Upcoming at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Open Sunday 1-5
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Announcement: President’s Day Holiday, Monday, Feb. 16, libraries closed.
The Food We Eat: One Book-One Town 2015 — Kick-off program Coming Right Up: Wednesday, March 4, 7-9 p.m. St. Joseph High School Debate Team takes on Trumbull High’s Debate Club. Review additional programs on local and ecological growing, choosing, and eating at trumbullct-library.org. Join our 6th annual community-wide read: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, by Barbara Kingsolver.
Pop-art Valentine hearts for middle and high school — Thursday, Feb. 12, 4:30-6 p.m. Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart returns to lead a Valentine block printmaking workshop inspired by the colorful pop art of Andy Warhol. Finished prints can be framed collectively or as individual works...or perhaps gifted as a Valentine for someone special. Max. 16; register. Details online.
Morning career development workshops — It IS Who You Know: Effective Strategies for Networking. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Learn how effective networking can revitalize your job search and assist you in securing your next position. Discover how to best utilize current technology and other resources to develop and cultivate your network. From the CT Dept. of Labor. Max. 15. Free. Register.
Books. Books. For middle and high school — Tuesday, Feb. 17, 6-6:45 p.m. No specific title this month. Come and talk about books you loved, what you are reading now, and get some ideas and suggestions from others about what to read next. If you are in the middle of a book, bring it with you. This is a very informal and open discussion group. Bring friends, spread the word. Refreshments. Drop in.
Learn to use the Overdrive Media Console App to download to your tablet, etc., at our Overdrive App Sandbox. Saturday, Feb. 19, 6-7 p.m. Bring your tablet device and get some one-on-one help. Max 5; reservations required. Trumbull residents.
Friday Night Family Fun and Workshop — Friday, Feb. 13, 5-7 p.m. Jester Jim and Reading workshop. Jester Jim will entertain the kids, while parents attend the workshop. Everyone eats pizza. Free. Register. Contact Kara Canney with any questions, 203-452-5197 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2-year-old storytime — Tuesday, Feb. 17, 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, Feb. 17, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, Feb. 18, 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, Feb. 17, 11-11:30am. Share books, songs, and a fun age appropriate craft. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Child must be age 4 by 1-12-15. Register.
Book discussion and activity — Savvy by Ingrid Law. Grades 4-6. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 5-5:45 p.m. Everyone in Mibs’ family is gifted with a “savvy,” or specific magical power. Her brothers can cause hurricanes and electricity. When Mibs father is in a horrible accident, her long-wished-for magical power becomes a different savvy altogether. Savvy is a 2009 Newbery Honor Book. First five registrants get free copy. Register.
Baby Café — 6 months to 2 years. Wednesday, Feb. 18, or Thursday, Feb. 19, 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
Take Your Child to the Library Day. Saturday, Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. There’s more to the library than books. Celebrate and explore all the possibilities. All ages. Drop in.
Inchworms — Pre-walkers. Ages birth-12 months. Monday, Feb.16, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Lively stories, fingerplay, free play for ages-birth-12 months. Drop in.
Butterflies — Walkers. Ages 12--30 months. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enjoy movement, songs, and stories for busy toddlers. Drop in.
Mini artists — Ages 3-5. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Welcome all mini-artists to make wonderful projects that you can play with at home. Registration required. Max 15.
Toddler yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1- 4. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 11:30 a.m to noon. Every Wednesday, in February parents are welcome to join their children. Children will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with supportive music. Mats are not required. Register.
Story scenes — Ages 6-8. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 4-5 p.m. Come listen to a chapter-book story and participate in an ongoing craft. Max. 10; registration required.
Story time — Ages 2 1/2-3. Thursday, Feb. 19, 10:30-11 a.m. Listen to amazing stories, sing happy songs, and make beautiful fun crafts that you can take home. Drop in.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.