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Monday March 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Yesterday's Headlines (Local History Program) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This program is presented by Local Historian, Rob Novak, Jr.

Rob has specialized in presenting local history in fun,interactive formats for both general and specialized audiences for more than twenty years. Participants will be taken back to 1917, 1942, and 1967 to see what  was happening locally 100, 75, and 50 years ago in the Valley.

Rob is past director of the Derby Historical Society and the City of Shelton’s Municipal Historian. In addition, Rob has  authored four books thru Arcadia Publications and has been a popular
historical columnist.

Registration is requested!

 

       
Tuesday March 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM EVENT CANCELLED: Teens Teach Tech (for ages 12 to 17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Young adults are invited to this teen-led technology forum with the focus on their sharing knowledge and expertise. Makerspace tools will also be available.

Light refreshments wil be provided.  Registration is requested.

Wednesday March 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM Mommy & Me Spring 2017 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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 Steps) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through June 7th and is a lap-sit program which introduces the youngest patron to books, rhymes, and songs.

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misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- SPRING SESSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) to learn, play, and grow through an interactive class that fosters developmental and social skills through stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and more.

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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunchtime Book Discussion: The Ringermaster's Wife by Kristy Cambron Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This captivating historical novel seesaws between the story lines of two young women
pursuing their dream of a new life. While Mable and Rosamund do have a few brief encounters, they both end up in the shadow of the big top, but with much different
perspectives. Circus life during the 1920’s, when the Ringlings were establishing themselves, is vividly depicted. This is a
story of heartbreak, loss, hope and triumph.

Bring a sandwich and a friend to “chat and chew.” Dessert and
beverages will be provided.

Multiple copies are available at the main circulation desk.

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.  Light snacks will be provided.  Registration is not required.  A list of featured films will be listed at the Library..

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM CRAFTY KIDS (Ages 5-11): Spring Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Image courtesy of:  http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.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 5-11 are invited to the library this Spring to get creative!  Each week until April 26th will feature a different kid-friendly art/craft project.  All materials will be provided and there is no fee to attend.  Each week's theme has yet to be determined.

NOTE: You will have to register for each session individually if attending more than one.

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

 

Young adults ages 12-17 are invited weekly to a variety of fun stuff.  Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday March 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Spring 2017 (1st Session) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

    Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

 

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Monday April 3, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3)- Spring Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually.  The Derby Public Library introduces a multi-week session of Family Place -1, 2, 3… Grow With Me.  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 these sessions 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 multi-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.

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

Books are better shared and so is food.  The club will meet on the first Monday of every month.  A different theme will be picked for each month. Participants will select a cookbook from the Library’s large collection to peruse and choose a tantalizing recipe.  They will then select one recipe to make and bring to the meeting for all to share. After eating, the group will rate the recipes and review the cookbooks. The theme for April is appetizers.

If you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes, then this is the club for you!  The Library will
provide beverages and all paper products and utensils.

Experience a delicious way to socialize!   Registration is required.

 

       
Wednesday April 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM Mommy & Me Spring 2017 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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 Steps) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through June 7th and is a lap-sit program which introduces the youngest patron to books, rhymes, and songs.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

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misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- SPRING SESSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) to learn, play, and grow through an interactive class that fosters developmental and social skills through stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and more.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
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.  Light snacks will be provided.  Registration is not required.  A list of featured films will be listed at the Library..

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM CRAFTY KIDS (Ages 5-11): Spring Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Image courtesy of:  http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.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 5-11 are invited to the library this Spring to get creative!  Each week until April 26th will feature a different kid-friendly art/craft project.  All materials will be provided and there is no fee to attend.  Each week's theme has yet to be determined.

NOTE: You will have to register for each session individually if attending more than one.

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

 

Young adults ages 12-17 are invited weekly to a variety of fun stuff.  Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Resume 'Right-ing' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

These sessions are held the first Wednesday of each month.  During these sessions, participants are welcome to either start from scratch or bring copies of their existing resumes, cover letters as well, for review and optimizing.  Often times a new resume can be created simply by making a number of subtle tweaks versus a whole new change.

Registration is not required!

