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Wednesday August 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM CHROMATOGRAPHY GARDEN Presented by Regional Water Authority (Ages 5-11) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 chromatography paper project (Image courtesy of http://www.wikimedia.org) (Image courtesy of http://www.yelp.com)

EVENT DATE CHANGE: Please note that this event's date has been changed from 8/21 for anyone who may have originally seen it listed then.  Sorry for any inconvenience. 

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

Join us in welcoming back the Regional Water Authority's Whitney Water Center in this fun program all about water!  Children ages 5-11 are invited to come explore the properties of water and color to create colorful art!  All materials will be provided and there is no fee to attend.
 

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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..

 

Monday August 28, 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!

 

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Tuesday August 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM A Look Back at the Flood of '55 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This August marks the 62nd anniversary of one of Connecticut’s worst natural disasters. The Flood of ‘55 devastated much of the State, including the Naugatuck Valley, where it caused more than $40 million in damages. Lives and homes
were destroyed.

Library Local History Coordinator will discuss the causes of the flood, its impact on the Valley, and the changes it brought on flood control measures for the Naugatuck River.

Registration is requested.

 

       
Wednesday August 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunchtime Book Discussion: Lunch in Paris: A Love Story with Recipes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

  The selected title is the pleasurable memoir by Elizabeth Bard. In Paris for a week end, Bard sat down to lunch with a handsome Frenchman, and never went home again.  This is the chronicle of a young American woman caught up in two passionate love affairs – one with her new beau, and the other with French cuisine.  It is a great, light read that lovers of food and romance will relish.

Bring a sandwich and a friend to “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..

 

Thursday August 31, 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.

Wednesday September 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

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misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 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 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Young adults are invited to a variety of fun stuff every Wednesday. Choose from Nintendo Wii, Board Games, and Legos.

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!

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Thursday September 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  Finger plays, songs, stories, and a simple craft will be included in this program.

 

[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.

Friday September 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

 

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Monday September 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3)- Autumn Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 20th Anniversary

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 several 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 Cooking Demo: It's All Greek to Me! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This program is for adults ages eighteen and over.

Stacey Ference of Savour Catering will show participants how to make (and pronounce) some popular Greek specialties, including spanakopita, souvlaki, and farina halva. There will be samples of all demonstrated foods.

Registration is required.

 

 

   
Tuesday September 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM AFTER-SCHOOL CRAFT (Ages 5-11) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE- 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 kicks off the new school year with an after-school Crafty Kids program on taking place the second Tuesday of each month.  The program is open to kids ages 5-11 and offers an opportunity to explore their creativity with art and craft projects. There is no fee to attend and materials will be supplied.  Snacks will also be provided.

 

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Wednesday September 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, 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 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Young adults are invited to a variety of fun stuff every Wednesday. Choose from Nintendo Wii, Board Games, and Legos.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday September 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down 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.

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Friday September 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

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

Please plan on attending a full session.

You will learn how to create a great resume to help you land the job you want! The class is free and open to the public.

Walk-ins are welcome on a first come first served basis.  Registration is requested!

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

Please plan on attending a full session.

You will learn how to create a great resume to help you land the job you want! The class is free and open to the public.

Walk-ins are welcome on a first come first served basis.  Registration is requested!

       
Monday September 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3)- Autumn Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 20th Anniversary

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 several 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.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 11th using the pulldown menu above if necessary.

[REMINDER:]
 
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 resented by Rob Novak, Jr., Local Historian.  Rob has specialized in presenting local history in fun, interactive formats for both general and specialized audiences for more than twenty years. 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.

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.

Registration is requested

 

       
Tuesday September 19, 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 is: $15.00 for AARP members and $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 September 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, 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 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Young adults are invited to a variety of fun stuff every Wednesday. Choose from Nintendo Wii, Board Games, and Legos.

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 September 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down menu above if needed.

