Upcoming at the Trumbull libraries

Main Library
Monday-Thursday, 9-8
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Fairchild Nichols
Memorial Branch
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Saturday, 10-2
Evening career lecture — Use your personality strengths and boost your career. with Monica Leggett. Thursday, June 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m. In this interactive workshop, Life Coach Monica Leggett will focus on your strengths and determine what is uniquely you. Come with lists of past wins: A favorite project, a performance review. What works for you is what will work in your career. Register. Free. Details online.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) meeting — Monday, June 22, 5-5 p.m. Drop in. Meet new friends, and plan activities. New members welcome. Refreshments.

TAG summer training for teen volunteers — Thursday, June 25, 4-5 p.m. If you are interested in helping with on line signup for younger children this summer please come to this training session. This session will present the same information as in the June 22 meeting.
Children’s Events
Family Chess Club — Saturday, June 20, 10 a.m.-noon. Selva Selvarajan’s Family Chess Club will assemble on the first and third Saturdays (except for long weekends). Chess learners and experts from 4 to 94 are welcome. Meet in the Children’s Section with your own board, or come to watch. For further information, contact the Library.

Book discussion and activity — The Gypsy Game, by Zilpha Keatley Snyder. Grades 4-6. Tuesday, June 23, 5-6 p.m. April, Melanie and Toby embark on an exciting new game. Toby gets his dad to provide a Gypsy caravan to add to the fun. Things get complicated however, when Toby disappears. Come join our lively discussion and activity. First nine registrants get a free copy of the book. Register.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Maritime Aquarium Touch Tank — Summer Reading Kick-Off. Saturday, June 20, 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Join us for a visit from The Maritime Aquarium. Have fun learning about ocean creatures from the aquarium staff and their live ‘touch tank’ friends. Free. Register; Max 30.

Book Lovers Group — Ages 8-9. Monday, June 22, 4-4:30 p.m. Book club for the child who is never without a book. Limited space; registration is a must.

Making simple musical instruments — Ages 4-6. Tuesday, June 23, 4-4:30 p.m. Recycle common materials and turn them into musical instruments. Register; max 12. Also held on July 21 and Aug. 11. Sign up for each separately.

Drawing shape by shape — Ages 6-8. Wednesday, June 24, 11-11:30 a.m. Create cartoons using triangles, circles and squares. Drop in.

Wacky Wednesday — Ages 6-8. Wednesday, June 24, 4-4:45 p.m. Cool craft projects, games and activities. Registration limited; max 10. Register for each week.

Storytime — Ages 2 1/2-3. Thursday, June 25, 11-11:30 a.m. Stories and paper plate character crafts. Drop in.

Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.