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Monday January 4, 2016 -  Saturday March 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM 2016 Adult Winter Reading Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Participants will receive a participation gift upon submission of their first review form.. As participants read books of their choice, they will be asked to anonymously complete a very brief  questionnaire to share with fellow readers. Readers will have the option of  participating either online by using the LitKeeper software, or the traditional written way.  All reviews will be posted and shared.

Weekly raffles will be held for all readers sharing for each particular week.

All participants will be invited to a Spring Thaw celebration on: Monday,  March 14 (new date) @ 6:30 PM

All attendees will have a chance to win a grand prize raffle!

Registration is now open by calling the circulation desk @ 203-736-1482 or by visiting our home page: www.derbypubliclibrary.org and clicking on Litkeeper.

Thursday February 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Winter 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

Toddlers 24-36 months old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, stories, and a simple craft will be included in this program.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

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Friday February 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORY TIME for Ages 3-5: WINTER 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since each separate weekly story time after this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, musical instruments, and literacy games in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.  Preschool Story Time is designed to be an early school-readiness experience, an introduction to peer interaction, and to improve listening skills.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

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anim_dog1 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM READ to PAYSON (Ages 5-11) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

Janet Sabovik and her therapy dog Payson are part of the lineup of events at the Derby Public Library. Children ages 5-11 are invited to share a book with Payson during this interactive reading program.

Each child will be given a 10-15 minute time slot to read to Payson. Payson, an Australian Shepherd, is a rescue dog who was found roaming the streets of Kentucky. She and Janet are registered with Therapy Dogs, Inc. and volunteer throughout the community.

This is a great opportunity for beginner or reluctant readers as well as experienced readers to build confidence, enhance their reading skills achieved during the school year, and encourage a love of reading. Participants are encouraged to stop by the Children’s Room to select a book with Payson’s “paw of approval” to share with her for the program.

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misc_none 12:00 PM STORIES with LUNCH (Ages 4-9) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Image courtesy of http://www.flickr.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

Children ages 4-9 are invited to bring a bag lunch and stop by the Derby Public Library for Stories with Lunch.  Listen to stories while you enjoy your lunch followed by some hands-on dessert making.  Participants will be decorating Valentine’s Day sweets.


 

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Tuesday February 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tuesday Morning Donuts and Movie Classics (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Each week a popular movie classic will be shown and donuts provided.  A listing of scheduled movies will
be posted at the Library.  Movie suggestions are also welcomed. Registration is required!

 

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session - Ebeneezer Bassett, First African American Diplomat Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  In recognition of Black History Month, February 's topic will be Ebeneezer Bassett, First African American Diplomat. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Maker Space:Intro to 3D Printing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Attendees will explore various aspects of this new technology. This program is a prerequisite for future 3-D print programs.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested.

        There are many spaces available.
Wednesday February 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM BABY STEPS Winter 2016 (birth-24 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Image courtesy of http://www.flickr.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register. 

This program (formerly Baby & Me) for children from birth to 24 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through March 18th. Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills. Featuring a story, songs, rhymes, and more, Baby Steps is a wonderful opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but do not need to be registered.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the dropdown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - Ebeneezer Bassett, First African American Diplomat Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  In recognition of Black History Month, February 's topic will be Ebeneezer Bassett, First African American Diplomat. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wednesday Movie Matinee (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday.  Light snacks will be provided.  No registration is necessary. 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

All young adults ages 12 to 17 are invited to join the fun every Wednesday.  Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available. Light refreshments will be provided.

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Tech Time - Bring Your Tech-Related Questions! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This program is held every third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM .  A staff member will be on hand to answer all your tech-related questions and concerns.  Whether you are having trouble downloading e-books, searching databases, completing on-line job applications, scanning/sending documents and photos, etc., your problems will be addressed.

No registration is needed.

Thursday February 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Winter 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

Toddlers 24-36 months old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, stories, and a simple craft will be included in this program.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Tech Time - Bring Your Tech-Related Questions! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This program is held every third Wednesday of the month at 10:00 AM.  A staff member will be on hand to answer all your tech-related questions and concerns.  Whether you are having trouble downloading e-books, searching databases, completing on-line job applications, scanning/sending documents and photos, etc., your problems will be addressed.

No registration is needed.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM LEGO TIME (Ages 4-11) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

Image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.

There is no registration required for this program. Just come on down.

The Derby Public Library invites children ages 4-11 to use their creative talents and stir their imaginations during Lego Time. All levels of building skills are welcome to come by for this "drop-in" program. There is no fee to attend and all building materials will be provided.

