Main Library Monday-Thursday, 9-8 Friday and Saturday, 9-5 CLOSED SUNDAY 203-452-5197 trumbullct-library.org Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch Monday and Wednesday, 10-8 Tuesday and Thursday, 10-5 Saturday, 10-2 203-452-5196 Stamped canvas bags — Teens: Back to Basics-Read summer activities. Friday, Aug. 16, 3-4 p.m. Decorate your own. Use letter stamps to put your favorite movie, music, or literary quote, etc., on a canvas bag. All materials provided. Limited to 20 participants, going into 6th-12th grades. Register. Tips and tricks for using the online catalog of materials — Wednesday, Aug. 21, 10-11:30 a.m. Learn how to search the Trumbull Library’s online catalog more effectively in this hands-on workshop. Register. Limited to 8. Prepping Our Gardens for Fall — With Nancy Baker of Gardens by Nancy. Thursday, Aug. 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Baker will focus on preparing our beds as well as which perennials and winter vegetables to plant. She is a CT Certified Advanced Master Gardener, and more. Details online. Free. Register. Back to Basics-Read — Adult and teen summer reading, with prizes and activities thru Aug. 22. Details at trumbullct-library.org or in the libraries. Upcoming — An ounce of prevention: a safety presentation for parents and caregivers, by renowned expert Pattie Fitzgerald. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register. Free. Children’s Events Family Chess Club — Saturday, Aug. 17, 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 4-94 are welcome. Meet in the Children’s Section with your own board, or come to watch. Open craft tables — Back to Basics-Read. Monday, Aug. 19, 1-4 p.m. Visit the library, borrow some books and create a craft to take home. Tables with materials will be in the area for summer fun. Every Monday. Drop in. Is summer reading a drag for you? — Are you in 4th or 5th grade? Come read and discuss with friends. Thursday, Aug. 22, 7-7:45 p.m. August’s book is Wild Girl by Patricia Reilly Giff. 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. CandyLand continues — Summer Reading-Back to Basics-Read. Trumbull children 3-years-old-grade 5, can play Candyland to earn Candyland bucks to spend on prizes, while supplies last. Details at the library. Check out our website at trumbullct-library.org, see upcoming events from the home page, and register online.