Friday, February 7, 2014

Read to therapy dog, build with Legos at Derby Library

          DERBY - Margie Miles and Sandy her therapy dog will visit the Derby Public Library for the popular Read to Sandy program at 10 a.m. March 8.
         Children ages 5-11 are invited to share a book with Sandy during this interactive reading program.
         Each child will be given a 10-15 minute time slot to read to Sandy.
       Sandy and Margie are registered with Therapy Dogs, Inc. and volunteer at local schools, hospitals and nursing homes.
        This is a great opportunity for beginner or reluctant readers, as well as experienced readers, to build confidence, enhance their reading skills and encourage a love of reading. 
       Come select a book from “Sandy’s Favorites” on display each month in the Children’s Room. 
        Registration is requested.
        For further information or to register, call the Children’s Room, 203-736-1482, stop by the Library, 313 Elizabeth St. or visit the Library website at

Lego Time planned

        The Library invites children ages 4-11 to use their creative talents and stir their imaginations during Lego Time at 12:30 p.m. on the same day, March 8.
        All levels of building skills are welcome to come by for this drop-in program which will take place twice a month.
       There is no fee to attend; all building materials will be provided.
       The masterpieces will remain on display in the Children’s Room for  everyone to admire.

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

This is a press release from Sue Sherman, Children's Librarian, Derby Public Library.

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