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Friday February 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORY TIME for Ages 3-5: WINTER 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since each separate weekly story time after this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, musical instruments, and literacy games in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.  Preschool Story Time is designed to be an early school-readiness experience, an introduction to peer interaction, and to improve listening skills.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM American Job Search Career Coach: Job Search Assistance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

The classes are free and open to the public.   

Learn where to look for jobs, how to get the job you want, and how to search for jobs on the internet.

Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcomed on a first come first served basis.  The American Job Search Career Coach is operated by Career Resources.

 

       
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Job Search Career Coach: Job Search Assistance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

The classes are free and open to the public.   

Learn where to look for jobs, how to get the job you want, and how to search for jobs on the internet.

Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcomed on a first come first served basis.  The American Job Search Career Coach is operated by Career Resources.

 

       
Monday February 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM The Bear Facts: Black Bears in CT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This program is presented by Paul Colburn, Certified Master Wildlife Conservationist.

Paul will focus on the natural history of black bears in CT and give an overview of the black bear habitat, diet,
behavior, and current research efforts.  Recommendations for optimum coexistence with the black bear population will be offered.  The increased sightings of black bears in our neighborhoods makes this a very timely presentation.

Registration is requested.

 

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

All young adults ages 12 to 17 are invied to meet every Monday evening (holidays excluded).  All skill levels are welcome. Participants will learn how the game is played as well as defensive/offensive strategies. Mr. Julio Maldonado provides superb expertise from a life-long love of the game.

Tuesday February 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tuesday Morning Donuts and Movie Classics (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Each week a popular movie classic will be shown and donuts provided.  A listing of scheduled movies will
be posted at the Library.  Movie suggestions are also welcomed. Registration is required!

 

       
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM S.T.E.A.M. Program for Boys & Girls (Grades 2-5 only) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 

Science, art & mathematics images are courtesy of http://www.flickr.com.  Technology image is courtesy of http://www.picserver.org.  Engineering image is courtesy of http://www.wikimedia.org.

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

The Derby Public Library continues to offer an after-school S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) program taking place on the fourth Tuesday of every month during the school year. Children in grades 2-5 are invited to stop by each month in which a new theme will be the focus covering topics such as simple machines, weather, and more with hands-on activities and experiments.  There is no fee to attend and all materials will be provided for this interactive, hour-long program.  For this session, entitled Chromatography Garden, participants will discover the use of colors to complete an art project.

NOTE: This month's session date was originally listed as February 16th with the description also stating each month's session would be held the third Tuesday of the month; however, this is no longer the case, for anyone that may have seen it previously listed this way.  Each month's session will now be held tentatively on the fourth Tuesday of the month.

[REMINDER:]
       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session - Ebeneezer Bassett, First African American Diplomat Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  In recognition of Black History Month, February 's topic will be Ebeneezer Bassett, First African American Diplomat. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

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Wednesday February 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM BABY STEPS Winter 2016 (birth-24 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Image courtesy of http://www.flickr.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register. 

This program (formerly Baby & Me) for children from birth to 24 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through March 18th. Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills. Featuring a story, songs, rhymes, and more, Baby Steps is a wonderful opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but do not need to be registered.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the dropdown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - Ebeneezer Bassett, First African American Diplomat Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  In recognition of Black History Month, February 's topic will be Ebeneezer Bassett, First African American Diplomat. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM Lunchtime Book Discussion: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Compared to both, Gone Girl and Rear Window, this psychological thriller proves that people’s lives are not always what they seem. Rachel takes the same commuter train every day, imagining what life is like for the people she passes. One day she sees something shocking and becomes entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. This surprise-packed narrative with a stunning climax has already been purchased for film adaptation.

Multiple copies are available at the main circulation desk.

Bring a sandwich and a friend as you “chat and chew.”  Dessert and beverages will be provided.  Registration is requested

 

       
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wednesday Movie Matinee (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday.  Light snacks will be provided.  No registration is necessary. 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

All young adults ages 12 to 17 are invited to join the fun every Wednesday.  Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available. Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday February 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Winter 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

Toddlers 24-36 months old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, stories, and a simple craft will be included in this program.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Friday February 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORY TIME for Ages 3-5: WINTER 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since each separate weekly story time after this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, musical instruments, and literacy games in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.  Preschool Story Time is designed to be an early school-readiness experience, an introduction to peer interaction, and to improve listening skills.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Monday February 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM The History and Health Benefits of Tea Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This program is presented by Betty Johnson from Bigelow Tea of Fairfield, Connecticut. 

