DERBY - The Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. will present a free program,
Ancient Games, for 'tweens, teens, and adults at 6 p.m. Sept. 2.
Come learn Go, parcheesi, mancala, chess, and similar games.
All boards and
instructions are provided to help you enjoy these games of strategy.
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Dinner and a movie
The Library will host Dinner and a Movie
(for adults 18 and older) at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4.
This month’s feature film is Blue
Jasmine by Woody Allen, shown on blu-ray.
Refreshments will be served,
including free pizza at intermission.
The Library will host Women's Forum at 12:30 p.m. Sept 15. Women’s Forum is a monthly
discussion group that focuses on short stories, poetry, current events,
history, and the arts. Free coffee and tea. Bring a light
lunch if you wish.
Tech Talks will be presented at 6 p.m. Sept 15
and again at 10:30 a.m. Sept 17.
series of sessions offers advice on what is new in technology and how
best to use it. Your questions are always answered. For
this month’s topic call 203-734-1492
Music and movement
At 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17 the Library hosts Bedtime Music and
Movement with Miss Kathi. Children may wear their pajamas and bring a
favorite stuffed animal to sing and dance under our special stars.
Writers’ Round meets at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18. This is a workshop for authors of all genres - poetry, prose, fiction,
scripts, etc. Bring your original works to share with others.
Teen Movie Night will happen at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 23, featuring Godzilla shown on blu-ray. Only 20
seats are available; call early to register.
Free refreshments will be served, including pizza.
Read to a canine
The Library welcomes Thor and Bailey our
special dog friends your child can read to at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24.
At 6:30 p.m.
Each child has a
15-minute session with the canines and a chance to practice their reading
skills as a new school year begins. Registration requested.
Evening Book Club
Sept. 29 the Library inaugurates the Evening Book
Each month a book of fiction, history, biography, or current
events will be the focus.
Books of moderate length and available in
paperback format will be selected each month.
The first selection is
Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
Free copies will be available at the
library approximately one month before the club’s first meeting.
information on any of the above programs or to register call 203-734-1492
This is a press release from Patricia Sweeney, reference librarian, Derby Neck Library.
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