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Events

Friday, June 28
10:00am - 10:30am
We have so much to explore! Join us for interactive sensory play activities designed to stimulate toddlers’ growing minds. Recommended for toddlers ages 1, 2, and 3 with their caregivers. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, June 28
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join us for some great stories and songs, followed by a snow cone treat.  There is nothing better on a hot summer day! All ages. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, July 01
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis 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. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 02
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for young children (ages 3-5 years old) and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 02
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Summer Reading Program: To Be Announced--Please keep an eye out for exciting Summer Reading activities!
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 02
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime with Ms. Alexis. This storytime 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.  No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 03
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Long-range planning meeting with Board of Trustees.
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Thursday, July 04
8:00am - 9:00pm
Library Closed for Holiday
Event Location: Adult Floor
Friday, July 05
10:00am - 10:30am
We have so much to explore! Join us for interactive sensory play activities designed to stimulate toddlers’ growing minds. Recommended for toddlers ages 1, 2, and 3 with their caregivers. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, July 05
11:30am - 1:00pm
Do you enjoy cooking? Do you love to read cookbooks? Come join us for our afternoon Cookbook Book Group! We will chose a new cookbook for each meeting. Make something from the book and bring it in to share! Discuss tips, tricks, troubles, and eat!... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, July 05
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join us for some great stories and songs, followed by a snow cone treat.  There is nothing better on a hot summer day! All ages. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, July 08
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis 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. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, July 08
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Support group for people with YOPD and their caregivers to meet and discuss various issues.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 09
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for young children (ages 3-5 years old) and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 09
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Summer Reading Program: To Be Announced--Please keep an eye out for exciting Summer Reading activities!
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 09
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime with Ms. Alexis. This storytime 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.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, July 10
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, July 10
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Musical performance by the popular Folksoul Duo!
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 10
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy watching Independent, Foreign, and Classic films? What about discussing them? Join our IFC film group and make it happen! We will provide the film for you to watch at home, and the discussion will be here on the 2nd ... Read More
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Thursday, July 11
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. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 11
1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Children’s Museum or NH will visit the library to present: Under a Starry Sky: Nocturnal Animals.  Join us for a fun-filled exploration into the star-lit world of nocturnal animals. Learn how these animals have adapted to survive in their... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 11
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
Friday, July 12
10:00am - 10:30am
We have so much to explore! Join us for interactive sensory play activities designed to stimulate toddlers’ growing minds. Recommended for toddlers ages 1, 2, and 3 with their caregivers. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, July 12
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join us for some great stories and songs, followed by a snow cone treat.  There is nothing better on a hot summer day! All ages. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, July 15
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis 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. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, July 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.
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Tuesday, July 16
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for young children (ages 3-5 years old) and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 16
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Summer Reading Program: To Be Announced--Please keep an eye out for exciting Summer Reading activities!
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 16
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime with Ms. Alexis. This storytime 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.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, July 17
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, July 17
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Long-range planning meeting with Board of Trustees.
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Wednesday, July 17
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Presented by TJ Cullinane.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 17
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to read?  Do you often wish to discuss the book or want to know what others think of it?  Well we have just the thing. Take part in our evening book group!  We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and the book will be... Read More
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Thursday, July 18
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. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 18
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Wear your favorite white or neon outfit and get ready to Space Out and dance at this Galactic Glow in the Dark Toddler Dance Party!  We will move and grove to some fun children’s music under the black lights, followed by a snowcone snack!... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 18
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian Hill Condo Assn
Event Location: New Hampshire Room
Friday, July 19
10:00am - 10:30am
We have so much to explore! Join us for interactive sensory play activities designed to stimulate toddlers’ growing minds. Recommended for toddlers ages 1, 2, and 3 with their caregivers. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, July 19
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Join the Upper Room, a family resource center, and CONNECT with other parents, grandparents and caregivers of young children ages 0-6.  Join us for an hour of fun, literacy, parenting tips, crafts, and snacks.   No registration required. For more... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, July 19
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join us for some great stories and songs, followed by a snow cone treat.  There is nothing better on a hot summer day! All ages. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, July 22
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis 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. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, July 22
10:45am - 11:15am
Our friends from Let's Play Music will be back in the Children's Room with a super fun Instrument Petting Zoo!  Try out all kinds of instruments in this hands-on event! All ages.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, July 23
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively music and dance program for young children (ages 3-5 years old) and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 23
10:45am - 11:15am
Our friends from Let's Play Music will be back in the Children's Room with a super fun Instrument Petting Zoo!  Try out all kinds of instruments in this hands-on event! All ages.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Tuesday, July 23
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Librarian Jenn K. is up to more spaced out sciency fun this summer!  We will build constellation projectors, and then the Mars Lander Challenge is on!  See if you can help our “astronauts” land safely on Mars! Ages 6-11 with caregiver.  Registration... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 23
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime with Ms. Alexis. This storytime 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.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Wednesday, July 24
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, July 24
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lecture on the US National Parks
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 25
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. No registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 25
10:45am - 11:15am
Our friends from Let's Play Music will be back in the Children's Room with a super fun Instrument Petting Zoo!  Try out all kinds of instruments in this hands-on event! All ages.  No registration required.
Event Location: Children’s Room
Thursday, July 25
1:30pm - 2:30pm
We’ve gathered a lot of “junk” and recycled materials to build Junk Rockets! Be creative using all of the materials we provide to create your very own rocket. We will also have a Rocket Launch Demonstration using Alka-Seltzer with instructions for... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B

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