Events

Court Reporting Seminar - Registration Required

Court Reporting Seminar – Registration Required

Monday, October 23
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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History of Beer in Connecticut

History of Beer in Connecticut

Thursday, October 26
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Craft beer is taking over the country and the Nutmeg State is no different. The Library will host author and self-proclaimed beer snob Will Siss on Thursday, October 26 at 6:30pm for a presentation on the History of Beer in Connecticut. Will Siss is the author of Connecticut Beer: A History of Nutmeg State Brewing […]

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Court Reporting Seminar - Registration Required

Court Reporting Seminar – Registration Required

Monday, October 30
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Court Reporting Seminar - Registration Required

Court Reporting Seminar – Registration Required

Monday, November 6
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Court Reporting Seminar - Registration Required

Court Reporting Seminar – Registration Required

Monday, November 13
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Court Reporting Seminar - Registration Required

Court Reporting Seminar – Registration Required

Monday, November 20
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Court Reporting Seminar - Registration Required

Court Reporting Seminar – Registration Required

Monday, November 27
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Repeating Events

Computer Class

Computer Class

Mondays

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

If you know little to nothing about computers, are afraid or confused about them, or interested but don’t know where to start, this is the place for you.  We cover the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel, email, and how to search the Internet for whatever interests you. There is no fee, you can start any day, but you can only attend once a week. Classes last an hour and are held on Mondays at 6pm and Tuesdays/Wednesdays at 10:30am.

Computer Class

Computer Class

Tuesdays

10:30 am - 11:30 am

If you know little to nothing about computers, are afraid or confused about them, or interested but don’t know where to start, this is the place for you.  We cover the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel, email, and how to search the Internet for whatever interests you. There is no fee, you can start any day, but you can only attend once a week. Classes last an hour and are held on Mondays at 6pm and Tuesdays/Wednesdays at 10:30am.

Computer Class

Computer Class

Wednesdays

10:30 am - 11:30 am

If you know little to nothing about computers, are afraid or confused about them, or interested but don’t know where to start, this is the place for you.  We cover the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel, email, and how to search the Internet for whatever interests you. There is no fee, you can start any day, but you can only attend once a week. Classes last an hour and are held on Mondays at 6pm and Tuesdays/Wednesdays at 10:30am.

Tech Talks

Tech Talks

Third Wednesday AND Monday Prior

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

“Tech Talks”, the adult program series focusing on topics related to modern technology that you may be interested in learning more about, is a recurring program on the third Wednesday of every month. Each month will introduce a different topic.

Needlers Group

Saturdays

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Derby Neck Needlers Group meet to exchange tips on crocheting, knitting and needlepoint. Newcomers are welcome and encouraged to attend. It’s a great way to learn some great skills! Refreshments served.

Dinner and a Movie

First Thursday

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Adult patrons are invited to enjoy Dinner and a Movie at the Derby Neck Library. We will be showing classic and modern movies in stunning HD on the 1st Thursday of every month at 5:30pm. Dinner will be served at the half-way point with refreshments being served throughout. Viewers must be 18 or older as movies may contain adult themes and content. No registration is required.

D&D Sundays

D&D Sundays

First Sunday of every month

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Roll a character, then play a thrilling campaign alongside fellow enthusiasts as you work together to vanquish common foes and achieve victory! Beginners are welcome. Refreshments are served throughout. All supplies provided.

Contact club moderator, Ian Parsells at headlibrarian@biblio.org if you are interested in joining the group.

D&D Sundays

D&D Sundays

Third Sunday of every month

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Roll a character, then play a thrilling campaign alongside fellow enthusiasts as you work together to vanquish common foes and achieve victory! Beginners are welcome. Refreshments are served throughout. All supplies provided.

Contact club moderator, Ian Parsells at headlibrarian@biblio.org if you are interested in joining the group.

Women’s Forum

Third Monday of every month

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Women’s Forum is dedicated to stimulating discussions focused on short stories, historical presentations, and more. The group meets on the third Monday of the month at 12:30pm. Copies of the reading selections are available at the library. You may wish to bring a light lunch. We serve free coffee and tea at each meeting. For more details, speak to Pat Sweeney, club moderator.

Evening Book Club

Last Monday every month

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting on the last Monday of the month at 6:30pm, the Evening Book Club is a monthly program where we primarily read shorter novels by award-winning authors and occasionally a memoir.  Reading selections are available in the lobby near the new books. Bring a friend or family member and enjoy an informative and entertaining evening.  This club is also moderated by Pat Sweeney.

D&D Skirmishes

D&D Skirmishes

Third Thursday

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An offshoot of the popular D&D Sundays program, this Thursday evening event series allows veteran and beginners alike to come together and battle monsters or each other using 5th edition D&D rules. Battles can be either PvP (player vs. player) or PvE (player vs. enemy) scenarios. In PvE scenarios, players can face off against any monster they have seen in their campaigns.

This series takes place on the 3rd and last Thursday of every month and is the best way to learn about Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition! It is open to all, but before joining, please reach out to club moderator and head librarian Ian Parsells at headlibrarian@biblio.org.

The library supplies all materials.

D&D Skirmishes

D&D Skirmishes

Last Thursday

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An offshoot of the popular D&D Sundays program, this Thursday evening event series allows veteran and beginners alike to come together and battle monsters or each other using 5th edition D&D rules. Battles can be either PvP (player vs. player) or PvE (player vs. enemy) scenarios. In PvE scenarios, players can face off against any monster they have seen in their campaigns.

This series takes place on the 3rd and last Thursday of every month and is the best way to learn about Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition! It is open to all, but before joining, please reach out to club moderator and head librarian Ian Parsells at headlibrarian@biblio.org.

The library supplies all materials.

Afternoon Tea V

Afternoon Tea V

Tuesdays

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Starting on Tuesday, September 26 and then on every Tuesday thereafter from 1:00–3:00pm, the Derby Neck Library will begin its newest adult program series: Afternoon Tea V! This new program series will feature an hour’s worth of episodes of a streaming-only show on services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video followed by an hour of discussion. Throughout, there will be tea, coffee, and biscuits for refreshments. The first series will feature the Netflix series: The Crown. There is no fee for this program and no registration is required. Join us!

Tai Chi: An 8-Week Course

Tai Chi: An 8-Week Course

Wednesdays

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Derby Neck Library is proud to host an 8-week Tai Chi course taught by Ann Sullo, an experienced martial artist and teacher. The class will begin on Wednesday, October 25 and run thru December 20 (skipping November 22) taking place in the library’s Community Room from 6:00-7:00pm. Students will learn a series of basic forms of Tai Chi. If there is enough interest, we will continue this program throughout the year.

Registration is required and the cost for this program will be $60 per person for the full 8 week course. This cost is reduced based on a contribution by the library to help make this course even more affordable than it already is. Please note that there will be no refunds for missed classes.

Ann Sullo is a certified instructor with the Tai Chi for Health Institute. She is an IFA-certified fitness instructor and holds a 3rd-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do with over 15 years’ teaching experience.