Upcoming at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Open Sunday 1-5
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Check out our Facebook page for upcoming One Book-One Town events. Also view photos and reactions to our successful panel of wholesome food experts, Robin Glowa’s Cooking Healthy Greens ... and others upcoming.
Evening book discussion with Susan Boyar. Trumbull One Book-One Town 2015. Thursday, March 19, 7-8:30 p.m. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver. Memoir/biography of Kingsolver and her family as they move join the locavore movement. Refreshments. Register.
Held at the Trumbull Historical Society: Transplanted Lives: The History of Back-to-the-Land Movements in America — Trumbull One Book-One Town 2015. Sunday, March 22, 2-3:30 p.m. In the 19th century, these movements reacted to industrial growth separating man from nature. Today we return to the land in the Locavore movement. Partner event: Trumbull Historical Society, 1856 Huntington Tpke.
Registration is suggested by leaving your name, number of attendees, and a phone contact on the Society’s voice mail at least 24 hours in advance of the program. 203-377-6620.
Teen Advisory Group — (TAG) meeting. Monday, March 23, 5-6 p.m. Drop in. Prospective members welcome. Help your fellow teens plan activities. Refreshments.
Farm-to-table dinners — At the Trumbull Marriott. One Book-One Town 2015. Two evenings: Monday, March 23 or Thursday, March 26, 7-9 p.m. Parallel Post restaurant healthy dinner and talk. Executive Chef Chris Molyneux will speak on his philosophy of ‘localism to strengthen our community’ as well as preference for sustainability. $35 ea.; reservation and prepayment required. Many details online. Partner event: Parallel Post, Trumbull Marriott, 180 Hawley Lane.
The Sustainable Food Revolution: Changing Our Lives One Meal at a Time — Trumbull One Book-One Town 2015: Mallett Lecture Series. Tuesday, March 24, 7-8pm. Eileen Hochberg, Exec. Dir. Northeast Organic Farming Association of CT will define sustainable agriculture, explain GMOs, local vs. organic, and more. Free. Drop in.
Fruit or vegetable poetry contest — One Book-One Town 2015. Write a poem of your favorite fruit or vegetable, then display it within art work of your favorite. Deadline March 28, 5 p.m. On display in the library during April Poetry month. Details on event calendar.
Family Chess Club — Saturday, March 21, 10 a.m.-noon. Selva Selvarajan’s 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’s section with your own board, or come to watch. For further information, contact the Library.
2-year-old storytime — Tuesday, March 24, 9:30-10 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers share stories, music, and fun age-appropriate craft. Child must be 2 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Storytime for 2 1/2 to 3-years-old — Tuesday, March 24, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, March 25, 9:30-10 a.m. Eye-catching books, fingerplay, music, and a fun age-appropriate craft make for a wonderful learning experience for our young pre-readers and their caregivers. Child must be 2 1/2 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Storytime for 4’s and 5’s — Tuesday, March 24, 11-11:30 a.m. Share books, songs, and a fun age appropriate craft. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Child must be age 4 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register.
Baby Café — 6 months to 2-years. Wednesday, March 25, or Thursday, March 26, 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
Inchworms--PreWalkers — Monday, March 23, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Lively stories, fingerplay, free play for ages-birth-12 months. Drop in.
Butterflies-Walkers — Ages 12 to 30 months. Tuesday, March 24, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enjoy movement, songs, and stories for busy toddlers. Drop in.
Mini Artists — Ages 3-5. Wednesday, March 25, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Welcome all mini-artists to make wonderful projects that you can play with at home. Max. 15; register.
Story Scenes — Ages 6-8. Wednesday, March 25, 4-5pm. Come listen to a chapter-book story and participate in an ongoing craft. Max. 10; register.
Nichols adult program — Trumbull Revisted and book signing. Wednesday, March 25, 6-7 p.m. The Trumbull Historical Society is presenting an in-depth look at the history of Trumbull, through their authored book in the Images of America series.. Q&A. Copies to buy and sign. Refreshments. Drop in.
Storytime — Ages 2 1/2-3. Thursday, March 26, 10:30-11 a.m. Listen to amazing stories, sing happy songs, and make beautiful fun crafts that you can take home. Drop in.
Toddler Yoga — With Jyothi. Ages 1- 4. Thursday, March 26, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Now Thursdays. Children will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with music. Parents are welcome to join their children. Mats not required. Register.
Visit trumbullct-library.org, to see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.