For three generations, Bigelow has stood the test of “tea time.”  Learn why their first tea, "Constant Comment" was named and why it is still the number one selling tea in the country today.  Betty will also share information on the benefits of this healthy and delicious drink.

Sample teas will be distributed.  Registration is required.

 

 

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Chess Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

All young adults ages 12 to 17 are invied to meet every Monday evening (holidays excluded).  All skill levels are welcome. Participants will learn how the game is played as well as defensive/offensive strategies. Mr. Julio Maldonado provides superb expertise from a life-long love of the game.

Tuesday March 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tuesday Morning Donuts and Movie Classics (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Each week a popular movie classic will be shown and donuts provided.  A listing of scheduled movies will
be posted at the Library.  Movie suggestions are also welcomed. Registration is required!

 

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Water Color Painting Workshop (ages 18 and over) Rescheduled from 2/8 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

You are invited to enjoy this fun evening resulting in fabulous art!  Participants will go home with new friends, great memories, and a newly-created masterpiece that will show off your “inner-artist.”  No experience?  No problem!  Local artist, Rich DiCarlo (Valley Arts Council), will guide you step-by-step on this creative journey as you learn the ins and outs of creating your own water color painting.  No previous artistic experience necessary – great for beginners or seasoned professionals. Snacks will be provided.  It is promised to be a surprisingly easy and fun way to spend an evening!

Registration is required. 

   
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session: Clubs & Societies in Derby: Past & Present Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

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Wednesday March 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM BABY STEPS Winter 2016 (birth-24 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Image courtesy of http://www.flickr.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register. 

This program (formerly Baby & Me) for children from birth to 24 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through March 18th. Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills. Featuring a story, songs, rhymes, and more, Baby Steps is a wonderful opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but do not need to be registered.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the dropdown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - Clubs & Societies in Derby: Past & Present Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wednesday Movie Matinee (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday.  Light snacks will be provided.  No registration is necessary. 

Thursday March 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Winter 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

Toddlers 24-36 months old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, stories, and a simple craft will be included in this program.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Friday March 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORY TIME for Ages 3-5: WINTER 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since each separate weekly story time after this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, musical instruments, and literacy games in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.  Preschool Story Time is designed to be an early school-readiness experience, an introduction to peer interaction, and to improve listening skills.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Saturday March 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM CRAFTY KIDS (Ages 4-9) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

              (Images courtesy of: http://www.flickr.com)  

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

The Derby Public Library invites families with children ages 4-9 to stop by for Crafty Kids.  Participants will have an opportunity to work on art and craft projects including a Cat in the Hat activity.  All materials will be supplied and there is no fee to attend.

[REMINDER:]
       
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM LEGO TIME (Ages 4-11) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

Image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.

There is no registration required for this program. Just come on down.

The Derby Public Library invites children ages 4-11 to use their creative talents and stir their imaginations during Lego Time. All levels of building skills are welcome to come by for this "drop-in" program. There is no fee to attend and all building materials will be provided.

[REMINDER:]
Monday March 7, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Photo by ronsombilongallery.com via flickr.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since each separate weekly session is part of a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

The Derby Public Library introduces a four-week session of Family Place -1, 2, 3… Grow With Me beginning on Monday, March 7 at 10:00 AM.  This innovative program is a time for families to share together with their 1-3 year-old childrenSiblings who are age 5 and under are also welcome to attend, but do NOT need to register here .  Each week will feature puzzles, books, blocks, a craft, dramatic play and more followed by a story and rhymes.  Parents/caregivers will also be introduced to some of the many resources available to them to assist in the raising of their toddlers and have an opportunity to meet new friends in an educational and creative environment.

A resource professional from the community will be available on two of the Mondays during this session to discuss parenting questions and concerns.  Topics will include child development, nutrition, immunization and more.  Do not miss the opportunity to consult with experts on a no-fee basis while your child enjoys a wonderful play experience.  Families are encouraged to attend each week to obtain the full benefits of this four-week session.

The Family Place is a national initiative of Americans for Libraries Council and Middle Country Library.  The Family Place of Connecticut is made possible through the generous support of the Katharine Matthies Foundation.

 

[REMINDER:]
       
Tuesday March 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tuesday Morning Donuts and Movie Classics (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Each week a popular movie classic will be shown and donuts provided.  A listing of scheduled movies will
be posted at the Library.  Movie suggestions are also welcomed. Registration is required!

