Friday, July 12, 2013

Check out local history, talk sports at Derby library

DERBY - The Derby Public Library has scheduled weekly Local History
Information Sessions from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays.
            The Library’s Local History Coordinator will be available in the Local History Room to answer questions and assist visitors in exploring the numerous local history resources available at the Library.  
           Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database.  
           Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more. 
Talkin' about baseball
The Library is in its eighth season of the popular Sports Talk series, held at 10 a.m. every Thursday.
These informal sessions 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 Marazzi and his group of Silver Sluggers. No registration is necessary. 
 For information on these programs, stop by the Library at 313 Elizabeth St., call 203-736-1482 or visit

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

No comments:

Learn How to Kick the Habit

DERBY - Griffin Hospital offers free education, advice and support to help individuals prepare to quit smoking with its four-week smoking ...