Upcoming at the Trumbull libraries

Main Library
Monday-Thursday, 9-8
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Saturday, 10-2
Cookbook Club — Monday, Feb. 5, noon-1 p.m. February’s theme is appetizers. Members bring a dish to share. Bring a copy of the recipe and cookbook source. Members new to the group can call Jackie at the library for details or email jcarlino@trumbull-ct.gov. Free. Register.

Non-fiction Book Group — Wednesday, Feb. 7, noon-1 p.m. February’s title is Art of Rivalry, by Sebastian Smee. Picasso and Matisse. Manet and Degas. Pollack and de Kooning. Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon. Four pairs of artists — each linked by friendship and a spirit of competitiveness across 150 years. Bring your lunch. Contact library to join.

BIZ: SPARK Your Sales — Thursday, Feb. 8, Check-in: 6 p.m.; presentation: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sales Support Systems don’t have to be frustrating. In this engaging presentation, sales support guru Cynthia Cavoto of Firebrand Social Media, will share powerful and integrated strategies to spark your sales and grow your business. Details online. Free. Register.
Winter Tales: Music and storytelling with The Storycrafters — Saturday, Feb. 3, 11-11:45 a.m. Join musicians and storytellers, Barry Marshall and Jeri Burns for fun, music, and lots of winter stories. They specialize in retellings of world folklore, integrating song and stories, with pizzazz. Drop in.

Language and Culture Club — Ages 10 and up. Saturday, Feb. 3, 3-4 p.m. Enjoy learning about new places, languages, games? New foods? Families and kids join the Club, every other Saturday, run by Trumbull High School student Ishan. His long interest in languages and cultures around the world fuels his desire to share. Free. Register.

Toddler Time for 2’s and 3’s — Tuesday, Feb. 6 or Wednesday, Feb. 7, 9:30-10:15 a.m. Great stories, music, fingerplays, and activities for toddlers. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Free. Register.

Baby Café — Ages 6-months to 2-years. Tuesday, Feb. 6 and Wednesday, Feb. 7, 11-11:30 a.m. Baby’s first introduction to the library. Babies and caregivers can expect a jam-packed session of stories, rhymes, and fingerplays, guaranteed to enchant our youngest explorers. Drop in.

4- and 5-year-old storytime — Thursday, Feb. 8, 10-10:45am. Sharing books, songs, and making a craft has never been so much fun. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Ukulele Kids — Grades 6 and up. Saturday, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, and into March, 12:30-1:15 p.m. Learn to play the ukulele, a really fun, kid-sized stringed guitar cousin. Intro course for kids, consisting of eight lessons over eight weeks. Ukuleles are provided; details online. Free. Registration suggested.

Butterflies storytime — Ages 1-2 ½-years. Monday, Feb. 5, 11-11:30 a.m. Children will enjoy this fun morning storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.

Turn It UP — All ages. Tuesday, Feb. 6, 10:30-11 a.m. Join this fun and entirely interactive music program that gets kids up and moving. Drop in. Free.

Storytime for 2’s and 3’s — Wednesday, Feb. 7, 10:30-11 a.m. We will have a little bit of music and dancing, a lot of stories and a show-stopping craft. Drop in.

Creators’ Corner 3D printer — Saturday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; and Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Learn about the 3D printer by observing a demo, or trying it out for yourself in a guided hands-on learning experience. Drop in.

Art Explorers — Ages 3-5. Thursday, Feb. 8, 10:30-11 a.m. Welcome, art explorers. In this art class, you’ll get to make wonderful projects that you can take home. Register.

Salsa Kids — Spanish-themed storytime. Ages 2 and up. Thursday, Feb. 8, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Listen to a story in Spanish and learn to dance to different Latin rhythms. Drop in.

Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see details on upcoming events from the home page, and to register online.