 

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session: Clubs & Societies in Derby: Past & Present Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

Wednesday March 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM BABY STEPS Winter 2016 (birth-24 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Image courtesy of http://www.flickr.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register. 

This program (formerly Baby & Me) for children from birth to 24 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through March 18th. Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills. Featuring a story, songs, rhymes, and more, Baby Steps is a wonderful opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but do not need to be registered.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the dropdown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - Clubs & Societies in Derby: Past & Present Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wednesday Movie Matinee (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday.  Light snacks will be provided.  No registration is necessary. 

Thursday March 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Winter 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

Toddlers 24-36 months old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, stories, and a simple craft will be included in this program.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Friday March 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORY TIME for Ages 3-5: WINTER 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since each separate weekly story time after this is a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, musical instruments, and literacy games in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.  Preschool Story Time is designed to be an early school-readiness experience, an introduction to peer interaction, and to improve listening skills.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM American Job Search Career Coach: Create a Great Rsume Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Participants must attend a full session.

These classes are free and open to the public..

Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcomed on a first come first served basis.  The American Job Search Career Coach is operated by Career Resources.

 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Job Search Career Coach: Create a Great Rsume Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Participants must attend a full session.

These classes are free and open to the public..

Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcomed on a first come first served basis.  The American Job Search Career Coach is operated by Career Resources.

 

Monday March 14, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Photo by ronsombilongallery.com via flickr.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since each separate weekly session is part of a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

The Derby Public Library introduces a four-week session of Family Place -1, 2, 3… Grow With Me beginning on Monday, March 7 at 10:00 AM.  This innovative program is a time for families to share together with their 1-3 year-old childrenSiblings who are age 5 and under are also welcome to attend, but do NOT need to register here .  Each week will feature puzzles, books, blocks, a craft, dramatic play and more followed by a story and rhymes.  Parents/caregivers will also be introduced to some of the many resources available to them to assist in the raising of their toddlers and have an opportunity to meet new friends in an educational and creative environment.

A resource professional from the community will be available on two of the Mondays during this session to discuss parenting questions and concerns.  Topics will include child development, nutrition, immunization and more.  Do not miss the opportunity to consult with experts on a no-fee basis while your child enjoys a wonderful play experience.  Families are encouraged to attend each week to obtain the full benefits of this four-week session.

The Family Place is a national initiative of Americans for Libraries Council and Middle Country Library.  The Family Place of Connecticut is made possible through the generous support of the Katharine Matthies Foundation.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 7th, using the dropdown menu above if necessary.

 

[REMINDER:]
Tuesday March 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tuesday Morning Donuts and Movie Classics (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Each week a popular movie classic will be shown and donuts provided.  A listing of scheduled movies will
be posted at the Library.  Movie suggestions are also welcomed. Registration is required!

 

       
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM S.T.E.A.M. Program for Boys & Girls (Grades 2-5 only) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 

Science, art & mathematics images are courtesy of http://www.flickr.com.  Technology image is courtesy of http://www.picserver.org.  Engineering image is courtesy of http://www.wikimedia.org.

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

The Derby Public Library continues to offer an after-school S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) program taking place on a designated Tuesday of every month during the school year. Children in grades 2-5 are invited to stop by each month in which a new theme will be the focus covering topics such as simple machines, weather, and more with hands-on activities and experiments.  There is no fee to attend and all materials will be provided for this interactive, hour-long program.  The theme of this month's session is Taking Flight, in which participants will explore the science behind how airplanes fly and will be designing their own paper airplanes.

NOTE: This month's session date was originally listed as March 15th with the description also stating each month's session would be held the third Tuesday of the month, then it was changed to March 22nd; however, this is no longer the case, for anyone that may have seen it previously listed this way.  This month's session will now be held here back on the 15th as the original date.  For the remaining monthly sessions, please check back for which Tuesday it will be held.  Sorry for any confusion.

[REMINDER:]
       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session: Clubs & Societies in Derby: Past & Present Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

Wednesday March 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM BABY STEPS Winter 2016 (birth-24 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Image courtesy of http://www.flickr.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually.

This program (formerly Baby & Me) for children from birth to 24 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through March 18th. Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills. Featuring a story, songs, rhymes, and more, Baby Steps is a wonderful opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but do not need to be registered.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the dropdown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - Clubs & Societies in Derby: Past & Present Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wednesday Movie Matinee (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday.  Light snacks will be provided.  No registration is necessary. 

