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Posted on: March 23, 2017

[ARCHIVED] 3/23/2017 - Trumbull Library One Book, One Town Upcoming Programs

TRUMBULL Main Library 

Evening Book Discussion.  One Book, One Town 2017.  Thurs. Mar. 23, 6:30 - 7:30pm.  Writer and U. of New Haven Professor Stephen Spignesi leads an evening discussion of our 2017 selection Presidential Courage by Michael Beschloss.  Free.  Register.  

Letterboxing Hunt.  Families.  One Book, One Town 2017.  Sat. Mar. 25, 11am – 12:30pm.  The Trumbull Nature & Arts Center has created a letterbox hunt using presidential facts.  You’ll get questions and clues to find each answer box, hidden on their easy-to-walk trails.  Each box will have a stamp to put on your Presidential Facts Card!  Held at TNAC.  For details and to register, go to: www.   

Presidents’ Lecture:  One Man with Courage is a Majority.  One Book, One Town 2017.  Sat. Mar. 25, 2 - 3:30pm.  The Trumbull Historical Society hosts a lecture by Housatonic History Professor Hamish Lutris, held at the Society, 1856 Huntington Tpke., Tr. Free.  Register.  Space limited.   

Presidents’ Gardens.  One Book, One Town 2017.  Sun. Mar. 26, 2 – 3:15pm.  The horticultural evolution and visual tour of the White House gardens and American garden history, presented by Marta McDowell, author of All the Presidents’ Gardens.  Copies for sale.  Free.  Register. 

Federal Reserve Lecture.  One Book, One Town 2017.  NEW DATE!  Mon. Mar. 27, 6:30 - 7:30pm.  Discover the roles of our central bank, the Federal Reserve System, a topic from the 2017 book selection Presidential Courage.  Led by Dr. Philip Lane, Professor of Economics, Fairfield University.  Q&A.  Register.  Free. 

Instagram Contest.  13 Yrs. and Up.  “Pictures of Patriotism.”  Winning entry will most closely reflect the patriotic spirit inspired by our One Book, One Town choice, Presidential Courage.  Win $100 Amazon gift certificate!  Details on home page.  Submit March 1 – 31   #obot17, @trumbulllibrary.       

Check on the TLS website ( or our Facebook page (Trumbull Library System) for more fun activities for Adults, Families, and Children.  This year’s community-wide read is Presidential Courage by Michael Beschloss.

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