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
Your resume and LinkedIn — Bolstering your professional brand. Evening career workshop. Monday, Feb. 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bill Florin of Resu-mazing, Inc. will share how to improve your resume and LinkedIn profile. He will discuss your professional summary, your accomplishment statements, and the power of LinkedIn's profile-building. Develop your unique voice in a crowded job market. Register. Free.
Non-fiction discussion group: The Director's Club — Wednesday, Feb. 3, noon-1 p.m. Director Sue Horton’s club. February’s title is The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. It celebrates the 1936 U.S. men’s Olympic rowing team—nine working class boys who stormed the rowing world, transformed the sport, and stunned the Nazi state, reaffirming the American notion that merit outweighs birthright. Bring your lunch. Check the library for copies. Drop by to join.
How to Fund College without Going Broke — Thursday, Feb. 4, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey's excellent class covering how to plan for college expenses, including what it might cost, wise college choice, how to finance more than one child, and the best way to manage the expense. Includes a family financial run. Register. Free.
Get ready for take your child to the library day — Saturday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Both Trumbull Libraries.
Preschool University for 4's and 5's — Monday, Feb. 1, 10-10:45 a.m., or Thursday, Feb. 4, 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. 2, 10-10:45 a.m., or Wednesday, Feb. 3, 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. 3 or Thursday, Feb. 4, 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. Ages 3-5. Saturday, Jan. 30, 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. 1, 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. 1, 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.
Adults: The Art of the Daycation — Monday, Feb. 1, 6-7:15 p.m. A ‘daycation’ is a micro adventure to get away from it all without the need to spend the night. Refuel and re-balance. Nina Lesiga shares vacation happiness on day trips. Free. Register. Details online.
Storytime, ages 2 1/2 -3 — Wednesday, Feb. 3, 10:30-11 a.m. Come join us for storytime. We'll read stories and create some fun art. Drop in.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see details on upcoming events from the home page, and register online.