8/17/2017 - Upcoming Trumbull Library Events

Upcoming Trumbull Library Events

Trumbull Main Library

Deadline! Teen Summer Reading – Monopoly! You have until Sat. Aug. 26 at 5pm to submit your raffle tickets.

High School Math: Linear Equations. Teens! Thurs. Aug. 17, 6 – 7:30pm. Have you started your summer math packets yet? Are you confused? Local tutor Bob Prottas is here with fun help! Tonight is on linear equations, slope-intercept form and standard form. Please bring notepaper, graph paper, pencils, and a calculator. Parents welcome. Details online. Free. Register.

Sport Stacking for Middle and High School. Sat. Aug. 19, 11am – 12pm. Sport Stacking involves stacking plastic cups in specific sequences in as little time as possible. Glenn Costello, CT Speed Stacks Ambassador will be demonstrating techniques! Video shown on world class stackers at work also! Space limited; register early.

Factory Farming. Ethical Food Choices Series #2 (of 3). Tues. Aug. 22, 6:30 – 8pm. More than 95% of food animals in the U.S. are raised in intensive confinement facilities, often called 'factory farms.' Learn about the realities for animals, the environmental impact, and the health implications of these practices. Explore alternatives. Details online. Free. Register.

Digital Downloading Free, with Overdrive & Zinio. Wed. Aug. 23, 10 – 11:30am. Hear how Overdrive downloads or livestreams: ebooks, audiobooks, periodicals, or video; and also the Zinio magazine platform. See how easy it is to search these systems and download to your device! Trumbull residents. Register. Bring your device and we’ll help!

Summer Reading “Monopoly,” for Adults, Teens, and Children, continues at the Main Library and the Branch! Includes special activities. Check event calendar for upcoming events.

Introduction to Windows 10. Teens & Adults. Tues. Aug. 29, 6:30 - 7:45pm. Are you new to Windows 10 and still trying to figure it out? Get answers to basic questions about Microsoft's newest operating system. Free. Space limited; register.

Fake News: Can You Spot It? Panel Discussion and Pointers. Wed. Aug. 30, 6:30 – 7:30pm. A vital workshop for everyone in this world of constantly changing information. Learn news evaluation, using different online sources’ coverage of the same current event to compare content quality. This workshop is deliberately apolitical and not a partisan presentation. Panel led by Theodora Ruhs, CCSU Asst. Journalism Professor and journalist; and CCSU Librarians Martha Kruy, Briana McGuckin, and Susan Slaga-Metivier. Free. Register.

Upcoming: Friends’ of the Library Book Nook Sale. Sat. Sept. 2, 9 am – 3pm.

Summer’s End? Labor Day Holiday – Mon. Sept. 4 – Libraries Closed.

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