Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Derby Neck Library offers games, tech talk, movies, and more

DERBY - The Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. will present a free program, Ancient Games, for 'tweens, teens, and adults at 6 p.m. Sept. 2.
Come learn Go, parcheesi, mancala, chess, and similar games.
All boards and instructions are provided to help you enjoy these games of strategy.

Photo of library taken from website
Dinner and a movie
The Library will host Dinner and a Movie (for adults 18 and older) at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4.
This month’s feature film is Blue Jasmine by Woody Allen, shown on blu-ray.
Refreshments will be served, including free pizza at intermission.

Women's Forum
The Library will host Women's Forum at 12:30 p.m. Sept 15.  Women’s Forum is a monthly discussion group that focuses on short stories, poetry, current events, history, and the arts. Free coffee and tea. Bring a light lunch if you wish.  

Tech Talks
Tech Talks will be presented at 6 p.m. Sept 15 and again at 10:30 a.m. Sept 17.
This series of sessions offers advice on what is new in technology and how best to use it.  Your questions are always answered. For this month’s topic call 203-734-1492.

Music and movement
At 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17 the Library hosts Bedtime Music and Movement with Miss Kathi.  Children may wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal to sing and dance under our special stars.

Writers' Round
Writers’ Round meets at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18.  This is a workshop for authors of all genres - poetry, prose, fiction, scripts, etc. Bring your original works to share with others.  

Teen movie
Teen Movie Night will happen at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 23, featuring Godzilla shown on blu-ray.  Only 20 seats are available; call early to register.
Free refreshments will be served, including pizza.

Read to a canine
The Library welcomes Thor and Bailey our special dog friends your child can read to at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24.
Each child has a 15-minute session with the canines and a chance to practice their reading skills as a new school year begins. Registration requested.

Evening Book Club
At 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29 the Library inaugurates the Evening Book Club.
Each month a book of fiction, history, biography, or current events will be the focus. 
Books of moderate length and available in paperback format will be selected each month.
The first selection is Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival by Velma Wallis.
Free copies will be available at the library approximately one month before the club’s first meeting.

For information on any of the above programs or to register call 203-734-1492.

This is a press release from Patricia Sweeney, reference librarian, Derby Neck Library.

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