The Derby Public Library is now accepting submissions for its Annual Scholarship Prize of $500. It is open to all high school seniors living in Derby who are planning to further their education, regardless of where they go to school. The Library Board of Directors will choose the winner based on an essay explaining the role of libraries in their life. The award will be presented at the Library Board of Directors meeting on June 20. In addition to the monetary prize, the winner’s name will be added to the Scholarship Prize Plaque located in the Young Adult Department. High School Seniors may submit their entry directly to the Library Director now through Thursday, May 24. For more information, stop by the Library at 313 Elizabeth St. or call 203 736-1482.