Upcoming at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
40th annual Literary Competition in Trumbull — Grades 3-12 and adult. Deadline June 1. Don’t miss it. No residency requirement. Rules and applications at: trumbullct-library.org. Sponsored by the Trumbull Library System.
Cookbook Club — Monday, June 4, noon-1 p.m. June's theme is picnic favorites. Members bring a dish for everyone to taste. Bring a copy of the recipe and cookbook source. New members inquire with Jackie Carlino at the main library, for details at firstname.lastname@example.org. Drop in; you’re welcome to just show up.
Database Discovery — Wednesday, June 6, 10-11:30 a.m. Join us as we showcase the article, biography, book list, genealogy, encyclopedia, helpful hint, etc. resources to which the library subscribes for you. Lecture/demo. Register. Free.
Nonfiction Book Group — Wednesday, June 6, noon-1 p.m. June’s title is Option B, by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. Facebook COO and author of Lean In, Sheryl’s accomplished life was shattered when her husband died suddenly. See how one can build resilience and find joy, in the face of adversity. Bring your lunch. Contact library to join.
Upcoming: Friends' of the Library Book Nook Sale — Saturday, June 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Keep your eye out for Children’s Summer Reading Kickoff — With Evan Gottfried, Saturday, June 23. Details online.
Baby Café — Ages 6-months to 2-years. Tuesday, June 5, 11-11:30am. Baby's first introduction to the library. Babies and caregivers can expect a jam-packed session of stories, rhymes, and fingerplays guaranteed to enchant our youngest explorers. Drop in.
4- and 5-year-old Storytime — Thursday, June 7, 10-10:45 a.m. Sharing books, songs, and making a craft has never been so much fun. Register.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Ukulele Kids — Grades 4 and up. Saturday, June 2, 12-12:45pm. Learn to play the ukulele, a really fun, kid-sized stringed guitar cousin. Beginner six session series, 4th session. Ukuleles provided, or bring your own. Free. Register once for all; call for details, or to check on room.
Ukulele Kids Intermediate — Grades 4 and up. Saturday, June 2, 1-1:45 p.m. Fourth of six sessions today. Build on skills previously learned. Ukuleles supplied, or bring your own. Free. Register once for all; call for details, or to check on room.
Butterflies storytime — Ages 1-2 ½ years. Monday, June 4, 11-11:30 a.m. Children will enjoy this fun morning storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.
The Copenhagen Connection — Four part series. Part 3. Third Sibling: George I, King of Greece. Monday, June 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Denmark’s Prince William accepts the offered Greek throne, becoming King George. Will this bring happiness? Led by Ramona Garcia, PhD History and college prof. (Parts 3 and 4 at Fairchild branch in June.) Details online. Drop in.
Turn It UP — All ages. Tuesday, June 5, 10:30-11 a.m. A fun and entirely interactive music program that gets kids up and moving. Drop in.
Storytime for 2's and 3's — Wednesday, June 6, 10:30-11am. We will have a little bit of music and dancing, a lot of stories and a show-stopping craft. Drop in.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see details on upcoming events from the home page, and to register online.