Monday June 15, 2020 - Friday August 7, 2020
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2020 Teen Summer Club (ages 12-17)

Calling ALL Teen Zone fans!!!  You are eagerly encouraged to Imagine Your Story.

Club members ages 12 to 17 should signup below.  Club members will gather through Zoom meetings with links to be provided after registration for each event. The seven-week summer club will include Maker Space activities, as well as Teen Advisory Board meetings, Audiobook SYNC chats, & member reviews of books & websites. Active members will earn a participation gift. For Review Guidelines click here. For Review Sheets click here. For Website Evaluation Sheets click here and for more information call 203.736.1482 or visit www.derbypubliclibrary.org

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
There are many spaces available.

Calling ALL Teen Zone fans!!!  You are eagerly encouraged to Imagine Your Story.

Club members ages 12 to 17 should signup below.  Club members will gather through Zoom meetings with links to be provided after registration for each event. The seven-week summer club will include Maker Space activities, as well as Teen Advisory Board meetings, Audiobook SYNC chats, & member reviews of books & websites. Active members will earn a participation gift. For Review Guidelines click here. For Review Sheets click here. For Website Evaluation Sheets click here and for more information call 203.736.1482 or visit www.derbypubliclibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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Derby Public Library Summer Kids Club presents: Imagine Your Story (Ages 2-11)

                         

June 22nd-August 7th (REGISTRATION BEGINS JUNE 15TH)

Join in the reimagining as a member of our annual Summer Kids Club! Imagineers ages 2 –11 years old are welcome to participate.  Age appropriate library "bingo" cards will be distributed.  You can also register separately for our virtual programs that include interactive science, music & more!  

There will also be:

  • Raffles
  • Take & Make Activities
  • I Spy a Book challenge
  • Weekly scavenger hunts

NOTE: To preview and /or obtain a Bingo card, please click on the appropriate link for the corresponding age level that you need.  It is strongly encouraged that you formally register for the Summer Kids Club as well, so that the activities you complete on the card will count toward incentives at a later date.

Ages 2-5: https://bit.ly/2NsTAsp

Ages 6-11: https://bit.ly/2BAvmtA

 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
There are many spaces available.

                         

June 22nd-August 7th (REGISTRATION BEGINS JUNE 15TH)

Join in the reimagining as a member of our annual Summer Kids Club! Imagineers ages 2 –11 years old are welcome to participate.  Age appropriate library "bingo" cards will be distributed.  You can also register separately for our virtual programs that include interactive science, music & more!  

There will also be:

  • Raffles
  • Take & Make Activities
  • I Spy a Book challenge
  • Weekly scavenger hunts

NOTE: To preview and /or obtain a Bingo card, please click on the appropriate link for the corresponding age level that you need.  It is strongly encouraged that you formally register for the Summer Kids Club as well, so that the activities you complete on the card will count toward incentives at a later date.

Ages 2-5: https://bit.ly/2NsTAsp

Ages 6-11: https://bit.ly/2BAvmtA

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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Summer Reading Club for Adults (ages 18 and over)

The Derby Public Library will once again be running a Summer Reading Club for Adults (ages 18 and over.) This year’s theme, Imagine Your Story, will be held exclusively online. As participants read books of their choice, they will be asked to anonymously complete a very brief online review form to share with fellow readers and on the Library’s social media pages. Reviews will then be entered into an end-of-club drawing for prizes. Registration is required. Click here to register.

NOTE: You will need to create a new login in order to sign up for this year’s Summer Reading Club even if you’ve participated online in year’s past.

The Club begins June 22 and runs through August 7. We hope you can join us for this interactive summer reading event.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  2037342055  dplreference@biblio.org

The Derby Public Library will once again be running a Summer Reading Club for Adults (ages 18 and over.) This year’s theme, Imagine Your Story, will be held exclusively online. As participants read books of their choice, they will be asked to anonymously complete a very brief online review form to share with fellow readers and on the Library’s social media pages. Reviews will then be entered into an end-of-club drawing for prizes. Registration is required. Click here to register.

NOTE: You will need to create a new login in order to sign up for this year’s Summer Reading Club even if you’ve participated online in year’s past.

The Club begins June 22 and runs through August 7. We hope you can join us for this interactive summer reading event.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  2037342055
   dplreference@biblio.org

Monday June 22, 2020 - Friday August 7, 2020
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I Spy a Book in the Window Challenge (All Ages)

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All ages are invited to join us this summer as we kick off our summer reading clubs on June 22 with our "I Spy a Book in the Window" city-wide campaign!  Participation is simple, all you need to do is place a homemade paper  "book cover" in a window at your house or apartment that is visible from the street or sidewalk for others to "spy".  By incorporating bright, vivid colors and bolder text your masterpiece will certainly catch someone`s eye.  Be creative and have fun!

 
Each family member can create their own cover, perhaps of their favorite fairy tale or something they are currently reading.  Swap them out through the summer posting new covers every few weeks making it a family project...the possibilities are endless!  
 
Whether you are taking a stroll or riding a bike around your neighborhood or driving through Derby see how many book covers you can "spy" this summer!
 
Remember to social distance when going out and wear your mask.

