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Monday September 15, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM FAMILY PLACE PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP for Ages 1-3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

This innovative program is a time for families to share together with their 1-3 year old children. Siblings who are age 5 and under are also welcome to attend. This free, multi-week program will feature puzzles, books, blocks, a craft, dramatic play, and more. 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.

Each workshop will focus on a different topic and will feature a professional from the community who will be available 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 all the workshops to obtain the full benefits of this program.

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  -  7:30 PM Local Author Visit - Anthony Riccio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

  Anthony will discuss his newest book Farms, Factories and Families: Italian American Women of   Connecticut.

  In this book, Italian American women tell their largely unknown history in their own words, through oral history interviews and photographs.

Anthony grew up in New Haven Connecticut. His other books include, The Italian American Experience in New Haven: Images and Oral Histories and Cooking with Chef Silvio: Stories and Authentic Recipes of Campania.

Books will be available for purchase.

Registration is requested.

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

All skill levels are welcome.  Participants will learn how the game is played as well as defensive/offensive strategies.  Mr. Julio Maldonado provides superb expertise from a life-long love for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
Tuesday September 16, 2014 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Crafty Kids After-School Program (K-3rd grade) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

The Derby Public Library welcomes children in kindergarten through 3rd grade to attend Crafty Kids for the first after-school program of the new school year.  Get creative during this back-to-school-themed arts and crafts program.

 

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

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

Registration is requested.

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

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

 
misc_none 6:30 PM Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse Craft Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

For patrons ages 18 and over.

Ansonia Animal Control Officer, Jeanie Roslonowski, will show participants how to create new items and gifts by recycling everyday household items.  The class will also include information on animal issues. 

Registration is required.

       
 
misc_scissors 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM TWEEN TUESDAYS (Ages 10-12) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

The Tween Tuesdays program for 10-12-year-olds continues at the Derby Public Library where tweens will have an opportunity to use their creative talents with several craft projects. All materials will be supplied and there is no fee to attend.

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Wednesday September 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Registration is requested.

       
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Tech Time: On-Line Databases Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The many different databases the Library offers, from Job Now to Mango Languages, will be explained and explored. All databases may be accessed from home with a Derby Public Library card and from all Library computers.

A variety of topics are covered on a revolving basis.

Ideas for future topics are welcomed. No reservations are accepted and there is a seven seat limit per class.

Thursday September 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Tech Time: On-Line Databases Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The many different databases the Library offers, from Job Now to Mango Languages, will be explained and explored. All databases may be accessed from home with a Derby Public Library card and from all Library computers.

A variety of topics are covered on a revolving basis.

Ideas for future topics are welcomed. No reservations are accepted and there is a seven seat limit per class.

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

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season. Facilitated by Rich Marazzi, author, and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.  All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

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Friday September 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CT Works 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.

Participants will learn how to create a great resume to help them land the job they want!

These classes are free and open to the public.  The CT Works Career Coach is a project of The Workplace, Inc. operated by Career Resources.

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

 

       
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM CT Works 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.

Participants will learn how to create a great resume to help them land the job they want!

These classes are free and open to the public.  The CT Works Career Coach is a project of The Workplace, Inc. operated by Career Resources.

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

 

       
Saturday September 20, 2014 Go To Top
z_come_together.GIF 9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Saturday Events for Children (Ages 4-11) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

Join the fun at the Derby Public Library with several activities planned in celebration of September as Library Card Sign-up Month!  This open house will offer an opportunity for children to apply for their own library card.  Families are invited to attend Story and Craft Time at 10:30 AM featuring apple-themed stories and an arts and crafts project.  Children ages 4-11 can use their creative talents and stir their imaginations during Lego Time scheduled for 12:30 PM.  All levels of building skills are welcome to participate. 

NOTE: Registration is required for Story and Craft Time only and the registration form here is only for that purpose; you do not need to register if you will be attending the Lego workshop or just making a library card.

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

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

The Derby Public Library invites children ages 4-11 to use their creative talents and stir their imaginations during Lego Time. All levels of building skills are welcome to come by for the introduction of this drop-in program which will take place twice a month. There is no fee to attend and all building materials will be provided. The masterpieces will remain on display in the Children’s Room for every one to admire!

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Monday September 22, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM FAMILY PLACE PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP for Ages 1-3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

This innovative program is a time for families to share together with their 1-3 year old children. Siblings who are age 5 and under are also welcome to attend. This free, multi-week program will feature puzzles, books, blocks, a craft, dramatic play, and more. 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.

Each workshop will focus on a different topic and will feature a professional from the community who will be available 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 all the workshops to obtain the full benefits of this program.

