Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries
Friday,day and Saturday, 9-5
Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Maximizing Your Retirement — With David Cowan. AAA Social Security workshop. Thursday, April 21, 6-8 p.m. Get advice about developing a sound plan to ensure that your money lasts. Avoid common mistakes made by most retirees. Cowan has counseled thousands to dodge pitfalls and protect assets from a long-term illness. Details online. Free. Register
Entertainment and Research Resources: Library Database Discovery — Friday,. April 22, 10-11:30 a.m. Join us as we showcase the resources TLS subscribes to, from downloading e-books and movies, to genealogy, health, business, arts, consumer, to automotive and literary databases. Discover new access. Led by Walter Dembowski. Register.
Elegant Primates band concert — Sunday, April 24, 2-3:30 p.m. Elegant Primates is an eclectic quartet playing original pop music, bringing influences from Latin Rock and Afro-pop to the Beatles, with a nod toward Paul Simon and Brazilian dance sounds. Elegant Primates makes music that will move your body and your mind. Drop in.
Traveling to Sri Lanka — Spring Lecture Series, #4. Tuesday, April 26, 10 a.m.-noon. Come visit the magical island of Sri Lanka, a land now more Friday,endly to tourists. Discover its Buddhist past, including its exotic temples, located in the mountainous interior, and more. Presented by Elsa Cantor and Don Lamberty. Last lecture in April series. Details online. $5 fee. Register.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Drop-in craft — All ages. Saturday, April 23, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fun crafts to do in the Children's room. Drop in.
Creators' Corner 3D Printer — Saturday, April 23, noon-2 p.m.; Monday, April 25, 3:30-5:30 p.m; Tuesday, April 19, 3-4:30 p.m; Wednesday, April 27, 3-6 p.m; and Thursday, April 28, 3-4:30 p.m. Learn about the branch’s 3D printer by observing a demonstration or trying it out for yourself in a guided hands-on learning experience. Drop in.
Caterpillars storytime — Monday, April 25, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Attention all wiggly caterpillars. Babies from birth to 12 months are invited to join us for a fun morning storytime. We will enjoy gentle songs, stories, puppets, and more. Drop in.
Butterflies storytime — Monday, April 25, 11-11:30 a.m. It’s time for your little toddler to turn into a social butterfly. Children ages 1- to 2-years-old will enjoy this fun morning storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.
Art Explorers — Ages 8-11. Monday, April 25, 4-5 p.m. Kids will explore different kinds of art materials every week and have their works of art displayed in the library. Register.
Storytime — Ages 2 1/2-3. Wednesday, April 27, 10:30-11 a.m. Come join us for storytime. We'll read stories and create some fun art. Drop in.
Robert the Guitar Guy — Wednesday, April 27, 11:45-12:15 p.m. Come sing, jump, and clap to nursery rhymes and favorite movie songs with Robert. Ages 0-8 welcome.
Coloring for adults — Wednesday, April 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Adult coloring is a way to relax and get rid of stress. Come enjoy some 'you' time. Coloring sheets and pencils provided. Free. Register.
Toddler Yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1-4. Thursday, April 28, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Parents are welcome to join their children, as they learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with music. Mats not required. Register for each session; max. 10.
How to Safely Surf the Internet — Thursday, April 28, 3-4:30 p.m. Abigail Stokes, author of Is This Thing On? A Friendly Guide to Everything Digital for Newbies ..., walks you through creating a memorable, safe, and unique password; getting the most out of your searches online; shopping and banking online safely; and more. Rid yourself of the fear of security breaches and identity theft. Q&A. Books for sale, ($18). Register.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see details on upcoming events from the home page, and register online.