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
Note — The AARP tax preparation help at the main library, Fridays through Apr. 15 (except March 25), 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Details at 203-452-5197.
Jane Bryant Quinn: Make Your Money Last — Sunday, Feb. 14, 2-4 p.m. Best-selling author and financial journalist Quinn will discuss her new book, How to Make Your Money Last: The Indispensable Retirement Guide. She says, “People planning for retirement have one big worry: am I in danger of outliving my money?” Discover how much income to safely withdraw from savings, investing for security and growth, where annuities fit in, and the latest changes in Social Security. Details online. Books for sale & signing. Free. Register.
Very, very, very basic internet searching — Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2-3:30 p.m. This lecture-demonstration offers a starting from scratch introduction to searching the Internet. Free. Register.
Book club for grades 6 and up — The Trap, by John Smelcer. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 5-5:45 p.m. In the Alaskan wilderness Johnny's grandfather has been setting traps in all weather for his entire life. This time, though, he doesn't return and Johnny must decide what to do. Join us for a fun discussion and activity. Register. First 10 get free copy.
Learn ukulele as a family — Friday, Feb. 12, 11 a.m.-noon. Julie Calamine will come with ukuleles and her passion for sharing music and fun. You will learn two chords and then the 20 songs you can play with those chords. Free. Register; max 20. Let us know if you can bring your own ukulele. Trumbull families only.
Music for little superstars — Saturday, Feb. 13, 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. 20 and 27. Siblings welcome.
Toddler Time for 2's and 3's — Tuesday, Feb. 16, 10-10:45 a.m., or Wednesday, Feb. 17, 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. 17 or Thursday, Feb. 18, 11-11:30am. 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.
February book discussion and activity — Grades 4-6. Winter Sky, by Patricia Reilly Giff. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 4-4:45 p.m. Siria's dad is a firefighter, and she frequently follows the firetrucks for luck. Also, suspicious fires make her determined to find out if an arsonist is at work. Join us for a fun and lively discussion. Register. First 15 get free copy.
Preschool University for 4's and 5's — Thursday, Feb. 18, 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.
Crazy 8 Math Club — Grades 3-5. Thursday, Feb. 18, 4:15-5:15 p.m. Math gone wild. This is an 8 week series where you build stuff, run and jump, make music and a mess. Free. Registration a must; 8-week commitment.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Drop-in craft — Ages 3-5. Saturday, Feb. 13, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fun crafts to do in the Children's Room. For ages 3-5. Drop in.
Creators' Corner 3D printer — Drop In. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 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.
Coloring for adults — Wednesday, Feb. 17, 6:30-8pm. Adult coloring is a way to relax and get rid of stress. Come and enjoy some 'you' time. Coloring sheets and pencils provided by the library. Free. Register. Details online.
Toddler yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1-4. Thursday, Feb. 11, 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.