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

NOTE: In order to register, go to September using the dropdown menu above if needed, and look for the first session where you will find the registration form.

 



 

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

All skill levels are welcome.  Participants will learn how the game is played as well as defensive/offensive strategies.  Mr. Julio Maldonado provides superb expertise from a life-long love for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Yesterday's Headlines (Local History Program) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Rob Novak, Jr., Local Historian, returns to the Library.  He has specialized in presenting local history in fun, interactive formats for both general and specific audiences for more than twenty years.  He is past director of the Derby Historical Society and is currently the City of Shelton's Municipal Historian. In addition, he has authored four books through Arcadia Publications, and has been a popular historical columnist.

Participants will be taken back to 1914, 1939, and 1964 to see what was happening locally 100, 75, and 50 years ago in the Valley.

Registration is requested.

       
Tuesday September 23, 2014 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. The 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. Participants may bring a bag lunch - coffee and dessert will be provided.

Space is limited and registration is required.

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

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

Registration is requested.

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

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

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM TURN IT UP! Music & Movement Program for Children (Ages 3-8) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Children ages 3-8 are invited to join the fun during a music and movement program at Derby Public Library.  Sandi Schuchmann presents Turn it Up!, a music program that will have everyone up and moving during this highly interactive, half-hour class.  Come on in, wear your pj's and wind down your day with us.  There is no fee to attend.

 


 

 

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Wednesday September 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

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

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

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunchtime Book Discussion - The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

This engrossing nonfiction novel is based on real characters and events.  Set during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair, it intertwines the true tales of Daniel H. Burnham, the architect behind the fair, and Dr. Henry H. Holmes, the serial killer who lured his victims to their deaths in his elaborately constructed "Murder Castle."  Larson makes the magic, romance, and mystery of the Gilded Age come alive in this chilling tale.

Multiple copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.

Participants are asked to ring a sandwich and a friend as they "chat and chew."  Dessert and beverages will be provided.  Registration is requested.

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

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

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

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

Registration is requested.

       
Thursday September 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

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

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season. Facilitated by Rich Marazzi, author, and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.  All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join

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misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

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Friday September 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Monday September 29, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM FAMILY PLACE PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP for Ages 1-3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

This innovative program is a time for families to share together with their 1-3 year old children. Siblings who are age 5 and under are also welcome to attend. This free, multi-week program will feature puzzles, books, blocks, a craft, dramatic play, and more. 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.

Each workshop will focus on a different topic and will feature a professional from the community who will be available 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 all the workshops to obtain the full benefits of this program.

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

NOTE: In order to register, go to September using the dropdown menu above if needed, and look for the first session where you will find the registration form.

 



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Cooking Demo for ages 18 and over): Fun with Fungi! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

In recognition of National Mushroom Month, Stacey Ferrence of Savour Catering, will show participants how to make tasty dishes using a variety of low calorie and nutrient-rich mushrooms.  There will be samples of all demonstrated foods.  Registration is requested.

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

All skill levels are welcome.  Participants will learn how the game is played as well as defensive/offensive strategies.  Mr. Julio Maldonado provides superb expertise from a life-long love for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
Tuesday September 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Book Talk (for ages12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

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

Registration is requested.

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

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

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

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

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

Thomas Maercklein, an independent agent/broker with over twenty-five years of experience, will explain the ins and outs of Medicare plans and how they work. 

With Medicare enrollment beginning in October, this is the perfect time for seniors to prepare before they have to make decisions.  This is also a great opportunity for seniors who are already in the Medicare program to come and direct questions  to an expert.   Registration is requested.

This event is only for educational purposes and no plan-specific benefits and details will be shared.

       
 
anim_dog_scottie 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM READ to PAYSON (Ages 5-11)- new event date announced soon! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

Each child will be given a 10-15 minute time slot to read to Payson. Payson, an Australian Shepherd, is a rescue dog who was found roaming the streets of Kentucky. She and Janet are registered with Therapy Dogs, Inc. and volunteer throughout the community. Janet and Payson are also currently volunteering at several universities in the area as part of their distress workshops for college students.

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

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Wednesday October 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Registration is requested.

