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Tuesday December 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Book Talk (for ages12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Teens are invited to chat about titles each have recently read.  This venue will focus on sharing reviews and opinions on a variety of titles, as well as provide a means to decide  upon future reading.  Light refreshments wil lbe provided.

Registration is requested.

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

The Library’s Local History coordinator will be available in the Local History Room to answer questions and assist visitors in exploring the numerous local history resources available at the Library. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Wednesday December 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

The Library’s Local History coordinator will be available in the Local History Room to answer questions and assist visitors in exploring the numerous local history resources available at the Library. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Monday December 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_bingo 11:00 AM CHILDREN'S WINTER BINGO (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.

It’s time for Winter Bingo at the Derby Public LibraryFamilies with children ages 4-11 are invited to attend and try their luck.  Children will be creating their own bingo card prior to the game. Books will be among the prizes for bingo winners.

 

 

 

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Tuesday December 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM TURN IT UP! Music & Movement Program for Children (Ages 3-8) 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.

Children ages 3-8 are invited to join the fun during a music and movement program at Derby Public Library.  Sandi Schuchmann presents Turn it Up!, a music program that will have everyone up and moving during this highly interactive, half-hour class.  There is no fee to attend.

 


 

 

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        There are 20 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Book Talk (for ages12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Teens are invited to chat about titles each have recently read.  This venue will focus on sharing reviews and opinions on a variety of titles, as well as provide a means to decide  upon future reading.  Light refreshments wil lbe provided.

Registration is requested.

       
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Movie Night (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Teens are invited to the screening of a newly released DVD.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Registration is requested.

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

The Library’s Local History coordinator will be available in the Local History Room to answer questions and assist visitors in exploring the numerous local history resources available at the Library. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Wednesday December 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

The Library’s Local History coordinator will be available in the Local History Room to answer questions and assist visitors in exploring the numerous local history resources available at the Library. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Monday January 5, 2015 -  Friday March 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Winter Reading Club for Adults (18 and over) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

You're invited to start off the New Year right by joining the Winter Reading Club, Slide Into a Warm Winter Read!  As participants read books of their choice, they will be asked to anonymously complete a very brief written questionnaire to share with fellow readers.  These wil be posted.

Readers will receive a participation prize upon submitting their first review.  Weekly raffles for winter surprise bags will be held for all participants sharing for each particular week.

A spring thaw celebration for all club members, catered by Stacey Ference of Savour Catering, will be held on Monday, March 9 at 6:30 PM.  All attendees will have a chance to win a grand prize raffle.

You can register in person at the adult circulation desk or by phone @ 203-736-1482.

 

Monday January 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Program Series: Just for Women - Reflections on Life Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

NEW FORMAT AND CONTENT. These meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Facilitated by Valley resident and licensed professional counselor Joan Joyce. These informal sessions will include the reading of quotes reflecting life situations relevant to women. A wide variety of topics will be covered. Women of all ages are invited to share their thoughts as they feelcomfortable.  In today’s world women are under more pressure than ever. Take some time to do something for yourself and connect with other women.

Registration is requested—but walk-ins are also welcome.

 

 

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Chess Club (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Chess is held every monday evening, excluding holidays. 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 for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
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Tuesday January 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

January's topic will cover notable winter weather and BLIZZARDS of the Valley. Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Wednesday January 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

January's topic will cover notable winter weather and BLIZZARDS of the Valley. Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. 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   
   

The Library will continue its weekly showing of newly released DVDs. Light snacks will be provided. Registration is required.

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will all be available--you choose.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested.

       
Thursday January 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM TURN IT UP! Music & Movement Program for Children (Ages 3-8) 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.

Children ages 3-8 are invited to join the fun during a music and movement program at Derby Public Library.  Sandi Schuchmann presents Turn it Up!, a music program that will have everyone up and moving during this highly interactive, half-hour class.  There is no fee to attend.

 


 

 

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Saturday January 10, 2015 Go To Top
nat_snow_02 10:00 AM LET IT SNOW (Ages 3-6) 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.

 The Derby Public Library will offer a Saturday family story time on.  Children ages 3-6 are welcome to stop by for Let it Snow to listen to winter-themed stories, sing songs, and work on a snowflake craft.  There is no fee to attend and all materials are provided.

 

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anim_dog_scottie 11:00 AM  -  12:20 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. Janet and Payson are also currently volunteering at several universities in the area as part of their distress workshops for college students.

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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        There are 5 spaces available.
 
rec_legoguy 12:30 PM LEGO TIME (Ages 4-11) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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 the introduction of this drop-in program which will take place twice a month. There is no fee to attend and all building materials will be provided. The masterpieces will remain on display in the Children’s Room for every one to admire!

