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

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Welcome to our Remote Learning page! Here you will find a library of helpful and entertaining videos created by our talented librarians.

The library is now open by appointment and for curbside pickup. You can reach us any time by email at derrylib@derrypl.org, or by phone at 432-6140, 9:30-5 Monday-Saturday.

Curbside Pickup available Monday-Saturday between 10-4 and Wednesday evenings 5-7.

Events

Tuesday, July 07
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Legends of dragons span the globe and stories of fire breathing dragons have been told for thousands of years. Join Ms. Kelly for a virtual summertime Take It and Make It dragon making project. Register in advance to pick up a Take and Make Fire... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, July 08
5:15pm - 6:00pm
  Join a group of teen writers to discuss stories, art, character development, world building and publishing. If you love stories, written, told or drawn, this group is for you!
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, July 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online film club discussion of Just Mercy (available for free across streaming platforms for the month of June). Registration is required so that you can join us virtually. We will contact you prior to the event with... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, July 09
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages 5-11.  Registration Required. Virtually join instructors from the Children's Museum of NH for this fun and informative science program where you will use your engineering skills to solve some fairy tale problems!  Registration is required for... Read More
Event Location: Online
Friday, July 10
10:00am - 11:00am
Join librarians Erin and Courtney on their bi-weekly podcast Teen Title Talk. Teen books and topics from two librarians! You can find them at ... Read More
Event Location: Online
Saturday, July 11
10:00am - 11:00am
Saturdays from 10-11am   The Teen Space needs a new look. We'll be adding complete Lego sets to our decor, but we need your help! Sign out a bag and build in the park each Saturday morning.
Event Location: MacGregor Park
Monday, July 13
10:00am - 11:00am
Posted Mondays 10am Due Fridays by Midnight. Do you like to get creative and get awards? Each Monday, we will challenge you with a new fantastical art challenge for you to undertake. Physical or digital copies will be accepted.
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, July 14
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Looking for a workshop to provide training for your little witch or wizard?  Well, look no further.  Join Ms. Michelle for a virtual Take It and Make It Witch and Wizard Workshop.  Register in advance to pick up a Take It and Make It bag in our... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, July 14
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join Kahoot Trivia Tuesdays to test your skills and earn prizes. 5:00-6:00 June 16th: Harry Potter July 14th: 80's Trivia July 28th: Miss Peregrine's ... August 11th: Derry History
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, July 14
6:00pm - 7:00pm
 