       
Thursday October 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

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

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season. Facilitated by Rich Marazzi, author, and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.  All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

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Friday October 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

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Saturday October 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Annual Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Shoppers are invited to fill a bag for $5.00.  Bags will be provided.  Adult and children's fiction and non-fiction, paperbacks, magazines, videos, DVDs and audio materials will be available.  This event will continue on Monday, October 6 and Tuesday, October 7 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Monday October 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Annual Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Shoppers are invited to fill a bag for $5.00.  Bags will be provided.  Adult and children's fiction and non-fiction, paperbacks, magazines, videos, DVDs and audio materials will be available.  This event will continue on Tuesday, October 7, from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM Program Series - Just for Women Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

All women ages eighteen and over are invited to join this new and vital group.  This program is facilitated by Valley Resident Joan Joyce.  Joan is a licensed professional counselor in the State of Connecticut, as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor, and a Certified Senior Advisor.

This monthly program will offer women an informal opportunity to come together to learn how to enhance the quality of their lifestyle, share challenges and joys with other women, provide support to one another, spend time with old friends, and make new friends.  Scientific studies show that an integral component of achieving and maintaining optimal health and well being includes having a strong social support network in your life.

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

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

All skill levels are welcome.  Participants will learn how the game is played as well as defensive/offensive strategies.  Mr. Julio Maldonado provides superb expertise from a life-long love for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
Tuesday October 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Annual Fall Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Shoppers are invited to fill a bag for $5.00.  Bags will be provided.  Adult and children's fiction and non-fiction, paperbacks, magazines, videos, DVDs and audio materials will be available.

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

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

Registration is requested.

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

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

Wednesday October 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Registration is requested.

       
Thursday October 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

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

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season. Facilitated by Rich Marazzi, author, and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.  All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

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

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

The Derby Public Library invites children ages 4-11 to use their creative talents and stir their imaginations during Lego Time. All levels of building skills are welcome to come by for the introduction of this drop-in program which will take place twice a month. There is no fee to attend and all building materials will be provided. The masterpieces will remain on display in the Children’s Room for every one to admire!

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Friday October 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM CT Works Career Coach - Using Social Networking in Your Job Search Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Very useful tools that job seekers need will be explained. Social Networking has become one of the most popular ways of landing your next "big" job by creating useful connections on-line. These connections make it easier to look for a job on-line through your created network.

These classes are free and open to the public.  The CT Works Career Coach is a project of The Workplace, Inc. operated by Career Resources.

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

 

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

Very useful tools that job seekers need will be explained. Social Networking has become one of the most popular ways of landing your next "big" job by creating useful connections on-line. These connections make it easier to look for a job on-line through your created network.

These classes are free and open to the public.  The CT Works Career Coach is a project of The Workplace, Inc. operated by Career Resources.

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

 

       
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Tuesday October 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Book Talk (for ages12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

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

Registration is requested.

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

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

 
misc_none 6:30 PM Maximize Your Social Security Benefits Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

David Cowan, endorsed AAA retiree advisor, will discuss how to navigate retirement savings challenges, ways to safeguard retirement savings, and how to increase Social Security benefits. While the program is targeted for pre-retirees, ages 60-66, the general public is welcome to attend.

Registration is requested.

       
Wednesday October 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Registration is requested.

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Tech Time - Basic Computer Usage (e-mail, internet, hardware) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Areas covered will include, e-mail, internet, and hardware.  A variety of topics are covered on a revolving basis.

Ideas for future topics are welcomed.

No reservations are accepted and there is a seven seat limit per class.

Thursday October 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Tech Time - Basic Computer Usage (e-mail, internet, hardware) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Areas covered will include, e-mail, internet, and hardware.  A variety of topics are covered on a revolving basis.

Ideas for future topics are welcomed.

No reservations are accepted and there is a seven seat limit per class.

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

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season. Facilitated by Rich Marazzi, author, and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.  All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

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Friday October 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Monday October 20, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM FAMILY PLACE PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP for Ages 1-3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

This innovative program is a time for families to share together with their 1-3 year old children. Siblings who are age 5 and under are also welcome to attend. This free, multi-week program will feature puzzles, books, blocks, a craft, dramatic play, and more. 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.

Each workshop will focus on a different topic and will feature a professional from the community who will be available 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 all the workshops to obtain the full benefits of this program.

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

NOTE: In order to register, go to September using the dropdown menu above if needed, and look for the first session where you will find the registration form.

 



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_none 6:30 PM A Tribute to Irving Berlin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

  Singer and actress, Patty Carver, will share stories and songs in celebration of one of the greatest American songwriters of all time.  From Alexander's Ragtime Band to Always, from This is the Army to There's No Business Like Show Business, Berlin's music with its memorable melodies, unbridled emotion and timeless lyrics is uniquely American and will continue to be sung by many generations to come.

Patty has performed in New York, Los Angeles, and London.  She has written over thirty original musicals for audiences that have been produced for national tours and New York productions. (and is a favorite here at the Library!)

