Upcoming events at the libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Thanksgiving Holiday-Libraries closed Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29; open Saturday, Nov. 30 and Sunday, Dec. 1.
Non-fiction discussion group: Brown bag lunch meeting — Wednesday, Dec. 4, noon-1 p.m. Director Sue Horton’s group. Bring lunch. Decembers title is Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. The author feels introverted people are undervalued in modern culture, with our extrovert ‘ideal’. Quiet is filled with stories of introverts, to whom we owe many great contributions to society, from Van Gogh’s sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer. Copies at the Library; ideas welcome. Drop in to join.
Film Fanatics — Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6:30-8 p.m. Joe Meyers hosts our film club, and tonight will discuss holiday movies and critics’ year-end awards and nominations. Details online. Register. Free.
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? This fast-paced program will teach you, step by step, how to build a successful not-for-profit and identify resources that will help you to help those in need. Details online. Free. Register.
Upcoming — 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. Register.
Storytime for 2’s — Tuesday, Dec. 3, 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.
Pre-K storytime — Tuesday, Dec. 3, 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.
Storytime for 2 1/2-3 years old — Tuesday, Dec. 3, 10:30-11 a.m., and Wednesday, Dec. 4, 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.
Storytimes for 3 and 4’s — Wednesday, Dec. 4, 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. 4, 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.
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Baby’s morning out — Monday, Dec. 2, 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.
Family fun night — Monday, Dec. 2, 7-7:30 p.m. Get the whole family together for stories, songs and activities for all ages. Drop-in. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.
Robert the Guitar Guy — Ages 1-4. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 1:30-2:15 p.m. Robert will be here on the first Wednesday of each month to entertain you with his fun music, storytelling, rhythm and movement. Drop-in. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.
Book bunnies — Ages 2-3. Thursday, Dec. 5, 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.