3/1/2015 - Upcoming Trumbull Library Events

Upcoming Trumbull Library Events

Announcement: Trumbull One Book – One Town 2015 Runs Through March! This Year’s Theme: The Food We Eat!

Non-Fiction Discussion Group: The Director's Club! Wed. Mar. 4, 12 – 1pm. Dir. Sue Horton’s club. March’s title is The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses & Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, by Walter Isaacson. It continues his Steve Jobs’ biography, with this story about the people who created the computer and the internet, and may be the standard history of the digital revolution. Check at the Library for upcoming titles; suggestions welcome! Drop by if you'd like to join!

St. Joseph High School Debate Team Takes on Trumbull High's Debate Club. Trumbull One Book - One Town 2015. Wed. Mar. 4, 7 – 9pm. Two local high school teams will face off. Resolved: Genetically engineered foods are needed to feed the world. Winner declared by Yale Univ. Debate Team. Drop in. Adults and teens.

How to Fund College without Going Broke. Thurs. Eve Mar. 5, 6:30 – 7:45pm & Sat. Mar. 14, 11am. – 12:15pm. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey's excellent class covering how to plan for college expenses, including what it might cost, wise college choice, how to finance more than one child, and the best way to manage the expense. Includes a family financial run. Register. Free.

Friends' of the Library Book Nook Sale. Sat. Mar. 7, 9am – 3pm. Book Nook Sale is today. Sales are the first Saturday of each month from September through June. For information or to volunteer, call the Library or get contact information at their website: www.the-friends-of-the-trumbull-library.com.

Power Resume! with Bill Florin. Evening Career Lectures. Mon. Mar. 9, 6:30 - 7:30pm. The job market is improving, but there is still a lot of competition for the best positions. A great resume is an indispensable part of a successful job search. Learn how sharing brief stories of recent, relevant accomplishments can be the difference between average and outstanding career outcomes! Registration requested. Free.

Apple to Zucchini: A Panel of Wholesome Food Experts. Trumbull One Book - One Town 2015: Mallett Lecture Series. Tues. Mar, 10, 7 – 8pm. Join us for this panel of healthy food experts; they will show what's already healthy & local! Patti Popp: Sport Hill Farm; Guy Beardsley: Guy's Eco-Garden; & Nancy Moore: Moorefield Herb Farm. Each will speak for 10 minutes, and then Q& A. Adults & Teens. Details online. Drop in.

Winter Harvest Soup Luncheon & Book Discussion. Trumbull One Book - One Town 2015: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver. Thurs. Mar. 12, 12 – 2pm. Book discussion, with staff facilitator. Features recipes from the book! Memoir / biography of Kingsolver and her family as they move from Arizona to Southern Appalachia and join the locavore movement. Adults. Registration required.

Foodies' Movie Night: Chef! Trumbull One Book - One Town 2015. Fri. Mar, 13, 7:00 – 9:30pm. Comedy for adults. A chef who loses his restaurant job refits an old food truck to offer quality cooking on his own terms. It helps him reconnect with family and friends! 2014. 115 min. Rated R. Light refreshments. Please register.

Children’s Events

Upcoming throughout March for One Book - One Town 2015. Vegetable & fruit poetry contest for children & families! Write a poem about your favorite fruit or vegetable. Details on our Event Calendar!

Family Chess Club. Sat. Mar. 7, 10am – 12pm. 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. For further information, contact the Library.

Maple Sugaring Demonstration. Trumbull One Book - One Town 2015. Sat. Mar. 7, 12 – 2pm. Join a Trumbull Park Ranger for this fun family afternoon of maple sugaring. Observe how a maple tree is tapped, and learn how sap is made into sweet syrup over our campfire. We’ll also have hiking, snacks, and a craft. Partner event: Register with them at www.trumbullnatureandartscenter.org. Location: TNAC, 7115 Main St., Trumbull.

Fairchild Nichols Branch

Adult Program: Arm Knitting Demonstration and Book Signing. Wed. Mar. 11, 6 - 7:30pm. Meet Linda Zemba Burhance and watch her demonstrate the technique of arm knitting, where big yarn loops are 'cast on' and woven without knitting needles. Linda will answer your questions and sign her two books Arm Knitting and Fashionista Arm Knitting. Drop in.

Robin Glowa and Cooking with Healthy Greens! Trumbull One Book - One Town 2015, at the Branch. Sat. Mar. 14, 10:30am – 11:30 am. Spring and St. Patrick’s Day makes people think green, and greens are ultra healthy! Today Robin Glowa, The Conscious Cook, prepares kale, spinach, and other delicious veggies, with plenty to sample! For more on Robin, see event calendar details. Register. Adults. Location: Fairchild Nichols Branch.

Check out our website at www.trumbullct-library.org for details.  203-452-5197