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The library is now open by appointment Monday - Saturday at 9:30 and 11:30 am.

Open for walk-ins Monday - Saturday from 1:30 - 4:30pm and Monday - Wednesday from 6:00 - 7:00 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 - 7:00 and Thursday-Saturday 9:30 - 4:30.  Computer use is available by appointment.

Events

Wednesday, November 25
5:00pm - 8:30pm
Library closing at 5 pm for Thanksgiving holiday.
Event Location: Adult Floor
Thursday, November 26
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
Friday, November 27
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, December 01
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Do you like to write stories or make art? Then this program is for you! We’ll do a brief writing/art prompt to get in the zone then share our work and creations.      Ages 12-18    
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, December 01
6:00pm - 7:00pm
What happens when the subject of your genealogical research joins the carnival, moves across the country, says he is six years younger than he actually is, marries a couple of times and then dies suddenly leaving a wave of confusion in his wake?... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, December 01
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. We will... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, December 02
6:30pm - 8:05pm
 Presentation via ZOOM Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/85233993040?pwd=Y1BpOXZIN2JOSEp6RDIvY3VmSko0QT09 Meeting ID: 852 3399 3040Passcode: 508719... Read More
Event Location: Online
Friday, December 04
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
Friday, December 04
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us during your lunch break on Fridays for fun Kahoot Trivia 1:00-2:00 September 4th: Labor Day Themed Trivia October 9th and 23rd: Halloween Themed Trivia November 6th: Thanksgiving Themed Trivia  December 4th: TBD
Event Location: Online
Saturday, December 05
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.  Due to high demand, please sign up for every session you're interested in.   December... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, December 07
6:00pm - 7:00pm
What happens when your family research turns into fodder for a true crime novel? Join us for a case study as we attempt to puzzle out the clues using old newspapers, autopsy reports, mug shots, inmate records and more. Content Warning: This research... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, December 08
9:30am - 10:15am
Elf Training: Socially Distanced Edition!  9:30 Session Please note: Masks are required for all participants over 3 years of age during the program. Elf Training is back, with a Socially Distanced twist!  We will... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 08
10:30am - 11:15am
Elf Training: Socially Distanced Edition!  10:30 Session Please note: Masks are required for all participants over 3 years of age during the program. Elf Training is back, with a Socially Distanced twist!  We will... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 08
11:30am - 12:15pm
Elf Training: Socially Distanced Edition!  11:30 Session Please note: Masks are required for all participants over 3 years of age during the program. Elf Training is back, with a Socially Distanced twist!  We will... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 08
12:30pm - 1:15pm
Elf Training: Socially Distanced Edition!  12:30 Session Please note: Masks are required for all participants over 3 years of age during the program. Elf Training is back, with a Socially Distanced twist!  We will... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 08
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Elf Training: Socially Distanced Edition!  1:30 Session Please note: Masks are required for all participants over 3 years of age during the program. Elf Training is back, with a Socially Distanced twist!  We will... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 08
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  It’s time to craft, but what craft will you get? Sign up and receive a mystery bag full of materials and instructions then join us on Zoom to get creative.    Ages 12-18    
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, December 08
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Homemade gifts are the best!  They are made with love and completely unique.  Join Ms. Michelle for some Holiday Gift Making.  Usually, these gifts are top-secret, but you will need an adult to help you out.  Register in advance to pick up a Take It... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, December 08
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Elf Training: Socially Distanced Edition!  4:30 Session Please note: Masks are required for all participants over 3 years of age during the program. Elf Training is back, with a Socially Distanced twist!  We will... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 08
5:30pm - 6:15pm
Elf Training: Socially Distanced Edition!  5:30 Session Please note: Masks are required for all participants over 3 years of age during the program. Elf Training is back, with a Socially Distanced twist!  We will... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 08
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Elf Training: Socially Distanced Edition!  6:30 Session Please note: Masks are required for all participants over 3 years of age during the program. Elf Training is back, with a Socially Distanced twist!  We will... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 08
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the library meeting.
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, December 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, December 09
6:30pm - 7:45pm
 This program will be held via zoom. Zoom link:     https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85326338359?pwd=eCtmUHQ1QTVFbWQ4NHZHcTFiUmJ0Zz09 ... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, December 10
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you already playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Want to meet up with other youth online and exchange recipes, tips, etc and do some research on our librarian's 5 star island? Come join Ms. Yahira for online gaming  one or two Thursday... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, December 10
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  Join us Monthly for 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
Friday, December 11
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
Monday, December 14
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you a fan of Liz's movie recommendations? Join us for a full length program the second Monday of every month! This month's topic is Christmas films- What makes a movie a "Holiday movie" and how some movies (like Die Hard) become a Christmas... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, December 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
Tuesday, December 15
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Do you like to write stories or make art? Then this program is for you! We’ll do a brief writing/art prompt to get in the zone then share our work and creations.      Ages 12-18    
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, December 15
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Creating keepsakes around your family history can be fun and educational. Gather around as we chat about DIY projects, specialty gifts, books, crafts and more.
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, December 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The holidays are almost here, and it is time to decorate.  This month we will be making 3 winter/holiday themed ornaments with supplies provided in your take-and-make bag.   Join us via Zoom for instructions and conversation with fellow crafters... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, December 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
Friday, December 18
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, December 19
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.  Due to high demand, please sign up for every session you're interested in.   December... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, December 21
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never Tell You by Dina Neyeri
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, December 22
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  It’s time to craft, but what craft will you get? Sign up and receive a mystery bag full of materials and instructions then join us on Zoom to get creative.    Ages 12-18    
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, December 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
Thursday, December 24
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
Friday, December 25
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
Thursday, December 31
3:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Closing at 3pm on New Year's Eve
Event Location: Adult Floor
Friday, January 01
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
Saturday, January 02
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.  Due to high demand, please sign up for every session you're interested in.   December... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, January 05
3:30pm - 4:30pm
  It’s time to craft, but what craft will you get? Sign up and receive a mystery bag full of materials and instructions then join us on Zoom to get creative.    Ages 12-18    
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, January 05
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. We will... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, January 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you a fan of Liz's movie recommendations? Join us for a full length program the second Monday of every month! This month's topic is the cold war and the fear that is showcased in film.
Event Location: Online
Monday, January 11
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, January 12
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Do you like to write stories or make art? Then this program is for you! We’ll do a brief writing/art prompt to get in the zone then share our work and creations.      Ages 12-18    
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, January 12
6:00pm - 7:00pm
In a predominantly white town with Scots Irish history, you might not notice Black history at first glance. Nevertheless, it's there and genealogical research skills can be used to unearth it. William Hobdy was born in Virginia around 1862 and moved... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, January 13
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

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