Library News of upcoming programs and workshops

Main Library

Monday-Thursday, 9-8

Friday and Saturday, 9-5

Sunday, 1-5



Fairchild Nichols

Memorial Branch

Monday and Wednesday, 10-8

Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5

Saturday, 10-2


Investing Basics — 20 tips for becoming a smart investor. Thursday, April 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m. John Vaccaro CFP, CLU, Westport Resources, discusses how investing fits into an overall financial plan and provides information about investing concepts, and investing itself. For Money Smart Week at Your Library April 20 -27. Register. Free.

Tween/teen photography workshop — With Sally Delmerico. Saturday, April 20, 2:30-4 p.m. Learn how to take great photos with your ‘point and shoot’ digital camera. Included are some basic Photoshop techniques that will help you manipulate and enhance your photos. Register. Limited to 15.

How to pair food and wine — With Bernard Klem, wine connoisseur. Sundays April 21 and 28, 2-3 p.m. You’ve planned the perfect meal with one of your famous entrees, now, what wine to serve? What to do in a restaurant when everyone is eating a different dish? Bernard Klem will answer these questions and more for people who like to cook, eat, and drink wine: Just a little common sense and sound advice. Register for each session separately. Come to one or both.

Teen book discussion — Tuesday, April 23, 4:30-5:30 p.m. April’s title is Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Discussion and refreshments. Bring a friend. Copies of the book will be made available in the Children’s Department. Register.

Your kidneys and you-preventive care — Tuesday, April 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kidney disease in our country is on the rise. One in three Americans are at risk if they have (or get) diabetes, high blood pressure, ethnicity, a family history, or if they are over 60. Ms. Hilditch, Regional program manager of the National Kidney Foundation, explains risk factors for kidney disease, and how you can protect your family’s kidneys. Register. Free.

Author talk, with Robert Tougias. — The Quest for the Eastern Cougar: Extinction or Survival? Tuesday, April 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Children’s Events

Family chess club — Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.-noon. Selva Selvarajan’s family chess club will assemble on the first and third Saturdays (except for long weekends). Chess learners and experts from 4 to 94 are welcome. Meet in the Children’s Section with your own board, or come to watch.

Storytime for 2’s — Tuesday, April 23, 9:30-10 a.m. Toddlers bring your caregivers. Stories, music and fun. Children or caregivers from Trumbull. Register.

Storytime for 2 1/2-3 year olds — Tuesday, April 23, 10:30-11 a.m., and Wednesday, April 24, 9:30-10 a.m. Eye-catching books, fingerplays, music, and a themed craft make for a wonderful learning experience for our young pre-readers and their caregivers. Children or caregivers from Trumbull. Register.

Pre-K storytime — Tuesday, April 23, 11-11:30 a.m. New storytime just for children entering kindergarten in the fall. Sharing books and songs has never been so much fun. Child or caregiver from Trumbull. Register.

3- and 4-year old storytimes — Wednesday, April 24, 10:30-11 a.m. A new addition to our story times. Sharing books and songs has never been so much fun. Child or caregiver from Trumbull. Register.

Baby Café — 6 months-2 years. Wednesday, April 24, and Thursday, April 25, 11-11:30 a.m. Babies and caregivers can expect a jam-packed session of rhythm and rhymes guaranteed to enchant our littlest explorers. Baby’s first introduction to the library. Drop in.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Storytime for 4-year-olds — Tuesday, April 23, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Music, stories, and a craft. Caregivers stay in Children’s area. Trumbull residents. Register.

Fairchild’s baby café — Ages 6 months-2 years. Thursday, April 25, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Introduce your little one to books, music, rhymes and finger play to bond, have fun and increase early literacy skills. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Drop in.

Storytime for 2’s and 3’s — Thursday, April 25, 11-11:30 a.m. We will have a little bit of music, a little bit of dancing, a lot a bit of stories and a show-stopping craft. Child or caregiver Trumbull residents.

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