Upcoming at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Author Brian Solomon and Pro Wrestling FAQ — Thursday, Oct. 15, 6:30-7:30pm. Brian Solomon, former editor for WWE and author of Pro Wrestling FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the World's Most Entertaining Spectacle will join us for an entertaining evening! Books for sale and signing. Register.
AARP Drivers Safety Program — Saturday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. One day/4 hour refresher class with trained instructors. Course materials provided. No tests. Possible insurance discount. Register. $15/members; $20/nonmembers, payable check or cash, at the door. Bring AARP card if you have one!
Pumpkin Carving Contest for middle and high schoolers — Saturday, Oct. 17, 3-4 p.m. Carve one, and we’ll take a photo. Judged by TLS staff. Winner gets a gift card to Party City. Materials supplied (incl. pumpkins). Register.
Gargoyles and Grotesques — Monday, Oct. 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Author Matthew Duman of An Education in the Grotesque: The Gargoyles of Yale University, shares photos of those found on Yale University buildings, exploring their architectural and humorous significance. Register.
Central Park — Fall Lecture Series, #3. Tuesday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-noon. A masterpiece of landscape design by Olmsted and Vaux, Central Park has offered New Yorkers respite since 1858! Led by Arthur N. Gottlieb. Details online. Register on form, or online. $5 at the door, or at the Library with your form.
SCORE’s BIZ 5 Step Series — #5 Sources of Funding and What's Next? Tuesday, Oct. 20, 7-8 p.m. How to raise money to move your entrepreneurial dream to reality! Details online. Register.
Very, Very, Very Basic Internet Searching — Wednesday, Oct. 21, 10-11:30 a.m. This lecture-demonstration offers a starting from scratch introduction to searching the Internet. Register.
Teen Book Discussion — Grade 6 and Up! The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 5-5:45 p.m. Visit a boy named Nobody who has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the local graveyard! Activity. Register.
LinkedIn Critiques — Morning Career Development Workshops. Thursday, Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-noon. One-on-one critiques based on your goals! Get it assessed by a DOL LinkedIn expert. Space limited. Register thru the CT DOL: contact Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org (203)455-2707 to sign up!!!
50 Shades of Pink Pumpkins — Thursday, Oct. 22, 6:30-8 p.m. Join TLS and the Norma Pfriem Breast Cancer Center to personalize a pink pumpkin, meet friends, and learn how to practice good breast health. Pink pumpkin to 1st 50 sign-ups! Register.
Preschool University — Monday, Oct. 19, 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. 20, 10-10:45 a..m., or Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1:30-2:15 p.m. Explore learning stations, educational themes and great stories. Drop in.
Baby Cafe — Birth to 2 Years. Wednesday, Oct. 21 or Thursday, Oct. 22, 11-11:30am. Baby's introduction to the library! A jam-packed session of rhythm and rhymes is guaranteed to enchant. Drop in.
Book Discussion and Activity — Grades 4-6. Coraline by Neil Gaiman. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 4-4:45pm. Coraline enters a spooky door in her home where a gruesome alternate reality threatens her family’s world. 1st 15 sign-ups get a free copy! Register.
Preschool University — Thursday, Oct. 22, 1:30-2:15 p.m., 4 and 5 year olds practice the skills needed for kindergarten all while having fun. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Butterflies Story Time — Ages 1-2. Monday, Oct. 19, 11-11:30 a.m. Your toddler can turn into a social butterfly! Children will enjoy songs, stories, puppets! Drop in.
Storytime, 4s and 5s — Tuesday, Oct. 19 or Wednesday, Oct. 20, 3-3:45 p.m. Read amazing stories and make a fun craft. Drop in.
Creators' Corner 3D Printer — Monday, Oct. 19, 3:30-5:30 p.m., or Wednesday, Oct. 21, 3-6 p.m. Try out our 3D printer in a guided, hands-on learning experience! Drop in.
Shapels Shapes Program for Preschoolers 3-4 — Tuesday, Oct. 20, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Discover shapes with Cindy Circle, Tommy Triangle, Suzy Square, etc. Child gets free coloring book! Register.
Storytime, Ages 2 1/2 to 3 — Wednesday, Oct. 21, 10:30-11 a.m. Come join us stories and fun art! Drop in.
Robert the Guitar Guy — Wednesday, Oct. 21, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Come sing, jump, and clap to nursery rhymes and favorite movie songs. Ages 0-8 welcome! Drop in.
Putting the Garden to Bed with Donna Katsuranis — Adult Event at Fairchild. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 6-7:30 p.m. Master Gardener Katsuranis shows how to prepare your garden for winter, and cold weather growing. Register.
Mini Artists, Ages 3-5 — Thursday, Oct. 22, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Make wonderful projects to take home! Register.
“Upcycling” for Tweens and Teens — Thursday, Oct. 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m. “Upcycling” is reusing things people don’t want, and you make it better: bottle tops for jewelry, or candy wrappers for wallets! Materials provided. Register.
Check out our website at www.trumbullct-library.org, to see details on upcoming events from the home page, and register online.