The following events will take place at the Derby Neck Library in December.
On Thurs., Dec. 4, at 5:30 p.m. the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. will host “Dinner and a Movie” for ages 18 and older. Come enjoy a recent movie on Blu-Ray ( high definition) and have a free dinner, besides snacks. For the title of the movie shown this month, please call the library at 203-734-1492.
On Tues., Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. hosts Ansonia author and sports specialist, Rich Marazzi. He will be discussing his new book, “A Bowlful of Memories, 100 Years of Football at the Yale Bowl.” All aspects of Yale football history are covered. Come enjoy a great talk and purchase this fantastic book. Light refreshments will be served. For details please call the library at 203-734-1492.
On Wed., Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. presents “Bedtime Music and Movement” featuring Miss Kathi. Come sing and dance under our indoor stars. Wear your jammies and bring along a favorite stuffed animal if you wish. For details please call the library at 203-734-1492.
On Sat., Dec. 13, from 2-4 p.m., the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave., hosts a “Teen Video Game Tournament.” All teens and tweens are invited to a fun afternoon, with free refreshments and competition for great prizes. The Nintendo Wii U game this month is New Super Smash Brothers. No registration is required, just stop in and bring a friend. For details please call the library at 203-734-1492.
On Mon., Dec. 15 from 12:30 to 1:30 the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. hosts the Women’s Forum Holiday pot-luck lunch. All members are invited to relax and enjoy a sociable time. This is a discussion group that meets to share ideas on short stories, poetry, history and more. For more information call the library at 203-734-1492.
On Mon., Dec. 15 at 6-7 p.m. and again on Wed., Dec. 17 at 10:30-11:30 a.m., the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. presents “Tech Talks”. Our staff members offer ideas on what is the latest in technology and how best to use it. You may wish to bring your questions as well. For the topic this month, please call 203-734-1492.
On Wed., Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. the Derby Neck Library , 307 Hawthorne Ave. will host an open-house “Holiday Fun Day.” All day we will be hosting games, entertainments, refreshments, and more. Bring your family and friends—there are activities for all age groups. For details please call us at 203-734-1492.
On Thurs., Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m., the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. presents “Writer’s Round” a workshop and discussion group open to writers of all genres—poetry, prose, fiction, scripts, song lyrics, etc. Bring your original works to share with others and work on a writing prompt. For details please call 203-734-1492.
On Mon., Dec. 29, at 6:30 p.m. the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave. presents the “Evening Book Club.” This month our discussion focuses on “Gift from the Sea” by Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Copies of this small, inspirational memoir are available at the library. Come enjoy a lively and instructive session moderated by Patricia Sweeney of our staff. For details call Pat at 203-734-1492.
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