Thursday April 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Spring 2017 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

    Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 30th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively
conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

Saturday April 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM FAMILY STORY TIME (Ages 2-5) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.startsateight.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 2-5 along with a caregiver are invited to a family story time featuring the book Harold and the Purple Crayon. Join the fun by listening to the iconic story, participate in coloring activities and more! Each child will receive a copy of the book, courtesy of a generous statewide donation.

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misc_none 11:00 AM TWEEN SPRING CRAFT WORKSHOP (Ages 8-14) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN or TONY- TEEN LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Image courtesy off 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.

Tweens and young teens ages 8-14 are welcome to attend a hands-on craft program to create their own Welcome Spring Basket. This gift is perfect for giving at Easter, Mother’s Day, or to welcome in the new season. The workshop will be presented by Elaine Langsam of Basketmania. All materials will be supplied.

 

 

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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   
   

  Image courtesy of:  http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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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Sunday April 9, 2017 -  Saturday April 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

First recognized in 1958, this is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association.  It is a time to celebrate our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support.

The Library has scheduled many special programs and events for all ages in recognition of this special week.            Join the fun—register today!

In addition, an Amnesty Week has been designated.  No fines will be collected from April 9 to April 15.  This is everyone’s opportunity to do some spring cleaning and find those overdue Derby Public Library items and return them without any fines. Previous fines for already returned items will not be waived.

 

Monday April 10, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3)- Spring Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually.  The Derby Public Library introduces a multi-week session of Family Place -1, 2, 3… Grow With Me.  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 these sessions 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 multi-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: To register, please go to the first session in the series which is April 3rd, by using the dropdown menu above if needed.

 

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misc_none 6:30 PM Scents and Sensibility/Make and Take Herbal Reed Diffuser Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This program is for ages 18 and over.  This program is presented by Velya Janncz-Urban and Ehris Urban.

Participants will learn historical tidbits and medicinal benefits of various herbs and oils.  They will then create their own 8 oz. herbal reed diffusers based on their own preference and needs.

Space is limited—registration is required.

 

   
Tuesday April 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM 'Who Sank the Boat?' Presented by Whitney Water Center (K-5th grade) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net                 Image courtesy of http://www.yelp.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 has scheduled several children’s activities during school vacation week including a return visit from the Regional Water Authority’s Whitney Water Center.  This hands-on science program Who Sank the Boat? is geared for children in grades K-5.

 

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

Young adults are invited to this teen-led technology forum with the focus on their sharing knowledge and expertise. Makerspace tools will also be available.

Light refreshments wil be provided.  Registration is requested.

       
Wednesday April 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM Mommy & Me Spring 2017 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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 Steps) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through June 7th and is a lap-sit program which introduces the youngest patron to books, rhymes, and songs.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- SPRING SESSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) to learn, play, and grow through an interactive class that fosters developmental and social skills through stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and more.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CRAFTY KIDS Drop-In Craft (Ages 4-11) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com

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

Children ages 4-11 are welcome to drop in to create a spring-themed craft project during our Crafty Kids program.  You may come at anytime within the two-hour time slot.

NOTE: This craft event is separate from our regularly scheduled weekly Crafty Kids program in which registration is required.

 

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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.  Light snacks will be provided.  Registration is not required.  A list of featured films will be listed at the Library..

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM CRAFTY KIDS (Ages 5-11): Spring Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Image courtesy of:  http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.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 5-11 are invited to the library this Spring to get creative!  Each week until April 26th will feature a different kid-friendly art/craft project.  All materials will be provided and there is no fee to attend.  Each week's theme has yet to be determined.

NOTE: You will have to register for each session individually if attending more than one.

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

 

Young adults ages 12-17 are invited weekly to a variety of fun stuff.  Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday April 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Spring 2017 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

    Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 30th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively
conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

 
misc_none 11:00 AM GAME DAY (Ages 4-11) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image 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 has scheduled several children’s activities during school vacation week including Game Day which will take place for ages 4-11 featuring bingo, Lego building, board games and more!

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Monday April 17, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3)- Spring Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually.  The Derby Public Library introduces a multi-week session of Family Place -1, 2, 3… Grow With Me.  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 these sessions 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 multi-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: To register, please go to the first session in the series which is April 3rd, by using the dropdown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Water Color Painting Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Ages 18 and over 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, from the 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.  It is promised to be a surprisingly easy and fun way to spend an evening!

