Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries

Main Library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8

Friday and Saturday, 9-5

Sunday, 1-5




Fairchild Nichols

Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8

Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5

Saturday, 10-2


How to fund college without going broke — Thursday, Nov. 14, 6:30-7:45 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 16, 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. Register. Free.

Teens and Tweens — Soap and bath salts. Saturday, Nov. 16, 3-4 p.m. Join us for a fun program making scented soaps and bath salts. Excellent gift idea. All materials provided. Limited to 15 participants. Register. Free.

Social media for beginners — Tuesday, Nov. 19, 1-2 p.m. Social media such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have become a part of modern culture. Diane Sullivan, Director of Marketing of Cambridge Manor and Ludlow Center for Health will discuss the ins and outs of social media so all can connect. Approachable and step-by-step. Bring your lunch. Register. Free.

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and Its effect on the Civil War — Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6:30-8 p.m. For the 150th anniversary of the Address, UB Professor David Koch will explore the transformation in President Lincoln’s thinking that led to it, its lasting effect on the Civil War, and even on future presidential addresses. Drop in. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

Children’s Events 

Family Chess Club — Saturday, Nov. 16, 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.

Cuenta Cuentos-Spanish storytime — Saturday, Nov. 16, 11-11:30 a.m. Children in kindergarten and up are invited to register for this language learning experience. Songs, stories and fun.

Messy Mystery I — Monday, Nov. 18, 4-4:45 p.m. A special program for children in grades K-2. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But it will be fun. Register. Free. Trumbull residents.

Storytime for 2’s — Tuesday, Nov. 19, 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, Nov. 19, 10:30-11 a.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 20, 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 storytime — Tuesday, Nov. 19, 11-11:30 a.m. Storytime friends gather to hear age appropriate stories and create a take-home craft. Trumbull residents that will be entering kindergarten next year. Register.

Storytimes for 3 and 4’s — Wednesday, Nov. 20, 10:30-11 a.m. Sharing books, songs and creating crafts has never been so much fun. Register. Trumbull residents.

Baby Café-6 months to 2 years — Wednesday, Nov. 20 and Thursday, Nov. 21, 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, Nov. 21, 4-4:45 p.m. This special storytime is for Trumbull children in grades 3-5. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But it will be fun. Register. Trumbull residents.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Healthy holiday side dishes with Robin Glowa — Saturday, Nov. 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cooking at holiday time can be a challenge. You want your food to taste great but still be healthy and delicious for you and your guests. Join us, and Robin will show you some fabulous recipes to have healthy Thanksgiving dishes. Free. Register.

Baby’s morning out — Monday, Nov. 18, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Monday mornings, babies interact while hearing simple stories, songs, rhymes. Then 30 minutes of play time with toys and other babies. Parent/caregivers have time to meet and socialize; so it is really your morning out too. Ages 1-23 months. Register. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.

Book Bunnies — For Ages 2-3. Thursday, Nov. 21, 10:30-11 a.m. Come for fun stories, fingerplays, rhymes and easy crafts. Register. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.

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