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

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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

Tuesday, January 26
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 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whether true or fictitious, the stories that our families tell through the ages have meaning. They are stories that one person thought was important or interesting enough to share with another. And yet, in the hustle and bustle of our busy world,... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, January 26
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, January 27
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Presentation will be held via ZOOM Author Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling will talk about his book, A Libertarian Walks into a Bear Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched one of the most ambitious social experiments in modern... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, January 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Embroidery?  Card making?  Why not both?  This month we will be working on beautiful embroidered cards with supplies provided in your take-and-make bag.   Join us via Zoom for instructions and conversation with fellow crafters.    Registration is... Read More
Event Location: Online
Friday, January 29
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, January 30
9:00am - 10:00am
Has your child ever wanted to try a subscription box? We are excited to present Book Box Junior, DPL's new subscription book box for children ages 4 to 12. When you register, your child will be enrolled in a 3 month subscription (February, March,... Read More
Event Location: Online
Saturday, January 30
9:00am - 10:00am
We are excited to present Book Box Teen, DPL's new subscription book box for ages 12-18. When you register, you will be enrolled in a 3 month book subscription service where we will use your reading tastes to curate a box just for you! Register... Read More
Event Location: Online
Saturday, January 30
9:00am - 10:00am
We are excited to present Book Box Adult, DPL's new subscription book service for ages 18+. When you register, you will be enrolled in a 3 month (Feb-Apr) book subscription where we will use your reading tastes to curate a box just for you! Register... Read More
Event Location: Online
Saturday, January 30
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, February 01
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- or in this case, the first Monday! We're celebrating Black History Month by looking at Black filmmakers throughout history.
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, February 02
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, February 02
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
Friday, February 05
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, February 08
6:30pm - 7:45pm
  This will be a vritual program, hosted via Zoom. In 2004, Maura Murray disappeared after a car accident in Haverhill, New Hampshire. The mystery of Maura Murray' s disappearance still fascinates and haunts New Hampshire residents. James... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, February 08
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, February 09
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, February 09
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sure, you already know that Alan Shepard was born in Derry, was in the Navy, was the first American in space and that he walked on the moon, but we wager that we can use some of our genealogical skills to dig up many little pieces of information you... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, February 10
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 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom. Program will be hosted in part by the Alzheimer's Association If you or someone you know is experiencing changes in memory, it's time to learn the facts. Knowing the warning signs can help determine if you... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, February 11
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, February 12
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, February 13
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, February 15
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, February 16
1:30pm - 2:30pm
  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, February 16
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, February 16
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, February 17
6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Join Hannaford Dietitian, Heidi Tissot as she highlights simple ways you can support immune health with nutrient dense foods. This is always a popular topic, but of course even more during winter months when our bodies may need a little extra... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, February 17
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, February 19
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, February 22
6:00pm - 7:00pm
 
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, February 23
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, February 23
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, February 23
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, February 24
6:30pm - 7:45pm
This will be an online video presented on Zoom.       Take a fun and enlightening journey through Boston Red Sox history with the author of the Ultimate Boston Red Sox Time Machine Book. This presentation features videos and photographs of the... Read More
Event Location: Online
Friday, February 26
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, February 27
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, March 02
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
Friday, March 05
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, March 08
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, in honor of Women's History Month, we are covering women filmmakers, from the birth of cinema to now!
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, March 10
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, March 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom. Program will be hosted in part by the Alzheimer's Association Learn how to have productive and successful conversations with your loved one, family and others about some of the most challenging topics when... Read More
Event Location: Online
Friday, March 12
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, March 15
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, March 16
1:30pm - 2:30pm
  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, March 16
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, March 17
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, March 19
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
Tuesday, March 23
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
Friday, March 26
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

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