 

CONTACT: Reference Department  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org

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All ages are invited to join us this summer as we kick off our summer reading clubs on June 22 with our "I Spy a Book in the Window" city-wide campaign!  Participation is simple, all you need to do is place a homemade paper  "book cover" in a window at your house or apartment that is visible from the street or sidewalk for others to "spy".  By incorporating bright, vivid colors and bolder text your masterpiece will certainly catch someone`s eye.  Be creative and have fun!

 
Each family member can create their own cover, perhaps of their favorite fairy tale or something they are currently reading.  Swap them out through the summer posting new covers every few weeks making it a family project...the possibilities are endless!  
 
Whether you are taking a stroll or riding a bike around your neighborhood or driving through Derby see how many book covers you can "spy" this summer!
 
Remember to social distance when going out and wear your mask.

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

Tuesday July 14, 2020
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Digital D.I.Y. Series Scavenger Hunts (All Ages)

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

Spend some quality time with this quantifiable scavenger hunt! See if you can find 4 quintessential items that begin with the quirky letter Q. Don’t be quick to question this quizzical task.  Many items are qualified to quell your worries.

  Quellus / CC BY-SA

CONTACT: Reference Department  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

Spend some quality time with this quantifiable scavenger hunt! See if you can find 4 quintessential items that begin with the quirky letter Q. Don’t be quick to question this quizzical task.  Many items are qualified to quell your worries.

  Quellus / CC BY-SA

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Wednesday July 15, 2020
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free Virtual Job Search Assistance with Career Resources

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

 
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9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
WHIMSICAL WEDNESDAYS (preschool- grade 4)

  https://101clipart.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH.
 
Take and Make Craft/Activity - June 24 - Aug. 12
Packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 - preschool(with caregiver assistance) - gr. 4
CONTACT: CHILDREN'S DEPT.  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Elizabeth St. entrance to Library
The registration period has ended.

  https://101clipart.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH.
 
Take and Make Craft/Activity - June 24 - Aug. 12
Packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 - preschool(with caregiver assistance) - gr. 4
CONTACT:
  CHILDREN'S DEPT.
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Elizabeth St. entrance to Library

The registration period has ended.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Advisory Board

The Derby Public Library invites all young adults ages 12 to 17 to a virtual Teen Advisory Board Meeting where attendees are encouraged to voice their ideas for improving & expanding young adult library services offered during library closure, as well as in-house programming once re-opened to the public. Focus will include participant input that contributes to the library fulfilling its mission of quality-of-life enhancements in: knowledge; entertainment; & citizenship. Zoom meeting access will be provided to participants through the library’s Eventkeeper program registration link. For more information call 203.736.1482 or visit www.derbypubliclibrary.org.  This event is part of DPL's "Imagine Your Story" Teen Summer Club!

Registration is required!  Zoom details and link will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event. 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  2037342055  tdelos@biblio.org
There are 100 spaces available.

The Derby Public Library invites all young adults ages 12 to 17 to a virtual Teen Advisory Board Meeting where attendees are encouraged to voice their ideas for improving & expanding young adult library services offered during library closure, as well as in-house programming once re-opened to the public. Focus will include participant input that contributes to the library fulfilling its mission of quality-of-life enhancements in: knowledge; entertainment; & citizenship. Zoom meeting access will be provided to participants through the library’s Eventkeeper program registration link. For more information call 203.736.1482 or visit www.derbypubliclibrary.org.  This event is part of DPL's "Imagine Your Story" Teen Summer Club!

Registration is required!  Zoom details and link will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event. 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  2037342055
   tdelos@biblio.org

There are 100 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM
Introduction to Taxation Basics

Introduction to Taxation Basics webinar. This session will introduce you to tax reporting, choosing the right filing status and how to calculate the taxes you owe.  You will learn how different investments are taxed and you will get a high-level overview on different methods to reduce taxation.

Presented by Rebecca Miller and the Financial Awareness Foundation – a non-profit dedicated to the advancement of financial literacy. 

You must register to attend this program via Zoom.  Download Zoom in your app store or visit Zoom.us to create a free account.

YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR LIBRARY BARCODE NUMBER TO BE APPROVED. If you do not have a library card, email dplreference@biblio.org.  Registration ends at 4:30 pm.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
There are 98 spaces available.

Introduction to Taxation Basics webinar. This session will introduce you to tax reporting, choosing the right filing status and how to calculate the taxes you owe.  You will learn how different investments are taxed and you will get a high-level overview on different methods to reduce taxation.

Presented by Rebecca Miller and the Financial Awareness Foundation – a non-profit dedicated to the advancement of financial literacy. 

You must register to attend this program via Zoom.  Download Zoom in your app store or visit Zoom.us to create a free account.

YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR LIBRARY BARCODE NUMBER TO BE APPROVED. If you do not have a library card, email dplreference@biblio.org.  Registration ends at 4:30 pm.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

There are 98 spaces available.

