Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Sports talk, local history in spotlight at Derby Public Library

DERBY - The Derby Public Library is in its eighth season of the 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 Marazzi and his group of Silver Sluggers.

Attention local history fans

      The Library has scheduled weekly Local History Information Sessions from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 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.  

       For more information on either program, stop by the Library at 313 Elizabeth St., call 203-736-1482 or visit www.derbypubliclibrary.org.

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