Weekly Local History Information Sessions.
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.
Tuesdays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. -Noon.
Derby Public Library Annual Scholarship Prize
The Derby Public Library is now accepting submissions for its Annual Scholarship Prize of $500. It is open
to all high school seniors living in Derby who are planning to further their education, regardless of where they go to school. In addition to the monetary prize, the winner's name will be added to the Scholarship Prize Plaque located in the Young Adult department.
The Library Board of Directors will choose the winner based on an essay explaining the role of libraries in their life. Seniors may submit their entry directly to the Library Director now through May 31, 2013.
The annual award will be presented at the Library Board of Directors' meeting on June 19, 2013.
2013 Summer Reading Clubs
Teen's-Beneath The Surface.
Children's-Dig Into Reading.
Registration begins June 3 for all Summer Reading Programs. Visit or call the circulation desk
at 203-736-1482 to sign up. The Reading Clubs run June 24 through August 16, 2013.
Many events are planned for the summer including movies, magic, music and more!
There is always something happening at the Derby Public Library for patrons of all ages.
This programming is sponsored by the Jane C. and David B. Cohen Fund through the Valley Community Foundation in memory of David B. Cohen.