Thursday July 16, 2020
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Digital D.I.Y. Series Scavenger Hunts (All Ages)

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT: Reference Department  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

 
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free Virtual Job Search Assistance with Career Resources

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

Friday July 17, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Free Virtual Job Search Assistance with Career Resources

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at: http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions  or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org. 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  2037342055  dplreference@biblio.org

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at: http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions  or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org. 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  2037342055
   dplreference@biblio.org

 
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10:00 AM
STEAM Ahead presented by Whitney Water Center (virtual program for grades K-5)

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

 
This is a virtual/online program presented by the Regional Water Authority`s Whitney Water Center involving hands-on water science experiments/activities geared for grades K - 5 taking place June 19 & 26; July 10,17 & 24 and Aug. 7 & 14.  A list of materials needed to participate and online link to attend will be sent 3 days prior to event with e-mail reminder.
 
June 19 - Buoyancy 
June 26 - Chromatography
July 10 - Estimating Volume
July 17 - Evaporation
July 24 - Sinking or Floating
Aug. 7 - Chromatography Art
Aug. 14 - Drops on a Penny
CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL
The registration period has ended.

  Ahead        

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

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

 
This is a virtual/online program presented by the Regional Water Authority`s Whitney Water Center involving hands-on water science experiments/activities geared for grades K - 5 taking place June 19 & 26; July 10,17 & 24 and Aug. 7 & 14.  A list of materials needed to participate and online link to attend will be sent 3 days prior to event with e-mail reminder.
 
June 19 - Buoyancy 
June 26 - Chromatography
July 10 - Estimating Volume
July 17 - Evaporation
July 24 - Sinking or Floating
Aug. 7 - Chromatography Art
Aug. 14 - Drops on a Penny
CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

The registration period has ended.

Monday July 20, 2020
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9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Mother Goose Mondays (for infants/toddlers)

 

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REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

June 29 - Aug. 3 -Take and Share Activity packets for infants/toddlers - rhymes, interactive activities caregivers can share with their young child - packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00. A virtual/online story time with Miss Sue (link to be provided after registration), Children's Librarian, will incorporate rhymes, songs and stories handed out in the packets.  Check our EventKeeper calendar here each week for further details.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Library's Elizabeth St. entrance AND online/virtual
There are 22 spaces available.

 

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REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

June 29 - Aug. 3 -Take and Share Activity packets for infants/toddlers - rhymes, interactive activities caregivers can share with their young child - packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00. A virtual/online story time with Miss Sue (link to be provided after registration), Children's Librarian, will incorporate rhymes, songs and stories handed out in the packets.  Check our EventKeeper calendar here each week for further details.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Library's Elizabeth St. entrance AND online/virtual

There are 22 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Healthy Eating on the Go via Zoom

Join ShopRite of Shelton Dietitian Siddhi Sheth as she discusses eating healthy while managing around a busy schedule, share meal prep tips, and demonstrate recipes for dishes to eat while on the go. The presentation will include a cooking demo. If you would like to follow along with the cooking demo, please refer to the list of materials you will need as included in the event link.

Siddhi is a Registered Dietitian and currently the In-Store Dietitian at the ShopRite of Shelton. At ShopRite she provides free services to community, including individual & family nutrition consultations, group classes, grocery store tours, cooking demos and recipe makeovers.

You must register to attend this program via Zoom.  Download Zoom in your app store or visit Zoom.us to create a free account.  The Zoom access link will be emailed to you 4 days prior to the event.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
There are 99 spaces available.

Join ShopRite of Shelton Dietitian Siddhi Sheth as she discusses eating healthy while managing around a busy schedule, share meal prep tips, and demonstrate recipes for dishes to eat while on the go. The presentation will include a cooking demo. If you would like to follow along with the cooking demo, please refer to the list of materials you will need as included in the event link.

Siddhi is a Registered Dietitian and currently the In-Store Dietitian at the ShopRite of Shelton. At ShopRite she provides free services to community, including individual & family nutrition consultations, group classes, grocery store tours, cooking demos and recipe makeovers.

You must register to attend this program via Zoom.  Download Zoom in your app store or visit Zoom.us to create a free account.  The Zoom access link will be emailed to you 4 days prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

There are 99 spaces available.

Tuesday July 21, 2020
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Digital D.I.Y. Series Scavenger Hunts (All Ages)

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT: Reference Department  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Wednesday July 22, 2020
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9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
WHIMSICAL WEDNESDAYS (preK-Grade 4)

  https://101clipart.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH.
 
Take and Make Craft/Activity - June 24 - Aug. 12
Packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 - preschool(with caregiver assistance) - gr. 4
CONTACT: CHILDREN'S DEPT.  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Elizabeth St. entrance to Library
There are 18 spaces available.

  https://101clipart.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH.
 
Take and Make Craft/Activity - June 24 - Aug. 12
Packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 - preschool(with caregiver assistance) - gr. 4
CONTACT:
  CHILDREN'S DEPT.
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Elizabeth St. entrance to Library

There are 18 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Audio Sync via Zoom

 

The Derby Public Library invites all young adults ages 12 to 17 to virtual Teen Audiobook SYNC chats where attendees are encouraged to engage in lively conversations about two thematically paired audiobooks to be offered weekly. Access to this electronic resource, as well as Zoom meeting/chat session access will be provided to participants by emailing the young adult librarian at tdelos@biblio.orgFor more information call 203.736.1482

 This event is part of the DPL Teen Summer Club – Imagine Your Story!

