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The Library is open Monday - Saturday from 9:30 - 12:30 and 1:30 - 4:30pm, as well as Monday - Wednesday from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.
Reach us any time by email at derrylib@derrypl.org or by phone at 432-6140, 9:30 - 8:00 Monday-Wednesday, and 9:30 - 5:00 Thursday-Saturday.
Curbside Pickup available Monday-Wednesday between 9:30 - 7:30 and Thursday-Saturday 9:30 - 4:30. One hour computer sessions are available.

Events

Tuesday, April 20
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Join us for writing prompts, creative shares and to work on our teen magazine.    
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, April 20
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Family search is a massive (free) genealogical website which can greatly benefit researchers—if you know where to look. Are you using FamilySearch effectively enough to find what you need? Join us as we deep dive into this database and master the... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, April 20
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 Richard 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, April 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
April showers bring May flowers.  So, let's get ready with a lovely embroidery project.  This month we will be embroidering spring flowers with supplies provided in your take-and-make bag.   Join us via Zoom for instructions and conversation with... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, April 21
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
Friday, April 23
10:00am - 10:30am
Join the Upper Room and the Derry Public Library for a Zoom story and craft time Friday mornings at 10:00! For parents and caregivers and their children ages 0-6. Fill out the form on the link below to sign up for craft supplies from the Upper Room... Read More
Event Location: Online
Saturday, April 24
2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Do you love Manga and Anime? Want to do some manga art projects and chat with other Manga/Anime fans? Join us every other week to get creative and socialize.   March 13th: Manga Art Draw Along   March 27th: Naruto Magnets   April 10th: Polymer... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, April 26
10:00am - 10:30am
Join us online for a weekly Preschool Story and Craft Time!   We will provide monthly craft material bags with activities that go with the story that will be posted each week on the library's Facebook and Youtube pages.  Supplies are limited... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, April 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy  
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, April 27
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Take our bookish version of  Billy Porter’s Met Gala Challenge. Every other week, we challenge you to dress up as your favorite character from various genres and submit a side-by-side photo for a chance of earning bookish prizes!        
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, April 27
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
Tuesday, May 04
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Join us for writing prompts, creative shares and to work on our teen magazine.    
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, May 04
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Join local panelists from the Derry Library and Derry Heritage Commission as we dig into some local History and Mysteries! From missing time capsules to missing bones, who knows what we’ll run into next? Featuring TJ Cullinane(Derry Heritage... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, May 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of non-fiction 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... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, May 05
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Program "WHAT'S IT WORTH?" ANTIQUES ROAD SHOW: Author, Auctioneer, Appraiser and Radio show Host Mike Ivankovich will introduce you to “What Determines Value"…and reveal what your Antiques, Collectibles, and Personal... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, May 06
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Join us monthly for teen trivia! Gather with friends and play Kahoot from home. Kahoot is easiest played with a computer and a phone. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.    
Event Location: Online
Saturday, May 08
2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Do you love Manga and Anime? Want to do some manga art projects and chat with other Manga/Anime fans? Join us every other week to get creative and socialize.   March 13th: Manga Art Draw Along   March 27th: Naruto Magnets   April 10th: Polymer... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, May 10
6:30pm - 7:45pm
 Everyone has heard of disaster movies. But not everyone has heard of movies that were disasters. This month, Liz talks about movies that sunk studios, ruined ratings, curbed careers, and in some cases, resulted in actual loss of life.And yes,... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, May 11
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Take our bookish version of  Billy Porter’s Met Gala Challenge. Every other week, we challenge you to dress up as your favorite character from various genres and submit a side-by-side photo for a chance of earning bookish prizes!        
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, May 12
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, May 12
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Program Venture into the world of CSI with this interactive program that introduces you to the fascinating subject of forensic science! Learn about DNA, crime lights, fingerprints, gunshot residue, and more!   Presenter Paul Zambella was... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, May 17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Monthly meeting of the Derry Public Library Board of Trustees.  Usually held on the third Monday of each month.  Open to the public. Currently being held via Zoom.
Event Location: New Hampshire Room, Event Location: Online
Tuesday, May 18
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Join us for writing prompts, creative shares and to work on our teen magazine.    
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, May 18
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Join us for a genealogy roundtable discussion! Have you hit a brick wall? Did you just unearth a great find? Do you need help navigating a certain type of record or region? Then this session is for you.    
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, May 18
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 Richard 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, May 19
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
Saturday, May 22
2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Do you love Manga and Anime? Want to do some manga art projects and chat with other Manga/Anime fans? Join us every other week to get creative and socialize.   March 13th: Manga Art Draw Along   March 27th: Naruto Magnets   April 10th: Polymer... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, May 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America by Alissa Quart  
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, May 25
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Take our bookish version of  Billy Porter’s Met Gala Challenge. Every other week, we challenge you to dress up as your favorite character from various genres and submit a side-by-side photo for a chance of earning bookish prizes!        
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, May 25
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
Tuesday, May 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More information to come....
Event Location: Online
Saturday, May 29
10:00am - 2:30pm
Red Cross Blood Drive--to register for an appointment go to:  www.redcrossblood.org
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, May 31
9:05am - 9:05pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Event Location: Adult Floor, Event Location: Children’s Room, Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, June 01
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 bi-... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, June 09
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 09
6:30pm - 7:45pm
This will be an online video presented on Zoom.   Do you love to laugh? Who doesn't!  Award-winning author and pop culture historian Martin Gitlin hosts this fun and enlightening presentation based on his book, The Greatest Sitcoms of All... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, June 14
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Monthly meeting of the Derry Public Library Board of Trustees.  Usually held on the third Monday of each month.  Open to the public. Currently being held via Zoom.
Event Location: New Hampshire Room, Event Location: Online
Monday, June 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
In honor of Pride month, Liz will be covering Queer cinema. We'll look at Groundbreaking documentaries like Paris is Burning, LBGTQ creatives, and early pioneers. And as a bonus, Liz's friend Jamie joins us as a guest co-host to provide a queer... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, June 15
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 Richard 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, June 16
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
Tuesday, June 22
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
Monday, July 05
9:05am - 9:05pm
The library is closed for the holiday.
Event Location: Adult Floor, Event Location: Children’s Room, Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an online discussion of non-fiction 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... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, July 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
You've heard of the military-industrial complex, but have you heard of the military-entertainment complex?   This month, Liz's film education series looks at the history of the US Military's role in Hollywood: Why and when the military gets... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, July 14
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
Monday, July 19
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Monthly meeting of the Derry Public Library Board of Trustees.  Usually held on the third Monday of each month.  Open to the public. Currently being held via Zoom.
Event Location: New Hampshire Room, Event Location: Online
Tuesday, July 20
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 Richard 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, July 21
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, July 21
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This will be an online video presented on Zoom.   Quilts tell stories, and quilt history is full of myths and misinformation as well as heart-warming tales of service and tradition. Nearly every world culture that has cold weather uses quilted... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, July 27
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

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