Upcoming at the Trumbull libraries

Main Library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8 • Friday and Saturday, 9-5 • Sunday, 1-5

203-452-5197 • trumbullct-library.org


Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8 • Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5 • Saturday, 10-2


Starting a successful not-for-profit business in Conn. — With Cliff Ennico and Kimberly Kaiser. Programs for Business People. Thursday, Dec. 5, 6-7:30 p.m. Are you passionate about a worthy cause, or have you identified a group of underprivileged in need of help? Learn how and identify resources that will help those in need. Details online. Free. Register.

Friends of the Library Book Nook Sale — Saturday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Get contact information at the-friends-of-the-trumbull-library.com.

How to fund college without going broke — Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., and Monday, Dec. 9, 6:30-7:45 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. Register. Free.

Author talk A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Survival and a Remarkable Rescue, by Michael Tougias. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2-3 p.m. Dramatic slide presentation of three men shipwrecked in the Gulf Stream and the four Coast Guardsmen who rescue them. Copies for purchase and signing. Register.

Allons-y — 50 Years of Doctor Who. Author talk: Doctor Who: A History, by Alan Kistler. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m. An in-depth look at the world’s longest running and most successful science fiction show. Includes interviews of writers, actors, and the many different ‘Doctors.’ Details online. Copies for purchase and signing. Register. Free.

Magazine Bows — for Teens and Tweens. Thursday, Dec. 12, 5-6 p.m. Create imaginative gift bows using old magazines and catalogs. Materials provided. Register. Limit 20. Refreshments.

Children’s Events 

Family Chess Club — Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-noon. Selva Selvarajan’s Family Chess Club will assemble on the first and third Saturdays (except for long weekends). Chess learners and experts from 4 to 94 are welcome. Meet in the Children’s Section with your own board, or come to watch.

Messy Mystery I. — Monday, Dec. 9, 4-4:45 p.m. This special program is for Trumbull children in grades K-2. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But will be fun. Register.

Storytime for 2’s. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 9:30-10 a.m. Toddlers bring your caregivers. Stories, music and an easy craft round out a fun morning. Register. Children/caregivers Trumbull residents.

Storytime for 2 1/2-3 years old — Tuesday, Dec. 10, 10:30-11 a.m., and Wednesday, Dec. 11, 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/caregivers Trumbull resident.

Pre-K story time — Tuesday, Dec. 10, 11-11:30 a.m. Storytime friends gather to hear age appropriate stories and create a take-home craft. Trumbull residents entering Kindergarten next year. Register.

Storytimes for 3 and 4’s — Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10:30-11 a.m. Sharing books, songs and creating crafts has never been so much fun. Register. Trumbull residents.

Baby Café-6 months-2 years — Wednesday, Dec. 11 and Thursday, Dec. 5, 11-11:30 a.m. Baby’s first introduction to the library. Babies and caregivers can expect a jam-packed session of rhythm and rhymes guaranteed to enchant our littlest explorers. Drop in.

Messy Mystery II — Thursday, Dec. 12, 4-4:45 p.m. This special story time is for Trumbull children in grades 3-5. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But it will be fun. Register.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Saturday morning stories — Saturday, Dec. 7, 10:30-11 a.m. Drop in for some great stories and crafts. Ages 5 and up. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.

Winter Wonderland — Saturday, Dec. 7, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Hear snow stories and make a magical winter scene to display at home. Ages 6-10. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

Baby’s morning out — Monday, Dec. 9, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Babies interact while hearing simple stories, songs, rhymes. Parents/caregivers have time to socialize; so it is your morning out too. Ages 1-23 months. Register. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.

Family fun night — Monday, Dec. 9, 7-7:30 p.m. Get the whole family together for stories, songs and activities for all ages. Drop-in. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.

Songs for the holidays — All ages. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Join us for a wonderful program by the a cappella octet Matinee. Perfect for the whole family. Register.

Book Bunnies — For ages 2-3. Thursday, Dec. 12, 10:30-11 a.m. Come for fun stories, fingerplays, rhymes and crafts. Register. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.

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