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org

 

The Derby Public Library invites all young adults ages 12 to 17 to virtual Teen Audiobook SYNC chats where attendees are encouraged to engage in lively conversations about two thematically paired audiobooks to be offered weekly. Access to this electronic resource, as well as Zoom meeting/chat session access will be provided to participants by emailing the young adult librarian at tdelos@biblio.orgFor more information call 203.736.1482

 This event is part of the DPL Teen Summer Club – Imagine Your Story!

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

Thursday July 23, 2020
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Digital D.I.Y. Series Scavenger Hunts (All Ages)

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT: Reference Department  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Zoom Teen Maker Space-Make Ahead Breakfast w/Siddi

      Berry Yogurt Make-Ahead Breakfast Parfaits THM-E - Artful Homemaking

 Do you find it challenging to make breakfasts on the go, or maybe look to meal-prep as a way to save time? Or perhaps just looking for more ideas for breakfast time? Join Siddhi for tips for morning meal solutions!

Registration is required!  Zoom details and link will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event. This event is part of DPL's "Imagine Your Story" Teen Summer Club!

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
There are 100 spaces available.

      Berry Yogurt Make-Ahead Breakfast Parfaits THM-E - Artful Homemaking

 Do you find it challenging to make breakfasts on the go, or maybe look to meal-prep as a way to save time? Or perhaps just looking for more ideas for breakfast time? Join Siddhi for tips for morning meal solutions!

Registration is required!  Zoom details and link will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event. This event is part of DPL's "Imagine Your Story" Teen Summer Club!

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

There are 100 spaces available.

Friday July 24, 2020
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10:00 AM
STEAM Ahead presented by Whitney Water Center (virtual program for grades K-5)

  Ahead        

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

       User 699 / CC BY-SA

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

 
This is a virtual/online program presented by the Regional Water Authority`s Whitney Water Center involving hands-on water science experiments/activities geared for grades K - 5 taking place June 19 & 26; July 10,17 & 24 and Aug. 7 & 14.  A list of materials needed to participate and online link to attend will be sent 3 days prior to event with e-mail reminder.
 
June 19 - Buoyancy 
June 26 - Chromatography
July 10 - Estimating Volume
July 17 - Evaporation
July 24 - Sinking or Floating
Aug. 7 - Chromatography Art
Aug. 14 - Drops on a Penny
CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL
There are 38 spaces available.

  Ahead        

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

       User 699 / CC BY-SA

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

 
This is a virtual/online program presented by the Regional Water Authority`s Whitney Water Center involving hands-on water science experiments/activities geared for grades K - 5 taking place June 19 & 26; July 10,17 & 24 and Aug. 7 & 14.  A list of materials needed to participate and online link to attend will be sent 3 days prior to event with e-mail reminder.
 
June 19 - Buoyancy 
June 26 - Chromatography
July 10 - Estimating Volume
July 17 - Evaporation
July 24 - Sinking or Floating
Aug. 7 - Chromatography Art
Aug. 14 - Drops on a Penny
CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

There are 38 spaces available.

Monday July 27, 2020
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9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Mother Goose Mondays (for infants/toddlers)

 

 wikimedia.org

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

June 29 - Aug. 3 -Take and Share Activity packets for infants/toddlers - rhymes, interactive activities caregivers can share with their young child - packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00. A virtual/online story time with Miss Sue (link to be provided after registration), Children's Librarian, will incorporate rhymes, songs and stories handed out in the packets.  Check our EventKeeper calendar here each week for further details.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Library's Elizabeth St. entrance AND online/virtual
There are 23 spaces available.

 

 wikimedia.org

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

June 29 - Aug. 3 -Take and Share Activity packets for infants/toddlers - rhymes, interactive activities caregivers can share with their young child - packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00. A virtual/online story time with Miss Sue (link to be provided after registration), Children's Librarian, will incorporate rhymes, songs and stories handed out in the packets.  Check our EventKeeper calendar here each week for further details.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Library's Elizabeth St. entrance AND online/virtual

There are 23 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Reserved for library event
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday July 28, 2020
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Digital D.I.Y. Series Scavenger Hunts (All Ages)

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT: Reference Department  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Wednesday July 29, 2020
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9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
WHIMSICAL WEDNESDAYS (PreK-Grade 4)

  https://101clipart.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH.
 
Take and Make Craft/Activity - June 24 - Aug. 12
Packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 - preschool(with caregiver assistance) - gr. 4
CONTACT: CHILDREN'S DEPT.  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Elizabeth St. entrance to Library
There are 17 spaces available.

  https://101clipart.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH.
 
Take and Make Craft/Activity - June 24 - Aug. 12
Packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 - preschool(with caregiver assistance) - gr. 4
CONTACT:
  CHILDREN'S DEPT.
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Elizabeth St. entrance to Library

There are 17 spaces available.

 
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
July Zoom Lunchtime Book Discussion

Join us on Zoom for the July monthly Lunchtime Book Discussion hosted by the Derby Public Library.  These book discussions will be held virtually until further notice.