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Thursday March 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Winter 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually.

Toddlers 24-36 months old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, stories, and a simple craft will be included in this program.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM LEGO TIME (Ages 4-11) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

Image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.

There is no registration required for this program. Just come on down.

The Derby Public Library invites children ages 4-11 to use their creative talents and stir their imaginations during Lego Time. All levels of building skills are welcome to come by for this "drop-in" program. There is no fee to attend and all building materials will be provided.

[REMINDER:]
Friday March 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORY TIME for Ages 3-5: WINTER 2016 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 Children enjoy a book read by "Miss Sue", Children's Librarian (image provided by http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.). 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually.

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, musical instruments, and literacy games in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.  Preschool Story Time is designed to be an early school-readiness experience, an introduction to peer interaction, and to improve listening skills.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series in January using the pulldown menu if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Monday March 21, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Photo by ronsombilongallery.com via flickr.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually. Also, since each separate weekly session is part of a series, you are automatically registered for each successive session when you register.

The Derby Public Library introduces a four-week session of Family Place -1, 2, 3… Grow With Me beginning on Monday, March 7 at 10:00 AM.  This innovative program is a time for families to share together with their 1-3 year-old childrenSiblings who are age 5 and under are also welcome to attend, but do NOT need to register here .  Each week will feature puzzles, books, blocks, a craft, dramatic play and more followed by a story and rhymes.  Parents/caregivers will also be introduced to some of the many resources available to them to assist in the raising of their toddlers and have an opportunity to meet new friends in an educational and creative environment.

A resource professional from the community will be available on two of the Mondays during this session to discuss parenting questions and concerns.  Topics will include child development, nutrition, immunization and more.  Do not miss the opportunity to consult with experts on a no-fee basis while your child enjoys a wonderful play experience.  Families are encouraged to attend each week to obtain the full benefits of this four-week session.

The Family Place is a national initiative of Americans for Libraries Council and Middle Country Library.  The Family Place of Connecticut is made possible through the generous support of the Katharine Matthies Foundation.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 7th, using the dropdown menu above if necessary.

[REMINDER:]
Tuesday March 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tuesday Morning Donuts and Movie Classics (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Each week a popular movie classic will be shown and donuts provided.  A listing of scheduled movies will
be posted at the Library.  Movie suggestions are also welcomed. Registration is required!

 

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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session: Clubs & Societies in Derby: Past & Present Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

Wednesday March 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - Clubs & Societies in Derby: Past & Present Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wednesday Movie Matinee (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday.  Light snacks will be provided.  No registration is necessary. 

Monday March 28, 2016 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Photo by ronsombilongallery.com via flickr.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

The Derby Public Library introduces a four-week session of Family Place -1, 2, 3… Grow With Me beginning on Monday, March 7 at 10:00 AM.  This innovative program is a time for families to share together with their 1-3 year-old childrenSiblings who are age 5 and under are also welcome to attend, but do NOT need to register here .  Each week will feature puzzles, books, blocks, a craft, dramatic play and more followed by a story and rhymes.  Parents/caregivers will also be introduced to some of the many resources available to them to assist in the raising of their toddlers and have an opportunity to meet new friends in an educational and creative environment.

A resource professional from the community will be available on two of the Mondays during this session to discuss parenting questions and concerns.  Topics will include child development, nutrition, immunization and more.  Do not miss the opportunity to consult with experts on a no-fee basis while your child enjoys a wonderful play experience.  Families are encouraged to attend each week to obtain the full benefits of this four-week session.

The Family Place is a national initiative of Americans for Libraries Council and Middle Country Library.  The Family Place of Connecticut is made possible through the generous support of the Katharine Matthies Foundation.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 7th, using the dropdown menu above if necessary.

[REMINDER:]
Tuesday March 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tuesday Morning Donuts and Movie Classics (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Each week a popular movie classic will be shown and donuts provided.  A listing of scheduled movies will
be posted at the Library.  Movie suggestions are also welcomed. Registration is required!

 

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session: Clubs & Societies in Derby: Past & Present Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

Wednesday March 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - Clubs & Societies in Derby: Past & Present Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wednesday Movie Matinee (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday.  Light snacks will be provided.  No registration is necessary. 

Tuesday April 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tuesday Morning Donuts and Movie Classics (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Each week a popular movie classic will be shown and donuts provided.  A listing of scheduled movies will
be posted at the Library.  Movie suggestions are also welcomed. Registration is required!

