Library news: Stories, music and more

Main Library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8

Friday and Saturday, 9-5

Sunday, 1-5


Fairchild Nichols

Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8

Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5

Saturday, 10-2



How to Fund College without Going Broke: Saturday, May 31, 11-12:15 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s 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. Good for parents: see where you are and how you can get there. Program includes a family financial run. Registration required. Free.

Non-Fiction Discussion Group: Brown Bag Lunch Meeting. Wednesday, June 4, 12-1 p.m. Sue Horton’s group. Bring lunch. June’s title is The Lady in Gold: the Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, by Anne-Marie O’Connor. This book about Gustav Klimt’s portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer gives voice to the salon hostess who sat for it, the artist who painted it, the 19th Century Vienna that shaped it and the strange fate that befell it. Check the library for copies; ideas welcome. Drop in.

The Battle of Midway: Presented by Arthur Gottlieb. Wednesday, June 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m. From June 4-7, 1942, the United States and Imperial Japanese navies engaged in a pivotal battle over the tiny mid-Pacific atoll of Midway. In a reversal of fortune, the Battle of Midway was a decisive victory for the U.S. Navy, changing the course of WWII in the Pacific. Free. Register.

Upcoming: Film Fanatics. Tuesday, June 10: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Joe Meyers, Hearst Media entertainment writer, hosts the film club, with a discussion of the summer’s blockbusters with fellow fanatics. Registration required.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Baby’s Morning Out: Monday, June 2, 10:30-11:15 a.m. This program begins with simple finger plays and stories followed by free play and socialization for both babies and adults. For ages up to 23 months. Drop in. Child or caregiver must be a Trumbull resident.

3’s at 3: Monday, June 2, 3-3:30 p.m. Stories, songs, and a simple craft for 3 year olds. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Robert the Guitar Guy: Wednesday, June 4, 1:30-2 p.m. Robert the Guitar Guy performs the first Wednesday of every month this summer to entertain. Drop in. Ages 1 and older. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 2’s: Thursday, June 5, 10:30-11 a.m. Filled with music, movement, and short stories this story time is just right for 2 year olds. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Story time for 4’s & 5’s: Thursday, June 5, 1-1:30 p.m. Preschool story time filled with stories, songs and a craft. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.