The July featured book will be the “Keeper of Lost Things” By Ruth Hogan.  A charming, clever, and quietly moving debut novel of endless possibilities and joyful discoveries that explores the promises we make and break, losing and finding ourselves, the objects that hold magic and meaning for our lives, and the surprising connections that bind us.

Books will be available to download on Hoopla Digital and Libby which can be found on our website www.derbypubliclibrary.org.

Registration is required for this program here

http://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/D/DERBY/ekp.cfm?curOrg=DERBY   and the discussion will be conducted through Zoom. To download Zoom, visit your app store or download from Zoom.us to register for a free account.  Once you have registered for this program, a link and password will be emailed to you three (3) days prior to the event. 

 

There are 98 spaces available.

Join us on Zoom for the July monthly Lunchtime Book Discussion hosted by the Derby Public Library.  These book discussions will be held virtually until further notice.

The July featured book will be the “Keeper of Lost Things” By Ruth Hogan.  A charming, clever, and quietly moving debut novel of endless possibilities and joyful discoveries that explores the promises we make and break, losing and finding ourselves, the objects that hold magic and meaning for our lives, and the surprising connections that bind us.

Books will be available to download on Hoopla Digital and Libby which can be found on our website www.derbypubliclibrary.org.

Registration is required for this program here

http://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/D/DERBY/ekp.cfm?curOrg=DERBY   and the discussion will be conducted through Zoom. To download Zoom, visit your app store or download from Zoom.us to register for a free account.  Once you have registered for this program, a link and password will be emailed to you three (3) days prior to the event. 

 

There are 98 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Advisory Board

The Derby Public Library invites all young adults ages 12 to 17 to a virtual Teen Advisory Board Meeting where attendees are encouraged to voice their ideas for improving & expanding young adult library services offered during library closure, as well as in-house programming once re-opened to the public. Focus will include participant input that contributes to the library fulfilling its mission of quality-of-life enhancements in: knowledge; entertainment; & citizenship. Zoom meeting access will be provided to participants through the library’s Eventkeeper program registration link. For more information call 203.736.1482 or visit www.derbypubliclibrary.org.   This event is part of DPL's "Imagine Your Story" Teen Summer Club!

Registration is required!  Zoom details and link will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  2037342055  tdelos@biblio.org
There are 100 spaces available.

The Derby Public Library invites all young adults ages 12 to 17 to a virtual Teen Advisory Board Meeting where attendees are encouraged to voice their ideas for improving & expanding young adult library services offered during library closure, as well as in-house programming once re-opened to the public. Focus will include participant input that contributes to the library fulfilling its mission of quality-of-life enhancements in: knowledge; entertainment; & citizenship. Zoom meeting access will be provided to participants through the library’s Eventkeeper program registration link. For more information call 203.736.1482 or visit www.derbypubliclibrary.org.   This event is part of DPL's "Imagine Your Story" Teen Summer Club!

Registration is required!  Zoom details and link will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  2037342055
   tdelos@biblio.org

There are 100 spaces available.

Thursday July 30, 2020
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Digital D.I.Y. Series Scavenger Hunts (All Ages)

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT: Reference Department  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Friday July 31, 2020
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10:00 AM
Fairy Tale Friday (Pre-K to Age 11)

 Phantom Open Emoji maintainers and contributors / CC BY                                                    www.wikimedia.org

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

STEM-based activity with the fairy tale summer reading theme for Preschool to Age 11More details to come...

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL
There are many spaces available.

 Phantom Open Emoji maintainers and contributors / CC BY                                                    www.wikimedia.org

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

STEM-based activity with the fairy tale summer reading theme for Preschool to Age 11More details to come...

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

There are many spaces available.

Monday August 3, 2020
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9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Mother Goose Mondays (for infants/toddlers)

 

 wikimedia.org

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

June 29 - Aug. 3 -Take and Share Activity packets for infants/toddlers - rhymes, interactive activities caregivers can share with their young child - packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00. A virtual/online story time with Miss Sue (link to be provided after registration), Children's Librarian, will incorporate rhymes, songs and stories handed out in the packets.  Check our EventKeeper calendar here each week for further details.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Library's Elizabeth St. entrance AND online/virtual
There are 24 spaces available.

 

 wikimedia.org

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

June 29 - Aug. 3 -Take and Share Activity packets for infants/toddlers - rhymes, interactive activities caregivers can share with their young child - packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00. A virtual/online story time with Miss Sue (link to be provided after registration), Children's Librarian, will incorporate rhymes, songs and stories handed out in the packets.  Check our EventKeeper calendar here each week for further details.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Library's Elizabeth St. entrance AND online/virtual

There are 24 spaces available.

Tuesday August 4, 2020
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Digital D.I.Y. Series Scavenger Hunts (All Ages)

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT: Reference Department  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Wednesday August 5, 2020
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free Virtual Job Search Assistance with Career Resources

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

 
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9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
WHIMSICAL WEDNESDAYS (PreK-Grade 4)

  https://101clipart.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH.
 
Take and Make Craft/Activity - June 24 - Aug. 12
Packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 - preschool(with caregiver assistance) - gr. 4
CONTACT: CHILDREN'S DEPT.  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Elizabeth St. entrance to Library
There are 23 spaces available.

  https://101clipart.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH.
 