 

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session: The History of Derby Churches Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

Wednesday April 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session: The History of Derby Churches Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wednesday Movie Matinee (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday.  Light snacks will be provided.  No registration is necessary. 

Tuesday April 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tuesday Morning Donuts and Movie Classics (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Each week a popular movie classic will be shown and donuts provided.  A listing of scheduled movies will
be posted at the Library.  Movie suggestions are also welcomed. Registration is required!

 

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session: The History of Derby Churches Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

Wednesday April 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session: The History of Derby Churches Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wednesday Movie Matinee (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday.  Light snacks will be provided.  No registration is necessary. 

Friday April 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM American Job Search Career Coach: Using Social Networking in Your Job Search Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Both sessions will explain very useful tools that job seekers need today.  Social networking has become one of the most popular ways of landing your next "big" job by creating useful connections on-line. These connections make it easier to look for a job on-line through your created network.

These classes are free and open to the public..

Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcomed on a first come first served basis.  The American Job Search Career Coach is operated by Career Resources.

 

       
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Job Search Career Coach: Using Social Networking in Your Job Search Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Both sessions will explain very useful tools that job seekers need today.  Social networking has become one of the most popular ways of landing your next "big" job by creating useful connections on-line. These connections make it easier to look for a job on-line through your created network.

These classes are free and open to the public..

Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcomed on a first come first served basis.  The American Job Search Career Coach is operated by Career Resources.

 

       
Tuesday April 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tuesday Morning Donuts and Movie Classics (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Each week a popular movie classic will be shown and donuts provided.  A listing of scheduled movies will
be posted at the Library.  Movie suggestions are also welcomed. Registration is required!

 

       
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session: The History of Derby Churches Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

Wednesday April 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session: The History of Derby Churches Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wednesday Movie Matinee (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday.  Light snacks will be provided.  No registration is necessary. 

Monday April 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM Water Color Painting Workshop (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

You are invited to enjoy this fun evening resulting in fabulous art!  Participants will go home with new friends, great memories, and a newly-created masterpiece that will show off your “inner-artist.”  No experience?  No problem!  Local artist, Rich DiCarlo (Valley Arts Council), will guide you step-by-step on this creative journey as you learn the ins and outs of creating your own water color painting.  No previous artistic experience necessary – great for beginners or seasoned professionals. Snacks will be provided.  It is promised to be a surprisingly easy and fun way to spend an evening!

Registration is required. 

       
Tuesday April 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tuesday Morning Donuts and Movie Classics (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Each week a popular movie classic will be shown and donuts provided.  A listing of scheduled movies will
be posted at the Library.  Movie suggestions are also welcomed. Registration is required!

 

       
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM S.T.E.A.M. Program for Boys & Girls (Grades 2-5 only)- Date TBA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 

Science, art & mathematics images are courtesy of http://www.flickr.com.  Technology image is courtesy of http://www.picserver.org.  Engineering image is courtesy of http://www.wikimedia.org.

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

The Derby Public Library continues to offer an after-school S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) program taking place on a designated Tuesday of every month during the school year. Children in grades 2-5 are invited to stop by each month in which a new theme will be the focus covering topics such as simple machines, weather, and more with hands-on activities and experiments.  There is no fee to attend and all materials will be provided for this interactive, hour-long program.  Please check back continuously for the topic of each month's theme to be announced here on this calendar.

NOTE: For the this month's (April) and the remaining monthly session(s), please check back for which Tuesday it will be held as well as an online registration form. 

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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session: The History of Derby Churches Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session: The History of Derby Churches Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics.  Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wednesday Movie Matinee (ages 18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday.  Light snacks will be provided.  No registration is necessary. 

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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM S.T.E.A.M. Program for Boys & Girls (Grades 2-5 only)- Date TBA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 

Science, art & mathematics images are courtesy of http://www.flickr.com.  Technology image is courtesy of http://www.picserver.org.  Engineering image is courtesy of http://www.wikimedia.org.

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

The Derby Public Library continues to offer an after-school S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) program taking place on a designated Tuesday of every month during the school year. Children in grades 2-5 are invited to stop by each month in which a new theme will be the focus covering topics such as simple machines, weather, and more with hands-on activities and experiments.  There is no fee to attend and all materials will be provided for this interactive, hour-long program.  Please check back continuously for the topic of each month's theme to be announced here on this calendar.

NOTE: For the this month's (May) and any remaining monthly session(s) to come, please check back for which Tuesday it will be held as well as an online registration form. 

 

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