Main Library Monday-Thursday, 9-8 Friday and Saturday, 9-5 Open Sunday 1-5 203-452-5197 trumbullct-library.org Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch Monday and Wednesday, 10-8 Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5 Saturday, 10-2 203-452-5196 Upcoming \u2014 Art exhibition \u2014 The Great Minds Collection. Opening in November. Details online. The Clothesline Project Display \u2014 Through Friday, Oct. 31: Bearing Witness and Raising Awareness. East of the Main Library. Pick up a free T-shirt to decorate at the main library\u2019s Circulation Desk. Leave it at the main library, or you may hang your shirt yourself. Friends\u2019 of the Library Book Sale \u2014 Saturday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. For information or to volunteer, call the library or get contact information at their website: the-friends-of-the-trumbull-library.com. How to Fund College without Going Broke. \u2014 Saturday, Nov. 1, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., and Thursday evening Nov. 6, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey\u2019s excellent class covering how to plan for college expenses. Program includes a family financial run. Details online. Registration required. Free. Free SAT\/ACT Test Preparation Workshop \u2014 Sunday, Nov. 2, 2-3:30 p.m. This program, for students and parents, will cover differences between SAT and ACT, include profiles of students who would do better on one or the other, and show what actually makes a difference in test scoring and more. Register. Non-fiction discussion group \u2014 Brown bag lunch meeting. Wednesday, Nov. 5, noon-1 p.m. Dir. Sue Horton\u2019s group. Bring lunch. Nov.\u2019s title is The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary, by Simon Winchester. This eloquently written title is the story of the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men ... which led to the OED and literary history. Check the Library for copies; ideas welcome. Drop in to join. Get started in franchising \u2014 Is it for you? Intro and panel discussion with actual owners. Programs for businesses and business people. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 6:30-8 p.m. Gain a general understanding of franchising and hear a panel share their experiences. Q & A. Free. Register. Children\u2019s Events Pets Caught Reading Contest \u2014 Voting ends Friday, Oct. 31. Check out our furry friends \u2018reading\u2019 on Trumbull Library System\u2019s Facebook page and vote by \u2018liking\u2019 your favorite entry. Winner will be announced the week of Nov. 2. Details at the library. Family Chess Club \u2014 Saturday, Nov. 1, 10am-12pm. Selva Selvarajan\u2019s 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\u2019s Section with your own board, or come to watch. Messy Mystery I \u2014 Monday, Nov. 3, 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. Gallery of Games-Steam Stars with EmpowerED \u2014 Tuesdy, Nov. 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Everyone loves games. In this engaging, hands on workshop, children plan, design and build a prototype of their own arcade game using recycled materials. They will brainstorm, experiment and create a fun-filled gallery of games. Register. Storytime for 2 1\/2-3 years old \u2014 Wednesday, Nov. 5, 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. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Baby Caf\u00e9 \u2014 6 months to 2 years. Wednesday, Nov. 5 or Thursday, Nov. 6, 11-11:30 a.m. Baby\u2019s first introduction to the library. Expect a jam-packed session of rhythm and rhymes guaranteed to enchant. Caregiver or child Trumbull resident. Drop in. Messy Mystery II \u2014 Thursday, Nov. 6, 4-4:45 p.m. This special time is for Trumbull Children in grades 3-5. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But it will be fun. (Hint: This month\u2019s project involves ModPodge.). Register. Fairchild Nichols Branch Inchworms \u2014 Baby Storytime. Monday, Nov. 3, 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 those not yet walking. Drop in; max. 20. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Storytime for 4s and 5\u2019s \u2014 Monday, Nov. 3, 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 \u2014 Tuesdy, Nov. 4, 10:30-11:15 a.m. This storytime contains movement, songs and stories for busy toddlers. Ages walking through 2 1\/2. Drop in; max. 15. Trumbull residents. Yoga with Janey \u2014 Tuesdy, Nov. 4, 4-5pm. Come stretch your body and relax your mind with this fun yoga class. Ages 8-11. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Mini artists \u2014 Wednesday, Nov. 5, 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 \u2014 Wednesday, Nov. 5, 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\/2-3 year olds \u2014 Thursday, Nov. 6, 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.