Monday, August 18, 2014

Local history, movies, more on Derby Library calendar

DERBY - The Derby Public Library continues its weekly Wednesday Movie Matinees series
for ages 18 and over.   
           Newly released DVDs will be shown at 1 p.m. every Wednesday.
           Light snacks will be provided. Registration is requested. 
           For a list of featured films, stop by the Library at 313 Elizabeth St. or call 203-736-1482.  

Local history
The Library continues its weekly Local History Information Sessions from 6-7:40 p.m. Tuesdays and on Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-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.  

Sports Talk
The Library is in its ninth season of the very popular Sports Talk series, held at 10 a.m.every Thursday.
These informal sessions will meet throughout the baseball season.   
Rich Marazzi, 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 more information, stop by the Library, 313 Elizabeth St., call 203-736-1482 or visit  

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

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