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Monday January 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Cooking Demo: Easy One Pot Winter Meals Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Stacey Ference of Savour Catering will show participants how to make warm and hearty dishes for those cold winter days.  There will be samples of all demonstrated foods.  The class is for ages 18 and older.  Registration is required.

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Chess Club (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Chess is held every monday evening, excluding holidays. 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 for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
Tuesday January 13, 2015 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 3:45 PM Crafty Kids After-School Program (K-4th grade): Winter Theme 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.

The Derby Public Library invites children in kindergarten through 4th grade to stop by the library for a winter-themed Crafty Kids program. All materials will be provided and there is no fee to attend.
 

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        There are 24 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

January's topic will cover notable winter weather and BLIZZARDS of the Valley. Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. 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 January 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Winter 2015 (birth-12 Months Old)- First session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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.

Infants birth-12 months old along with a caregiver are invited to this lapsit program which introduces our youngest patrons to the library and books through simple songs and rhymes, movement, board books, and interaction with their caregiver. Following the program, a play time will be held which gives babies and their caretakers an opportunity to socialize.

 



 

[REMINDER:]
       
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

January's topic will cover notable winter weather and BLIZZARDS of the Valley. Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. 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   
   

The Library will continue its weekly showing of newly released DVDs. Light snacks will be provided. Registration is required.

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will all be available--you choose.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested.

       
Thursday January 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM TODDLER TIME- Ages 1 & 2: Winter 2015 (First session) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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 ages 1-2 years old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

 



 

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

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 job applications,scanning/sending documentsand photos, etc. your problems will be addressed.

No registration is needed.

Friday January 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Winter 2015 (first session) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement 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.

 



 

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

Learn where to look for jobs, how to get the job you want, and how to search for jobs on the internet.  These classes are free and open to the public.  The CT Works Career Coach is a project of The Workplace, Inc. operated by Career Resources.

Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcomed on a first come first served basis.

 

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

Learn where to look for jobs, how to get the job you want, and how to search for jobs on the internet.  These classes are free and open to the public.  The CT Works Career Coach is a project of The Workplace, Inc. operated by Career Resources.

Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcomed on a first come first served basis.

 

       
Tuesday January 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

January's topic will cover notable winter weather and BLIZZARDS of the Valley. Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Wednesday January 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Winter 2015 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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.

Infants birth-12 months old along with a caregiver are invited to this lapsit program which introduces our youngest patrons to the library and books through simple songs and rhymes, movement, board books, and interaction with their caregiver. Following the program, a play time will be held which gives babies and their caretakers an opportunity to socialize.

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

 



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

January's topic will cover notable winter weather and BLIZZARDS of the Valley. Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. 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   
   

The Library will continue its weekly showing of newly released DVDs. Light snacks will be provided. Registration is required.

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will all be available--you choose.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested.

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

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 job applications,scanning/sending documentsand photos, etc. your problems will be addressed.

No registration is needed.

Thursday January 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM TODDLER TIME- Ages 1 & 2: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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 ages 1-2 years old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

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

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 the introduction of this drop-in program which will take place twice a month. There is no fee to attend and all building materials will be provided. The masterpieces will remain on display in the Children’s Room for every one to admire!

[REMINDER:]
Friday January 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement 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.

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

 



 

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Monday January 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse Craft Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Ansonia Animal Control Officer, Jeanie Roslonowski, will show participants, ages eighteen and over, what they can do with their old calendars. Class will also include information onconservation and animal issues.

Registration is required.

        There are 23 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Chess Club (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Chess is held every monday evening, excluding holidays. 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 for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
Tuesday January 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

January's topic will cover notable winter weather and BLIZZARDS of the Valley. Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

 
rec_yoga.GIF 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Yoga for Kids (Ages 8-11) 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.

The Derby Public Library will host a children’s yoga program focusing on keeping kids healthy through physical movement.  Kathy Trusdell will facilitate Yoga for Kids which incorporates basic yoga including breathing techniques in a fun, themed program for children ages 8-11.  It is suggested that participants wear comfortable clothes for the class and bring along a towel or yoga mat. 
 

 

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        There are 20 spaces available.
Wednesday January 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Winter 2015 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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.

Infants birth-12 months old along with a caregiver are invited to this lapsit program which introduces our youngest patrons to the library and books through simple songs and rhymes, movement, board books, and interaction with their caregiver. Following the program, a play time will be held which gives babies and their caretakers an opportunity to socialize.

