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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Derby Neck Library announces November events

DERBY >> The following events for November are taking place at the Derby Neck Library:

From Sat., Nov. 1 through Sun., Nov. 9 the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. will hold its fall book sale, run by the Friends’ Club.  Hours are Sat. and Sun, 1-5 and Mon. through Thurs. 10-8.  Closed every Friday.  Come browse and shop through our large collection of fiction and non-fiction titles, including music and dvds too. Prices are reasonable at $1.00 for hardcovers and 50 cents for paperbacks.  Coffee-table sized books are specially marked.  Other specials will be offered.  For further details please call the library at 203-734-1492.

On Tues., Nov. 4th at 6 p.m. the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. host “Evening Chess and Go Club.”  Come learn these traditional board games.  We bring all the supplies and provide the free instruction.  Bring a friend or family member and enjoy a fun night out.  For details call the library at 203-734-1492.

On Sun., Nov. 16 from 2-3 p.m., Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. presents “Bring on the Hoopla.”  This is a free event for kids and their families.  We provide the hula-hoops for fun and nostalgia.  A very entertaining time.  For details please call the library at 203-734-1492.

On Mon., Nov. 17 from 12:30-1:30, Derby Neck Library, 307  Hawthorne Ave. hosts “Women’s Forum” a monthly discussion group that focuses on short stories, poetry, history and more.  This month we discuss two short stories by Mary Robison—“In Jewel” and  “Look at Me.”  Free copies of the stories are available at our front desk.  This is a lunch group, so feel free to bring yours along.  We serve free coffee and tea.  For details please call the library at 203-734-1492.

On Mon. Nov., 17 at 6:30 p.m and again on Wed., Nov. 19 at 10:30 a.m. the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. presents “Tech Talks” a monthly program that explains the latest in technology and how to best use it in your live.  Feel free to also bring your questions for discussion.  To see this month’s topic, visit the library or call us at 203-734-1492.

On Tues., Nov. 18 at 5:30 p.m., the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. hosts “Teen Movie Night.”  This month’s feature on blu-ray is “Maleficent.”  Sitting is limited, so you must call ahead to register.  Free snacks and a dinner are also served.  All attending  must be present before 5:45 p.m., when the doors close.  To register please call 203-734-1492.

On Wed., Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. hosts “B.A.R.K.—Be a Reading Kid”  featuring the listening dogs Thor and Bailey.  This program offers kids a 15-minute session to read to a gentle dog.  Parents are asked to call ahead to register their children, at 203-734-1492.

On Thurs., Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m., the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave., hosts “Writers’ Round.”  This is a workshop for writers of all formats—prose, fiction, poetry, scripts, etc.  Writing practice is part of our evening, so come and be inspired.  For details please call the library at 203-734-1492.

On Mon., Nov. 24 at 6:30 p.m. the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. hosts their “Evening Book Club.”  This is a monthly session which focus on novella-length books of fiction, biography, or non-fiction.  All titles selected are award winners and written by authors of worth.  This month we explore “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” by Muriel Sparks.  This book was featured on Broadway and also recreated as a movie.  Copies of the book are available at our library and are purchased for us by the Friends’ Club.  For details please call the library at 203-734-1492.

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