 

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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
   

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_ 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM S.T.E.M. (Ages 4-11): 1st Session for Autumn Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 

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

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

The Derby Public Library has planned a series of  STEM programs throughout the school year.  Children ages 4-11 are welcome to stop by for Construct Zone with an opportunity to stretch their imagination and explore  endless possibilities building with Lego bricks or KEVA planks.  There is no fee to attend and all materials will be supplied.

[REMINDER:]
       
Friday September 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Monday September 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3)- Autumn Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 20th Anniversary

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 several 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.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 11th using the pulldown menu above if necessary.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Maximize Your Social Security Benefits Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This Workshop is presented by David Cowan, Endorsed AAA Retiree Advisor.

Areas discussed will include how to navigate retirement savings challenges, ways to safeguard retirement savings, and a simple way to increase your social security income by 32%. Learn when the right time is to start taking your Social Security, how the new claiming rules will affect you, hidden benefits you may have from a former or deceased spouse, and the benefits of “switches.”

While the program is targeted for pre-retirees, ages 60-66, the general public is welcome to attend. Registration is requested!

 

       
Tuesday September 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM DOES YOUR CHILD HAVE ASTHMA? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE, CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

REGISTRATION REQUIRED; IF MORE THAN ONE PARENT/CAREGIVER ARE ATTENDING TOGETHER, THEY EACH MUST BE REGISTERED INDIVIDUALLY.

Do you have questions about your child's asthma?  Parents/caregivers of children aged up to and including 11 are invited to join the Naugatuck Valley Health District for an evening program about asthma presented by a certified asthma educator.  Have your asthma questions answered and FREE educational material will be provided!  One $25.00 Target gift card will also be raffled off; all those in attendance will be entered for a chance to win!

What You'll Learn:

• asthma symptoms • asthma triggers • managing asthma • asthma medications • asthma action plan

 

       
Wednesday September 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Lunchtime Book Discussion: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This thrilling novel by Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her duaghter who has bee adopted by an American couple. They both search for and find answers in the tea that has shaped their family's destiny for generations.  It is a powerful story about a family separated by circumstances, culture, and distance.

Dessert and beverages will be provided.  Registration is requested!

       
 
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, 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 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Young adults are invited to a variety of fun stuff every Wednesday. Choose from Nintendo Wii, Board Games, and Legos.

Light refreshments will be provided.

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Thursday September 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down 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.

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Maker Space's: Build a Better World Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Available resources include 3D design programs, 3D printer, 3D doodle pens, Legos and more!

Light refreshments will be provided.  Registration is requested!

       
Friday September 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

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

 20th Anniversary

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 several 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.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 11th using the pulldown menu above if necessary.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 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 an enticing 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 October is: Sweet or Savory Breads!

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! 

       
Wednesday October 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, 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 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Young adults are invited to a variety of fun stuff every Wednesday. Choose from Nintendo Wii, Board Games, and Legos.

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 October 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
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Friday October 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Tuesday October 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Connecticut Author Visit - 150 Timeless Movies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Author Susan Granger will discuss her book.  She will also tell stories of Hollywood, yesterday, today, and tomorrow.  Susan is a true Hollywood insider.  Her father was a director from Hollywood’s golden age, her mother a leading socialite in the film industry crowd, her son is one of today’s bright studio executives, and Susan herself is a syndicated critic and writer who is read daily on websites and in newspapers around the world.  She was the movie critic on WICC for many years.  Copies of her book will be available for purchase.

Registration is requested!

       
Wednesday October 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, 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 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM YA Wednesdays (ages 12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Young adults are invited to a variety of fun stuff every Wednesday. Choose from Nintendo Wii, Board Games, and Legos.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday October 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
Friday October 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Monday October 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3)- Autumn Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 20th Anniversary

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 several 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.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 11th using the pulldown menu above if necessary.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Author Visit - Mystic by J. Huguenin and Mr. Earl Smith Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This Connecticut community, on the banks of the Mystic River, has a maritime history that stretches back beyond the founding nation.  As the nation grew, so did Mystic, with the village using its unique location to serve both the fishing industry and the US Navy.  Today, Mystic serves as both a cradle to some of Connecticut’s oldest families and a tourist attraction for those wanting to sample vintage New England life.

