Upcoming events at the Trumbull libraries

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


Independence Day Holiday-Friday, July 4, libraries closed. Reopen Saturday, July 5.

Adult Summer Reading 2014 — Fill out one entry form for each book, e-book, or audio-book read between now and Aug. 21, to be eligible for a weekly prize drawing. Entry forms at each library will be near the prize boxes or at the Circulation or Children’s desks. Details online.

Check out the Teen Summer Reading Road Trip — Get your Passport reading log and list of activities for 6th-12th graders. Weekly prize and raffle ticket for completing your log. Details at the Information desk.

July and August Book Club — For grades 6-8. Summer Reading Road Trip. Thursday, July 3, 7-7:45 p.m. Is required summer reading a drag? Make it fun this year with friends and classmates. July’s book is One for the Murphys, by Lynda Hunt; pt. 1 of 3 tonight. Details online. First 10 registered get free copy. Register.

Teens and Tweens tie dye — Summer Reading Road Trip. Wednesday, July 9, 3-4 p.m. Bring a 100% cotton white T-shirt to dye. All supplies are provided. Wear old clothes. Grades 6-12. Register. Max. 20.

New Haven Railroad’s Electric Locomotives: 1904-1968. Wednesday, July 9, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Rick Abramson, retired Supt. of Operations for the Housatonic Railroad and locomotive engineer, discusses the innovation and the evolution of electric locomotives on the New Haven Railroad. Register.

Download eBooks with our free Overdrive Software — Learn at our Overdrive “Sandbox.” Thursday, July 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Having difficulty downloading eBooks to your device? Need some help using the library’s free Overdrive system to do this? Bring your device and get some one-on-one help in a small group setting. Max. 5. Register. Trumbull residents.

Children’s Events

Summer Reading Road Trip at TLS — Mark off miles on your reading road map and get list of fun events. Brochure and details in the Children’s section.

July and August Book Club — Starts tonight for grades 4-6. Summer Reading Road Trip. Thursday, July 3, 6-6:45 p.m. Make summer reading fun by reading and discussing with friends. July’s book, Walls Within Walls by Maureen Sherry, will be split into three parts and discussed tonight, July 17 and 24. Details online. First 15 registered get free copy. Trumbull residents; register.

Poetry workshops — Grades 3-5. Summer Reading Road Trip. Tuesday, July 8, 3-4 p.m. Ellen Carpenter returns to lead three fun poetry workshops, today, July 15 and 22. At the end of the series, you will create your own poetry ‘zine.’ Trumbull residents. Register. Max. 15.

Fairchild Nichols Branch 

Baby’s Morning Out — Monday, July 7, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Simple finger plays and stories followed by free play and socialization for both babies and adults. Age 0-23 months. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

3’s at 3 — Monday, July 7, 3-3:30 p.m. Join us for stories, songs, and a simple craft perfect for 3-year-olds. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Summer Explorers — Tuesday, July 8, 11-11:30 a.m. Starting today come explore something new each Tuesday at the library. Ages 6-8. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

The Day the Library Went Wild — Wednesday, July 9, 11 a.m.-noon. Musician Jay Mankita will take you on a wild musical theater adventure filled with songs and stories. Register. Ages 5 and up. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 2’s — Thursday, July 10, 10:30-11 a.m. Filled with music, movement, and short stories this story time is just right for 2-year-olds. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Storytime for 4’s and 5’s — Thursday, July 10, 1-1:30 p.m. Come on over for a special preschool story time filled with stories, songs and a craft. Drop in. Child or caregiver Trumbull resident.

Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, to see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.