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

 



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

January's topic will cover notable winter weather and BLIZZARDS of the Valley. Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. 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 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunchtime Book Discussion - Me Before You by JoJo Moyes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Louisa Clark is leading an ordinary life in her tiny village until she takes a badly needed job working with Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident. This moving modern day love story is about how life brings together two people who couldn't have less in common and how they try to help each other.

Multiple copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.  Participants are asked to bring a sandwich and a friend as they "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   
   

The Library will continue its weekly showing of newly released DVDs. Light snacks will be provided. Registration is required.

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will all be available--you choose.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested.

       
Thursday January 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM TODDLER TIME- Ages 1 & 2: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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 ages 1-2 years old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

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Friday January 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement 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.

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

 



 

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Monday February 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Program Series: Just for Women - Reflections on Life Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

NEW FORMAT AND CONTENT. These meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Facilitated by Valley resident and licensed professional counselor Joan Joyce. These informal sessions will include the reading of quotes reflecting life situations relevant to women. A wide variety of topics will be covered. Women of all ages are invited to share their thoughts as they feelcomfortable.  In today’s world women are under more pressure than ever. Take some time to do something for yourself and connect with other women.

Registration is requested—but walk-ins are also welcome.

 

 

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Chess Club (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Chess is held every monday evening, excluding holidays. 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 for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
Tuesday February 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

February's topic will cover PRESIDENTS' VISITS TO DERBY.  Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Wednesday February 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Winter 2015 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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.

Infants birth-12 months old along with a caregiver are invited to this lapsit program which introduces our youngest patrons to the library and books through simple songs and rhymes, movement, board books, and interaction with their caregiver. Following the program, a play time will be held which gives babies and their caretakers an opportunity to socialize.

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

 



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

February's topic will cover PRESIDENTS' VISITS TO DERBY.  Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. 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   
   

The Library will continue its weekly showing of newly released DVDs. Light snacks will be provided. Registration is required.

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will all be available--you choose.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested.

       
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Thursday February 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Hot Stove Roundup Session of Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Rich Marazzi, who has authored six sports books, is a Major League Rules Consultant, former high school and college umpire, and host of the radio talk show, Inside Baseball for 17 years, and has been the leader of the Derby Public Library's Silver Sluggers for the past nine years.

Trades, signings and rumors of the Major League Baseball's off season will be discussed.  As always, new members of all ges are welcome!  The tenth season of the weekly Sports Talk sessions will begin in April.

 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM TODDLER TIME- Ages 1 & 2: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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 ages 1-2 years old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Friday February 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement 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.

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

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Saturday February 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM WINTER TALES (Ages 2-5) 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.

Families with children ages 2-5 are invited to Winter Tales, a winter-themed story and craft time combination program.  All materials are supplied and there is no fee to attend.


 

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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:30 PM Take Your Child to the Library Day (Ages 2-11) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM TURN IT UP! Music & Movement Program for Children (Ages 3-8) 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.

Children ages 3-8 are invited to join the fun during a music and movement program at Derby Public Library.  Sandi Schuchmann presents Turn it Up!, a music program that will have everyone up and moving during this highly interactive, half-hour class.  There is no fee to attend.

 


 

 

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

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 the introduction of this drop-in program which will take place twice a month. There is no fee to attend and all building materials will be provided. The masterpieces will remain on display in the Children’s Room for every one to admire!

[REMINDER:]
Monday February 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Hands-On Cupcake Decorating Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

For ages 18 and over.  Maria Bruscino Sanchez, owner of Sweet Maria's Bakery in Waterbury, will demonstrate decorating techniques.  Then each participant will get two cupcakes to decorate and take home.  Cupcakes,frosting, and toppings will be provided.

Registration is required.

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Chess Club (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Chess is held every monday evening, excluding holidays. 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 for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
Tuesday February 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

February's topic will cover PRESIDENTS' VISITS TO DERBY.  Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Wednesday February 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Winter 2015 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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.

Infants birth-12 months old along with a caregiver are invited to this lapsit program which introduces our youngest patrons to the library and books through simple songs and rhymes, movement, board books, and interaction with their caregiver. Following the program, a play time will be held which gives babies and their caretakers an opportunity to socialize.

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

 



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

February's topic will cover PRESIDENTS' VISITS TO DERBY.  Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. 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   
   

The Library will continue its weekly showing of newly released DVDs. Light snacks will be provided. Registration is required.

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will all be available--you choose.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested.

       
Thursday February 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM TODDLER TIME- Ages 1 & 2: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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 ages 1-2 years old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Friday February 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement 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.

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

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Tuesday February 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

February's topic will cover PRESIDENTS' VISITS TO DERBY.  Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Wednesday February 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Winter 2015 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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.

