Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Open Sunday 1-5
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Reminder — The Great Minds Collection continues through May, and the 6th annual One Book-One Town starts with the kick-off on Wednesday, March 4.
Friends’ of the Library Book Nook Sale — Saturday, Feb. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sales are the first Saturday of each month from September through June. For information or to volunteer, call the library or get contact information at their website: the-friends-of-the-trumbull-library.com.
AARP Drivers Safety Program — Tuesday, Feb. 10, 12:30-4:30 p.m. New one day/four-hour program. Take the AARP Drivers Safety Program, the nation’s first and latest classroom refresher for motorists age 50+ and get trained instructors and possible insurance discount. $12-$14 fee. Register; over the phone or in the library.
Health & Wellness Resources: Database Discovery — Wednesday, Feb. 11, 10-11:30 a.m. A lecture-demonstration introduction to some of the health-related online databases available through TLS including Gale’s Health and Wellness Resource Center, MedlinePlus, and the UConn Health Center. Free. Register.
Pop-art Valentine Hearts for middle and high school — Thursday, Feb. 12, 4:30-6 p.m. Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart returns to lead a Valentine block printmaking workshop inspired by the colorful pop art of Andy Warhol. Finished prints can be framed ... or perhaps given as a Valentine for someone special. Max. 16; register. Details online.
Upcoming: Morning Career Development Workshops — It IS Who You Know: Effective Strategies for Networking. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 9:30-noon. Free. Registration required.
Hour of Code — Ages 7 to 10. Thursday, Feb. 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Work together to learn some basic computer coding using a fun and educational program. Held at children’s computers. Themes include Frozen, Angry Birds, and Plants vs. Zombies. Anyone can learn to code. Registration required.
Messy Mystery II — Grades 3-5. Thursday, Feb. 5, 5-5:30 p.m. A special mystery craft time for Trumbull children in grades 3-5. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But it will be fun. Registration required, separately for each session.
Family Chess Club — Saturday, Feb. 7, 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. For further information, contact the library.
Lynn Lewis and Friends — Take Your Child to the Library Day. Saturday, Feb. 7, 11-11:45 a.m. Lynn Lewis will be performing in the Children’s area. Drop in.
Messy Mystery I — Grades K-2. Monday, Feb. 9, 4-4:30 p.m. What will you create? What will you hear? Who knows? But it will be fun. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Free. Register.
2-year-old storytime — Tuesday, Feb. 10, 9:30-10 a.m. Toddlers and caregivers share stories, music, and fun, age-appropriate craft. Child must be 2 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Storytime for 2 1/2 to 3-years-old — Tuesday, Feb. 10, 10:30-11 a.m., or Wednesday, Feb. 11, 9:30-10 a.m. Eye-catching books, fingerplay, music, and a fun age-appropriate craft make for a wonderful learning experience for our young pre-readers and their caregivers. Child must be 2 1/2 by Jan. 12, 2015. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Storytime for 4’s and 5’s — Tuesday, Feb. 10, 11-11:30 a.m. Share books, songs, and a fun age appropriate craft. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Child must be age 4 by 1-12-15. Register.
Baby Café — 6-months to 2-years. Wednesday, Feb. 11, or Thursday, Feb. 12, 11-11:30 a.m. Baby’s first introduction to the library. Babies and caregivers can expect a jam-packed session of rhythm and rhymes guaranteed to enchant our littlest explorers. Caregiver or child Trumbull resident. Drop in.
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Robert the Guitar Guy — Saturday, Feb. 7, 11-11:30 a.m. Come sing, jump, and clap to nursery rhymes and favorite movie songs with Robert. Ages 0-8 welcome.
Inchworms — Pre-walkers. Ages birth-12 months. Monday, Feb. 9, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Lively stories, fingerplay, free play. Drop in.
Butterflies — Walkers. Ages 12-30 months. Tuesday, Feb. 10, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enjoy movement, songs, and stories for busy toddlers. Drop in.
Mini Artists — Ages 3-5. Wednesday, Feb. 11, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Welcome all mini-artists to make wonderful projects that you can play with at home. Registration required. Max 15.
Toddler Yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1- 4. Wednesday, Feb. 11, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Every Wednesday in February, parents are welcome to join their children. Children will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with supportive music. Mats are not required. Register.
Story Scenes — Ages 6-8. Wednesday, Feb. 11, 4-5pm. Come listen to a chapter-book story and participate in an ongoing craft. Max. 10; registration required.
Story time — Ages 2 1/2-3. Thursday, Feb. 12, 10:30-11 a.m. Listen to amazing stories, sing happy songs, and make beautiful fun crafts that you can take home. Drop in.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.