Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Announcing Summer Escape — Adult reading challenge. Take the Summer Challenge by reading. Call the main library for details.
Pizza and a movie for teens — Monday, July 11, 6-8 p.m. Goosebumps (2015). A teenager and the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine, try to quell the imaginary demons he’s set free on the town. Comedy. Stars Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, and Odeya Rush. 103 minutes PG. Free. Register.
Special evening healthcare career workshop — Fast-track programs, presented by St. Vincent’s College. Wednesday, July 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Learn about the short-term healthcare certificate programs available at St. Vincent’s College. Careers in healthcare are in demand and expected to grow a minimum of 20% by the year 2020. Also, hear about the enrollment and financial aid process. Repeated on Aug. 11. Details online. Free. Register.
Teens: Cupcake War — Thursday, July 14, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cupcake decorating workshop. See who can create the best cupcake. All materials supplied. Kids in middle and high school. Register; max. 15.
Upcoming — Very, very, very basic internet searching, Friday, July 15, 10-11:30 a.m. Free. Register.
Friday fun with Music Mandy — Friday, July 8, 10-10:30 a.m. Trumbull resident and music educator Mandy Cook will entertain the masses in the main area of the children’s room. Drop in.
Clay cartooning for kids — Grades 1-5. Tuesday, July 12, 4-5:30 m. Work with Crayola Model Magic in the primary colors of red, yellow, blue, black and white. Mix the exact color you want to create your very own character. Every character needs a home, and what better way to create than to draw background scenery for your clay character. Register.
Baby Café — Birth to age 2. Wednesday, July 13, 11-11:30 a.m. Sing, play, read, and have fun with your little one. Drop in.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Summer reading Bingo for adults continues — Call the branch for details. 203-452- 5196.
Saturday craft time — Saturday, July 9, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Drop in. All ages.
Caterpillars storytime — Monday, July 11, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Babies from birth to 12 months. Gentle songs, stories, puppets, and more. Drop in.
Butterflies storytime — Monday, July 11, 11-11:30 a.m. Children ages 1-to 2-years-old, storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.
Maker Monday — For kids entering grades K-5. Monday, July 11, 2-3 p.m. Have fun exploring our three different maker stations and learning cool science. For kids entering grades K-5. Register.
Care and feeding of your PC — Adults and teens. Monday, July 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Creators Corner presents everything you need to know to keep your computer (PC, laptop, etc.) secure, free of viruses and operating at its optimal level. Free. Register.
“Drive-in” movie — Ages 3 and up. Tuesday, July 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Decorate and sit in your very own “car” to watch a short children’s show/cartoon. Popcorn. Register.
Junior authors workshop series — Ages 8-11. Tuesday, July 12, 3-4 p.m. Does your child like to create their own stories? Kids will learn the basics of writing and how to structure a story. They will write and illustrate their own books that will be displayed in the library. Six Tuesdays thru Aug. 2. Attend as many as possible. Free. Register.
The science behind sports — Ages 5 and up. Wednesday, July 13, 11 a.m.-noon. Mad Science of Fairfield is back. What do football players, scientists and ballet dancers have in common? Explore how Newton helps us learn how and why we move. Also, we’ll use chemicals to make hot and cold packs to show how physical and chemical science affect the way we play sports. Register.
Make a bracelet workshop — Adults. Wednesday, July 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Beginners. Materials provided. Free. Register.
Yoga camp with Jyothi — Ages 1-5. Thursday, July 14, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jyothi includes yoga exercises with music, a snack break (provided by Jyothi or bring your own) and yoga inspired games and a craft. Older siblings are welcome, but all must be registered. Parent/caregiver must stay with children during program. Free.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see details on upcoming events from the home page, and register online.