ANNOUNCING: TLS’s 2013 One Book - One Town Starts in March! Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson. Our Theme: How Technology Has Changed Our Lives. Over 20 events accompany our community-wide read of Mr. Isaacson's best-selling and well-received biography of an American entrepreneur whose creative passion irreversibly changed how we communicate, socialize, work and live. See details on brochures in the Library, follow on Twitter:@trumbulllibrary, 'like' us on Facebook, or visit our website, www.trumbullct-library.org.
Friends' of the Library Book Nook Sale. Sat. Mar. 2, 9am – 3pm. 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.
The Evolution of Household Technology, State-of the Art: 18th Century to Present Day. One Book - One Town Event. Sun. Mar. 3, 2- 4pm. The evolution of household technology and what it reveals about our culture and society. Apple time-line and Apple images and advertisements from the 1970s to present day. Explore today, and on 3/24. Drop in. Free. Partner event held at the Trumbull Historical Society, 1856 Huntington Tpke., Trumbull.
Database Discovery. TLS & One Book - One Town Event. Wed. Mar. 6, 10- 11:30am. Come see your Library’s new technologies and applications! Learn about some of the great electronic databases available for constituents. Lecture / demonstration by Reference Librarian Walter Dembowski. Register. Free.
Apple Products Demo! One Book - One Town Event. Sat. Mar. 9, 10am – 12pm. Come see them in action! Richard Corzo, president of the Danbury Area Computer Society, will demonstrate Apple products and discuss how they all work together! Everything is there, including newer products, such as Airplay and the Apple TV Box. Drop in.
How to Fund College Without Going Broke. Sat. Mar. 9, 11am - 12:15pm. Trumbull resident Mike Dailey's excellent class covering the best way to manage the expense. See where you are and how you can get there! Program includes a family financial run. Register. Free.
iTunes: Digital Disruption in the Music Industry. One Book - One Town Event. Sun. Mar. 10, 2 – 4pm. Steve Jobs changed the way people listen to music through iTunes and the iPod! Linda Ury Greenberg will show how the music industry adapted to a digital world and adjusted to consumers who wanted individual songs more than full albums. Drop in.
“Is This Thing On?” How Seniors, Late Bloomers and Technophobes Can Navigate the Ever-Changing Tech. Landscape. One Book - One Town Event. Mon. Mar. 11, 11am – 12pm. The digital divide widens with the rapid pace of innovation. What’s out there and its benefits can be lost in all the tech talk. Presenter Abby Stokes, author of Is This Thing On? will help “digital immigrants” (born without a keyboard and mouse in hand) understand more about computers, and much more, including Facebook, iPads, Skype, etc. Drop in. Free.
Space: The Final Frontier! How to Find the Best Site for your Business! Mon. Mar. 11, 6:30 - 7:30pm. What's your most appropriate business space? At home? Lease or buy? Square feet? Lots of questions are involved! Learn the right factors to consider tonight with Steve Hodson, of Hodson Realty, Inc. Registration requested. Free.
Steve Jobs: An Honest Appreciation. One Book - One Town Mallett Lectures. Tues. Mar. 12, 7 – 8pm. Jobs' technological and business achievements were amazing, but what about his ethics? The focus will be on Job's moral character, and the role of character in achieving business success. Can one be great and also good? By David Schmidt, Dir. of Applied Ethics & Assoc. Prof. of Ethics, Dolan School of Business, Fairfield University. Free. Drop in.
Non-Fiction Book Club & One Book - One Town Joint Book Discussion. Wed. Mar. 13, 12pm – 2pm. Today’s title: Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson. Includes light soup luncheon. Registration required for food count! Free. Call the Library for details, or if you have questions.
Tweens/Teens Create a Candy Filled String Egg! Thurs. Mar. 14, 4 – 5pm. Create a colorful string egg with a candy contained inside. Register. Limit 20.
Unsung Heroines of American History. Thurs. Mar. 14, 7 – 8pm. They say history is mostly written by men about men, but tonight you will hear about many of the true heroines of this country! Tonight the local AAUW Branch will present an evening about the lost but important women of American history from the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, WW II, to nearer the present! Co-sponsored by AAUW and the Trumbull Library. Reservations requested.
Evening Book Discussion. One Book - One Town Event. Thurs. Mar. 14, 7-8pm. Tonight’s title: Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson. Includes light refreshments. Registration required. Free. Call the Library for details, or if you have questions.
Pizza and Pixar Short Films - Family Night at the Movies. One Book - One Town Event. Fri. Mar. 15, 6 – 8pm. Thirteen Pixar shorts--some only recently made available--will be shown, including The Adventures of Andre and Wally B, Luxo Jr., and more. And Pizza! Not rated. 54 minutes. Register. Free.
Family Chess Club. Sat. Mar. 2, 10am – 12pm. Selva Selvarajan's Family Chess Club will assemble on the first and third Saturdays (except for long weekends). Meet us on the next Saturday -- to participate or learn! Chess learners and experts from 4 to 94 are welcome. Meet in the Children's Section with your own board, or come to watch.
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Learn How to Use the Future: Introducing 3D Printing! One Book - One Town Event. Wednesdays at the Fairchild Branch, Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27, 3 – 5pm. Go from desktop publishing to desktop manufacturing! It’s simpler than it sounds, and experts think this machine will change the world. 3D printing (additive machining) makes a physical object from computer files, like a layer cake! See our demo. All ages. Free. Drop in. FN Branch, 1718 Huntington Tpke., Trumbull.
Check out our website at www.trumbullct-library.org, see upcoming events from the home page, and register online. 203-452-5197.