Upcoming at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Pets Caught Reading Instagram Photo Challenge — Submit a photo of your pet reading; please Tag your pic. @trumbulllibrary, #tlspetsread. The pic. with the most “likes” is the winner, and will receive a $50 Amazon.com gift card. Rules and details at TLS website, www.trumbullct-library.org. Entries due Oct. 23.
50 Shades of Pink Pumpkins — Thursday, Oct. 22, 6:30-8 p.m. Join TLS and the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Cancer Center to personalize a pink pumpkin, get together with friends, and learn how to practice good breast health for October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Pink pumpkin to first 50 registrants. Free. Register.
How to Fund College without Going Broke — Saturday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey's excellent class covering how to plan for college expenses, including what it might cost, wise college choice, how to finance more than one child, and the best way to manage the expense. Includes a family financial run. Register. Free.
First Ladies in the Family: Abigail Adams and Louisa Adams — Fall Lecture Series, #4. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 10 a,m.-noon. These wives of two presidents, married to father and son, provide perspective on a crucial century in U.S. history. Presented by Mona Garcia. Details online. Register on form, or online. Pay $5 fee at the door, or at the Library with your form.
What are the benefits of attending a community college? — For high school students and parents. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 6-7 p.m. Hear about the benefits of enrolling in a community college for the first year or two of college education. Presented by Bernard Shea, Assistant Director of Admissions for Housatonic Community College. Free. Register.
Preschool University — Monday, Oct. 26 and Thursday, Oct. 29, 1:30-2:15 p.m. Preschoolers 4 and 5 years old will practice the skills needed for kindergarten while having fun. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Toddler Time — Ages 2-3. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 10-10:45 a.m., or Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1:30-2:15 p.m. Toddlers will explore learning stations, educational themes and great stories in our new story time format. Drop in.
Baby Café — Birth to 2 years. Wednesday, Oct. 28 or Thursday, Oct. 29, 11-11:30 a.m. Baby's 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.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Drop-in craft — Ages 3-5. Sat. Oct. 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Fun crafts to do in the Children's Room. Stop by.
Caterpillars storytime — 0-12 months. Monday, Oct. 26, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Attention all wiggly caterpillars. Babies can join us for a fun morning of gentle songs, stories, puppets, and more. Drop in.
Butterflies storytime — Ages 1-2. Monday, Oct. 26, 11-11:30 a.m. It’s time for your little toddler to turn into a social butterfly. Children will enjoy a fun morning with songs, stories, puppets. Drop in.
Storytime, 4s & 5s — Monday, Oct. 26 or Tuesday, Oct. 27, 3-3:45 p.m. We'll read amazing stories and make a fun craft that you can take home. Drop in.
Creators' Corner 3D printer — Monday, Oct. 26, 3:30-5:30 p.m., or Wednesday, Oct. 28, 3-6 p.m. Learn about the 3D printer by observing a demonstration or trying it out in a guided, hands-on learning experience. Drop in.
Storytime — Ages 2 1/2 to 3. Wednesday, Oct. 28, 10:30-11 a.m. Come join us for storytime. We'll read stories and create some fun art. Drop in.
Preschool fun with Jyothi — Wednesday, Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.-noon. ABCs, numbers, shapes, and more learning fun. For ages 2-5. Register.
Toddler yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1-4. Thursday, Oct. 29, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Parents are welcome to join with their children. They will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with music. Mats not required. Max. 10 children; register for each session.
Paint by word art program — Grades 1-5. Thursday, Oct. 29, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Like paint by number, except kids paint words of their own. Children listen to audio books and recapture scenes through art. Free. Register.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see details on upcoming events from the home page, and register online.