64 E Broadway, Derry NH | 03038 | (603) 432-6140 | Hours

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In partnership with the NH Law Library, Derry Public Library offers access to both physical and digital resources for legal research.

Learn more about the book groups and clubs that meet at the library.

The generous donations given to the library.

About our Board of Trustees

 

Events

Thursday, February 02
9:30am - 8:00pm
Children's room carpet project
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, February 03
9:30am - 8:00pm
Children's room carpet project
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday, February 04
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Dungeons and Dragons Campaign
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, February 06
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Parkinson's Support Group
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, February 07
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Immigrant ancestors can be difficult to track to the port of entry. Sometimes it’s so fun to go looking for the immigration documentation, researchers skip the vital first step: laying a firm foundation of records in America. We’ll look at a... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, February 07
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Helping your community? Bring a project to work on, or help us knit/crochet hats, mittens, and scarves for children in the community.  Winter is here, and these  handmade items... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, February 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
Wednesday, February 08
11:00am - 12:00pm
Class introducinglibrary skills for ages 6-12 sponsored byChesterbrook Homeschool Co-op.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, February 08
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Let's make some sweet and salty treats.  Ages 11 - 18  
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, February 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, February 08
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program is In-Person  A presentation on the lives of Black soldiers stationed at Grenier Air Base (now Manchester-BostonRegional Airport) during World War II, when the service was segregated by race. Includes an overview of Black military... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday, February 11
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends of the Derry Libraries Book Sale 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Event Location: Book Sale Room
Saturday, February 11
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you love to read? Do you just want to talk about your latest read and hear what others are interested in? Bring your own book, whether its a great book or a dud and share your thoughts. We'll provide the PIZZA you bring your current reads, who... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, February 13
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy, and pre-school activities.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, February 13
11:15am - 12:00pm
Due to popular demand we have added a second session!   Story program for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy, and pre-school activities.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, February 13
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: New Hampshire Room, Event Location: Online
Monday, February 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
For this month's film program, we are doing an in-depth look at Jordan Peele, one of the most exciting filmmakers working today. "But Liz- he only has three films!" Well, there is a lot of material in those films, as well as his work as a writer and... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, February 14
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, February 14
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Follow your dreams and come to the library to make your very own Dream Catcher!  We will hear a cool story and then create your personal Dream Catcher! Registration is required.  Registration opens January 24th... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, February 14
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join Teen Art and Writing Club, bi-weekly, to do writing prompts, share stories, illustrations and animations. We'll also finalize and produce our teen magazine, Thinking and Inking.
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, February 14
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, February 15
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, February 15
11:00am - 12:00pm
Class introducinglibrary skills for ages 6-12 sponsored byChesterbrook Homeschool Co-op.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, February 15
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Greater Derry Oral Health Board Meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, February 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
Thursday, February 16
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this exciting toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. This storytime engages young children using music, finger plays, props, and movement.... Read More
Event Location: Patio, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, February 16
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Let's get together and see who gets to the finish line first! Snacks included.   Ages 11- 18  
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, February 17
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Mr. Ray for an all ages family storytime featuring fun stories and songs.  Weather permitting, this storytime will be outside on the patio, otherwise we will meet in the Meeting Room.... Read More
Event Location: Patio, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, February 17
11:00am - 11:45am
Join us at The Derry Public Library lower-level meeting room with your children ages 0-6 to connect with other families, make a child-friendly craft, enjoy snacks, stories, and useful parenting tips and resources followed by an interactive playtime... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, February 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, February 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, February 21
1:00pm - 3:00pm
CASA Advocate Support Group
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, February 21
6:00pm - 7:00pm
IN PERSON It’s your turn! Bring your research trials and triumphs to share with the group. We’ll gather together to discuss our current research, share tips and learn from one another. Artifacts, memorabilia and other items are always welcome
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, February 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This month we will be making bookmarks with paper embroidery.   Registration is required and will open on January 31st.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, February 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
Wednesday, February 22
9:30am - 11:30am
Derry Public Library Board of Trustees Committee Meetings
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Wednesday, February 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, February 22
11:00am - 12:00pm
Class introducinglibrary skills for ages 6-12 sponsored byChesterbrook Homeschool Co-op.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, February 22
5:30pm - 8:00pm
A tie-in with our Jordan Peele Deep Dive program. "After random objects falling from the sky result in the death of their father, ranch-owning siblings OJ and Emerald Haywood attempt to capture video evidence of an unidentified flying object with... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, February 23
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this exciting toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. This storytime engages young children using music, finger plays, props, and movement.... Read More
Event Location: Patio, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, February 24
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Mr. Ray for an all ages family storytime featuring fun stories and songs.  Weather permitting, this storytime will be outside on the patio, otherwise we will meet in the Meeting Room.... Read More
Event Location: Patio, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, February 24
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Setup for the DSDC art show
Event Location: Children’s Room
Saturday, February 25
10:00am - 3:00pm
Blood Drive 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter DERRYPUBLICLIBRARY to schedule an appointment. Share... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, February 27
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy, and pre-school activities.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, February 27
11:15am - 12:00pm
Due to popular demand we have added a second session!   Story program for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy, and pre-school activities.... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, February 27
1:00pm - 2:00pm
More information to come!
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, February 27
6:00pm - 7:50pm
Hillcrest Village of Derry, NH would like to hold their Association Annual Meeting at the Derry Public Library.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, February 27
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, February 28
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, February 28
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bingo for Books! The bingo game is on--and the prizes are books! Come on in for some vacation week family fun! All ages.  Registration is recommended.  Registration opens February 7th
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B

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