Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries

Main Library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8 • Friday and Saturday, 9-5 • Sunday, 1-5

203-452-5197 • trumbullct-library.org


Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8 • Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5 • Saturday, 10-2


Announcement — One Book-One Town community-read and programs starts up March 2. Details at trumbullct-library.org.

How to fund college without going broke — Saturday, Feb. 22, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s excellent class covering the best way to manage the expense. See where you are and how you can get there. Program includes a family financial run. Register. Free.

The Two First Ladies: Mary Todd Lincoln and Varina Davis — A lecture by Ramona Garcia. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2-3 p.m. Perspective on the Civil War from two women at the heart of the conflict. Mary Todd Lincoln was the wife of Abraham Lincoln and the First Lady of the U.S. Varina Howell Davis was the wife of Jefferson Davis and the First Lady of the Confederacy. Free. Register.

Rescheduled — The Battle of Okinawa: The Blood and the Bomb, by CT Author George Feifer. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1-2 p.m. Feifer tells us that the Battle of Okinawa was the largest land-sea-air battle in history, the final major engagement in WWII, and a context for the dropping of the atomic bomb. Register. Free. Books available for purchase and signing.

Children’s Events

Storytime for 2’s — Tuesday, Feb. 25 or Thursday, Feb 13, 9:30-10 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers share stories, music and fun. Child must be two by Jan. 13, 2014. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

3-year-old storytime — Tuesday, Feb. 25, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, Feb. 26, 9:30-10 a.m. Books, finger-plays, music and a craft create a wonderful learning experience for pre-readers and their caregivers. Child must be 3 by Jan. 13, 2014. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

4- and 5-year-old storytime — Tuesday, Feb. 25, 11-11:30 a.m. Sharing books, songs, and making a craft has never been so much fun. Child must be 4 by Jan. 13, 2014. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

Baby Café — Wednesday, Feb. 26 or Thursday, Feb. 27, 11-11:30 a.m. Enjoy shakers, scarves, books and play. Children 6 months-2 years. Trumbull residents. Drop in.

Messy Mystery II — Thursday, Feb. 27, 5-5:45 p.m. Stories and crafts for older kids. You never know what you will hear, or what you will make, but you can be sure that it will be fun. Register separately for each session.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Baby’s morning out — Monday, Feb. 24 or Wednesday, Feb. 26, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Simple stories, songs, and finger plays, then free play and socialization for both babies and adults. Ages 0-24 months. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Drop in. 30 max.

Story Squirrels — Tuesday, Feb. 25, 10:30-11 a.m. Come join us for a story time featuring fun stories, interactive play, and crafts. Ages 4 and 5. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Drop in. 15 max.

Story Scenes — Ages 6-10. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 4-5 p.m. Join us for a chapter book storytime with an ongoing craft. Ages 6-10. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

Book Bunnies — Thursday, Feb. 27, 10:30-11 a.m. Rhymes, stories, songs, and simple crafts perfect for toddlers. Ages 2 and 3. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Drop in. First come, first served. 15 max.

Meet the Tooth Fairy — Thursday, Feb. 27, 4-4:30 p.m. In honor of Dental Health Month, the Tooth Fairy herself has agreed to make a rare live appearance at the Fairchild Library. Come meet her and learn all about keeping your teeth healthy.

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