Take and Make Craft/Activity - June 24 - Aug. 12
Packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 - preschool(with caregiver assistance) - gr. 4
CONTACT:
  CHILDREN'S DEPT.
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Elizabeth St. entrance to Library

There are 23 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Audio Sync via Zoom

The Derby Public Library invites all young adults ages 12 to 17 to virtual Teen Audiobook SYNC chats where attendees are encouraged to engage in lively conversations about two thematically paired audiobooks to be offered weekly.  Access to this electronic resource, as well as Zoom meeting/chat session access will be provided to participants by emailing the young adult librarian at tdelos@biblio.orgFor more information call 203.736.1482

This event is part of the DPL Teen Summer Club – Imagine Your Story!

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org

The Derby Public Library invites all young adults ages 12 to 17 to virtual Teen Audiobook SYNC chats where attendees are encouraged to engage in lively conversations about two thematically paired audiobooks to be offered weekly.  Access to this electronic resource, as well as Zoom meeting/chat session access will be provided to participants by emailing the young adult librarian at tdelos@biblio.orgFor more information call 203.736.1482

This event is part of the DPL Teen Summer Club – Imagine Your Story!

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

Thursday August 6, 2020
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Digital D.I.Y. Series Scavenger Hunts (All Ages)

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT: Reference Department  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Teen Maker Space-Buoyancy/Density w/LisaD

Teens ages 12-17 are invited to this program. Whitney Water Center water science educator Lisa DeFrancesco explains & demonstrates the concepts of Density & Buoyancy!  Join us on Facebook for this hands-on water science experiment event at 3 PM.

Registration is required! This event is part of DPL's "Imagine Your Story" Teen Summer Club!

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
There are 99 spaces available.

Teens ages 12-17 are invited to this program. Whitney Water Center water science educator Lisa DeFrancesco explains & demonstrates the concepts of Density & Buoyancy!  Join us on Facebook for this hands-on water science experiment event at 3 PM.

Registration is required! This event is part of DPL's "Imagine Your Story" Teen Summer Club!

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

There are 99 spaces available.

Friday August 7, 2020
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10:00 AM
STEAM Ahead presented by Whitney Water Center (virtual program for grades K-5)

  Ahead        

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

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

  Oscar / CC BY-SA (Chromatography of black ink on paper, suspended over a glass of water)
 
This is a virtual/online program presented by the Regional Water Authority`s Whitney Water Center involving hands-on water science experiments/activities geared for grades K - 5 taking place June 19 & 26; July 10,17 & 24 and Aug. 7 & 14.  A list of materials needed to participate and online link to attend will be sent 3 days prior to event with e-mail reminder.
 
June 19 - Buoyancy 
June 26 - Chromatography
July 10 - Estimating Volume
July 17 - Evaporation
July 24 - Sinking or Floating
Aug. 7 - Chromatography Art
Aug. 14 - Drops on a Penny
CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL
There are 40 spaces available.

  Ahead        

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

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

  Oscar / CC BY-SA (Chromatography of black ink on paper, suspended over a glass of water)
 
This is a virtual/online program presented by the Regional Water Authority`s Whitney Water Center involving hands-on water science experiments/activities geared for grades K - 5 taking place June 19 & 26; July 10,17 & 24 and Aug. 7 & 14.  A list of materials needed to participate and online link to attend will be sent 3 days prior to event with e-mail reminder.
 
June 19 - Buoyancy 
June 26 - Chromatography
July 10 - Estimating Volume
July 17 - Evaporation
July 24 - Sinking or Floating
Aug. 7 - Chromatography Art
Aug. 14 - Drops on a Penny
CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

There are 40 spaces available.

Monday August 10, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking with Seasonal Produce via Zoom

Join ShopRite of Shelton Dietitian Siddhi Sheth as she discusses cooking with seasonal produce. Siddhi will discuss benefits of eating seasonal produce, tips for finding foods in season, and will also perform a cooking demo using seasonal items. If you would like to follow along with the cooking demo, please refer to the list of materials you will need as included in the event link.

Siddhi is a Registered Dietitian and currently the In-Store Dietitian at the ShopRite of Shelton. At ShopRite she provides free services to community, including individual & family nutrition consultations, group classes, grocery store tours, cooking demos and recipe makeovers.

You must register to attend this program via Zoom.  Download Zoom in your app store or visit Zoom.us to create a free account.  The Zoom access link will be emailed to you 4 days prior to the event.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
There are 99 spaces available.

Join ShopRite of Shelton Dietitian Siddhi Sheth as she discusses cooking with seasonal produce. Siddhi will discuss benefits of eating seasonal produce, tips for finding foods in season, and will also perform a cooking demo using seasonal items. If you would like to follow along with the cooking demo, please refer to the list of materials you will need as included in the event link.

Siddhi is a Registered Dietitian and currently the In-Store Dietitian at the ShopRite of Shelton. At ShopRite she provides free services to community, including individual & family nutrition consultations, group classes, grocery store tours, cooking demos and recipe makeovers.

