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Wednesday, July 23, 2014


Summer Reading Club and Activities

June 23 - August 9, 2014

Transitioning from High School to College
Saturday, July 26
10:15 - 12:45 pm

Many college students drop out within the first two years of their degrees because they are not prepared to tackle the academic requirements, adjust to different teaching styles or make good decisions about other basics of college life. This workshop will cover key areas which students and researches have identified as important for success in college.

Registration required. Register online, call 203-797-4527 or stop by the Ask Me Desk.

This program is sponsored by the FRIENDS of the Danbury Library.

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Grand Slam Club

August 5, September 2
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Lower Level Meeting Room
All baseball enthusiasts welcome!

Get together with other baseball fans in celebration of Danbury Westerners 20th year in the New England Baseball League. Enjoy special activities, speakers and discussions! You’ll be a part of the biggest hit on Main Street each month! Like trivia? See how much you know. there still such a thing as sportsmanship and character? a door prize, including Westerners’ game tickets.

Free! Refreshments. Registration is strongly encouraged online at danburylibrary.org or call 203-797-4527. For more information call Danbury Library Community Relations Office 203-796-8061.

Summer Lunch Program to be offered at Library

We’ll be offering free nutritious lunches to any child under the age of eighteen as part of the summer reading program. The meals will be provided by the CT “No Kid Hungry” program and will be available starting Mon., June 23 and continue through Fri., August 22 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in the Lower Level Meeting Room (while supplies last.)

End Hunger Connecticut! is a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization. By focusing on advocacy, outreach, education and research, EHC! serves as a comprehensive anti-hunger resource for policymakers, community organizations, and low-income families. The work of EHC! is vital to the visibility and coordination of various federal food assistance programs that are meant to lower the prevalence of food insecurity and hunger. The goal of EHC! is to improve the levels of food security and nutrition among Connecticut families while creating and supporting policies that move families toward self-sufficiency.

For more information click here!


Do You Have Used Books, DVDs and CDs? 

Share the love of reading.

Give them to the  FRIENDS of The Danbury Library 

Box them up and bring them to: 30 Main Street, Danbury (across from Price Rite) ! What we can’t use: Encyclopedias • VHS videotapes • Reader’s Digest condensed books Medical or business books older than 5 years • Textbooks older than 3 years Computer books older than 2 years • Textbooks with writing, highlighting, or underlining Magazines • Badly damaged books Your donations help support library programs and services!

FRIENDS of the Danbury Library 


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Young Adult Chess Club - Thursdays, 5:00 - 6:30 PM

Lower Level Meeting Room

Learn one of the world's most popular games! Already a player? Learn and practice some game strategies. 


Instructor: Local chess master, William Mattison, will be on hand to teach basic beginner moves and strategy for the more experienced player.  For more information 

call Mrs. Harrigan at 203-797-4528.

Mango Mobile Library Edition

Learn languages everywhere you go with our free apps for iPhone®, iPod touch® and Android™. Mango Mobile Library Edition gives you access to all the Mango language courses offered through our library from the palm of your hand.  

For the apps to work, you must have an account with Mango set up through our library’s website, and an iPhone® or Android™ mobile device.

• Patrons simply download and launch the app and login with their library user name and password for unlimited access both on and offline.
• Lessons work just like the online versions: touch the to reveal answers, hear pronunciations, and interact with the content.
• All Mango Basic and Complete courses licensed through your library are available via the Mango Library Edition app!

Get the Free iPhone App

iPhone App Requirements:

• Valid library account
• An account with Mango (set up through your library website)
• iPhone® or iPod touch® running iOS4

Get the Free Android App

Android App Requirements:

• Valid library account
• An account with Mango (set up through your library website)
• Android device versions 2.2 and higher

LibAnywhere is here! (Click here for QR Codes)

 The library catalog is now available for your mobile phone! Search, discover, and interact with participating libraries--anywhere you are, right away.  Search the catalog, place a hold, see what you have checked out, renew items, see upcoming events, contact a librarian, and more.  Library Anywhere collaborates with participating libraries. If you don't see your library listed, ask them to join.

IPhone users  If you have iTunes installed on your machine, the browser will redirect from link and open iTunes directly to that app.  For those who don't, it just opens a webpage with information about the app.   

Android Market download.


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