Events/Computer Access

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“TECH TIME”

*3rd Wed. each month @ 6:30 PM
*3rd Thurs. each month @ 10:00 AM
 
April 16th & 17th, 2014
MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint

Participants will be given specific tips on understanding the basics and integrated use across these three Microsoft Offce applications. Our Tech Librarian, Marc Weissman, will guide you through the process of improving your speed and efficiency  with there respective usage.

*No reservations are accepted as this is a first-come, first-serve class with a 7 seat limit per session.

Note: It is the intention of these sessions to help patrons keep up with the ever-changing world of technology. Ideas for future topics to cover are welcomed.

 Click *HERE* to suggest topics.

Computer Access

The Library has several public access computers. some obtained through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grants to Public Libraries in addition to other pieces of technology equipment. Free Wi-Fi service is also available.

Adult Internet Use Policy
Young Adult Internet Use Policy
Children’s Internet Use Policy 

 

 

Human Interest Stories

of the Battle of Gettysburg

Monday, April 28th, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Presented by Kevin Drake, Derby native

Author / Founder of Gettysburg Publishing.

 

Kevin will focus on some of the personal stories

of this turning point battle of the Civil War.

He has appeared on WTNH’s Connecticut Style

and Charter Cable’s Connecticut

  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.  The Library Board of Directors will choose the winner based on an essay explainingthe role of libraries in their life.  The award will be presented at the Library Board of Directors meeting on June 18.  In addition to the monetary prize, the winner’s name will be added to the Scholarship Prize Plaque located in the Young Adult Department.  High School Seniors may submit their entry directly to the Library Director now through May 31.  For more information, please stop by the Library at 313 Elizabeth St. or call 203 736-1482 or email cwilliams@biblio.org

 
NationalLibraryWeek
 @ Derby Public Library
    April 13th – 19th
 
     CHILDREN’S ROOM
Spring Celebration

Monday, April 28th, 10 AM-11:15 AM

FAMILY PLACE PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOP for Ages 1-3

This free, multi-week program will feature puzzles, books, blocks, a craft, dramatic play, and more.

 

**Click here to register**

 

 

This program is presented by Kevin Drake, Derby native, author and founder of Gettysburg Publishing.

Kevin will focus on some of the personal stories of this turning point battle of the Civil War. He has appeared on WTNH’s Connecticut Style and Charter Cable’s Connecticut Stories. His books include Test Your Knowledge on the Battle of Gettysburg and A Quiet Town No More.

Registration is requested.

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