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

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Devoted to books and articles relating to Derry history, NH history, notable residents & genealogical research.

Events

Tuesday, January 28
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Condominium Association Annual Meeting. This meeting was originally scheduled for January 21, 2020, but has had to be changed to January 28, 2020.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday, January 30
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children's Program. Ages 8-11 with caregiver. Registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, February 07
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
Wednesday, February 12
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a fun and informative hands-on workshop where you will learn about some of the many musical styles that feature guitar.  This workshop is provided free of charge by Let's Play Music, and sure to be a lot of fun!  All ages.  No... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, February 14
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Monthly book discussion. Books are available at the front desk. 
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, February 17
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 25
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, February 25th at 3:00 The Vacation Week Tradition Returns!  This year's theme is "YOU!"  Have fun decorating an awesome cupcake! Ages 10-18.  Registration required.  
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, February 26
6:30pm - 8:05pm
Dan Szczesny returns to Derry to screen his new documentary short.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 11
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Flower arranging
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 11
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, March 12
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children's Program. Ages5-7 with caregiver. Registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, March 13
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Monthly book discussion. Books are available at the front desk. 
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, March 18
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, March 19
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian Hill Condo Assn
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 25
6:30pm - 8:15pm
  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. It runs from TIME.   ... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, March 26
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Children's Program. Ages5-7 with caregiver. Registration required.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, April 01
5:00pm - 5:45pm
This event is for children in 4th-6th grade who have read 10 or more of the Great Stone Face Book Award books this year.  We will enjoy some pizza, discuss the books, and cast our votes for the winner. Invitation only.  
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, April 08
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
Friday, April 10
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Monthly book discussion. Books are available at the front desk. 
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, April 15
6:30pm - 8:15pm
When writer and journalist Dan Szczesny's daughter was nine months the family went on a pilgrimage to Northern India so his daughter could meet her Great Grandmother. Along the way, they traveled by North Indian Rail, made stops in Istanbul and... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, April 16
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian Hill Condo Assn
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 29
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Russ Cohen comes to Derry to talk about foraging and what you can eat in your own backyard!
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, May 08
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Monthly book discussion. Books are available at the front desk. 
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, May 20
6:30pm - 8:15pm
Everyone knows there's "something about lighthouses" that gives them broad appeal, but their vital role in our history and culture is little appreciated. Our early nation was built on maritime economy, and lighthouses were part of the system that... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, May 21
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian Hill Condo Assn
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, May 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
Wednesday, May 27
6:30pm - 8:15pm
It's baseball season! Join us for a fascinating history of the “American Pastime” with UMass Lowell professor Frank Morris. Learn how baseball galvanized a divided nation in the 19th century and became an allegory to our cultural identity in the... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, June 02
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, June 12
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Monthly book discussion. Books are available at the front desk. 
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, June 17
4:45pm - 8:15pm
Greater Derry/Londonderry Relay for Life meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday, July 04
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, July 10
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Monthly book discussion. Books are available at the front desk. 
Event Location: Meeting Room A
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
Friday, August 14
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Monthly book discussion. Books are available at the front desk. 
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, September 07
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, September 10
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, September 11
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Monthly book discussion. Books are available at the front desk. 
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 06
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, October 12
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
Wednesday, November 11
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, 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
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday, December 05
1:00pm - 3:00pm
A group for any woman interested in creative writing. 
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, December 23
5:00pm - 8:30pm
The library closes at 5:00 pm today. 
Event Location: Adult Floor, Event Location: Children’s Room, Event Location: Teen Area
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
Tuesday, June 01
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 05
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, December 07
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Support group/in-service training for CASA volunteers who work out of the Derry Family Court.
Event Location: Meeting Room A

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