.

QuickBooks 2015 — What’s new with QuickBooks desktop and online. Programs for businesses and business people. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-noon. Get to know QuickBooks 2015: Should I choose desktop or online. Suitable for accountants, bookkeepers, QuickBooks users, and small business owners. Public welcome. Free. Register. Refreshments.

Film fanatics discuss holiday flicks — Tuesday, Dec. 2, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Discuss holiday flicks and year-end critics’ awards with Joe Meyers, Hearst Media entertainment writer, and fellow film fanatics. Register.

Non-fiction discussion group: The Director’s Club — Brown Bag Lunch Meeting. Wednesday, Dec. 3. noon-1 p.m. Dir. Sue Horton’s club. This month is Duty: The Memoirs of a Secretary at War, by Robert M. Gates. 2014. In his memoir, Gates draws us into the innermost sanctums during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars in detail. Check at the library for upcoming titles; suggestions welcome. Drop by if you’d like to join.

Krazoom job search: Easier and faster than ever — Discover this online jobsite aggregator. Evening career lectures. Thursday, Dec. 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Keyword searching is tedious and time-consuming and the result is plenty of job clutter. In Krazoom job seekers only find listings that match-and that is key to employers decisions. Free. Register.

Middle and high school: Paint your own mug — Thursday, Dec. 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Create a one-of-a-kind painted mug perfect to give as a gift, or keep for yourself. Using Sharpie Paint Pens and removable decals, these mugs are easy and fun to make. All materials provided. Register.

Children’s events

Messy Mystery I — Monday, Dec. 1, 4-4:45 p.m. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But will be fun. Special program for Trumbull children K-2. Register.

Storytime for 2’s — Tuesday, Dec. 2, 9:30-10 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers: share stories, music and fun. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 2 1/2-3 years old — Tuesday, Dec. 2, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, Dec. 3, 9:30-10 a.m. Eye-catching books, fingerplays, music, and a themed craft make for a wonderful learning experience for our young pre-readers and their caregivers. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

4- and 5-year-old storytime — Tuesday, Dec. 2, 11-11:30 a.m. Sharing books, songs, and making a craft has never been so much fun. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

Baby Café-6 months to 2 years. Wednesday, Dec. 3 or Thursday, Dec. 4, 11-11:30 a.m. Baby’s first introduction to the library. Expect a jam-packed session of rhythm and rhymes guaranteed to enchant. Caregiver or child Trumbull resident. Drop in.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Inchworms — Baby storytime, Monday, Dec. 1, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Introduce your baby to books. Join us for simple stories, finger plays, and songs followed by free play and socialization. Babies from birth to not yet walking. Drop in; max. 20. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 4s and 5s — Monday, Dec. 1, 4-4:30 p.m. Join us for a fun story time with stories, songs and a craft. Drop in; max. 15. Trumbull residents.

Butterflies — Storytime, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 10:30-11:15am. This storytime contains movement, songs and stories for busy toddlers. Ages walking to 2 _. Drop in; Max. 15. Trumbull residents.

Yoga with Janey — Tuesday, Dec. 2, 4-4:45 p.m. Come stretch your body and relax your mind with this fun yoga class. Ages 8-11. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Mini Artists — Wednesday, Dec. 3, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Calling all budding artists. Explore and make fun art each week. Ages 3-5. Register; max 15. Trumbull residents.

Story Scenes — Wednesday, Dec. 3, 4-5 p.m. A chapter book story time with an on-going craft. Ages 6-8. Register; max. 15. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 2 1/2 to 3-year-olds — Thursday, Dec. 4, 10:30-11 a.m. Join us for fun stories, songs and a basic craft. Drop in; but max. 15. Trumbull residents.

Visit on Thanksgiving Saturday. See our MakerBot Replicator2 Desk 3D Printer during November. All ages drop into the Creators’ Corner, Fairchild-Nichols Library-Where Creativity and Innovation Happen. 203-452-5196.

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