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Events

Monday, May 23
11:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting room reserved for library staff use.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, May 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for a virtual meeting where we discuss books about science! Do you read Carl Zimmer and Mary Roach, Brian Greene and Sam Kean? We do too! Join us for an exploration of the natural world, and beyond! Registration is required so that... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, May 24
10:00am - 11:15am
The Parent/Child Workshop is a five-week program for children ages 1-3 and their parents/caregivers.  This fun, informal, play-based program provides a rich environment of toys, books and art activities. Families have the opportunity to spend time... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, May 24
11:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting room reserved for library staff use.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, May 24
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join Teen Art and Writing Club, bi-weekly, to do writing prompts, share stories, illustrations and animations and group projects! This club meets via zoom. Join Zoom Meeting... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, May 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online discussion of Documentary films. Do you enjoy learning while being entertained? Do you wish Ken Burns could be your best friend? If so, this is the group for you!  Registration is required so that you can join us... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, May 25
11:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting room reserved for library staff use.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, May 25
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom. RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 11TH! Steve Hale (Bizarre Birds, Backyard Birds) returns! This presentation was created in response to the questions received from guests of other presentations (see below). Less about the... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, May 26
10:00am - 12:00pm
Grinnell Elementary School Class Visit.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, May 26
11:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting room reserved for library staff use.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, May 27
10:00am - 12:00pm
Grinnell Elementary School Class Visit.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, May 27
11:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting room reserved for library staff use.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday, May 28
11:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting room reserved for library staff use.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, May 30
9:00am - 9:00pm
The library will be closed today for the holiday.
Event Location: Adult Floor, Event Location: Children’s Room, Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, May 30
11:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting room reserved for library staff use.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, May 31
10:00am - 11:15am
The Parent/Child Workshop is a five-week program for children ages 1-3 and their parents/caregivers.  This fun, informal, play-based program provides a rich environment of toys, books and art activities. Families have the opportunity to spend time... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, May 31
11:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting room reserved for library staff use.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, May 31
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join professional genealogist, Claire Smith, to explore Irish ancestry. Irish research has a reputation for being challenging. You might have heard that many Irish records were burned, creating gaps in records that appear insurmountable. Don’t give... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, June 01
6:00pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom. Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's, the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors, current research and treatments... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, June 02
11:00am - 3:00pm
Reserved for Recording
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, June 06
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Parkinson's Support Group
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, June 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
 Interested in current events and issues?Join the Contemporary Issues Book Group! Join us the first Monday of every month.  Meetings will be held via Zoom June's Book: "You're in the Wrong Bathroom!": And 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions About... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, June 07
10:00am - 11:15am
The Parent/Child Workshop is a five-week program for children ages 1-3 and their parents/caregivers.  This fun, informal, play-based program provides a rich environment of toys, books and art activities. Families have the opportunity to spend time... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, June 07
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join Teen Art and Writing Club, bi-weekly, to do writing prompts, share stories, illustrations and animations and group projects! This club meets via zoom. Join Zoom Meeting... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, June 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of popular books about history! Do you love history? So do we! Join us as we make our way through the pages of the past!   Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom. This group will... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, June 07
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, June 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of Independent, Foreign, and Classic films. We will watch the film at home and gather to discuss it! Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, June 08
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom     Interested in drag? Love Drag Race? Join us for a discussion on drag performance history with Meredith Heller, PhD, of Northern Arizona University. Learn about the history of cross casting in Greece,... Read More
Event Location: Online
Saturday, June 11
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends of the Library Book sale! 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Event Location: Book Sale Room
Saturday, June 11
9:00am - 5:00pm
Derry Public Library ComicCon
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, June 13
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: New Hampshire Room, Event Location: Online
Monday, June 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
It's Pride month, so we are looking at groundbreaking filmmakers The Wachowski Sisters and their work from The Matrix to their solo work. This program will be presented via Zoom.
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, June 14
10:00am - 11:15am
The Parent/Child Workshop is a five-week program for children ages 1-3 and their parents/caregivers.  This fun, informal, play-based program provides a rich environment of toys, books and art activities. Families have the opportunity to spend time... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, June 14
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Are you interested in family history but aren’t sure how to begin? Join us for a crash course in genealogy. We’ll discuss research methodology and useful databases to get you started on your quest.        
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, June 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words” – John Fowles   Do you enjoy poetry and wish you could talk about it with someone? Or, do you wish you understood poetry and what it was trying to say? Then join our... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, June 15
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Let’s Play Music’s Ukulele Workshop! All Ages--Registration Recommended but not required. Have you ever wanted to learn the ukulele? This instrument is among the easiest to learn and fun to play, making it a popular... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, June 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  Registration is required so that you can join us virtually via Zoom.  We will contact you 1 hour prior to the event with instructions and a link... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, June 15
6:00pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom.   Later frosts in the fall, earlier planting times, heavier rain events and longer stretches of drought. Gardeners are on the front line as witnesses to the changes in climate that have been occurring in... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, June 16
11:00am - 3:00pm
Reserved for Recording
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, June 17
11:00am - 11:45am
Join the Upper Room, a family resource center, and CONNECT with other parents, grandparents and caregivers of young children ages 0-6.  Join us for an hour of fun, literacy, parenting tips, crafts, and snacks.   No registration required. For more... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, June 20
9:00am - 9:00pm
The library will be closed today for the holiday.
Event Location: Adult Floor, Event Location: Children’s Room, Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, June 21
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, June 21
11:00am - 12:00pm
We're kicking off "Oceans of Possibilites" with a glow dance party.  Wear something white or flourescent bright and we'll all shine under the lights!  We'll dance until we drop!   All Ages! Registration required and will open on May 31st.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, June 21
1:30pm - 2:30pm
We're kicking off "Oceans of Possibilites" with a glow dance party.  Wear something white or flourescent bright and we'll all shine under the lights!  We'll dance until we drop!   All Ages! Registration required and will open on May 31st.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, June 21
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join Teen Art and Writing Club, bi-weekly, to do writing prompts, share stories, illustrations and animations and group projects! This club meets via zoom. Join Zoom Meeting... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, June 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Do you want to be uplifted when you read? Do you know that the best medicine for a dreary day is a good cup of tea and some Fredrik Backman, or Rachel Joyce? Join us for the Feel Good book group. We will read books that will leave us feeling... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, June 21
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime that puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  ... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, June 22
10:00am - 10:30am
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth through 12 months). Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, June 22
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Lets make some natural scrubs and bath bombs. Have some fun mixing up a all natural scrub that you can use even on your lips for smooth skin ready to start your summer! If we have nice weather we will be doing this on the patio. Ages 11 - 18
Event Location: Patio, Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, June 22
6:00pm - 8:00pm
We all love summer, but sometimes it is way too hot! Looking for a way to beat the heat , or just see a movie for free? Come to the Derry Library! Screenings will be held in meeting room B. As this is a small space, masks are encouraged.   June's (... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B

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