Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
OPEN SUNDAYS 1-5
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Friday, Nov. 11 — Libraries closed, Veterans Day holiday
Smart PR that Grows Your Business — Programs for Businesses and Business People. Thursday, Nov. 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Create a PR strategy to launch a business, announce a new product, or build your company's visibility, reputation and marketability. Attend and get a SMART plan as if you hired a PR agency. Led by Alice Ferreira, VP of Communications at UnitedHealthcare, Community and State. Free. Register.
Holiday performance, with CT Performing Arts — Sunday, Nov. 13, 2-3:30 p.m. After last year's standing-room-only Nutcracker performance, this year is sure to be another big hit. Free. Register.
Creating an Elevator Speech That WOWs — Evening Career Workshop. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Making a practical elevator speech to assist in your networking is one of the most important steps in your job search. Speaker Mark Troncone promises that if you follow his techniques, elevator speeches will become fun and get you results. Register. Free.
Book Club — For grades 6 and up. The Seventh Most Important Thing, by Shelley Pearsall. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 5-5:45 p.m. After Arthur T. Owens grabbed a brick and hurled it at the Junk Man he is assigned to do community service … working for the Junk Man. He discovers there's something amazing and special about his boss. First 15 registrants get copy. Discussion, snacks and activity.
Toddler Time for 2’s and 3's — Monday, Nov. 14 or Wednesday, Nov. 16, 9:30-10:15 a.m. Toddlers will explore learning stations, music and movement, and great stories in our new storytime format. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.
Preschool University for 4's and 5's — Tuesday, Nov. 15, 11-11:45 a.m. Preschoolers will practice the skills needed for kindergarten all while having fun with this new story time format. Register. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Book discussion and activity — Paperboy, by Vince Vawter. Grades 4-6. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 4-4:45 p.m. When 11-year-old Little Man takes over a friend's paper route in July 1959 Memphis, his debilitating stutter makes for a challenging and memorable month. 2014 Newbery Honor Book. Join for discussion, activity, and snacks. Register; first 15 registrants pick-up free copy in Children’s.
Baby Café — Birth thru age 2. Wednesday, Nov.16 or Thursday, Nov. 17, 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. Drop in. Child or care-giver Trumbull resident.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Drop-in craft — All ages. Saturday, Nov. 12, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fun crafts to do in the children's room. Drop in.
Caterpillars storytime — Birth to 12 months. Monday, Nov. 14, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Join us for a fun morning of storytime and enjoy gentle songs, stories, puppets, and more. Drop in.
Butterflies storytime — Ages 1-2 years. Monday, Nov. 14, 11-11:30 a.m. Children will enjoy this fun morning storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.
Creators' Corner 3D Printer drop-ins — Monday, Nov. 14, 3:30-6 p.m; Tuesday, Nov. 15, 3:45-5 p.m.; and Wednesday, Nov. 16, 3-5:30 p.m. Learn about the 3D printer by observing a demonstration or trying it out for yourself in a guided hands-on learning experience. Free.
Storytime 2 1/2 to 3s — Wednesday, Nov. 16, 10:30-11am. Come join us for storytime. We'll read stories and create some fun art to take home. Drop in.
WWI to WWII History series — Adults and teens. #3 of 4, Eleanor. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m. The period of America's rise as a superpower, seen through the eyes of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Details on series and presenter online. Register. Free. Co-sponsored by the branch and the Trumbull Senior Center. #3 is held at the Fairchild-Nichols Branch.
Art Explorers — Ages 3-5. Thursday, Nov. 17, 10:30-11 a.m. Welcome, art explorers. In this art class, you'll get to make wonderful projects that you can take home. Free. Register.
Toddler Yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1-4. Thursday, Nov. 17, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Jyothi and yoga for toddlers. Parents are welcome to join their children. Children will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with music. Mats not required. Register; max. 10 in each class.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see details on upcoming events from the home page, and register online.