Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Upcoming events at Derby Public Library

Wednesday Movie Matinees (ages 18 and over)
Every Wednesday at 1 p.m.
The Derby Public Library continues its weekly Wednesday Movie Matinees series for ages 18 and over. Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday at 1 p.m. Light snacks will be provided. Registration is requested. For a list of featured films, stop by the library or call.

Resume “Right-ing”
First Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
The Derby Public Library is now offering Resume Workshops on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. During these sessions, participants are welcome to either start from scratch or bring copies of their existing resumes, cover letters as well, for review and optimizing. Often times a new resume can be created simply by making a number of subtle tweaks versus a whole new change. The June class will be held on Wednesday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m.. Registration is not required.

Local History Information Sessions – Derby Graduates
Tuesdays from 6 p.m. -7:30 p.m. & Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon
The Derby Public Library holds weekly Local History Information Sessions on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Along with offering research assistance, the library’s local history coordinator also offers information on monthly highlighted topics. June’s topic will be Derby Graduates. Visitors will be able to reminisce about days gone by while viewing photographs and yearbooks of past Derby High School graduates. Yearbooks going back to 1938 will be available. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Sports Talk Series
Every Thursday morning at 10:00 AM throughout the baseball season
The Derby Public Library is now in its tenth season of Sports Talks. These informal sessions are held every Thursday morning at 10 a.m. throughout the baseball season. They are facilitated by radio talk show host, author, and Major League Baseball Rules Consultant, Rich Marazzi. Each session includes trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more. All ages, from rookies through veterans, are invited to join Rich and his group of Silver Sluggers. No registration is necessary.

Master’s Table Community Meals Information Session
Monday, June 1
The Derby Public Library will host a Master’s Table Community Meals Information Session on Monday, June 1 at 6:30 PM.  This non-profit Valley organization provides a safe and uplifting environment for the hungry, providing healthy nutritious meals to all in need. Volunteer cooks plan and prepare the meals using donated food and funds. Come and learn how you can help combat hunger in your community.

These are press releases from Library Director Cathy Williams. For more information, stop by the library at 313 Elizabeth St. or call 203-736-1482 or visit www.derbypubliclibrary.org

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