Main Library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8

Friday and Saturday, 9-5

Open Sunday 1-5

203-452-5197

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Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8

Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5

Saturday, 10-2

203-452-5196

Columbus Day Holiday -- Monday, Oct. 13, libraries closed.

Borrow one DVD, get one free — Thursday, Oct. 9 thru Sunday, Oct. 12, TLS offers patrons a holiday special: Check out one DVD during that period for $1 and get the 2nd DVD free. Call for details.

How to fund college without going broke — Thursday, Oct. 9, 6-7:15 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s excellent class covering how to plan for college expenses. Program includes a family financial run. Details online. Registration required. Free.

Simple steps for starting your own business #4 — Creating effective financial projections. Thursday, Oct. 9, 7-8:30 p.m. Critical topic of money: timely, accurate, and organized accounting. Factors included: which system; ‘do-it-yourself’ or with a bookkeeper or accountant; and content, type and frequency of reporting. Details online. Free. Register. From TLS and SCORE, continues on Thursdays thru Oct. 16.

Friends’ of the Library book sale — Saturday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Different date. For information or to volunteer, call the library or get contact information at their website.

Buddhism — Buddha’s life, teachings, and comparisons to other religions. New daytime fall lecture series-four lectures by local experts. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-noon. #2 Buddhism, led by Dr. Al Shansky. Details online, or in brochures. Attend any or all on Tuesdays in October, $5 fee each. Fill out registration form and return to the library.

Upcoming — SCORE’s five-session series on simple steps for starting your own business. #5. Panel on sources of funding and what’s next? Thursday, Oct. 16, 7-8:30 p.m.

Art exhibition at the library — The Great Minds Collection. Opening in November. Details online.

Children’s Events

Pets caught reading photography contest continues — Take a digital photograph of your pet ‘reading’ and submit it to kcanney@trumbull-ct.gov until Oct. 17, 9 a.m., to be eligible to win a $25 gift card to Chip’s Family Restaurant, Trumbull. Details on how to enter available on event calendar online or at Children’s. Online voting; “like” your favorite entry on the TLS Facebook page from Oct. 18-31. Winner announced the week of Nov. 2.

Storytime for 2’s — Tuesday, Oct. 14, 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, Oct. 14, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, Oct. 15, 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, Oct. 14, 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-2 years — Wednesday, Oct. 15 or Thursday, Oct. 16, 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. Caregiver or child Trumbull resident. Drop in.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Saturday Sillies — Saturday, Oct. 11, 10:30-11 a.m. Got some excess energy? Let it out with a half hour of music and movement. Ages 1-3. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Butterflies — Storytime, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Contains movement, songs and stories for busy toddlers. Ages walking through 2 1/2. Drop in; but max. 15. Trumbull residents.

Mini Artists — Wednesday, Oct. 15, 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.

Robert the Guitar Guy — Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1:30-2 p.m. Sing and dance along to your favorite tunes. Ages 1 and up. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Story scenes — Wednesday, Oct. 15, 4-5 p.m. A chapter book storytime with an on-going craft. Ages 6-8. Max 15; register. Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 2 1/2-3-year-olds — Thursday, Oct. 16, 10:30-11 a.m. Join us for fun stories, songs and a basic craft. Drop in; but max. 15. Trumbull residents.

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