Infants birth-12 months old along with a caregiver are invited to this lapsit program which introduces our youngest patrons to the library and books through simple songs and rhymes, movement, board books, and interaction with their caregiver. Following the program, a play time will be held which gives babies and their caretakers an opportunity to socialize.

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

 



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

February's topic will cover PRESIDENTS' VISITS TO DERBY.  Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. 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   
   

The Library will continue its weekly showing of newly released DVDs. Light snacks will be provided. Registration is required.

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will all be available--you choose.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested.

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

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 job applications,scanning/sending documentsand photos, etc. your problems will be addressed.

No registration is needed.

Thursday February 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM TODDLER TIME- Ages 1 & 2: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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 ages 1-2 years old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

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

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 job applications,scanning/sending documentsand photos, etc. your problems will be addressed.

No registration is needed.

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Friday February 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement 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.

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

 



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CT Works 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. The classes are free and open to the public.  The CT Works Career Coach is a project of The WorkPlace, Inc. operated by Career Resources.

Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcomed on a first come first served basis.

 

       
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM CT Works 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. The classes are free and open to the public.  The CT Works Career Coach is a project of The WorkPlace, Inc. operated by Career Resources.

Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcomed on a first come first served basis.

 

       
Monday February 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM The Character and Personality of Teddy Roosevelt Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Gordon Williams, retired history teacher, will be the presenter for this informative talk.  Descendent of wealth, cowboy, big-game hunter, military leader, urban police commissioner, governor and President, Teddy Roosevelt did it all and did it with flair.  While information about his presidency and achievements will be included, this lecture will focus on his character and personality.

Registration is requested.

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Chess Club (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Chess is held every monday evening, excluding holidays. 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 for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
Tuesday February 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

February's topic will cover PRESIDENTS' VISITS TO DERBY.  Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Wednesday February 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Winter 2015 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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.

Infants birth-12 months old along with a caregiver are invited to this lapsit program which introduces our youngest patrons to the library and books through simple songs and rhymes, movement, board books, and interaction with their caregiver. Following the program, a play time will be held which gives babies and their caretakers an opportunity to socialize.

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

 



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Local History Information Session - NEW FORMAT Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

February's topic will cover PRESIDENTS' VISITS TO DERBY.  Now along with offering research assistance, the Library’s Local History coordinator wil also be available on monthly highlighted local history topics. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. 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  -  1:30 PM Lunchtime Book Discussion - The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

The selected title is a laugh-out-loud debut novel.  Don Tillman, a professor of genetics, sets up a project designed to find him the perfect wife, starting with a sixteen page questionnaire.  Then he meets Rosie, who is everything he is not looking for, and is looking for her biological father. An unlikely relationship develops, proving that despite the best scientific efforts, you don't find love, love find you.

Multiple copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.  Participants are asked to bring a sandwich and a friend as they "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   
   

The Library will continue its weekly showing of newly released DVDs. Light snacks will be provided. Registration is required.

       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (for ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will all be available--you choose.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested.

       
Thursday February 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM TODDLER TIME- Ages 1 & 2: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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 ages 1-2 years old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

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Friday February 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement 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.

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

 



 

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Wednesday March 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Winter 2015 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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.

Infants birth-12 months old along with a caregiver are invited to this lapsit program which introduces our youngest patrons to the library and books through simple songs and rhymes, movement, board books, and interaction with their caregiver. Following the program, a play time will be held which gives babies and their caretakers an opportunity to socialize.

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

 



 

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Thursday March 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM TODDLER TIME- Ages 1 & 2: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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 ages 1-2 years old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Friday March 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement 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.

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

 



 

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Wednesday March 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Winter 2015 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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.

Infants birth-12 months old along with a caregiver are invited to this lapsit program which introduces our youngest patrons to the library and books through simple songs and rhymes, movement, board books, and interaction with their caregiver. Following the program, a play time will be held which gives babies and their caretakers an opportunity to socialize.

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

 



 

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Thursday March 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM TODDLER TIME- Ages 1 & 2: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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 ages 1-2 years old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Friday March 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement 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.

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

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Wednesday March 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Winter 2015 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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.

Infants birth-12 months old along with a caregiver are invited to this lapsit program which introduces our youngest patrons to the library and books through simple songs and rhymes, movement, board books, and interaction with their caregiver. Following the program, a play time will be held which gives babies and their caretakers an opportunity to socialize.

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

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Thursday March 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM TODDLER TIME- Ages 1 & 2: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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 ages 1-2 years old along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Friday March 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Winter 2015 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement 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.

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

 



 

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