The authors tell Mystic’s fascinating history through historic postcards.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase.  Registration is requested.

       
Wednesday October 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

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

Young adults are invited to a variety of fun stuff every Wednesday. Choose from Nintendo Wii, Board Games, and Legos.

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 October 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down 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.

Friday October 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM American Job Centers Career Coach: Using Social Networking 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 class is free and open to the public.

Walk-ins are welcome on a first come first served basis.  Registration is requested!

       
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM American Job Centers Career Coach: Using Social Networking 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 class is free and open to the public.

Walk-ins are welcome on a first come first served basis.  Registration is requested!

       
Monday October 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3)- Autumn Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 20th Anniversary

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 several 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.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 11th using the pulldown menu above if necessary.

[REMINDER:]
Wednesday October 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM The Guests on South Battery by Karen White Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This novel set in historic Charlestown, South Carolina, combines the paranormal with history and romance.  Just when Melanie Trenholm is about to return to her real estate job after the birth of her twins, a phone call with no voice on the other end makes her fearful that the ghostly apparitions that have stayed silent for more than a year are about to invade her life again.  Then, on her first day back, a young woman, Jayne Smith, walks into the office to discuss selling a house that she has just inherited from someone she doesn’t know. Family mysteries and old secrets soon begin to resurface.

Dessert and beverages will be provided.  Registration is requested. 

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

Young adults are invited to a variety of fun stuff every Wednesday. Choose from Nintendo Wii, Board Games, and Legos.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Maker Space's: Build a Better World Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Available resources include 3D design programs, 3D printer, 3D doodle pens, Legos and more!

Light refreshments will be provided.  Registration is requested!

       
Friday October 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Monday October 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM FAMILY PLACE- 1, 2, 3...Grow with Me (Ages 1-3)- Autumn Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

 20th Anniversary

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 several 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.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 11th using the pulldown menu above if necessary.

[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!

 

       
Wednesday November 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Thursday November 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
Friday November 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Wednesday November 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
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misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Thursday November 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
Friday November 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Wednesday November 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Thursday November 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
Friday November 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Wednesday November 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Thursday November 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down menu above if needed.

 

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Friday November 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

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Wednesday November 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

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misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Thursday November 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
Friday December 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 9:30 AM BABY STEPS: Autumn 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. 

The return of this program (formerly Mommy & Me) for children from birth to 12 months old along with their caregiver, takes place weekly on Wednesdays through December 8th.  Come play, learn and grow during this interactive program that includes play activities to foster developmental and social skills along with a circle time featuring a story, songs, rhymes and more!  Baby Steps is a great opportunity for a parent/caregiver to bond with their young child through interactive play.  Older siblings are welcome to join us, but need not register.

EVENT NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_ 10:30 AM WONDERFUL ONES Story Time (13-24 months old)- Autumn 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.   Toddlers ages 13-24 months along with a caregiver are welcome to join Wonderful Ones (formerly Nursery Rhyme Time) weekly through December 6th 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 September 6th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

[REMINDER:]
Thursday December 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM TIME for TWOS- 24-36 months: Autumn 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 being held weekly through December 7th.  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 which is September 7th, using the pull-down menu above if needed.

 

[REMINDER:]
Friday December 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 10:00 AM S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (Ages 3-5)- AUTUMN EDITION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

   Ahead

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; 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.  The Derby Public Library invites preschoolers ages 3-5 to a weekly Friday morning program through December 8th.  S.T.E.A.M. Ahead is a blend of story time and hands-on activities that lend to exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math at a preschool level.  Discovery through interactive experiments will lead participants to a basic understanding of such topics as how plants grow, weather, math, science, using shapes, and more.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room..

EVENT NOTE: Please be aware that this program is NOT the same as the STEAM/STEM program that we also have as this is a story time that incorporates STEAM/STEM programming.  Our regular STEAM/STEM program for ages 4-11 will be offered again during the autumn for anyone interested in that program.

REGISTRATION NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in the series which is September 8th, using the pulldown menu above if needed.

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