Snacks will be provided.  Registration is required!

 

   
Tuesday April 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse Craft Class: Crafts with Paint Sticks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This program is for patrons 18 years or older.  Jeanie Roslonowski, Ansonia Animal Control Officer, returns to the Library to show participants inventive ways to turn simple paint sticks into beautiful creations. The class will also include information on conservation and animal issues.

Registration is required.

 

 

       
Wednesday April 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM Mommy & Me Spring 2017 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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 Steps) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through June 7th and is a lap-sit program which introduces the youngest patron to books, rhymes, and songs.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- SPRING SESSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) to learn, play, and grow through an interactive class that fosters developmental and social skills through stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and more.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
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.  Light snacks will be provided.  Registration is not required.  A list of featured films will be listed at the Library..

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM CRAFTY KIDS (Ages 5-11): Spring Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Image courtesy of:  http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.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 5-11 are invited to the library this Spring to get creative!  Each week until April 26th will feature a different kid-friendly art/craft project.  All materials will be provided and there is no fee to attend.  Each week's theme has yet to be determined.

NOTE: You will have to register for each session individually if attending more than one.

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

 

Young adults ages 12-17 are invited weekly to a variety of fun stuff.  Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided.

 
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   
   

These sessions are held every third Wednesday of the month @ 6:30 PM and every third Thursday of the month @ 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.

Thursday April 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Spring 2017 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

    Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 30th, using the pulldown menu above 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   
   

These sessions are held every third Wednesday of the month @ 6:30 PM and every third Thursday of the month @ 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 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively
conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

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Friday April 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM American Job Centers 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 Centers Coach is operated by Career Resources.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Job Centers 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 Centers Coach is operated by Career Resources.

       
Monday April 24, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3)- Spring Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; if bringing more than one (1) child, please register each individually.  The Derby Public Library introduces a multi-week session of Family Place -1, 2, 3… Grow With Me.  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 these sessions 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 multi-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: To register, please go to the first session in the series which is April 3rd, by using the dropdown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
Wednesday April 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM Mommy & Me Spring 2017 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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 Steps) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through June 7th and is a lap-sit program which introduces the youngest patron to books, rhymes, and songs.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- SPRING SESSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) to learn, play, and grow through an interactive class that fosters developmental and social skills through stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and more.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunchtime Book Discussion: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Travel journalist Lo Blacklock has been given the assignment of a lifetime when she receives a press pass for a weeklong luxury cruise from London to the Norwegian fjords. But on the first evening aboard, she witnesses a woman being thrown overboard. Her claims, however, are quickly dismissed by the ship’s crew. Lo’s original assignment to chronicle the ship’s maiden voyage is quickly overshadowed by her obsession with solving the mystery, despite any evidence of foul play, entangling her in a web of deception and danger.

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.  Light snacks will be provided.  Registration is not required.  A list of featured films will be listed at the Library..

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM CRAFTY KIDS (Ages 5-11): Spring Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Image courtesy of:  http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.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 5-11 are invited to the library this Spring to get creative!  Each week until April 26th will feature a different kid-friendly art/craft project.  All materials will be provided and there is no fee to attend.  Each week's theme has yet to be determined.

NOTE: You will have to register for each session individually if attending more than one.

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

 

Young adults ages 12-17 are invited weekly to a variety of fun stuff.  Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday April 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Spring 2017 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

    Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 30th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively
conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

Monday May 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Cookbook Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Books are better shared and so is food.  The club will meet on the first Monday of every month.  A different theme will be picked for each month. Participants will select a cookbook from the Library’s large collection to peruse and choose a tantalizing recipe.  They will then select one recipe to make and bring to the meeting for all to share. After eating, the group will rate the recipes and review the cookbooks. The theme for May is Spring Desserts.

If you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes, then this is the club for you!  The Library will
provide beverages and all paper products and utensils.

Experience a delicious way to socialize!   Registration is required.

 

       
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Wednesday May 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM Mommy & Me Spring 2017 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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 Steps) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through June 7th and is a lap-sit program which introduces the youngest patron to books, rhymes, and songs.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- SPRING SESSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) to learn, play, and grow through an interactive class that fosters developmental and social skills through stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and more.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Resume 'Right-ing' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

These sessions are held the first Wednesday of each month.  During these sessions, participants are welcome to either start from scratch or bring copies of their existing resumes, cover letters as well, for review and optimizing.  Often times a new resume can be created simply by making a number of subtle tweaks versus a whole new change.