Registration is requested.

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

All skill levels are welcome.  Participants will learn how the game is played as well as defensive/offensive strategies.  Mr. Julio Maldonado provides superb expertise from a life-long love for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
Tuesday October 21, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_pumpkin 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM AFTER-SCHOOL HALLOWEEN PROGRAM (K-4th Grade) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Children in kindergarten through 4th grade are invited to a Halloween program at the Derby Public Library.  There will be a scavenger hunt, an arts and craft project and, of course, Halloween treats! 

[REMINDER:]
       
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Book Talk (for ages12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

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

Registration is requested.

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

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

Wednesday October 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Registration is requested.

       
Thursday October 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

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

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season. Facilitated by Rich Marazzi, author, and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.  All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

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Friday October 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

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Monday October 27, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_familyplace 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM FAMILY PLACE PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP for Ages 1-3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

This innovative program is a time for families to share together with their 1-3 year old children. Siblings who are age 5 and under are also welcome to attend. This free, multi-week program will feature puzzles, books, blocks, a craft, dramatic play, and more. 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.

Each workshop will focus on a different topic and will feature a professional from the community who will be available 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 all the workshops to obtain the full benefits of this program.

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

NOTE: In order to register, go to September using the dropdown menu above if needed, and look for the first session where you will find the registration form.

 



 

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misc_none 6:30 PM Author Visit - Small, Sweet and Italian: Tiny Tasty Treats from Sweet Maria's Bakery Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

Author and bakery owner, Maria Bruscino Sanchez, will discuss her newest cookbook and share her journey from baking as a young girl with her family, to opening her own bakery in Waterbury, CT, to writing several cookbooks.

Books will be available to purchase.

Registration is requested.

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

All skill levels are welcome.  Participants will learn how the game is played as well as defensive/offensive strategies.  Mr. Julio Maldonado provides superb expertise from a life-long love for the game.

Registration is requested.

       
Tuesday October 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Book Talk (for ages12-17) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

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

Registration is requested.

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

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

        There are 29 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Local History Information Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Williams   203-736-1482   
   

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

Wednesday October 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

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

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

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Lunchtime Book Discussion - The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This novel is set in pre-Civil War South Carolina. It follows Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family and slave Hetty "Handful" Grimke, her handmaid. The story, which follows thirty-five years of their lives, was inspired by real-life historical figure, Sarah Grimke--feminist, suffragist, and abolitionist. It goes beyond the recorded history and explores the inner lives of all the characters, both real and imagined.

Multiple copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.  Participants are asked to bring a sandwich and a friend as they "chat and chew."  Dessert and beverages will be provided.

Registration is required.

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

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

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

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

Registration is requested.

       
Thursday October 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

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

Weekly sessions will be held throughout the baseball season. Facilitated by Rich Marazzi, author, and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant. Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.  All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join

 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

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Friday October 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

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Wednesday November 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

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Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

[REMINDER:]
Friday November 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Wednesday November 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

[REMINDER:]
Thursday November 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

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misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

[REMINDER:]
Friday November 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Wednesday November 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

[REMINDER:]
Thursday November 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

[REMINDER:]
Friday November 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Wednesday December 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

[REMINDER:]
Thursday December 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

[REMINDER:]
 
misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

[REMINDER:]
Friday December 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

[REMINDER:]
Wednesday December 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM BABY & ME Fall 2014 (birth-12 Months Old) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

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

NOTE: In order to register, please go to the first session in September using the pulldown menu above if needed and look for the registration form there.



 

[REMINDER:]
Thursday December 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM NURSERY RHYME TIME- Ages 12-24 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Toddlers ages 12-24 months along with a caregiver are invited to register for this story time. Finger plays, songs, movement, stories, rhymes, and a simple craft will be included in this half-hour program.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.



 

[REMINDER:]
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misc_kidsreading 11:00 AM TIME FOR TWOS- Ages 25-35 mos. Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Time for Twos consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple craft for children who are between 25 and 35 months old along with a caregiver.

NOTE: In order to register, please use the pulldown menu above if necessary and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.
 

[REMINDER:]
Friday December 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 10:00 AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for Ages 3-5: Fall 2014 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: SUE SHERMAN- CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN   203-736-1482   
   

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

Preschool Story Time for 3-5-year-olds includes stories, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, and movement in addition to a craft each week.  Children will attend this story time on their own while a caregiver remains in the Children’s Room area.

Note: In order to register, please use the dropdown menu above if needed and go to the first session in September, and then look for the registration form there.

 



 

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