The library will sponsor a fundraising Bingo Day on Saturday, March 18th at Paul's Sugar House on Route 5 in Derby. Doors will open at 11:00 a.m. and Bingo will begin at 1:00 p.m. There will be prizes, snacks and beverages, and a 50/50 rafflle. Proceeds will go to the library's operating budget. Join us for an exciting day!
Preschool Story Time
Preschool Story Time is every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. Join Miss Joanne for an exciting year of stories, songs, crafts, and games featuring Nursery Rhymes.
Family Movie Night
Join us for our next Family Movie Night on Friday, March 17th at 6:00 p.m. The feature will be Moana, and popcorn and water will be served. We have had a wonderful turnout for movies in 2016 and are looking forward to more great showings in 2017.
Stephen Long Program
Author Stephen Long will discuss his book Thirty-Eight on March 19th at 2:00 p.m. in a program jointly sponsored by the the Derby Historical Society and the Dailey Memorial Library. The talk will center upon the 1938 hurricane that devastated New England. The program will be at the Community Church in Derby and refreshments will be served.
Little Free Libraries
We now have two Little Free Libraries registered and on the LFL World map. Located in Scampy's Store in West Charleston and next to the Town Clerk's Office in Morgan, the little libraries are dedicated to former librarian Barbara Whitehill. Please visit them anytime and take a book or leave one-they are fully stocked with both adult and kids' books.
Winter Book Discussion Series
Our Winter Book Discussion Series, "The Changing South", began on Sunday, January 15th with A Death in the Family by James Agee. This series contains Pulitzer-winning novels set against the background of slavery and the Civil War, and life in the American South. Other books to be discussed are A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (February 12th), The Color Purple by Alice Walker (March 5th), and The Known World by Edward P. Jones (April 9th). Rachael Cohen will be our moderator, and programs will be on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. All four books are available at the library.