Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Genealogy Roundtable — With the CT Ancestry Society, Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m.-noon. Come to share your successes, current projects, and any brick walls. Take five minutes to share your question or story, if you wish. Feedback and suggestions provided. Co-sponsored. Registration: 10 a.m. Discussion kicks off at 10:30.
How to fund college without going broke — Saturday, April 26, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s excellent class covering how to plan for college expenses. Registration required. Free.
An evening of magic — Saturday, April 26, 7-9 p.m. TLS & the International Brotherhood of Magicians (I.B.M.) Ring 59 host a magic show. Professional area magicians return to perform illusions, mentalism, and comedy magic. Tickets: Adults: $12, children: $10 and family of 4: $30. Reserve by calling the library; full payment in cash or check at the door. Details online.
Author talk — How Bad Golf Changed My Life — and How What I Learned Can Change Yours, with Roberta Isleib. Sunday, April 27, 2-3 p.m. Clinical psychologist and author Roberta Isleib (now writing as Lucy Burdette) turned her passion for golf into a new career: Mystery writer. She will discuss writing, switching careers, marketing books, the books themselves, and golf, of course. Books for purchase and signing. Register.
RESCHEDULED — Creating a communication brand. Evening career lectures. Monday, April 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m. The way we dress, our body language, what we post on social media, and our communication with others, is ‘our brand.’ Develop self-awareness and self-confidence and how to communicate that properly. You are your brand. With consultant Tracie Samuelson presenting. Details online. Register. Free.
Teen movie and book discussion: The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Tuesday, April 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Read the book, then watch the movie. We will have a brief discussion of both after. (PG-13). Books available in the Children’s Department. Pizza. Register online for pizza count.
Upcoming — Trumbull Day at the Bluefish for all ages. One Book-One Town 2014: Baseball! Discounted tickets available now; game Sunday, May 4, 1-4 p.m. Details and location online or call 203-452-5197.
Pennant Contest — One Book-One Town 2014: Baseball! Grades K-5. Children’s designed pennants on display through April in the main library.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Saturday Sillies — Saturday, April 26, 10:30-11 a.m. Got excess energy? Come on over for some movement and fun, just right for toddlers. Sing, dance, and groove with your friends. Drop in. Ages 1-3. Trumbull residents.
Baby’s morning out — Monday, April 28 or Wednesday, April 30, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Stories, songs, and finger plays. 0-24 months. Trumbull residents. Drop in.
Nichols Needles — All ages. Monday, April 28, 6-7 p.m. Do you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or practice any other kind of needle craft? Join us for a weekly gathering of needle crafters. Bring your latest project and join your neighbors to share tips, inspiration, and great company. Monday evenings through May 19. Drop in. All ability levels welcome.
Story Squirrels — Tuesday, April 29, 10:30-11 a.m. Stories, play, and crafts. Ages 4 and 5. Trumbull residents. Drop in.
Story Scenes — Ages 6-10. Wednesday, April 30, 4-5 p.m. Chapter books craft. Trumbull residents. Register.
Book Bunnies — Thursday, May 1, 10:30-11 a.m. Rhymes, songs, and crafts. Ages 2 and 3. Trumbull residents. Drop in.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.