Senior Services

“The wisest man has something yet to learn” – George Santayanaseniorprogramming

The Derby Public Library offers many services with seniors in mind. These include:

Books on CD – Bestsellers, fiction and nonfiction titles. Give your eyes a rest and just listen!

Large Print Books – Bestsellers, fiction and nonfiction titles that are easier on the eyes.

Museum Passes – Free or reduced admissions to museums, state parks, zoos and aquariums

Lunchtime Book Discussions – Held on the last Wednesday of each month at 12:30 PM. Books available at the Adult Circulation Desk. Drop-ins welcome.

Sports Talk – Join our Silver Sluggers every Thursday at 10 AM during baseball season. 

Tech Time – Need help downloading e-books? Searching our databases? Scanning/sending documents/ photos? Optimizing your mobile device? Bring your Library-related tech questions each month on the third Wednesday at 6:30 PM and the third Thursday at 10 AM. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.

AARP Driver Safety Refresher Course – Spring and fall classes offered.

Topical Titles – Covering such subject matter as retirement, travel, hobbies, grand-parenting and other areas of interest!

Library Newsletter / Flyers – On display at the Library and here to update you on programs and services.

Pamphlet Center & Community Bulletin Board  – Information on area health, recreation, educational and social groups.

Newspapers – Connecticut Post, New Haven Register, Sunday NY Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today

Magazines – A wide variety of news, fashion, entertainment & special interest publications listed here

Internet Access – PC Computers available for public usage. 

Wi-Fi Service – Available throughout the building with Library key code, available at the Adult Circulation Desk.

Online Resources – Databases, Wowbrary, Novelist, Downloadable free e-media, & more w/ your Derby Public Library card.