Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
OPEN SUNDAYS 1-5
Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Friday, Nov. 11, libraries closed — Veterans Day holiday.
Friends’ of the Library Book Nook Sale — Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For information or to volunteer, call the Library or get contact information at their website: the-friends-of-the- trumbull-library.com. Sales are now approximately every other month.
Supernatural evening with Jeff Belanger — Mallett fall/winter lecture series. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 6:30-8 p.m. Prepare to explore the unexplained with Belanger, one of the most visible and prolific paranormal researchers today. He produces New England Legends on PBS, and written many books on the paranormal. Free. Register.
Upcoming: Smart PR That Grows Your Business — Programs for businesses and business people. Thursday, Nov. 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Register.
Toddler Time for 2’s and 3’s — Monday, Nov. 7 or Wednesday, Nov. 9, 9:30-10:15 a.m. Toddlers will explore learning stations, music and movement, and great stories in our new storytime format. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.
Baby Café — Birth thru age 2. Wednesday, Nov. 9 or Thursday, Nov. 10, 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
Jack & the Beanstalk puppet show — All Ages. Saturday, Nov. 5, 11-11:45 a.m. Join us for Nappy’s Shadow Puppets. Nappy will perform Jack and the Beanstalk, through the amazing art of shadow puppets. Register all people. For children ages 5 and up, there will be a shadow puppet workshop immediately following the show where they can create their own shadow puppet.
Shadow puppet workshop — Ages 5 and Up. Saturday, Nov. 5, noon-1:30 p.m. Make your own shadow puppet after watching Nappy’s Shadow Puppets. Register each child individually.
Caterpillars storytime — Birth to 12 months. Monday, Nov. 7, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Join us for a fun morning storytime where we will enjoy gentle songs, stories, puppets, and more. Drop in.
Butterflies storytime — Ages 1-2 years. Monday, Nov. 7, 11-11:30 a.m. It’s time for your little toddler to turn into a social butterfly. Children will enjoy this fun morning storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.
Ozobot Robots — Ages 7-12. Monday, Nov. 7, Tuesday, Nov. 8, Wednesday, Nov. 9, or Thursday, Nov. 10, 4-5 p.m. Try out the Ozobot robots at Creators’ Corner: they fit in the palm of your hand and follow paths that you create for them. Free. Register.
How to Build Your Own PC — For adults and teens. Two-part series. Mondays Nov. 7 and 14, 6:30-8 p.m. Have you always wanted to know what it takes to build your own personal computer? This two-part series, sponsored by Creators’ Corner, will show you what you need to know. Free. Register for part 1 and you are automatically registered for part 2 a week later. Get the most out of this program by attending both sessions.
Ozobot Robots — Adults. Tuesday, Nov. 8 or Wednesday, Nov. 9, 11 a.m.-noon. Try out the Ozobot robots at Creators’ Corner: they fit in the palm of your hand and follow paths that you create for them. Free. Register; one session only, as they are all the same.
Storytime 2 1/2 to 3s — Wednesday, Nov. 9, 10:30-11 a.m. Come join us for storytime. We’ll read stories and create some fun art to take home. Drop in.
Holiday Gnomes — Gnomes in Your Home. Adults. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 6:30-8 p.m. Make your own Scandinavian gnomes (tomten) to help keep your house safe and sound. All materials provided by the library. Free. Register.
Art Explorers — Ages 3-5. Thursday, Nov. 10, 10:30-11 a.m. Welcome, art explorers. In this art class, you’ll get to make wonderful projects that you can take home. Free. Register.
Toddler yoga with Jyothi — Ages 1-4. Thursday, Nov. 10, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Jyothi and yoga for toddlers. Parents are welcome to join their children. Children will learn postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation in a fun, age-appropriate setting with music. Mats not required. Register; maximum 10 in each class.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see details on upcoming events from the home page, and register online.