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

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Events

Monday, September 26
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, September 26
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, September 26
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Minecraft Monday is back!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group runs for two Mondays in September: September 19th and 26th from 3:45 to 4:30.  (We will start again with three Mondays per month in October).... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, September 26
4:45pm - 5:30pm
Minecraft Monday is back!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group runs for two Mondays in September: September 19th and 26th from 4:45 to 5:30.  (We will start again with three Mondays per month in October).... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, September 26
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, September 27
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, September 27
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. Join Zoom Meeting... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, September 27
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Fall is in the air! Come on by to hear a fall story and then we will be making Paper Plate Scarecrows to hang on your wall! Registration is required!  Registration will open September 13th! ... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, September 27
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime that puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  ... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, September 28
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, September 28
6:00pm - 8:00pm
 This program will be held via Zoom Presenters Ted Stiles, a BPI Building Analyst, and Andy Duncan of Lakes Region Community College Energy Program, cover energy saving tips and NHSaves energy efficiency programs. Learn about insulation and air... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, September 29
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, September 29
3:30pm - 4:30pm
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: Patio, Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, September 30
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
Monday, October 03
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, October 03
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, October 03
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Minecraft Monday is back!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group runs for three Mondays in October: October 3rd, 17th, and 24th from 3:45 to 4:30.  Recommended for ages 8-11.  Please contact Ray Fontaine at... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, October 03
4:45pm - 5:30pm
Minecraft Monday is back!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group runs for three Mondays in October: October 3rd, 17th, and 24th from 4:45 to 5:30.  Recommended for ages 8-11.  Please contact Ray Fontaine at... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, October 03
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Parkinson's Support Group
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, October 03
6:30pm - 7:30pm
 Interested in current events and issues?Join the Contemporary Issues Book Group! Join us the first Monday of every month.  Meetings will be held via Zoom October's Book: Unwell Women: Misdiagnosis and Myth in a Man-Made World by Elinor Cleghorn... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, October 04
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, October 04
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Let's get together and see who reigns supreme! Snacks included.   Ages  12 - 18  
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 04
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Do you live in a historic house? Was your house handed to you with a rumor? Join this informal discussion to share your house history and learn about valuable resources for further exploration! We’ll discuss newspaper archives, house history books,... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, October 04
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
Tuesday, October 04
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime that puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  ... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, October 05
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, October 05
6:00pm - 7:45pm
The Garden Meadows Condo Association Board Meeting consists of five elected unit owners and one or two property managers from Evergreen Management. We discuss agenda items and make business decisions for the 92-unit, six building location in Derry... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 05
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This program will be hosted on Zoom.   During this presentation attendees will learn the steps necessary to properly prepare their gardens for winter, including:  finishing off annuals and vegetable beds, preparing perennial beds to reduce... Read More
Event Location: Online
Thursday, October 06
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, October 07
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
Saturday, October 08
2:00pm - 4:00pm
They're Heeeeeere...It's October and we have Halloween fever! We will be showing Tobe Hooper's horror classic Poltergeist. Popcorn and snack will be available, and you can bring your own. Just don't leave the TV on... The MPAA has rated this film PG... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, October 10
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, October 11
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, October 11
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. Join Zoom Meeting... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, October 11
4:00pm - 4:45pm
It may be spooky season, but I promise our spider snacks and crafts won't scare you.  Join us for a story, a snack and some super fun crafts. Recommended for ages 5-9 with a caregiver.  Registration is required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 11
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 11
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime that puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  ... Read More
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, October 12
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, October 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, October 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm
In-Person Planning for the end of life can be intimidating and stressful. Do you ask yourself, "How can my hard-earned savings and home be protected if a nursing-home stay is required? How do I avoid costly and public probate? How do I help fund my... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, October 13
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, October 14
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
Monday, October 17
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, October 17
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, October 17
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Minecraft Monday is back!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group runs for three Mondays in October: October 3rd, 17th, and 24th from 3:45 to 4:30.  Recommended for ages 8-11.  Please contact Ray Fontaine at... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, October 17
4:45pm - 5:30pm
Minecraft Monday is back!  Work together with friends in our Realm and hone your "craft".  This group runs for three Mondays in October: October 3rd, 17th, and 24th from 4:45 to 5:30.  Recommended for ages 8-11.  Please contact Ray Fontaine at... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, October 17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: New Hampshire Room, Event Location: Online
Monday, October 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
It's October, meaning  we're talking horror! This, we look at the genre of body horror and all of the anxiety it produces. Buckle up, everyone. It's gonna get weird. This program will be presented via Zoom. WARNING: This program will contain images... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, October 18
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, October 18
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ready to get silly!  How many funny faces can you make?   Let's get together and enjoy a pumpkin story and then we will be making Pumpkin Face Books and magnets.  Mix and match the funny faces of your book when you are done for some good laughs!  ... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B

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