3/23/2018 - Upcoming Trumbull Library Events

Upcoming Trumbull Library Events

Trumbull Main Library

Announcement: Bullying. The American Association of University Women, Bpt. Branch will hold a general meeting and presentation, open to the public, on March 25 at 6:30 pm, at the Trumbull Main Library. Sandra Vonniessen-Applebee from the Hamden Anti-Defamation League will address this important topic tonight. For details and reservations, call AAUW President Carole Fanslow, at 203-375-1284.

Poli's Palace and Majestic Theatres Memories Project. Sun. Mar. 25, 2 – 3pm. These soon to be restored Bridgeport theatres were built by Sylvester Z. Poli in 1922 and quickly became an elegant downtown social center. This ample and interactive slide show is led by Jay Misencik and Geralene Valentine, authors of the 2017 book of the same name. Bring your memories! Free. Register.

Mindful Meditation at Lunch Hour. Mon. Mar. 26, 12 – 1pm or 1 – 2pm. Use your lunch hour to destress! For both new and experienced meditators. Intro, instruction on mindfulness practice, and guided meditation. Q&A. Details online. Free. Two 1 hour sessions offered; register for 12pm or 1pm.

Marina Marchese Beekeeping. Tues. Mar. 27, 6:30 – 7:30pm. Beekeeper, author, and past president of the Back Yard Beekeepers, CT, Ms. Marchese will discuss her journey into beekeeping and honey, while opening up the conversation to plants, pollination, and local foods. Taste her Red Bee honey and experience single-origin honeys! Marina's two books, The Honey Connoisseur and Honeybee: Lessons from an Accidental Beekeeper, and Red Bee honey are for sale. Free. Register.

Lunch and Learn: Go Further with Food. Wed. Mar. 28, 12 – 1pm or 1 – 2pm. Learn how to make realistic goals, manage stress, and eat a more balanced diet. Led by Kittie Spedding, Consultant Dietitian, Big Y Foods. Light lunch. Co-sponsored by TLS and the Health Dept. Free. The 2 sessions are the same; register for the time you prefer.


Family Book Club. Gr. 1 – 3, and Families. Thurs. Mar. 22, 5:30 - 6:15pm. March’s title is Bad Kitty: Drawn to Trouble by Nick Bruel. Along with a cute and funny story, kids will learn how to write a book! Read the book as a family, then come to discuss with other families. Refreshments. Register: 1st 10 families registered get copy in Children’s.

Baby Café. Ages 6 Months to 2 Years. Tues. Mar. 27 & Wed. Mar. 28, 11 - 11:30am. Baby's first introduction to the library! Babies and caregivers can expect a jam-packed session of stories, rhymes, and fingerplays guaranteed to enchant our youngest explorers. Drop in.

Homework Help. Grades K-8. Wed. Mar. 28, 5:30 – 6:30pm. Get homework help weekly from two high school freshmen in the Children's Play Area. Rohit Gunda and Ganesh Nachiappan from THS, have tutoring experience in math, social science, or STEM, etc. Details online. Drop in.

4 & 5 Year Old Storytime. Thurs. Mar. 22, 10 - 10:45am. Sharing books, songs, and making a craft has never been so much fun! Child or caregiver Trumbull resident. Register.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Fairchild: Robert the Guitar Guy. Birth – 8yrs. Sat. Mar. 24, 11:45am – 12:15pm. Come sing, jump, and clap to nursery rhymes and favorite movie songs with Robert! Trumbull residents. Drop in.

Fairchild Ukelele Kids. Grades 6 and Up. Sat. Mar. 24, 1 – 1:45pm. Learn to play the ukelele, a really fun, kid-sized stringed guitar cousin! Intro course for kids, consisting of 8 lessons over 8 wks. Ukeleles are provided. Free. Registration suggested; or drop in!

Fairchild: Creators' Corner 3D Printer. Sat. Mar. 24, 10am – 2pm; Mon. Mar. 26, 3:30 – 6pm; or Wed. Mar. 28, 2:30 – 5:30pm. Learn about the 3D printer by observing a demo, or trying it out for yourself in a guided, hands-on learning experience. Drop in.

Fairchild: Butterflies Storytime. Ages 1 – 2 ½ years. Mon. Mar. 26, 11 - 11:30am. It’s time for your little toddler to turn into a social butterfly! Children will enjoy this fun morning storytime with music and puppets. Drop in.

Check out our website at
www.trumbullct-library.org for details, see upcoming events from the home page, and register online. 203-452-5197.