Upcoming at the Trumbull Libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Adult summer reading 2014 — Fill out one entry form for each book, eBook, or audio-book read between now and Aug. 21, to be eligible for a weekly prize drawing. Forms are near the prize boxes, at Circulation or Children’s desks of both libraries. Details online.
Check out the Teen Summer Reading Road Trip — Get your ‘Passport’ reading log and list of activities for 6th-12th graders. Weekly prize and raffle ticket for completing your log. Details at the Information Desk.
Download eBooks with our free Overdrive software — Learn at our Overdrive “Sandbox.” Thursday, July 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Having difficulty downloading eBooks to your device? Need help using the library’s free Overdrive system to do this? Bring your device and get some one-on-one help. Max. 5. Reservations required. Trumbull residents.
25 Ways to Train Your Brain — Tuesday, July 15, 1-2 p.m. Have you ever wondered why when we get older it takes longer to memorize things and to recall names of friends? To prevent this from happening, we need to “Train Our Brain.” In this interactive seminar, Jo Anne Harrison-Becker, MS will teach participants to develop a training regimen. Register.
Health and wellness info. at the library: Database Discovery — Wednesday, July 16, 10-11:30 a.m. Lecture/demonstration of health-related databases that the Trumbull Library subscribes to. Max. 15; please register.
July and August Book Club continues for grades 6-8 — Summer Reading Road Trip. Thursday, July 17, 7-7:45 p.m. Is required summer reading a drag? Make it fun this year with friends and classmates. July’s book is One for the Murphys, by Lynda Hunt; pt. 2 of 3 tonight. Details online. First 10 registered get free copy. Register.
Summer Reading Road Trip at TLS — Mark off miles on your reading road map and get list of fun events. Details in Children’s.
Music Mandy — Friday, July 11, 10:30-11 a.m. Trumbull children ages 0-5 are invited to sing, shake, and dance to music from Trumbull’s own Mandy Cook.
Poetry workshops — Grades 3-5. Summer Reading Road Trip. Tuesday, July 15, 3-4 p.m. Ellen Carpenter returns to lead fun poetry workshops, today and July 22. At the end of the series, you will create your own poetry ‘zine’. Trumbull residents. Register. Max. 15.
Glue and Go Costumes — Summer Reading Road Trip. Wednesday, July 16, 10-10:45 a.m. Trumbull children ages 6-12 can meet with author Holly Cleeland, who will share ideas from her book Glue and Go Costumes for Kids. Register.
July and August Book Club continues for grades 4-6 — Summer Reading Road Trip. Thursday, July 17, 6-6:45 p.m. Make summer reading fun by reading and discussing with friends. July’s book, Walls Within Walls by Maureen Sherry, will be split into three parts; part two tonight. Details online. First 15 registered get free copy. Trumbull residents; register.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Saturday Sillies — Saturday, July 12, 10:30-11 a.m. Have some excess energy? Come on by for 30 minutes of dancing, singing, and silliness. Ages 1-3. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Baby’s Morning Out — Monday, July 14, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Simple finger plays and stories followed by free play and socialization for both babies and adults. Age 0-23 months. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
3’s at 3 — Monday, July 14, 3-3:30 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and a simple craft perfect for 3-year-olds. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Summer Explorers — Tuesday, July 15, 11-11:30 a.m. Come explore something new each Tuesday at the library. Ages 6-8. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Storytime for 2’s — Thursday, July 17, 10:30-11 a.m. Filled with music, movement, and short stories this story time is just right for 2-year-olds. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Storytime for 4’s and 5’s — Thursday, July 17, 1-1:30 p.m. Come on over for a special preschool story time filled with stories, songs and a craft. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.