Monday, May 6, 2013

Derby library to host summer-related activities

         DERBY - The Derby Public Library will once again run a Summer Reading Club for adults 18 and over. 
         Groundbreaking Reads is this summer’s theme. The club will begin June 24 and run through Aug. 16. 

           As participants read books of their choice, they will be asked to anonymously complete a very brief written review to share with fellow readers. These will be posted. 
          They will receive a participation prize after they submit their first review.  
          Weekly raffles will be held for all readers sharing for each particular week.  

        All participants will be invited to a final summer Food and Fun
Groundbreaking event at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19. 
        Registration begins June 3.  
        Many other special events are planned for the summer, including Wednesday Movie Matinees, Magic, Music, and More!

      For information or to register, stop by the Library at 313 Elizabeth St., 
call 203-736-1482 or visit       

Demo to feature picnic ideas

        The Library has scheduled a cooking demo at 6:30 p.m. June 3.  Picnic recipes will be the topic of the evening. Just in time for the warm weather, Stacey Ference of Savour Catering will share delicious recipes to enjoy outdoors.  
        Great suggestions on how to pack a picnic basket with will be offered.
        There will be samples of all demonstrated foods.  The class is for ages 18 and older.  Registration is required. 
       For information, stop by the Library,  313 Elizabeth St., call 203-736-1482 or visit

Talkin' baseball      

     The Library is in its eighth season of the very popular Sports Talk series, held every Thursday at 10 a.m.  These informal sessions will meet throughout the baseball season.  Rich Marazzi, radio talk show host, author, and Major League Baseball Rules consultant facilitates. 
       Each session includes trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.
     All ages, rookies through veterans are invited to join Rich and his group of Silver Sluggers.  No registration is necessary.
     For information, stop by the Library at 313 Elizabeth St., call 203-736-1482 or visit

This post is taken from a press release from Cathy Williams, Director, Derby Public Library.

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