Library News

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


How to Fund College Without Going Broke — Saturday, July 27, 11 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey’s excellent class covering the best way to manage the expense. See where you are and how you can get there. Program includes a family financial run. Register. Free.

Suminagashi workshop with Suzanne Uznanski — Teens: Back to Basics-Read Summer Activities. Wednesday, July 31, 3-4 p.m. Librarian and art enthusiast Suzanne brings back her popular Japanese paper marbling workshop. All materials provided. Limited to 20, going into 6th to 12th grades. Register.

Back to Basics-Read — Be on the lookout for adult and teen summer reading, with prizes and activities continuing in Aug. Information at or in the libraries.

Upcoming — How to Fund College without Going Broke. Saturday, Aug. 3, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Children’s Events 

Is summer reading a drag for you? — Are you in 4th or 5th grade? Come read and discuss a book with friends this summer. Thursday, July 25, 7-7:45 p.m. July’s book is Saving Armpit, by Natalie Hyde. Last meeting in Children’s. Read a few chapters on your own each week; then discuss, have fun, and enjoy refreshments. We will read the next chapter together before you leave. Details online. Register. Free.

Friday Fun with Music Mandy — Back to Basics-Read Activities. Friday, July 26, 10-10:45 a.m. Trumbull resident and music educator will entertain the masses in the main area of the children’s room. Drop in.

Sparky’s Puppets presents Tales of the Sea & Shore — Back to Basics-Read. Wednesday, July 31, 11-11:45 a.m. Help the pirate and his parrot solve clues that lead to the discovery of buried treasure ... a chest full of stories that take place at the seaside. Drop-in. Child/caregiver a Trumbull resident.

CandyLand — Summer reading program, Back to Basics-Read. Trumbull children 3-years-old through grade 5 can play Candyland. Pick up your Candyland gameboard at the children’s desk. Read and track your progress on your gameboard to be eligible to earn Candyland bucks to spend on prizes, while supplies last, at any time during Summer Reading. Details at the library.

Upcoming — New book for 4th and 5th graders. Discuss a book with friends. Aug. 3-meeting discussion of Wild Girl by Patricia Reilly Giff starts on Aug. 8. Register now.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Buzzing Bumblebees — Monday, July 29, 10:30-11 a.m. Drop-in storytime for ages birth to 2-years-old, with their parent or caregiver. Join us for fun stories and music. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Bugs Love Flowers — Tuesday, July 30, 11 a.m.-noon. Just for the little ones: Join us for silly bug stories and make a fun flower and bug mask-on-a-stick. For ages 3-5. Register. Space limited. Child/caregiver Trumbull resident.

Check out our website at, see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.