DERBY - The Derby Neck Library, at 307 Hawthorne Ave., is hosting a variety of events for children and adults in August.
To register for the programs or to get more information, call 203-734-1492.
On Monday, Aug. 1 at 10:30 a.m., bring little ones to the library for "Mr. Gym: A Musical Movement Journey" with Chris Keithan. This program is best suited for children from birth to age 8, and features live music on various instruments.
On Thursday, Aug. 4 from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. all ages are welcome to participate in Scrabble Night. The library has the game boards and dictionaries.
On Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 6:30 p.m. the library presents the Papillion with "Kraw Fish Pie." This is a fun program for the entire family. Learn to play in a Cajun Band and learn the New Orleans Kick (a dance).
Also Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. teens and adults are invited to a Poets’ Corner program. This is a small workshop featuring fun exercises to enhance the creative flow. Bring your original written creations to share.
On Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 6:30 p.m. come to the library for "Go for the Stars!" It is a multi-media space program conducted by Gary Pozzato and his companion Robo, a friendly robot. All aspects of space travel, space work, and robots in space will be shown.
On Monday, Aug. 15 from 12:30-1:30 p.m., the library will host the Culture Club, a literary discussion group. This month’s topic will be two short stories (free copies are available). Bring a light lunch, and coffee and tea will be served for free.
On Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning at 3:30 p.m., the library will host a children’s beach party in its garden space. Set up will include kiddie pools, sprinklers, water toys, bubble wands, and more. Also appearing will be Mr. Bungles with his giant, 10 foot, bubbles.
On Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. the library will host the monthly meeting of the Current Events Club, which discusses and analyzes the news, including the arts, science, politics, and finance, on a local, state, or national level.
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