Registration is not required!

Thursday May 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Spring 2017 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

    Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 30th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

Tuesday May 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM AARP Driver Safety Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This refresher course is designed for drivers fifty and over to brush up on their driving skills.

Cost: $15.00 for AARP members, $20.00 for non-members

Cars have changed and so have traffic rules, driving conditions, and the roads you travel. No written tests, no road tests, and no information will be given to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Participants will learn how to drive more defensively and may save up to 10% on their present auto liability insurance.

Bring a bag lunch. Coffee and dessert will be provided.

SPACE IS LIMITED - REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

 

       
Wednesday May 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM Mommy & Me Spring 2017 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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 Steps) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through June 7th and is a lap-sit program which introduces the youngest patron to books, rhymes, and songs.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- SPRING SESSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) to learn, play, and grow through an interactive class that fosters developmental and social skills through stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and more.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
Thursday May 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Spring 2017 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

    Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 30th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM Mommy & Me Spring 2017 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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 Steps) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through June 7th and is a lap-sit program which introduces the youngest patron to books, rhymes, and songs.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- SPRING SESSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) to learn, play, and grow through an interactive class that fosters developmental and social skills through stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and more.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
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Thursday May 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Spring 2017 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

    Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 30th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

Wednesday May 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM Mommy & Me Spring 2017 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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 Steps) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through June 7th and is a lap-sit program which introduces the youngest patron to books, rhymes, and songs.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- SPRING SESSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) to learn, play, and grow through an interactive class that fosters developmental and social skills through stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and more.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Spring 2017 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

    Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 30th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM Mommy & Me Spring 2017 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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 Steps) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through June 7th and is a lap-sit program which introduces the youngest patron to books, rhymes, and songs.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- SPRING SESSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) to learn, play, and grow through an interactive class that fosters developmental and social skills through stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and more.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

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Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Spring 2017 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

    Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 30th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

Monday June 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Cookbook Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Books are better shared and so is food.  The club will meet on the first Monday of every month.  A different theme will be picked for each month. Participants will select a cookbook from the Library’s large collection to peruse and choose a tantalizing recipe.  They will then select one recipe to make and bring to the meeting for all to share. After eating, the group will rate the recipes and review the cookbooks. The theme for June is Summer Salads.

If you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes, then this is the club for you!  The Library will
provide beverages and all paper products and utensils.

Experience a delicious way to socialize!   Registration is required.

 

       
Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM Mommy & Me Spring 2017 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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 Steps) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through June 7th and is a lap-sit program which introduces the youngest patron to books, rhymes, and songs.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

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misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- SPRING SESSIONS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue- Children's Librarian   203-736-1482   
   

  Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) to learn, play, and grow through an interactive class that fosters developmental and social skills through stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and more.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 29th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

 

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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Resume 'Right-ing' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

These sessions are held the first Wednesday of each month.  During these sessions, participants are welcome to either start from scratch or bring copies of their existing resumes, cover letters as well, for review and optimizing.  Often times a new resume can be created simply by making a number of subtle tweaks versus a whole new change.

Registration is not required!

Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Spring 2017 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

    Image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net

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.

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is March 30th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Yesterday's Headlines (Local History Program) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This program is presented by Local Historian, Rob Novak, Jr.

Rob has specialized in presenting local history in fun,interactive formats for both general and specialized audiences for more than twenty years. Participants will be taken back to 1917, 1942, and 1967 to see what  was happening locally 100, 75, and 50 years ago in the Valley.

Rob is past director of the Derby Historical Society and the City of Shelton’s Municipal Historian. In addition, Rob has  authored four books thru Arcadia Publications and has been a popular
historical columnist.

Registration is requested!

 

       
Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM Water Color Painting Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Ages 18 and over 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, from the 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.  It is promised to be a surprisingly easy and fun way to spend an evening!

Snacks will be provided.  Registration is required!

 

       
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sports Talk Series Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season.

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant,
 Rich Marazzi. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.

All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.

No registration is necessary.

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