Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
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.
How to Fund College without Going Broke — Saturday, Aug. 2, 11 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s excellent class covering how to plan for college expenses, Good for parents: See where you are and how you can get there. Program includes a family financial run. Details online. Registration required. Free.
Transitioning to Kindergarten: Practical tips and strategies — Monday, Aug. 4, 5-6:30 p.m. Attention parents: Certified School Psychologist Monica Rothstein comes to discuss the emotional aspects for children and parents, tips to support adjustment, how to speak to your child about kindergarten, and parent-school communication. For parents of children going into K this fall. Register. Free.
Henna tattoo workshop for teens/tweens — Summer Reading Road Trip. Wednesday, Aug. 6, 4-5:30 p.m. Join henna artist Jamilah for her wonderful washable tattoo program. Henna is a natural dye and Jamilah uses only natural fresh plant ingredients, never commercial dyes. See picture online. For kids grades 6-12; max 20. Register.
Zentangle art class for adults — Thursday, Aug. 7, 6:30-8 p.m. Kathy Vincent, from ArtSmart. Studio, leads adults in creating Zentangle tiles. Create wild linear designs on paper “tiles” and mandalas. Details online. Materials provided. Max. 16. Register.
Summer reading road trip — Mark off miles on your reading road map and get list of fun events. Details in Children’s.
Family Chess Club — Saturday, Aug. 2, 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.
Read, sing and dance with Melissa Green — Wednesday, Aug. 6, 11-11:45 a.m. Trumbull children of all ages will enjoy Melissa’s own brand of pop-folk-rock-family music. Drop in.
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Baby’s morning out — Monday, Aug. 4, 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 — Monday, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 5, 11-11:30 a.m. Come explore something new each Tuesday at the library. Ages 6-8. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Robert the Guitar Guy — Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1:30-2 p.m. Join us on the first Wednesday of every month this summer to be entertained with fun music, storytelling, rhythm, and movement. Drop in. Ages 1+. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Storytime for 2’s — Thursday, Aug. 7, 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 and 5’s — Thursday, Aug. 7, 1:30 p.m. Come on over for a special pre-school 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.