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What is PechaKucha? Find out at Westport Library workshop

August 20, 2015

The program is being organized by Bill Derry, the library's director of innovation, and motivational speaker Nina Lesiga.

Skype lesson at Westport Public Library

September 1, 2011

The presenter will be Bill Derry, the library's director for innovation and user experience.

Russians check out Westport Library

October 24, 2013

At the Westport Library, assistant director Bill Derry explained to the Russians some of the MakerSpace innovations and showed them how to play a song using fruits and vegetables hooked up to a computer. Bill ...

The Force is with the Westport Library as robots star at 'Star Wars' event

October 12, 2014 |

"C-3PO and R2-D2 could not be with us to join their cousins," Bill Derry, the library's director of innovation, said of the "Star Wars" robots. ... Bill Derry, the Westport Library's director of innovation, ...

Westport Library hires IT professional

June 18, 2011

Bill Derry, who has worked in several school districts in the state, including Westport, brings expertise in information technology literacy and integration, officials said in announcing the appointment. ... ...

'Making' an impact: Westport Library's MakerSpace helps inspire White House event

June 19, 2014

"It was just such a validation of what we've been doing," said Bill Derry, the assistant library director for innovation and user experience. ... Last October, Derry said, the Westport Library received a ...

Westport Library to hold iPad workshop

April 24, 2012

Assistant Library Director Bill Derry will start with basic iPad functions such as customizing settings and moving between apps.

Tumblebooks aims to help kids jump into reading

September 21, 2013 |

After Bill Derry, the library's assistant director, shared a dramatic reading of the children's book, "Oierre Le Poof!" ... "The beautiful thing about this is you can read the book," Derry said. ... The free ...

Seniors slate Irish social, robot demonstration

March 5, 2015

Bill Derry, the library's assistant director for innovation, will introduce the robots -- Nancy and Vincent -- that can walk, dance and talk in 19 languages.

Bionic buddies: Robots Nancy and Vincent make history at Westport Library

October 4, 2014 |

The robots were manufactured by the French robotics company Aldebaran, said Bill Derry, the library's director of innovation. ... -- that Derry had asked minutes before. ... Bill Derry, Westport Library's ...

'Call for Makers' issued for entries to Westport Mini Maker Faire

February 28, 2015

For questions, contact Mark Mathias at 203-226-1791 or mark@remarkablesteam.org, or Bill Derry at 203-291-4846 or bderry@westportlibrary.org.

Westport Library to hold talk on TED

October 20, 2011

Library plans talk on TED.com Westport Public Library will hold a talk by Assistant Library Director Bill Derry on TED.com 10 a.m. ... Derry, a longtime information techology professional for the Westport school ...

Westport Library to hold talk on Maker Space

December 20, 2012

Bill Derry, the library's assistant director, and Board of Education member Mark Mathias will discuss the space and demonstrate a 3D printer, according to a release. ... "We're going to show how the Maker Space ...

A wedding of creative talents: Princess Bride (and groom) to show how it's done

January 1, 2014 |

"The public will get an inside look at what can happen when the age-old tradition of marriage gets reimagined to meet the arts and technology interests and experiences of the couple," said Bill Derry, the ...

Westport Library a finalist for national honor

February 25, 2015

Bill Derry, Westport Library's director of innovation, asks Vincent, one of the library's humanoid robots, a question as Nancy, a companion robot, looks on.

Woog's World / Westport Library's 'wizard' plies the magic of learning for young and old

April 28, 2014 |

Gazing at it all from above -- like a proud father -- was Bill Derry. ... "Bill!" ... Bill Derry, the Westport Library's assistant director for innovation and user experience, is the recipient of this year's ...

'Dr. Who' inspires innovative work space at Westport Library's MakerSpace

March 2, 2014 |

There's some great ideas in it," said Bill Derry, the assistant library director for innovation and user experience. ... "We're going to lose Gar, but we still want to find somebody to teach SolidWorks," Derry ...

High-tech quilting project knits together Westport community

January 20, 2014 |

But the completed quilt created a sense of community and "a feeling of creating something new together," said Bill Derry, the library's assistant director for innovation and user experience. "Often people think ...

'Princess Bride' event with Sarandon a royal treat for fans

April 12, 2016 |

Actor Chris Sarandon, who starred in the movie, "The Princess Bride," flanked by Bill Derry, left, who performed the homage 2013 wedding for Westporters Kristan and Vijay Rao, right, with a Princess Bride theme.

Library to hold children's programs

July 31, 2012

Making Movies with Bill Derry: This book-trailer movie-making workshop will give children in grades four through six a chance to learn how to use Photostory or iMovie to produce trailers about books.

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