Upcoming events at the Trumbull and Fairchild Nichols Memorial Library
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Adult Summer Reading 2014 — Fill out one entry form for each book, e-book, or audio-book read between June 30 and Aug. 21, to be eligible for a weekly prize drawing. Forms are near the prize boxes, at Circulation or Children’s Desks of both libraries. Details online.
Check out the Teen Summer Reading Road Trip — Get your ‘Passport’ Reading Log and List of Activities for 6th-12th graders. Weekly prize and raffle ticket for completing your Log. Details at the Information Desk.
Interactive HipHop Dance for Tweens and Teens — Summer Reading Road Trip. Saturday, July 19, 1-2 p.m. This lively, energetic program encourages a child’s artistic expression in dance and music. Includes amazing, animated and funky dance moves. Ages 10 and up. Register.
Author talk — Connecticut Lore: Strange, Off Kilter and Full of Surprises, with Zack Lamothe. Wednesday, July 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sharing Connecticut’s tales, from its haunted history to the mysteries of Plum Island, author Lamothe reveals curious encounters, forgotten places, and the lore of Pirate treasure. Books for purchase. Register.
Google Glass — Presentation by Heather Staines. Thursday, July 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Ever wondered what Google Glass is? What does the world look like through this wearable computer? Google Glass Explorer Heather Staines shares the world as she sees it through her Google Glasses. Register.
July and August Book Club — For grades 6-8. Summer Reading Road Trip. Thursday, July 24, 7-7:45 p.m. Is required summer reading a drag? Make it fun this year with friends and classmates. July’s book is One for the Murphys, by Lynda Hunt; part 3 of 3 tonight. Details online. First 10 registered get free copy. Register. Keep your eye out for August’s date for Final Four.
Summer Reading Road Trip at TLS — Mark off miles on your reading road map and get list of fun events. Details in Children’s.
Music Mandy — Friday, July 18, 10:30-11 a.m. Trumbull children ages 0 -5 are invited to sing, shake, and dance to music from Trumbull’s own Mandy Cook.
Family Chess Club — Saturday, July 19, 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.
Poetry workshops — Grades 3-5. Summer Reading Road Trip. Tuesday, July 22, 3-4 p.m. Ellen Carpenter returns to lead fun poetry workshops. In this final session you will create your own poetry ‘zine’. Trumbull residents. Register. Max. 15.
July and August Book Club — For Grades 4-6. Summer Reading Road Trip. Thursday, July 24, 6-6:45 p.m. Make summer reading fun by reading and discussing with friends. July’s book, Walls Within Walls by Maureen Sherry, part 3 of 3 tonight. Details online. First 15 registered get free copy. Trumbull residents. Register. Be on the lookout for August’s date for Shadow.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Baby’s Morning Out — Monday, July 21, 10:30-11:15 a.m.. Simple finger plays and stories followed by free play and socialization for both babies and adults. Age 0-23 months. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
3’s at 3 @ Fairchild. Monday, July 21, 3-3:30 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and a simple craft perfect for 3-year-olds. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Summer Explorers — Tuesday, July 22, 11-11:30 a.m. Come explore something new each Tuesday at the library. Ages 6-8. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Camp Fairchild - Nature Crafts — Ages 4-6. Wednesday, July 23, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Spend an afternoon learning and creating with nature. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Storytime for 2’s — Thursday, July 24, 10:30-11 a.m. Filled with music, movement, and short stories this story time is just right for 2-year-olds. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Storytime for 4’s & 5’s — Thursday, July 24, 1 1:30 p.m. Come on over for a special preschool story time filled with stories, songs and a craft. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library. org, to see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.