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Brown Bag Lunch and Non-fiction at the Trumbull Library

What's happening at the Trumbull Library.

Non-Fiction Discussion Group:  Brown Bag Lunch Meeting. Wed. Apr. 3, 12 – 1pm. This group, run by director Sue Horton, meets the first Wed. of each month.  Bring lunch!  April's title is Beyond the River: The Untold Story of the Heroes of the Underground Railroad, by Ann Hagedorn.   She tells the story of the Ripley line of the Underground Railroad, and the struggles of the men and women, black and white, who fought "the war before the war" along the Ohio River. Check the Library for copies; ideas welcome!  Drop in to join!   

 

Shedding Light on Applicant Tracking Systems.  Evening Career Lectures.  Wed. Apr 3, 6:30 - 7:30pm.  In today's job market, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) have become the norm for pre-screening job applicants.  It's easy for job-seekers to fall victim to this technology, but understanding how ATS software works and using it properly will maximize your chances for success!  Elizabeth Kaufman will present.  Register.  Free. 

 

Friends' of the Library Book Nook Sale.  Sat. Apr. 6, 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.

 

How to Fund College Without Going Broke.  Sat. Apr. 6 & 13, 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. 

 

Business Licensing and Registration Requirements in CT.  Programs for Businesses and Business People.  Thurs. Apr. 11, 6:30 - 7:30pm.  The Connecticut Licensing Info Center (CLIC) guides and assists new, expanding, and relocating businesses through the licensing and registration process.  It can be complicated, with requirements from the state, city, and health districts, in some cases.  One-stop “CLIC” to help you.  Presented by Elizabeth Wallace EDP, Director, Connecticut Licensing Information Center.  Register.  Free. 

 

Genealogy Research Roundtable.  Sat. Apr. 13, 12:15 – 3pm.  This event allows participants to share successes, current projects, and brick walls.  Each participant will be given 5 minutes to tell their story followed by feedback and suggestions from others, including experienced members of CAS.  Register at 10am.  Discussion 10:30am.  Co-sponsored by the Trumbull Library and Connecticut Ancestry Society.  

 

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: An American Story.  Craig Hotchkiss, of The Mark Twain House & Museum.  Sun. April 14, 2 – 3pm.  In his new look at Twain's narrative and the character Huckleberry Finn, Hotchkiss reaffirms this masterpiece, placing it in the context of the larger history of race relations in America from slavery to the modern Civil Rights Movement.  He also shows how the book continues to be a catalyst for positive social change.  Register.  Free.  Co-sponsored by TLS & MTH.  

 

Children’s Events

 

Family Chess Club.  Sat. Apr. 6, 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.

 

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

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