You must register to attend this program via Zoom.  Download Zoom in your app store or visit Zoom.us to create a free account.  The Zoom access link will be emailed to you 4 days prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

There are 99 spaces available.

Tuesday August 11, 2020
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Digital D.I.Y. Series Scavenger Hunts (All Ages)

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT: Reference Department  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Wednesday August 12, 2020
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9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
WHIMSICAL WEDNESDAYS (Ages 3-11)

  https://101clipart.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH.

Take and Make Craft/Activity - June 24 - Aug. 12
Packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 - preschool(with caregiver assistance) - gr. 4
CONTACT: CHILDREN'S DEPT.  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Elizabeth St. entrance to Library
There are 24 spaces available.

  https://101clipart.com

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH.

Take and Make Craft/Activity - June 24 - Aug. 12
Packets may be picked up at DPL Elizabeth St. entrance between 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 - preschool(with caregiver assistance) - gr. 4
CONTACT:
  CHILDREN'S DEPT.
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Elizabeth St. entrance to Library

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Advisory Board

This is an opportunity for teen patrons (ages 12-17) to express ideas for virtual programs during our library closure.

Registration is required!  Zoom details and link will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  2037342055  tdelos@biblio.org
There are 100 spaces available.

This is an opportunity for teen patrons (ages 12-17) to express ideas for virtual programs during our library closure.

Registration is required!  Zoom details and link will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  2037342055
   tdelos@biblio.org

There are 100 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
YA Wednesdays

The Library invites all young adults, ages 12 to 17, to join the fun of YA Wednesdays. Sony Play Station Four (PS4), Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided!  For more information call 203-736-1482 or visit us online at www.derbypubliclibrary.org

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

The Library invites all young adults, ages 12 to 17, to join the fun of YA Wednesdays. Sony Play Station Four (PS4), Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided!  For more information call 203-736-1482 or visit us online at www.derbypubliclibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday August 13, 2020
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Digital D.I.Y. Series Scavenger Hunts (All Ages)

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT: Reference Department  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Digital by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images      D.I.Y.

Looking for a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Give the Library's new *Scavenger Hunt* a try as part of our Digital DIY series. It's a great way to use those detective skills!  Flex those Scavenger Hunting muscles by visiting our website/Facebook page https://derbypubliclibrary.org/https://www.facebook.com/DerbyPublicLibrary?ref=hl (or, look below right here) every week to join in on the fun!  New Scavenger Hunts are posted every Tuesday and Thursday.  Stay safe and good luck!

CONTACT:
  Reference Department
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

Friday August 14, 2020
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10:00 AM
STEAM Ahead presented by Whitney Water Center (virtual program for grades K-5)

  Ahead        

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

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

  Margaret Kocherga / CC BY-SA
Penny dropper experiment. Water with fluorescein is added on top of penny under UV light.
 
 
This is a virtual/online program presented by the Regional Water Authority`s Whitney Water Center involving hands-on water science experiments/activities geared for grades K - 5 taking place June 19 & 26; July 10,17 & 24 and Aug. 7 & 14.  A list of materials needed to participate and online link to attend will be sent 3 days prior to event with e-mail reminder.
 
June 19 - Buoyancy 
June 26 - Chromatography
July 10 - Estimating Volume
July 17 - Evaporation
July 24 - Sinking or Floating
Aug. 7 - Chromatography Art
Aug. 14 - Drops on a Penny
CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL
There are 40 spaces available.

  Ahead        

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

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.  IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND MORE THAN ONE SESSION, YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER FOR EACH SEPARATELY.

Penny dropper experiment. Water with fluorescein is added on top of penny under UV light.
 
 
This is a virtual/online program presented by the Regional Water Authority`s Whitney Water Center involving hands-on water science experiments/activities geared for grades K - 5 taking place June 19 & 26; July 10,17 & 24 and Aug. 7 & 14.  A list of materials needed to participate and online link to attend will be sent 3 days prior to event with e-mail reminder.
 
June 19 - Buoyancy 
June 26 - Chromatography
July 10 - Estimating Volume
July 17 - Evaporation
July 24 - Sinking or Floating
Aug. 7 - Chromatography Art
Aug. 14 - Drops on a Penny
CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: ONLINE/VIRTUAL

There are 40 spaces available.

Monday August 17, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Reserved for library event
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday August 19, 2020
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free Virtual Job Search Assistance with Career Resources

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Real Estate-First Time Home Buying

Real Estate - First Time Home Buying:  Rebecca Miller hosts Valerie King, Real Estate Sales Consultant, in this educational webinar shares with you the pros and cons of buying a home. You will learn the steps involved in purchasing real estate.

You must register to attend this program via Zoom.  Download Zoom in your app store or visit Zoom.us to create a free account.

 

YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR LIBRARY BARCODE NUMBER TO BE APPROVED. If you do not have a library card, email dplreference@biblio.org.  Registration ends at 4:30 pm.

 
CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
There are 100 spaces available.

Real Estate - First Time Home Buying:  Rebecca Miller hosts Valerie King, Real Estate Sales Consultant, in this educational webinar shares with you the pros and cons of buying a home. You will learn the steps involved in purchasing real estate.

