2/1/2015 - Upcoming Trumbull Library Events

Upcoming Trumbull Library Events

The Food We Eat: One Book – One Town. Programs on local and ecological growing, choosing, and eating coming up in March 2015! Preview events and discussions on our online calendar, live now! Events accompany our 6th annual community-wide read: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, by Barbara Kingsolver.

Art Exhibition at the Trumbull Library: The Great Minds Display Continues. Details online.

Downloading E-Books with Free Overdrive Software. Wed. Feb. 4, 10 – 11:30am. A lecture/ demonstration of the Overdrive system for downloading ebooks, audiobooks, and live streaming of video to your e-reader. Get results and see how easy it is to download to your device! Trumbull residents. Register.

Non-Fiction Discussion Group: The Director's Club! Brown Bag Lunch Meeting! Wed. Feb. 4, 12 – 1pm. Dir. Sue Horton’s club. This month’s title is The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism, by Doris Kearns Goodwin. 2013. 910pp. A dizzying era: the gap between rich and poor widens, legislative statemate occurs, 'anarchists' explode bombs, and inventions speed the pace of daily life. Today’s headlines echo a bygone time! Check at the Library for upcoming titles; suggestions welcome! Drop by if you'd like to join!

Friends' of the Library Book Nook Sale. Sat. Feb, 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.

Health & Wellness Resources: Database Discovery. Wed. Feb. 11, 10-11:30am. A lecture-demonstration introduction to some of the health-related online databases available through TLS including Gale’s Health and Wellness Resource Center, MedlinePlus, and the UConn Health Center. Free. Registration suggested.

AARP Drivers Safety Program. Tues. Feb. 11, 12:30pm – 4:30pm. New one day / 4 hour program at the Trumbull Library. Take the AARP Drivers Safety Program, the Nation's first and latest classroom refresher for motorists age 50+ and get trained instructors and possible insurance discount. $12 - $14 fee. Register; over the phone or in the Library.

Pop-Art Valentine Hearts for Middle and High School. Thurs. Feb. 12, 4:30 – 6pm. Kathy Vincent of ArtSmart returns to lead a Valentine block printmaking workshop inspired by the colorful pop art of Andy Warhol for Middle and High School kids. Finished prints can be framed collectively or as individual works...or perhaps gifted as a Valentine for someone special! Max. 16; register. Details online.

Upcoming: Morning Career Development Workshops. It IS Who You Know: Effective Strategies for Networking. Tues. Feb. 17, 9:30 – 12pm. Free. Registration required.

Children’s Events

Family Chess Club. Sat. Feb. 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.

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