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
Teens: Tales From Beyond — Middle school and up. Monday, Feb. 22, 7-8 p.m. X-Files meets the Twilight Zone in this spooky presentation by Greg McAdams. See and handle some odd and unusual artifacts, like a real voodoo doll. Try your hand at mindreading and more. Free. Register.
Beach Blanket Bingo movie — Tuesday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-noon. Leave your cold weather thoughts behind and join our 'beach bash' screening starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. This movie was the fourth of the five highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies. 1965. 98 minutes. Unrated.
Film Fanatics Club — Tuesday, Feb. 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Joe Meyers, Hearst Media News Group entertainment writer, hosts the Library’s film club and discusses the upcoming Oscar choices. Chicago native Joe Meyers writes about movies, theater and books for the CT Post. Free. Register.
BIZ: What's in a Name? — Trademark Basics. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m. The trickiest part of starting any business is coming up with the right name for the thing (or your first product). Learn the steps you must follow in selecting and protecting your name, and other pitfalls. Led by Cliff Ennico, attorney and small business consultant. Free. Register.
Getting to Know Hoopla — New Streaming and Downloading System at TLS. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Stream movies, TV, or music and download books, too, free on Hoopla. Come to the lecture/demonstration of the system by Library staff member Mary Rogers. Bring your device and we will help you get started. Trumbull residents. Free. Register.
Music for Little Superstars — Saturday, Feb. 20, 10-10:45 a.m. Trumbull toddlers and preschoolers are invited to attend a special three week series of music and movement with Al de Cant, continues Feb. 27. Siblings welcome.
Preschool University for 4's and 5's — Monday, Feb. 22, 10-10:45 a.m., and Thursday, Feb. 25, 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, Feb. 23, 10-10:45 a.m., or Wednesday, Feb. 24, 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 to age 2. Wednesday, Feb. 24 or Thursday, Feb. 25, 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.
Crazy 8 Math Club — Grades 3-5. Thursday, Feb. 25, 4:15-5:15 p.m. Math gone wild. This is an eight-week series where you build stuff, run and jump, make music and a mess. Free. Registration a must; 8-week commitment. Check on space.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Drop-in craft — Ages 3-5. Saturday, Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fun crafts to do in the Children's Room. For ages 3-5. Drop in.
Caterpillars storytime — Monday, Feb. 22, 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, Feb. 22, 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.
Creators' Corner 3D printer — Drop In. Monday, Feb. 22, 3:30-5:30 p.m., or Wednesday, Feb. 24, 3-6 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.
Art Explorers — Ages 8-11. Monday, Feb. 22, 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, Feb. 24, 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, Feb. 24, 11:45-12:15 p.m. Come sing, jump, and clap to nursery rhymes and favorite movie songs with Robert. Ages 0-8 welcome.
Mini artists — Ages 3-5. Thursday, Feb. 25, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Welcome, mini artists. In this class, you'll get to make wonderful projects that you can take home. Register. Held twice monthly.
Toddler yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1-4. Thursday, Feb. 25, 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.