You must register to attend this program via Zoom.  Download Zoom in your app store or visit Zoom.us to create a free account.

 

YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR LIBRARY BARCODE NUMBER TO BE APPROVED. If you do not have a library card, email dplreference@biblio.org.  Registration ends at 4:30 pm.

 
CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

There are 100 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
YA Wednesdays

The Library invites all young adults, ages 12 to 17, to join the fun of YA Wednesdays. Sony Play Station Four (PS4), Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided!  For more information call 203-736-1482 or visit us online at www.derbypubliclibrary.org

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

The Library invites all young adults, ages 12 to 17, to join the fun of YA Wednesdays. Sony Play Station Four (PS4), Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided!  For more information call 203-736-1482 or visit us online at www.derbypubliclibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday August 20, 2020
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free Virtual Job Search Assistance with Career Resources

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

Friday August 21, 2020
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free Virtual Job Search Assistance with Career Resources

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

Wednesday August 26, 2020
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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Zoom Lunchtime Book Discussion

 

Join us on Zoom for the August monthly Lunchtime Book Discussion hosted by the Derby Public Library.  These book discussions will be held virtually until further notice.

August will feature "The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim Michele Richardson. Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the 1930s The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can carry us anywhere—even back home.

Books will be available to download on Hoopla Digital and Libby which can be found on our website www.derbypubliclibrary.org.

Registration is required for this program here

http://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/D/DERBY/ekp.cfm?curOrg=DERBY  and the discussion will be conducted through Zoom. To download Zoom, visit your app store or download from Zoom.us to register for a free account.  Once you have registered for this program, a link and password will be emailed to you three (3) days prior to the event.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  dplreference@biblio.org
There are 100 spaces available.

 

Join us on Zoom for the August monthly Lunchtime Book Discussion hosted by the Derby Public Library.  These book discussions will be held virtually until further notice.

August will feature "The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim Michele Richardson. Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the 1930s The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can carry us anywhere—even back home.

Books will be available to download on Hoopla Digital and Libby which can be found on our website www.derbypubliclibrary.org.

Registration is required for this program here

http://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/D/DERBY/ekp.cfm?curOrg=DERBY  and the discussion will be conducted through Zoom. To download Zoom, visit your app store or download from Zoom.us to register for a free account.  Once you have registered for this program, a link and password will be emailed to you three (3) days prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  
   dplreference@biblio.org

There are 100 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Advisory Board

This is an opportunity for teen patrons (ages 12-17) to express ideas for virtual programs during our library closure.

Registration is required!  Zoom details and link will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  2037342055  tdelos@biblio.org
There are 100 spaces available.

This is an opportunity for teen patrons (ages 12-17) to express ideas for virtual programs during our library closure.

Registration is required!  Zoom details and link will be emailed to you 3 days prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  2037342055
   tdelos@biblio.org

There are 100 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
YA Wednesdays

The Library invites all young adults, ages 12 to 17, to join the fun of YA Wednesdays. Sony Play Station Four (PS4), Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided!  For more information call 203-736-1482 or visit us online at www.derbypubliclibrary.org

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

The Library invites all young adults, ages 12 to 17, to join the fun of YA Wednesdays. Sony Play Station Four (PS4), Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided!  For more information call 203-736-1482 or visit us online at www.derbypubliclibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday September 2, 2020
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free Virtual Job Search Assistance with Career Resources

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org

 

The Ansonia/Derby American Job Search Center and Career Resources offers free, individual training sessions online. Dennis Ahearn, Career Coach Instructor, offers Linkedin, Resume Writing, PowerPoint, Word and Excel sessions. Individuals can register online at http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/ or email Dennis at Ahearn@CareerResources.org.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday Movie Matinees - Ages 18 and over

Newly released DVDs will be shown. Light snacks will be provided. A list of featured films will be posted
at the Library.

No registration is required!

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482

Newly released DVDs will be shown. Light snacks will be provided. A list of featured films will be posted
at the Library.

No registration is required!

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
  

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
YA Wednesdays

The Library invites all young adults, ages 12 to 17, to join the fun of YA Wednesdays. Sony Play Station Four (PS4), Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided!  For more information call 203-736-1482 or visit us online at www.derbypubliclibrary.org

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

The Library invites all young adults, ages 12 to 17, to join the fun of YA Wednesdays. Sony Play Station Four (PS4), Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided!  For more information call 203-736-1482 or visit us online at www.derbypubliclibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
   dplreference@biblio.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday September 3, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sports Talk
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday September 7, 2020
Wednesday September 9, 2020
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday Movie Matinees - Ages 18 and over

Newly released DVDs will be shown. Light snacks will be provided. A list of featured films will be posted
at the Library.

No registration is required!

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482

Newly released DVDs will be shown. Light snacks will be provided. A list of featured films will be posted
at the Library.

No registration is required!

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  203.736.1482
  

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
YA Wednesdays

The Library invites all young adults, ages 12 to 17, to join the fun of YA Wednesdays. Sony Play Station Four (PS4), Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided!  For more information call 203-736-1482 or visit us online at www.derbypubliclibrary.org

CONTACT: Reference Desk  203-736-1482  dplreference@biblio.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room