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Events

Tuesday, October 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More information to come.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, October 16
6:00pm - 7:30pm
 Space Saved for Program        
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 16
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Please join us for a book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  See what we are reading here! Registration is required if you want... Read More
Event Location: New Hampshire Room, Event Location: Online
Friday, October 18
11:00am - 11:45am
Join us at The Derry Public Library lower-level meeting room with your children ages 0-6 to connect with other families, make a child-friendly craft, enjoy snacks, stories, and useful parenting tips and resources followed by an interactive playtime... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, October 18
1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Please join us for an in-person book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  See our upcoming reads here! Please contact Jessica (... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Saturday, October 19
10:00am - 12:00pm
Monthly meeting of local DAR chapter
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, October 21
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: New Hampshire Room, Event Location: Online
Tuesday, October 22
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Bring a project to work on and make some new friends.       
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 22
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Join us for a virtual meeting where we discuss books about science. Do you read Ed Yong and Mary Roach, Brian Greene and Sam Kean? Are you looking for a group where you can talk about science? Then this is the group for you!  Join us for an... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, October 23
6:30pm - 8:00pm
  This is a one-hour slide presentation that utilizes present-day photographs of all the sites as well as historical period photographs. The presentation melds historical fact together with legend and myth to produce an interesting and... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, October 25
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Jeff Rapsis returns, and this time, we're celebrating October with one of the best horror movies ever made- Nosferatu. Come for a night of film, and live music! Description: "Nosferatu" (1922) directed by F.W. Murnau;... Read More
Event Location: Offsite
Monday, October 28
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The kickoff to a cozy mystery book club.  Cozy mysteries, also referred to as "cosy mysteries" or "cozies", are a sub-genre of crime fiction in which sex and... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, October 30
6:00pm - 7:30pm
 In Partnership with The Taylor Library
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, November 04
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Parkinson's Support Group
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, November 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm
William Shakespeare has inspired many films, and we're going to look at a few of them. We'll discuss which adaptations work, which don't, why Shakespeare seems to go with any time period, and maybe answer an ago-old question: what is the best... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, November 05
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Bring a project to work on and make some new friends.       
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Wednesday, November 06
6:30pm - 7:45pm
TJ Cullinane talk about Alan Shepard's military career  
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, November 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us as we read and discuss everything from world-building fantasies to thought provoking science fiction. Whether you have been reading them for years, or are just curious about the genre, this is a group for you! Registration is required so... Read More
Event Location: Online
Saturday, November 09
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends of the Derry Libraries Book Sale 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Event Location: Book Sale Room
Monday, November 11
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, November 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
More information to come.
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, November 15
11:00am - 11:45am
Join us at The Derry Public Library lower-level meeting room with your children ages 0-6 to connect with other families, make a child-friendly craft, enjoy snacks, stories, and useful parenting tips and resources followed by an interactive playtime... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, November 15
1:30pm - 2:30pm
  Please join us for an in-person book discussion. We read a variety of books and love to talk about them!  See our upcoming reads here! Please contact Jessica (... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Friday, November 15
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Doors Open at 6:30 PM Based on years of research, Jeff’s New England Legends Creepy Christmas television special, and his forthcoming... Read More
Event Location: Offsite
Monday, November 18
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: New Hampshire Room, Event Location: Online
Tuesday, November 19
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Bring a project to work on and make some new friends.       
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Monday, November 25
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The kickoff to a cozy mystery book club.  Cozy mysteries, also referred to as "cosy mysteries" or "cozies", are a sub-genre of crime fiction in which sex and... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Tuesday, November 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  Join us for a virtual meeting where we discuss books about science. Do you read Ed Yong and Mary Roach, Brian Greene and Sam Kean? Are you looking for a group where you can talk about science? Then this is the group for you!  Join us for an... Read More
Event Location: Online
Wednesday, November 27
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Room reserved to prepare for Elf Training.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, November 27
5:00pm - 8:00pm
The library will be closing at 5PM today.
Event Location: Adult Floor, Event Location: Children’s Room, Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday, November 28
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
Friday, November 29
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
Saturday, November 30
9:30am - 5:00pm
Room reserved to prepare for Elf Training.
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, December 02
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Elf Training: 3:30 Session! Small Group Elf Training is back!  We will join... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, December 02
5:30pm - 6:15pm
Elf Training: 5:30 Session! Small Group Elf Training is back!  We will join... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, December 02
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Elf Training: 6:30 Session! Small Group Elf Training is back!  We will join... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 03
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Elf Training: 3:30 Session! Small Group Elf Training is back!  We will join... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 03
5:30pm - 6:15pm
Elf Training: 5:30 Session! Small Group Elf Training is back!  We will join... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 03
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Elf Training: 6:30 Session! Small Group Elf Training is back!  We will join... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, December 04
10:00am - 10:45am
Elf Training: 10:00 Infant Session! Elf Training is back with a special "Infant... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, December 04
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Elf Training: 3:30 Session! Small Group Elf Training is back!  We will join... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, December 04
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Elf Training: 5:00 Session! Small Group Elf Training is back!  We will join... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday, December 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us as we read and discuss everything from world-building fantasies to thought provoking science fiction. Whether you have been reading them for years, or are just curious about the genre, this is a group for you! Registration is required so... Read More
Event Location: Online
Monday, December 09
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Parkinson's Support Group
Event Location: Meeting Room B
Monday, December 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm
1999 is now heralded as one of the most groundbreaking years in modern cinema history. We'll look at the game-changing films that came out that year (like The Matrix, Fight Club),  movies that collapsed under the weight of their hype (The Phantom... Read More
Event Location: Online
Tuesday, December 10
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Bring a project to work on and make some new friends.       
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Saturday, December 14
9:30am - 12:30pm
Friends of the Derry Libraries Book Sale 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Event Location: Book Sale Room
Monday, December 16
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: New Hampshire Room, Event Location: Online
Tuesday, December 17
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting? Meeting other fiber friends? Bring a project to work on and make some new friends.       
Event Location: Meeting Room A
Friday, December 20
11:00am - 11:45am
Join us at The Derry Public Library lower-level meeting room with your children ages 0-6 to connect with other families, make a child-friendly craft, enjoy snacks, stories, and useful parenting tips and resources followed by an interactive playtime... Read More
Event Location: Meeting Room A, Event Location: Meeting Room B

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