Upcoming events 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
Teen summer reading continues — Track your reading online; get raffle tickets for a prize basket. Also activities and book discussions in August. Details at the Children’s desk. 

Author appearance — Trumbull resident Maura Weiler, Thursday, Aug. 6, 6:30-7:30 p.m., discusses her debut novel Contrition. In this story, journalist and adoptee Dorie McKenna discovers she has a twin sister who is a cloistered nun. Her relationship with her twin grows, but will their shared biological past and uncertain futures collide? Free. Register. Copies for sale.

Advanced email — Beyond the Basics. Friday, Aug. 7, 10-11:30 a.m. For people who already send, and receive email. This lecture-demonstration session will explain how to create an address book, how to send attachments, and how to create folders. Register. Free.

Teen book discussion — Grades 6 and up. Reboot, Part 1, by Amy Tintera. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 5-5:45 p.m. Make summer reading fun this year by reading and discussing with friends. In August we discuss Reboot, half today, and half on Aug. 19. Activity included. First 10 to register get a copy. Register.

Upcoming for teens — What’s in your water? Grades 6 and Up. Friday, Aug. 14, 1 – 2 p.m.
Children’s Events
Music Mandy — Friday, Aug. 7, 10-11 a.m. Trumbull resident and music educator will entertain the masses in the main area of the children’s room. Drop in.

Riverside Reptiles presents living dragons — Saturday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m.-noon. Dragons? No, lizards. Meet different species of lizards: geckos, skinks, a legless one, a Komodo Dragon cousin, and more. Free. Drop in.

Open craft tables — All ages. Monday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop in to our craft tables. Lots of supplies to make fun stuff, just right for all of our heroes. Free.

Summer toddler time — Tuesday, Aug. 11, 10-10:45 a.m. Toddlers 2-3 years old will explore learning stations, educational themes and great stories in our new story time format. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Pre-school University – Summertime — Wednesday, Aug. 12, 10-10:45 a.m. Pre-schoolers 4-5 years old will practice the skills needed for kindergarten all while having fun with this new storytime format. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

August Book Club — Grades 4-6. Flora and Ulysses. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 4-4:45 p.m. This book will be discussed in two parts: half today, and half on Aug. 19. First 10 registrants get a free copy. Refreshments. Free. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Summer baby bunch — Thursday, Aug. 13, 10-10:30 a.m. All babies up to age 2 are invited to sing, clap, play and read. This drop in program will be a great first experience. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Book lovers group — Ages 8-9. Monday, Aug. 10, 4-4:30 p.m. Book club for the child who is never without a book. Register. Space limited.

Making simple musical instruments — Ages 4-6. Tuesday, Aug. 11, 4-4:30 p.m. Recycle common materials and turn them into musical instruments. Last session. Register; max. 12.

Drawing shape by shape — Ages 6-8. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 11-11:30 a.m. Create cartoons using triangles, circles and squares. Drop in.

Robert the Guitar Guy — Wednesday, Aug. 12, 4-4:45 p.m. Come sing, jump, and clap to nursery rhymes and favorite movie songs with Robert. Ages 0-8 welcome.

Storytime for ages 2 1/2-3 — Thursday, Aug. 13, 11-11:30 a.m. Stories and paper plate character crafts. Drop in.

Pre-school fun — Thursday, Aug. 13, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ABCs, numbers, shapes, and more learning fun. For ages 2-5. Register for each class separately.

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