Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries
Friday and Saturday, 9-5
Monday and Wednesday, 10-8
Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5
Teens! Get in the Game, Read — 2016 Online Summer Reading Program link to register available on June 16. Register for a chance to win a prize basket. Also, keep your eye out for lots of fun teen programs. For kids going into 6th-12th grade. Check in Children’s for details!
Book Club for grades 6 and up — Uglies, by Scott Westerfeld. Wednesday, June 22, 5-5:45 p.m. In Tally’s world, your 16th birthday turns you from ugly into stunningly pretty in a high-tech paradise. When her best friend runs away to the Ugly world, Tally learns of a new side of the Pretty world — and it isn’t very pretty. Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association. Details online. Join us for discussion, activity, and snack. Register; first 10 registrants get free copy.
On Your Mark, Get Set, Read — Summer reading for children through grade 5. Pick up your summer reading log starting June 16, to participate and win cool prizes. Be on the lookout for fun summer programs, too. Details in Children’s.
Book discussion activity: City of Orphans, by Avi — Grades 4-6. Wednesday, June 22, 4-4:45 p.m. In 1893 New York, 13-year-old newsboy Maks teams up with homeless girl Willa to clear his older sister from theft charges. Award-winning author Avi brings historical New York to life in this exciting tale. Join us for a fun and lively time. Register; first 15 registrants get free copy in Children’s.
Fairchild Nichols Branch
Fairchild gets ready for summer reading — There will be lots of fun activities, cool prizes and awesome books to read. The adventure begins June 27. Details online.
Aging Gracefully series for seniors — Part 1 of 3. Thursday, June 16, 2-3 p.m. Join the June session of our exciting three-part seminar this summer, offering educational tips on health and wellness to seniors. Tonight’s theme is Take Time to Smell the Roses, with sun protection, mindfulness, memory exercises, and smiling. Led by Jo Anne Harrison-Becker, of Therapeutic Recreation Services; Part 2 is July 20; Part 3 is Aug. 8. Details online. Free. Register.
Caterpillars storytime — Monday, June 20, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Attention all wiggly caterpillars! Babies from birth to 12 months are invited to join us for a fun morning storytime. We will enjoy gentle songs, stories, puppets, and more. Drop in.
Butterflies storytime — Monday, June 20, 11-11:30 a.m. It’s time for your little toddler to turn into a social butterfly! Children ages 1- to 2-years-old will enjoy this fun morning storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.
Storytime — Ages 2 1/2-3. Wednesday, June 22, 10:30-11 a.m. Come join us for storytime. We’ll read stories and create some fun art. Drop in.
Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see details on upcoming events from the home page, and register online.