Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
A Fly Fishing Safari — Sunday, March 13, 1-3 p.m. Get ready for the fishing season with this fun and inspiring fly fishing lecture/slide presentation by James Turecek. Free. Register.
Fly Tying Workshop — Sunday, March 13, 3-5 p.m. Fly tying class will be offered, also by James Turecek. Free. Register separately for workshop. Space limited; max 10.
Downloading e-Books with Free Overdrive Software — Wednesday, March 16, 10-11:30 a.m. A lecture/demonstration of the TLS Overdrive system for downloading ebooks, audiobooks, and live streaming of video to your e-reader. Get results and see how easy it is to download to your device. Trumbull residents. Register.
Preschool University — For 4's and 5's. Monday, March 14, 10-10:45 a.m., and Thursday, March 17, 1:30-2:15 p.m. Preschoolers will practice the skills needed for kindergarten all while having fun with this new story time format. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Toddler Time — For 2's and 3's. Tuesday, March 15, 10-10:45 a.m., or Wednesday, March 16, 1:30-2:15 p.m. Toddlers will explore learning stations, music and movement, and great stories in our new story time format. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.
Baby Café — Birth thru age 2. Wednesday, March 16 or Thursday, March 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 caregiver Trumbull resident.
Book discussion and activity: Plunked, by Michael Northrup — Grades 4-6. Wednesday, March 16, 4-4:45 p.m. Jack Mogens thinks he's got a lock on a starting spot in Little League. But, when a powerful stray pitch turns his world upside down, Jack discovers it's going to take more than a love of baseball to get back his game. Strong male and female characters. Come for lively discussion and snacks. First 10 registrants get free copy. Register.
Book Club — For grades 6 and up. Loser, by Jerry Spinelli. Wednesday, March 16, 5-5:45 p.m. Ever since first grade Daniel Zinkoff’s classmates have thought him weird. But he’s too busy to notice what anyone else thinks. He wants to be a hero, and one snowy night his wish may come true. Come for a lively discussion, snacks and activity. First 12 registrants get free copy. Register.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Drop-in craft — All Ages. Saturday, March 12, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Fun crafts to do in the Children's Room. Drop in.
Creators' Corner 3D printer — Drop in. Saturday, March 12, noon-2 p.m; Monday, March 14, 3-5:30 p.m; Tuesday, March 15, 3-4:30 p.m; Wednesday, March 16, 3-6 p.m; and Thursday, March 17, 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. Stop by.
Caterpillars storytime — Monday, March 14, 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, March 14, 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, March 14, 4-4:45 p.m. Kids will explore different kinds of art materials (pastels, charcoal, watercolor, etc.) every week and have their works of art displayed in the library. Register.
Storytime — Ages 2 1/2-3. Wednesday, March 16, 10:30-11 a.m. Come join us for storytime. We'll read stories and create some fun art. Drop in.
Tooth Fairy visit — Wednesday, March 16, 11-11:30 a.m. The Tooth Fairy is coming. She will show children how to brush and take care of their teeth. Children ages 0-8. Drop in.
Adult program: Create Art Inspired by India — Wednesday, March 16, 1-2 p.m. Learn the Indian folk art of Rangoli, a decorative art form that is thought to bring good luck. Leader Jyothi Chintapalli will guide you to your own beautiful designs. Free. Register.
Toddler Yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1-4. Thursday, March 17, 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.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see details on upcoming events from the home page, and register online.