Monday, July 13, 2015

Upcoming events at Derby Public Library

The following information was provided by Library Director Cathy Williams. For more information, stop by the library at 313 Elizabeth St. or call 203 736-1482 or visit  

Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse Craft Class – Tag, You’re It
Monday, Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m.
Ansonia Animal Control Officer, Jeanie Roslonowski, returns to the Library with Tag, You’re It, showing participants, ages eighteen and over, what they can do with simple shipping tags. Whether it be for gift tags or decorations, the possibilities are endless. Come and relax and see your creativity emerge. The class will also include information on conservation and animal issues.  Registration is required.

Resume “Right-ing”
First Wednesday of the 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 August class will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Registration is not required.

Wednesday Movie Matinees (ages 18 and over)
Every Wednesday at 1:00 PM 
Newly released DVDs will be shown every Wednesday at 1 p.m.  Light snacks will be provided. This is a great way to cool off and relax on a summer afternoon. Registration is requested. For a list of featured films, stop by the library or call.

Sports Talk Series
Every Thursday morning at 10 a.m. throughout the baseball season
The Derby Public Library is now in its 10th 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.

Local History Information Sessions – The Floods of 1955
Tuesdays from 6 p.m. -7:30 p.m. & Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon
During this time the Library’s Local History Coordinator offers information on monthly highlighted topics. August’s topic will be The Floods of 1955. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events and more.

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