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, July 15
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Are you already playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Come join Ms. Yahira us for online gaming  Monday July 6th for two hours at 1pm.   Registration required.  Kids and Teens The Dodo Code will be emailed to registrants at noon on Monday July 6th... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, July 15
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the group where we drink tea and track dead people. Are you interested in family history? Are you an old pro who would like to share your knowledge with newer family historians? Are you tracking down a family mystery of your own? Join us... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, July 15
6:30pm - 8:15pm
*Release date TBD. This will be an online film. Viewers will be given a link and a login once the film is complete* Mike Morin, morning cohost on Frank FM’s four New Hampshire radio stations, has collected short clips from some of the greatest... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, July 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for an online book club discussion of Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (available through Cloud Library and Overdrive for both audio and e-book). Registration is required so that you can join us virtually. We will contact... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, July 16
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Unicorn crafts and fun! Story and activity video will be posted on the library Facebook and Youtube pages at 1:30 on July 16th.  All ages.  Registration required for Take It and Make It bags which will be provided prior to the activity through our... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, July 16
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Help our teen librarian escape the library! She needs to clock out at 5, but things have gotten weird since quarantine started. Can you get her out on time? 3:30-4:30 June 18th: The NH Room Ghost July 16th: Terror in the Teen Space August 13th:... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, July 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adult crafting is back...virtually!!!  This month we will be making jewelry for the summer months.  Nautical charm necklaces, friendship bracelets and more.  Register and pick up your take-and-make bag full of the crafting supplies you will need (... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday, July 18
10:00am - 11:00am
Saturdays from 10-11am   The Teen Space needs a new look. We'll be adding complete Lego sets to our decor, but we need your help! Sign out a bag and build in the park each Saturday morning.
Event Location: MacGregor Park
Monday, July 20
10:00am - 11:00am
Posted Mondays 10am Due Fridays by Midnight. Do you like to get creative and get awards? Each Monday, we will challenge you with a new fantastical art challenge for you to undertake. Physical or digital copies will be accepted.
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, July 21
1:00pm - 3:00pm
HOA meeting
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Tuesday, July 21
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Do you love getting mail?  Have you ever wanted a pen pal?  Join Ms. Kelly as the Derry Children's Department embarks on Project Pen Pal with young members from the  Defiance Public Library in Defiance, Ohio. Recommended for ages 7-11. Registration... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, July 22
5:15pm - 6:00pm
  Join a group of teen writers to discuss stories, art, character development, world building and publishing. If you love stories, written, told or drawn, this group is for you!
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, July 22
6:00pm - 7:15pm
 RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH. This program will be held via ZOOM. Derry Public Library will present author Christine Halvorson of Peterborough, for “Spinning Gold: Shaping Your Family Research into Compelling Stories,” a free event open to the public... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 23
1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Join us virtually to make noodle horses and cardboard shields! Make and take crafts! We’ll throw in a story and then your off to your dragon chasing, giant vanquishing adventures! Story and activity video will be uploaded to the library Facebook... Read More
Event Location: Online
Friday, July 24
10:00am - 11:00am
Join librarians Erin and Courtney on their bi-weekly podcast Teen Title Talk. Teen books and topics from two librarians! You can find them at ... Read More
Event Location: Online
Saturday, July 25
10:00am - 11:30am
Huntington's Disease Support group for individuals and families.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday, July 25
10:00am - 11:00am
Saturdays from 10-11am   The Teen Space needs a new look. We'll be adding complete Lego sets to our decor, but we need your help! Sign out a bag and build in the park each Saturday morning.
Event Location: MacGregor Park
Monday, July 27
10:00am - 11:00am
Posted Mondays 10am Due Fridays by Midnight. Do you like to get creative and get awards? Each Monday, we will challenge you with a new fantastical art challenge for you to undertake. Physical or digital copies will be accepted.
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, July 28
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Whether you call her Princess Aurora, Briar Rose, or Thorn Rosa, the tale of Sleeping Beauty is an old one. You can read her story in a book, watch it on a screen or see it danced on stage at the ballet.  Join the chorus on Facebook or Youtube on... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, July 28
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join Kahoot Trivia Tuesdays to test your skills and earn prizes. 5:00-6:00 June 16th: Harry Potter July 14th: 80's Trivia July 28th: Miss Peregrine's ... August 11th: Derry History
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, July 29
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the group where we drink tea and track dead people. Are you interested in family history? Are you an old pro who would like to share your knowledge with newer family historians? Are you tracking down a family mystery of your own? Join us... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, July 30
6:30pm - 7:00pm
The tradition continues--virtually!  We can't gather together around the campfire at Taylor Library this year, but you can join us from your backyard campfire at your convience to enjoy some stories and songs!   On July 30th at 6:30 pm we will... Read More
Event Location: Online
Saturday, August 01
10:00am - 11:00am
Saturdays from 10-11am   The Teen Space needs a new look. We'll be adding complete Lego sets to our decor, but we need your help! Sign out a bag and build in the park each Saturday morning.
Event Location: MacGregor Park
Monday, August 03
8:00am - 1:00pm
US Census Bureau
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, August 03
10:00am - 11:00am
Posted Mondays 10am Due Fridays by Midnight. Do you like to get creative and get awards? Each Monday, we will challenge you with a new fantastical art challenge for you to undertake. Physical or digital copies will be accepted.
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, August 04
8:00am - 1:00pm
US Census Bureau
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, August 05
8:00am - 1:00pm
US Census Bureau
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, August 05
5:15pm - 6:00pm
  Join a group of teen writers to discuss stories, art, character development, world building and publishing. If you love stories, written, told or drawn, this group is for you!
Event Location: Online
Thursday, August 06
8:00am - 1:00pm
US Census Bureau
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday, August 06
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Summer Reading Program--More Details to Come--Stay Tuned!
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, August 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Craft Club.    Registration is required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, August 07
8:00am - 1:00pm
US Census Bureau
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, August 07
10:00am - 11:00am
Join librarians Erin and Courtney on their bi-weekly podcast Teen Title Talk. Teen books and topics from two librarians! You can find them at ... Read More
Event Location: Online
Saturday, August 08
10:00am - 11:00am
Saturdays from 10-11am   The Teen Space needs a new look. We'll be adding complete Lego sets to our decor, but we need your help! Sign out a bag and build in the park each Saturday morning.
Event Location: MacGregor Park
Monday, August 10
8:00am - 12:40pm
US Census Bureau
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, August 11
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join Kahoot Trivia Tuesdays to test your skills and earn prizes. 5:00-6:00 June 16th: Harry Potter July 14th: 80's Trivia July 28th: Miss Peregrine's ... August 11th: Derry History
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, August 12
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the group where we drink tea and track dead people. Are you interested in family history? Are you an old pro who would like to share your knowledge with newer family historians? Are you tracking down a family mystery of your own? Join us... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, August 13
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Help our teen librarian escape the library! She needs to clock out at 5, but things have gotten weird since quarantine started. Can you get her out on time? 3:30-4:30 June 18th: The NH Room Ghost July 16th: Terror in the Teen Space August 13th:... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, August 13
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Women writers of all ages and skill sets meet monthly to critique original writings, share information and offer seminars on topics related to writing.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday, August 15
10:00am - 11:00am
Saturdays from 10-11am   The Teen Space needs a new look. We'll be adding complete Lego sets to our decor, but we need your help! Sign out a bag and build in the park each Saturday morning.
Event Location: MacGregor Park

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